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The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing. Used in the Construction of Wearing Apparel, and Household Linens; Explained by the Clearest Directions and Numerous Engravings.

By: A Lady

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kannik's Korner: 1993

Seller ID: 2278502

ISBN: 0964016109

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1993 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Sewing Box or Basket; Comments on Tools and Thread; Fastening On and Off; Sewing Position; Running Stitch; Back-stitch; Combination Running and Back-stitch; Spaced Back-stitch; Overhanding and Overcasting; Plain Hem Stitch; Rolled Hem; Open-Work Hem; Felled Seam; French Seam; Plain or Running Gathers; Whipped Gathers; Attaching a Whip Gathered Piece; Worked Button-holes; Worked Eyelets; Thread Buttons; Binding Slits; Picots; Cross Stitch: Basic Directions, Chart; Bibliography. View more info

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The A B C’s of Canvas Embroidery (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 26)

By: Baker, Muriel L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1968

Seller ID: 2292304

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1968 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. A history of canvas embroidery with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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The X Y Z’s of Canvas Embroidery (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 29)

By: Baker, Muriel L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1972

Seller ID: 2292305

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1972 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. A history of canvas embroidery with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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The X Y Z’s of Canvas Embroidery (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 29)

By: Baker, Muriel L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1971

Seller ID: 2292306

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1971 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. A history of canvas embroidery with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Battenberg Lace: Book II - Victorian Treasures

By: Best, Dianna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Youngman Hughes: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260352

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1992 Soft Cover. Patterns and exercises for period lacework from the 19th Century View more info

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Encyclopedia Of Applique: An Illustrated, Numerical Index To Traditional and Modern Patterns

By: Brackman, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: EPM Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 2198291

ISBN: 0939009757

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1993 Large Softcover. 200 pp. Brackman has sorted applique designs into classes based on their general geometry and presents 1,795 patterns, both published and unpublished, from 1800 to 1950. Even unnamed designs are easy to find. In its broadest sense, an applique or applique is a smaller ornament or device applied to another surface. In the context of ceramics, for example, an applique is a separate piece of clay added to the primary work, generally for the purpose of decoration. The word applique is a French word that, in this context, means 'that has been applied'. In the contex... View more info

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Blackwork: A New Approach

By: Day, Brenda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260354

ISBN: 1861081480

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2000 Soft Cover. Eighteen projects demonstrate the variety and traditions, from graceful Arab-inspired patterns to bold modern styles. Trace blackwork’s evolution with photos of classic examples, and begin the pleasurable task of embroidering your own: the techniques are easy, the required equipment minimal. Make such wonderful projects as rose and tulip bookmarks, festive Christmas cards, a Celtic knot tray, and more. View more info

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The Antique Design or Spider: In Many Variations--Showing Yokes, Corners, Edges and Insertions (My Book Number G)

By: Farnes, Emma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Iva Rose Vintage Reproductions: 2008

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279779

Condition: Near Fine


2008 reissue of 1910-1915 original. Sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 15 pp. This is a very unique collection of crocheted edgings, insertions, medallions and yokes that were considered antique back in the Edwardian Era. It could be that some of these designs are from the early 1800's! There are medallions and frilly edgings all worked in crochet. Some are worked into yokes and camisoles and patterns are included. View more info

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Glorious Color: Sources of Inspiration for Knitting and Needlepoint

By: Fassett, Kaffe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1988

Seller ID: 2274939

ISBN: 0517569884

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1988 Large Hardcover. Shows seventeen designs inspired by exhibits at the Albert and Victoria Museum, and includes diagrams and instructions. View more info

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The Art of Fair Isle Knitting: History, Technique, Color & Patterns

By: Feitelson, Ann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Interweave Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289924

ISBN: 1883010209

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small tear to upper jacket spine. 1996 Large Hardcover. Knit colorful hats, gloves, and sweaters in the Shetland tradition. View more info

