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Make It! Mid-Century Modern - a MCM how-to manual

Make It! is our new series of how-to print/PDF manuals! In our first issue we show you how to make your own mid-century modern design masterpieces:


These twelve MCM-inspired how-to projects will show you how to make a Calderiffic Mobile, Eames-embroidered napkins, a fantastic Girard-ish ottoman and more!.

Each article includes background on the designer who inspired it, a materials and tools list, and detailed step-by-step instructions with high-res photos.

Got a DiY-er in the family? This book makes an awesome gift. Fanatic about MCM? You'll have plenty of cool projects to work on for months to come!

The 76-page, 8.5x11" PDF is easy to print out at home. The print version is in brilliant full-color on on beautiful 80# matte stock paper (50% recycled).

We've even included full-scale printable templates and patterns to make projects even easier.

Here's a thumbnail preview of the final product (some pages have been ommitted):

       Tip: Drag page corners or use arrow keys to turn pages.


... and some more previews of what you'll see in the finished product:

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