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Embroidery/Sewing/Needlework

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Embroidery/Sewing/Needlework

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1 Gallery of American Quilts 1849-1988
American Quilters Society U.S.A. Amer Quilters Society 1988 0891459359 / 9780891459354 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 128 pages; 1988 printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including light rubbing; . (A beautiful full-color presentation of 500 quilts which were offered for sale by members of the American Quilter's Society in 1987 and early 1988 - but first of all this is an idea book, really it's like having three books in one. Secondly, this book provides a value guide for both antique and modern quilts. Thirdly, this is a bridge through time. The quilts that are shown date from the mid 1800's through the teens, 20's and 30's, and on into the 60's, 70's and 80's. A definitive book no quilt enthusiast should be without.) 
Price: 6.38 USD

 
2 Shadow Applique
Amico, Yvonne L.; Fabian, Melanie (Editor); McConnaughey, Kay Irvine, California, U.S.A. Gick Publishing Inc 1983 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Kay McConnaughey 
; Stapled wraps, 33 pages; Color Illustrations, enclosed shadow applique pullout pattern section (between pg 16-17); Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for few tiny marks at edge; Pages are securely attached; Pastel pictorial cover with no tears & modest shelf wear including some rubbing; .....(Besides the instructions, supplies, stitch diagrams, and projects, you'll also appreciate the finished-project photography by Peter A. Gick. Table of Contents are: projects, supplies & hints, stitch diagrams, general directions, shirred pillow, heart & leaves pillow, tote bag, hanging hearts, birth announcement sampler, baby quilt with matching pillowcase, toddler's dress, diaper cover, bib, hoops, comforter pillows, twin comforter, more shadow applique, odds & ends.) 
Price: 7.85 USD

 
 
3 Knitting Made Easy
Aytes, Barbara Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1970 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ingrid Beckman and Will Rousseau 
; 175 pages; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former price in pencil on the front-free endpaper (with light shadow line on free-endpapers from dust-jacket flaps); Black cloth-covered boards with the spine in blue and title gold; Pictorial dust-jacket has protected the book well but does have modest shelf and edge wear including small piece missing to head of spine, nicks and small close tears at tips and head of spine; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (A fail-proof method to knitting for teaching beginners as well as more advanced knitters the mastery of one stitch at a time. Step-by-step instructions accompany each group of basic stitches, and each chapter is followed by directions for simple items. Part 1: The Basics of Knitting; Part 2: Decorative Motifs; Part 3: Lacy and Elegant Patterns; Part 4: Flower Card Diagrams. ) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
4 Creating and Presenting Hand Puppets
Bodor, John USA Reinhold Publishing Corporation 1967 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 144 Pages; Black and white photographs throughout; Ex-library with usual library markings; Textblock is tight, bright with no underlining or highlighting. Pictorial cover with light shelf wear; .....(This book covers all aspects of hand puppets from the story and script, the head, costumes and properties to the production stage.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
5 Margaret Boyles' Needlework Gifts for Special Occasions: Cross Stitch Embroidery Bargello Needlepoint
Boyles, Margaret U.S.A. Simon and Schuster 1981 0671253220 / 9780671253226 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 159 pages; First printing; Oversize book; Color and black & white photographs; Illustrations and patterns; Textblock is tight with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; Boards are light brown with the spine in blue and title in gold; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including a 3 inch close tear to the front panel, top left hand corner; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Using a variety of needle skills - needlepoint, embroidery, Bargello, crewel and cross stitch, these 22 projects commemorate special occasions including weddings, births, anniversaries and graduations, and suggest ideas for beautiful family heirlooms. It is wonderfully illustrated with design charts and graphs for each project, including color suggestions, detailed step-by-step instructions, a stitch dictionary and four alphabets - each with a different lettering style. Has an easy-to-follow large format with over 160 pages of samples to choose from.) 
Price: 6.39 USD

 
6 Accessories (Book No. 221)
Clark's O.N.T. U.S.A. The Spool Cotton Company 1945 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 15 pages; Book No. 221; Black & white photographs; Textblock is free of internal markings save for very light foxing throughout and textblock is slightly loose; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including 1/4 inch nick to the front cover at bottom middle; . (Here are instructions for many nice accessories in cotton, bright, pretty and easy to crochet from hats, hair ornaments, gloves and blouses to other happy blendings.) 
Price: 6.57 USD

 
 
7 Country Kitchen: Accessories to Make for the Kitchen
Current; Kocka, Louise U.S.A. Current, Inc. 1984 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 40 pages with index; Black & white diagrams and patterns; Color illustrations; Pages are tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (A brightly accented kitchen makes the time spent there more pleasant, as well as many of the fondest memories are of a homey kitchen full of good food and good times. Make the delightful projects in this book and create an atmosphere to be remembered. The patterns are included and any specific supplies needed are listed with each project's instructions.) 
Price: 5.99 USD

 
8 Fleece at Home: 21 Easy to Make Fleece Throws and Pillows to Soften Your Surrroundings
Finwall, Barbara; Javier, Nancy Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A. Leisure Arts 2003 1571201386 / 9781571201386 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Victoria Dye 
; Stapled wraps; 48 pages; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings, and all pages are securely attached; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Most of the designs in this book are easy to sew. You'll find clear instructions, lots of helpful fleece facts, patterns and color diagrams to guide you on your way to a successful, finished project. With this book you'll find out how to create decorator throws for your home, and several coordinating fleece pillows.) 
Price: 6.25 USD