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Jill Gordon's Cross Stitch Pictures: 14 Eye-Catching and Original Designs to Stitch

By: Gordon, Jill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264518

ISBN: 0715315978

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. A nice copy. 2003 Large Softcover. 128 pp. Jill Gordon, best known for her vivid portrayals of nature through her tapestry designs, now recreates her observations in cross stitch. Fourteen stunning new designs reflect Jill's unique interpretations of the natural world, encompassing animals, landscapes, gardens, fruit and flowers. With the whole fabric worked, the images produced are as full and vibrant as nature itself. Striking zebras quench their thirst at a shimmering savannah watering hole, and brightly coloured macaws inhabit the tropical beauty of a rainforest. Watchful owl... View more info

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Kate Greenaway Cross Stitch Designs

By: Hasler, Julie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2264524

ISBN: 071530383X

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Light smudge to jacket rear. A nice copy. 1989 Large Hardcover. 120 pp. These designs, including lace-trimmed cushions, framed pictures and a tablecloth, preserve the distinctive atmosphere of Kate Greenaway's original illustrations. The author also wrote The Crafty Cat Workbasket. View more info

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Celtic Animals Charted Designs (Dover Needlework Series)

By: Kliffen, Ina

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 2264521

ISBN: 0486291251

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers faintly toned. 1996 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Distinguished by its intricate interlacings and elaborate spirals, Celtic art has provided needlecrafters with countless motifs for use in varied projects. This intriguing collection of charted designs by Ina Kliffen incorporates the fascinating shapes of mythical Celtic creatures. Included are forty-three carefully devised color-coded charts depicting a variety of strange and mystifying beasts. Intertwined in the traditional snake-like weaves are eye-catching representations of fabulous fauna that will enhance any needlecrafter's work. Comp... View more info

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Stitch Style Mittens: Twenty Fashion Knit and Crochet Styles

By: Lo, Michelle

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Martingale & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 2200414

ISBN: 1564778282

Condition: Very Good


Two stickers to rear wrapper. 2007 Small Softcover. 64 pp. When it comes to hip fashion accessories, give yourself a hand! From city streets to catwalk couture, this collection of mittens spotlights the latest cutting-edge trends--all from the hottest new designers on the knitting and crochet scene. * Mittens are just the beginning--20 projects include evening and driver gloves; fair isle and finger-less gloves; plus flip mittens and muffs. * Even beginners can finish many of these projects over a weekend--a basic technique section explains all the essentials. * The compact size is perfect for... View more info

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Knit Along with Debbie Macomber: The Shop on Blossom Street

By: Macomber, Debbie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Leisure Arts: 2005

Seller ID: 2274941

ISBN: 1574865102

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2005 Soft Cover. Macomber's knit-themed books warm reception in the knitting community ultimately influenced Leisure Arts, one of the world s largest publishers and distributors of needlework, craft, decorating, entertaining, and other lifestyle interest how-to books and DVDs, to create a series of companion books offering patterns inspired by the knitting projects tackled by the characters in the Debbie's books. View more info

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The Joy of Knitting: Texture, Color, Design, and the Global Knitting Circle

By: Myers, Lisa R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Running Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292075

ISBN: 0762410604

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2001 Hard Cover. The craft of knitting continues to thrive, both as a way to produce unique, stylish, handcrafted garments, and as a practice of meditative solace in a stressful world. This lively, comprehensive book for the growing population of contemporary knitters is an invaluable guide to fiber quality, texture, color, and pattern resources. View more info

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A Family Raised on Rainbows

By: Nye, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2272305

ISBN: 0553013319

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Minor general wear. 1981 Soft Cover. 182 pp. Offers tips on decorating, sewing, baby care, cooking, growing houseplants, celebrating holidays, tracing family genealogy, and other activities that can help make a house a home. View more info

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An Introduction to Machine Cutwork

By: Pullen, Michelle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: M.V. Designs: 1996

