For the DIY Dilettante: Ellen Lupton's DIY Design It Yourself covers everything from blogging to T-shirts to bookmaking, and its essays on design theory are well-crafted and enlightening.
For the Hip Homemaker: Janel blogged the upcoming release of Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing in March, and it's finally here! Understated elegance in 24 projects, including a magazine rack, bed linens, and tote bags.
For the DIY DJ: Ever wonder what freezing water sounds like? Learn how to record it from the inside out with Handmade Electronic Music by Art Institute of Chicago Professor Nicolas Collins. The book is a smart, funny peek into the chips and wires just under the surface of your laptop or your I-Pod. If only we had time to go into all our DIY favorites... give us your opinion on the best books we forgot to include!