 
 
9 The Quilting Primer Covering Advanced Techniques
Frager, Dorothy U.S.A. Chilton Book Company 1986 0801968267 / 9780801968266 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 227 pages with index; Second edition; Color photograph; Black & white photographs and illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Boards are blue with the title in silver to the spine; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including a very small piece missing to front panel, center tail-end; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The tremendous success of the first edition and the ever-growing interest in quilting as an heirloom craft made this expanded edition a necessity. The finest examples of work by traditional and contemporary artisans are shown, and their techniques and designs are carefully explained. Special features of this edition include: 58 quilts shown, with detailed instructions for 30, 8 new pictorial quilts, with descriptions of over 200 blocks, 5 new sampler quilts, descriptions of more than 100 blocks, 67 accessory items, including clothing, kitchen articles, pillows, wall hangings and handbags, and 60 full-size, ready-to-work patterns.) 
Price: 5.84 USD

 
10 Sew Your Own Skirts
Heinemann, Gisella New York, New York, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill Book Company 1978 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall By the Author 
; 116 pages; 1978 printing; Black & white patterns and illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Has a pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including tanning; . (Four full-size patterns enclosed with easy instructions for dozens of other one-size-fits-everyone skirts with hundreds of illustrations. Has metric equivalents table and lining selection chart with 9 chapters entitled: Chapter 1) Some general instructions to simplify sewing Chapter 2) The Marvelous Rectangle Chapter 3) The Shaped Wrap Chapter 4) The Shaped Patchwork Skirt Chapter 5) The Gore Skirt Chapter 6) The A-Line Drawstring Skirt Chapter 7) The Denim Skirt Chapter 8) The Circle Chapter 9) Trims and . .) 
Price: 6.25 USD

 
 
11 Make Your Own Great Vests: 90 Ways to Jazz Up Your Wardrobe
Parks, Carol U.S.A. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 1995 0806909722 / 9780806909721 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 160 pages with index; 1995 printing; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names; Marbled endpapers with illustrations; Boards and spine are a medium grey with the title in white; Bright and unfaded dust-jacket with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Create the perfect garment - with a vest you can dress up an everyday outfit - give pizzazz to an ensemble, and experiment with color and the latest fashion trends. Flattering to every figure type, vests can range in style from the ultraconservative to flamboyant . This has thorough instructions together with sewing secrets from design professionals and complete coverage is given to selecting fabrics, equipment, and other materials. Start with the pattern provided - or purchase a plain vest - and let your imagination take over as you embellish and decorate to produce a fabulous, original piece of wearable art.) 
Price: 6.41 USD

 
12 Shades of the Southwest: Book 4
Raindrop Designs; Stoney Creek Collection U.S.A. Stoney Creek Collection Inc 1990 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 20 pages; Book 4: Includes: Pattern designs and two pages of Color Photographs; Pages are securely attached with no internal markings; Pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (If you like to do cross stitch, then you'll enjoy this - Shades of the Southwest, Book # 4. General help is at the back of the brochure about fabric size, a full cross stitch, 1/4 cross stitch, full cross stitch over 2 squares and the backstitch, and of course you have a choice of different projects to try, which are listed at the front of the brochure. The Southwest Border is 35 x 163 stitches, Rio Grande Border is 67 x 120 stitches, Southwest Coasters is 35 x 35 stitches, Diseno is 210 x 210 stitches, Navajo Blanket project is 80 x 140 stitches, Spirit of the Eagle is 106 x 154 stitches, and more after these.) 
Price: 6.47 USD

 
 
13 Creative Embroidery: A Complete Guide
Spence, Anne U.S.A. Viking Press 1976 0670246530 / 9780670246533 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 152 pages with index; Ex-library with usual library markings; Color photographs and illustrations; Black & white photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright; Unfaded dust-jacket with usual library mylar cover; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (Anne Spence reveals the enormous potential of embroidery as a means of self-expression and exciting art form. This book explores hand stitchery and simple machine stitchery, and provides a full account from start to finish, of the many effects that can be achieved with fabric. The techniques may be applied to functional items or to purely decorative pieces, whether two-dimensional (wall hangings or banners) or three-dimensional (soft sculpture). An important chapter on design, including sources of ideas and their translation into embroidery, encourages experiment with shape, color, and texture. Illustrated with working drawings and photographs.) 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
14 Quick and Easy Scrap Quilts
Wilens, Patricia (Compiled and Edited by) U.S.A. Oxmoor House 1996 0848714482 / 9780848714482 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Carol Loria, Emily Albright Parrish 
; 160 pages with glossary; Oversize book; Color photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; Endpapers are a deep blue; Bright and unfaded pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear; . (All quilts are an act of love, but scrap quilts even more so - they embody love of color, love of creativity and love of things practical and useful. In this book, instructions are written to reap the benefits of time savers. All the instructions are here under 'Start to Finish: Basic Quiltmaking Techniques' as well as helpful hints scattered throughout the book. ) 
Price: 6.45 USD

 


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