Seller ID: 2199757

ISBN: 0646315676

Condition: Good


Sticker to rear cover, edges rubbed, pages dog-eared. 1996 Large Softcover. 128 pp. A comprehensive guide to stitching Machine Cutwork with the latest easy techniques. Utilising a standard straight stitch and zig-zag, this book teaches you basic, edge, multi-colour and insertion cutwork as well as cutwork onto knitted fabrics and Richelieu Bars. A cornerstone addition to any sewers library. 32 exclusive design sections brought to you by Internationally recognized Cutwork Designer Michelle Pullen. View more info

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The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore

By: Salomon, Julian Harris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1928

Seller ID: 2291175

Condition: Very Good


Early printing (E-E code on copyright page). Boards lightly soiled. 1928 Hard Cover. xvii, [3], 418, [2] pp. 8vo. Orange cloth, black titles. Maps on endpapers show culture areas in the United States. A collection of Native American customs, from traditional methods for making clothing to musical instruments and ceremonial dances. Black-and-white photographs and drawings throughout. View more info

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Embroidered Animals

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261058

ISBN: 0715318039

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In this fourth title in her Masterclass Embroidery series, Helen M. Stevens reveals more of the secrets of achieving astonishlingly lifelike effects using pure silk thread. In five fascinating chapters Helen explores a variety of animals that are linked in different ways - whether by their ferocity as predators, their closeness to man as familiar countryside dwellers or as among the world's weirder creatures like the platypus. Each chapter leads towards a master class project with colour template... View more info

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Embroidered Flowers (The Masterclass Embroidery Series)

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261060

ISBN: 0715318616

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faintly rubbed. 2004 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Share the secrets of talented artist Helen M. Stevens as she reveals how you can recreate the splendour of nature in your embroideries. Embroidered Flowers, the first title in the Masterclass Embroidery Series, provides a fascinating insight to the beauty of flowers in all their different habitats with step-by-step advice on how to create your own embroidered floral studies. View more info

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World of Embroidery

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261066

ISBN: 0715309773

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. By drawing on inspiration from different countries and cultures around the world, Helen brings fresh vibrancy to her work. In Helen M Stevens' World of Embroidery she captures the diversity of nature from the polar caps to the tropics through flora, fauna, birds and insects. Beautiful colourful photographs highlight the skill that translates the iridescent glow of a hummingbird, the flash of a tiger's eye, the light as it glints on a sea otter's fur or reflects the movement of surrounding water.... View more info

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Victorian Crochet

By: Weldon and Company; Weinstein, Florence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1974

Seller ID: 2292412

ISBN: 0486228908

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear. 1974 Soft Cover. Over 500 authentic Victorian projects and patterns for crochet are presented, as issued by The Weldon Company in the 19th century, with really complete instructions and illustrations for most, including boas, bodices, head-dresses, caps, capes, cuffs, fascinators, hoods, jackets, mantles muffs, petticoats, shawls, men's caps, gloves, vest and waistcoat, children's apparel, slippers, stays, and tam o'shanters, baby's bibs, bonnets, bootikins, shoes and socks, hats, hoods, gloves, antimacassars, a bassinet cover, a bell-pull, a blotter, chair-backs, couvrepieds, curta... View more info

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Sew Easy Embellishments (Leisure Arts Presents)

By: Zieman, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Leisure Arts / Oxmoor House: 1997

Seller ID: 2199762

ISBN: 0848716051

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to front cover, multiple creases to bottom right front corner, wrappers rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1997 Large Softcover. 144 pp. Using full-color photos and clear diagrams, Nancy Zieman leads readers step by step through a variety of embellishments, offering her signature Notes from Nancy to teach shortcuts and time-saving methods. Instructions for approximately 50 projects, including clothing, table linens, and wall hangings, are included. Keywords: CRAFTS SEWING SEW EMBELLISHMENTS LEISURE ARTS NANCY ZIEMAN View more info