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Lettering for Woodworkers

by Lee, Leonard G.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780921335207
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$80.00

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Ottawa, ON: Veritas Tools, 1990 A Craftsman's guide to design, layout and technique. This volume covers layout design, carving techniques, sharpening the carving tools. Brown three-ring binder. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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Contemporary Ceramic Art in China

by Lei, Bai & Bai Ming

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
ISBN
9787806901410
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$80.00

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Jiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House Bi-lingual Chinese and English. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, cream coloured endpapers, richly illustrated with full-colour photographs, 129 pages. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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$80.00
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Traditional Crafts of Porcelain Making in Jingdezhen

by Ming, Bai

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9787805808871
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$50.00

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Jiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, 2002 Bi-lingual edition Chinese - English. The first book to present a full and illustrated description of the traditional skills and techniques of porcelain in Jingdezhen in a systematic way. Illustrated soft cover with flaps, yellow endpapers, frontispiece, very detailed and richly illustrated, 275 pages. Light shelf wear. For some international… Read more
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Masters of Bamboo

by Rinne, Melissa M.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780939117406
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$80.00

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Asian Art Museum/Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, 2008 Artistic Lineages in the Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Basket Collection. This book was produced to accompany and document the exhibition "Masters of Bamboo: Japanese Baskets and Sculpture from the Cotsen Collection" in 2007. In collaboration with Koichiro Okada. Corrected and revised edition. Soft cover with flaps,… Read more
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$80.00
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Dyer's Companion

by Klos, Dagmar

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781931499514
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$45.00

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Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press, Inc., 2004 A detailed instruction book on hand-dyeing fabrics and yarns teaching the foundation of this craft. White coil binding, 112 pages plus eight plates showig colour gradations. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to… Read more
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Speedball Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Pen and Brush Lettering, 23rd, Twenth-Third Edition

by Fink, Joanne & Judy Kastin

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780963153258
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$20.00

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Statesville, NC: Speedball Art Products Company, 1999 The Speedball Textbook: Celebrating 100 Years of Penmaking in the USA. This popular book on lettering presents a short history of penmaking, many examples of lettering, technical advice and more. Glossy card cover, staple binding, 96 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges… Read more
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Dans La Lumiere De Giverny: Hommage a Claude Monet/In the Light of Giverny: Homage to Claude Monet

by Govin, Jacqueline & Christian Jeanney

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$35.00

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Fontaine-sous-Jouy, France: Association Fibre Art Synergy, 1995 Translator: Diana Brennan. Book was published in conjunction with a Fiber Art exhibition held at Musee Hotel Baudy June 1-30, 1995 and Conseil General de l'Eure - Hotel Department, July 18-August 11, 1995 as well as in San Fracisco. "To pay homage to Claude Monet, the Group FIBRE ART SYNERGY invited 42… Read more
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Embellish and Stitch

by Campbell-Harding, Valerie & Maggie Grey

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good-
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$20.00

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D4daisy "This sumptuously illustrated book not only covers the embellisher machine but has lots of ideas for using felting needles by hand. The book covers the basics of using machine and hand techniques; applying fabrics and fibres; texturing and trapping; pattern making; the vital use of stitch; heat techniques; felting; couching; manipulating and weaving." Colourful soft cover with… Read more
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$20.00
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Hand Weaver's Notebook

by Alderman, Sharon

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780934026574
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$48.00

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Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press For ten years, Sharon Alderman's collections of fashion fabrics appeared in Handwoven magazine. In this volume, she "shares her design process, tricks of the trade, and specific instructions for more than a hundred of these fabrics." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black and white titling, black and white diagrams and illustrations and colour photographs throughout,… Read more
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Greeting Card Handbook, The - Easy Designs For You To Make

by Korponay, Eileen

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$25.00

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: KoR Publications, 1994 A practical instruction book with emphasison the fundamentals of easy card design...containing 30+ step-by-step illustrated instructions of easy but effective projects. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with blue and black titling, plastic comb binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 88 pages. Cover has shelf wear, rear edges sunned, minor edge wear, small paper-clip stain… Read more
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Anna Bella "A Beautiful Cloth Angel"

by Rynda, Lisa

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Good+
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$18.00

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Lisa Rynda A Rynda Original Design "Soft Sculpture Workbook," originally published 2001. Book contains instructions and pattern to create a "beautiful cloth angel"...featuring a soft-sculpted and hand-painted cloth face, sculpted bare feet, and delicate hands with a wire skeleton, dressed in a highly detailed costume. White card cover with black titling and decoration on front, colour pastedown, black… Read more
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Fabric Into Flowers: A Complete Guide to Making Lifelike Flowers, Foliage and Branches

by Hogan, Judy Ford

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1984
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780914440772
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$35.00

