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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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Colorwork Creations: Knit Woodland Inspired Hats, Mittens and Gloves

By: Anderson-Freed, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Krause Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 2274946

ISBN: 1440212422

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2010 Soft Cover. The gorgeous and cozy projects in Colorwork Creations simply beg to be knit. Choose from more than 30 hats, mittens and gloves that pair traditional Sanquhar knitting motifs with birds and beasts of the woodlands. Small enough for a quick-knitted gift, but precious enough to cherish forever, these pieces will, these pieces will delight and inspire for years to come. 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

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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Knitalong: Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together

By: Brown, Larissa; Brown, Martin John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2008

Seller ID: 2198287

ISBN: 1584796650

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. Corner bumped, two stickers on rear cover. 2008 Hard Cover. 160 pp. The immensely popular knitalong—an organized event where people knit together for a common goal—has only grown with the explosion of the Internet. Yesterday’s wartime Red Cross sock drives have evolved into today’s meet-ups at locales as diverse as cafes, state fairs, and major league ballparks, as well as international online gatherings; in fact, at any given time tens of thousands of people worldwide are involved in knitalongs, organized around a particular yarn, a favorite social cause, an intriguing pro... View more info

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Quick-Stitch Crochet

By: Crow, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Needlecraft Shop: 2008

Seller ID: 2196567

ISBN: 1573672947

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to boards. 2008 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. This new collection of patterns can be completed in a weekend or less. This book offers appealing selections in home decor, accessories and fashions in a wide variety of stitches, techniques, yarns and color palettes. Whether making these beautiful designs as gifts or sprucing up your own decor or wardrobe, you're sure to find time to crochet as many as you like with these time-saving designs. 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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101 Designer One-Skein Wonders

By: Durant, Judith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 2274953

ISBN: 1580176887

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Soft Cover. For every lonely skein there is a perfect small pattern. In this compilation by Judith Durant, knitwear designers from across the United States offer their favorite little projects — each designed to use just one ball of yarn. Hats, scarves, bags, shawls, mittens, pillows, and other One-Skein Wonders® make fun and portable weekend projects. All 101 designs are pictured in a full-color project gallery, while clear instructions make it easy for knitters of every skill level to tie up some loose ends. 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. We have more books available by this author!. Shows seventeen designs inspired by exhibits at the Albert and Victoria Museum, and includes diagrams and instructions. View more info

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Kaffe's Classics: 25 Favorite Knitting Patterns for Sweaters, Jackets, Vests and More

By: Fassett, Kaffe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1993

Seller ID: 2274940

ISBN: 0316275034

Condition: Very Good


3cm tear to rear jacket. 1993 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Showcases twenty-five previously uncollected patterns for sweaters, jackets, and vests, emphasizing a wide palette of color and designs inspired by ethnic decorative arts. 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

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

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

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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So Sweet Baby Wardrobe to Mix & Match

By: Holding, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Leisure Arts: 2007

Seller ID: 2196568

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Soft Cover. Welcome to endless wardrobe options that adapt to Baby's needs! Each of the four sets by Carol Holding includes a blanket, cardigan, and booties, but you also get to choose from a hat or cap, and a one-piece romper or pants with a top. Now you have lots of options for dressing your little angel! 34 designs (hats, caps, sweaters, pants, rompers, booties, blankets, and tops) in 4 ensembles: Darlin Duds, Tiny Togs, Just So Adorable, and Too Cute. View more info

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Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing about Knitting

By: Hood, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262600

ISBN: 0393246086

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy in a near fine jacket. 2016 Hard Cover. 260 pp.In Knitting Pearls, two dozen writers write about the transformative and healing powers of knitting. Lily King remembers the year her family lived in Italy, and a knitted hat that helped her daughter adjust to her new home. Laura Lippman explores how converting to Judaism changed not only Christmas but also her mother’s gift of a knitted stocking. Jodi Picoult remembers her grandmother and how through knitting she felt that everlasting love. And Bill Roorbach remembers his freshman year in college when knitting soothed... View more info

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Passap System: Knitting and Pattern Techniques, Volume 1 (for all Duomatic and E6000 Knitting Machines)

By: Kinder, Kathleen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kathleen Kinder / J.M. Lambert & Sons: 1992

Seller ID: 2275010

ISBN: 0951252755

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly toned. 1992 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 91, [1] pp. A guide to machine knitting techniques with numerous patterns. View more info

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Passap System: Knitting and Pattern Techniques, Volume 2 (for all Duomatic with Deco and E6000 Knitting Machines)

By: Kinder, Kathleen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kathleen Kinder / J.M. Lambert & Sons: 1993

Seller ID: 2275011

ISBN: 0951252763

Condition: Near Fine


1993 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 92 pp. A guide to machine knitting techniques with numerous patterns. 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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... View more info

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Mittens: Twenty Fashion Knit and Crochet Styles (Stitch Style)

By: Lo, Michelle

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Martingale & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 2200045

ISBN: 1564778282

Condition: Very Good


Two stickers to rear wrapper, light shelf wear. 2007 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 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 expla... 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm

By: Matthews, Rachael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Leaping Hare Press: 2017

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2292074

ISBN: 178240418X

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. An exceptional copy. 2017 Hard Cover. Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. And everyone can be mindful. The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurture wellbeing. View more info

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Needles and Pearls

By: McNeil, Gil

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Voice / Hyperion: 2010

Seller ID: 2198583

ISBN: 1401341292

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. 2010 Trade Paperback. viii, 419 pp. Includes reading group guide. The warm and witty sequel to The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club.Slip one...Two weddings and a year after her husband's funeral, Jo Mackenzie is finally starting to get the hang of being a single parent. The boys are thriving, the yarn shop is doing well--thanks to Jo's improvements--and she's just about keeping her head above water.Knit two together...But a man from Jo's past and a new romance with the hunky local carpenter come along and make life a whole lot more interesting.Cast off...Can Jo cope... 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