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The Upholsterer's Handbook

By Nicole Fulton, Stuart Weston
Authors:
Nicole Fulton, Stuart Weston
In eye-capturing style The Upholsterer's Handbook offers everything you need and more, in order to prepare and inspire you to create beautifully upholstered furniture. The upholstered pieces range in skill level from simple seats to more complex items such as a button-back chair. Various styles of furniture are covered, from classic and elegant to other more styled and designer pieces.The Upholsterer's Handbook opens with sections on sourcing furniture, tools and materials, and choosing fabrics - including finishes and trimmings, which are often the key to the success of a piece. With special photography throughout, basic techniques are illustrated step-by-step, from stripping back to top stuffing to making cushions. 18 stunning projects are featured with varying skill levels, covering such diverse items as a G-plan chair, a sofa, a '70s flower-shaped stool, dining chairs, and headboards. Throughout Nicole Fulton demonstrates techniques using linen, satin, velvet, leather, cowhide, and other fabrics that give the furniture a unique contemporary look.
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Urban Cycling

By Laurent Belando
Authors:
Laurent Belando
Cycling is taking over the city streets.From BMX gangs to vintage obsessives, track racers to diehard fixie fans, the urban environment is awash with cyclists. Urban Cycling delves into the cycling culture of the modern city, showcasing the many tribes and subcultures, and helping to find the cycle style that's right for you.Featuring:- The different types of city bike, from the single speed to the lowrider- The styles, tribes and subcultures of urban cycling, from freestyle to city racing- Personal profiles of over 50 cycling obsessives from all walks of life - and their kit- How to choose your bike - technical specifications and tips- Information on events and activities to get involved in
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  • Under the Sea Postcards

    Enjoy colouring in these 20 intricate postcards, or send them to budding artists, anyone who is passionate about colouring in or who simply loves the sea. There's a whole world to create here. After a few moments of colouring in you'll forget the stresses of everyday life.
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  • Under the Sea

    Choose your colours, unleash your creativity and lose yourself in a wonderful coloured universe of magical underwater creatures. As you focus on colouring in and forget the stresses of everyday life, you'll find calm returning.
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    Understanding Your Baby

    By Kyra Karmiloff, Annette Karmiloff-Smith
    Authors:
    Kyra Karmiloff, Annette Karmiloff-Smith
    Babies arrive in the world already equipped with many skills, reflexes and instincts that help them adapt to and influence their environment as well as the people who fill it. The mother-and-daughter team of Kyra Karmiloff, a research psychologist, and Dr Annette Karmiloff-Smith, a professorial research fellow at the Developmental Neurocognition Lab at Birkbeck College, University of London, 'translate' the latest scientific findings on infant behaviour, the development of gross and fine motor skills and intelligence, and how infants produce language and experience the social world, as well as offering helpful tips and suggestions about how parents can positively influence their child's journey towards independence.
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    Unzipped

    Giving your partner oral sex is one of the most intimate and pleasurable experiences you can offer. Not only does it make him feel extra special but the 'wow' factor of a perfectly executed blow job will strengthen and deepen your relationship, and elevate you to a sex goddess in his eyes! However there are bad blow jobs as well as good ones, and this informative book will show you the difference. Packed with hot tips and expert advice, 'Unzipped' includes exercises to precision-train your lips, mouth and tongue, sensual foreplay to get you both in the mood and sensational techniques to turn him on. And with ways for him to keep you happy while you work and an assortment of toys and tasty treats, he's not the only one who will be kept satisfied!
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    The Underground Graffiti Sketchbook

    By Echo
    Authors:
    Echo
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    Using Maps Our Environment

    This lively and visually appealing book acts as an introduction to maps and map-making. It also explores the theme of the environment. Starting with a simple map of a classroom, the book takes the reader on a journey outward, illustrating a town, a country, then the whole world. It shows how environmental damage affects people, by mapping a rainforest village. Readers are also invited to create maps of their own, supported by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
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    Using Maps Where Things Come From

    This lively and visually appealing book acts as an introduction to maps and map-making. It also explores the themes of resources and commerce. Starting with a simple map of a shop, the book takes the reader on a journey outward, illustrating a town, a country, then the whole world. It shows where goods are made in the world, finally zooming in on a tea farm in China. Readers are also invited to create maps of their own, supported by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
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    Using Maps Nature's Habitats

    This lively and visually appealing book acts as an introduction to maps and map-making. It also explores the theme of different natural habitats. Starting with a simple map of a garden, the book takes the reader on a journey outward, illustrating a town, a country, then the whole world. It shows what habitats are like elsewhere in the world, focusing on Australia in particular. Readers are also invited to create maps of their own, supported by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
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    Using Maps Where We Live

    This lively and visually appealing book acts as an introduction to maps and map-making. It explores the theme of home, and where we live. Starting with a simple map of a child's bedroom, the book takes the reader on a journey outward, illustrating a town, a country, then the whole world. It shows what homes are like elsewhere in the world, by mapping out an African village. Readers are also invited to create maps of their own, supported by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
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    The Ultimate Guide to Science

    Instant access to thousands of facts! Every fact imaginable combines to create one definitive and authoritative science resource. Jam-packed with diagrams, lists, statistics, maps, graphs, definitions and simple explanations of concepts - gathered from the most reliable sources and experts.
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    The Ultimate Garden Designer

    By Tim Newbury
    Authors:
    Tim Newbury
    The Ultimate Garden Designer is the complete guide to the world of garden design, packed with expert advice that shows you exactly where to put your patio and plant your perennials. With a comprehensive plant directory, a vast selection of garden features and over 600 beautiful colour photographs, plans and drawings, this book is the next best thing to hiring a garden designer.
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