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McLean, Virginia: EPM Publications, Inc., 1984 A complete guide to making lifelike flowers, foliage and branches from fabric. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with blue and black titling, black and white illustrations throughout as well as two clusters of colour photographs,183 pages. Cover has edge wear, white rectangular sticker on front, shelf wear, text block edges slightly darkened, pages… Read more
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Shisha Mirror Embroidery: A Contemporary Approach

by Simpson, Jean

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780442276454
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$28.00

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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1981 Jean Simpson shows how, without previous embroidery experience and with very little equipment, you can quickly learn to decorate with shisha mirrors. She provides step-by-step instructions for ten basic stitching procdures and describes different kinds of shisha mirrors, fabrics, threads, and equipment. Dozens of how-to pictures and photographs of finished products accompany… Read more
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Embroidery Stitches from Old American Quilts

by Bond, Dorothy

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Black Sheep Books
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$25.00

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Cottage Grove, Oregon: Dorothy Bond "This booklet is a collection of embroidery stitch combinations originally used to outline the seams of old American 'crazy quilts'." Contents include Familiar Families: Buttonhole, Chain, Cretan, Cross Stitch, Detached Chain, Feather, Herringbone and Other Combinations: Fans, Kindred Stitches, Laid Threads, Medallions, Zig Zag, Some More. Tan card cover with black titling and grey… Read more
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Quiltworks Across Canada: Eleven Contemporary Workshops

by Hunt, Gail

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780968042304
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$35.00

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North Vancouver, B.C.: Pacific Quiltworks, Lts., 1996 Book is "a quilter's tour of Canada's provinces and territories." A compilation of Canadian quilters and their quilt art, meant to be "read and savoured for its celebration of Canada and referred to regularly for its practical information." Brightly illustrated glossy hard cover with yellow and white titling, mauve end papers,… Read more
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$35.00
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Metals Technic: A Collection of Techniques for Metalsmiths

by McCreight, Thomas, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780961598433
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$25.00

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine: Brynmorgan Press Published circa 1992, Second Printing. A collection of twelve articles by masters of fine metalsmithing, including Sterling Granulation, Niello, Anticlastic Raising, Nonconforming Dies, Cold Connections, Fold Forming, Toolmaking for Jewelers, Kum Boo: 24K Overlay, Depletion Gilding, Patination, The Instant Etch Process and Reticulation. Colourfully illustrated grey soft cover with blue titling, black and… Read more
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1985 Book contains complete step-by-step instructions, profusely illustrated, including exact-size templates that you place directly over the wood, to make carving duck decoys simple. This collection includes sixteen different species, including extra head patterns for females and different positions. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, staple binding, colour photographs inside… Read more
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$20.00
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Bead Knitted Bags: Unique Beading Projects with Step-by-Step Instructions

by Pretl, Julia S.

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781845431631
Item Price
$26.00

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Hove, East Sussex, U.K.: Apple Press In this book, beadwork artist Julia S. Pretl shares what she's learned about the Old World technique of bead knitting with modern-day beaders and knitters. Book covers step-by-step instructions on casting on and reading graphs to creating ten purses, bags and accessories. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with blue and white titling, illustrated… Read more
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$26.00
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Portneuf Pottery and Other Early Wares; Poterie Portneuf et Autres Vaisselles Anciennes

by Finlayson, R.W.

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$30.00

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Don Mills, Ontario: Longman Canada Limited, 1972 Translated by Renee Claereboudt, Introduction by Gerald Stevens. Book is written in both French and English. The history of Portneuf pottery, which is not from Portneuf, Quebec but from Scotland. Tan hard cover with gilt titling on spine, yellow end papers, illustrated throughout with both colour and black and white plates,… Read more
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$30.00
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Ali Al Andaloussi, Ceramist in Tunis

by Angeli, May

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789973700285
Item Price
$35.00

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Tunis: Ceres Productions - Demeter, 1990 Translated by Hanem Attica. Written for children, this is an illustrated history giving the who, how, where, when, what of ceramic making. Colourfully illustrated glossy hard cover with black and tan titling, decorated/illustrated end papers, illustrated title page, attractive watercolour illustrations by the author throughout, unpaginated (approximately 36 pages.) This is… Read more
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