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Home Handicrafts Needlework and Repairs

By Household Reference Library

London: The Fleetway House Tan boards with a black border design. 640 pages packed with projects, methods and tips. Illustrated. Raffia work, needlework, woodwork etc. no date but circa 1930s. many crafts being made popular again today. 7in x 5in


Raffia Work

Leicester: Dryad Press, 1959 A very good copy of this craft book. 48 pages. The covers are bright and clean. No creases except for a very tiny and light corner crease. The pages are also very clean. Illustrated throughout. bag making, weaving, mats, slippers, bowls - many projects using raffia. Neat school stamp to inner cover.


The Crafty Flower Arranger - A Practical Sourcebook of Inventive Ideas
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The Crafty Flower Arranger - A Practical Sourcebook of Inventive Ideas

By Derek Bridges

London: Century, 1989 Very clean black boards with a bright silver title to the spine. Corners sharp and good, Attractive flower covered jacket in very good condition. 144 pages. Different ways of arranging flowers and ways to use virtually anything in your design making your work very decorative. Also the author uses silk flowers, dried flowers collages, decorated 'Faberge' eggs, hats and much more. eautifully illustrated throughout


Raffia Figures and Animals - Dryad Leaflet No 161

U K: Dryad Handicrafts, 1959 10 pages plus covers with illustrations. A clean and bright booklet.


Fresh Flower Arranging - Indoor Creations

By Jane Newdick - Neil Sutherland

Parragon, 1995 A very good copy of this book. Bright glossy cover, No creases to the spine or to the cover. 96 very colourful pages with some beautiful illustrations.


Best Selling Food and Craft - Wonderful Things to Make for Fetes, Fairs, Bazaars, Market Stalls and Garage Sales
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Best Selling Food and Craft - Wonderful Things to Make for Fetes, Fairs, Bazaars, Market Stalls and Garage Sales

By Family Circle

J. B. Fairfax Press, 1990 No creases to the covers. Very mild shelf wear to the edges. 80 pages. Every pattern and recipe is pictured. Colour illustrations. All the crafts you need to sell for profit at your fete, bazaar etc.


Chenille Projects for Christmas

By Pamela Woods

USA: American School of Needlework, 1987 Pictorial card covers. 16 very clean pages. Fullu illustrated and with full instructions.


Antique Quilts of Utah

By Theta Johnson, Jean Christensen, Phyllis Snow, L. Jay Smith

Utah: Cooperative Extension Service, 1975 Pale blue thin card cover. Slight fading to the spine - clean covers. 60 clean stapled pages. The back cover has storage creases (the back cover had been 'folded over' by accident on the shelf.) Each page has a photograph of different quilts with owners descriptions. Black/white. . When this bookwas published in 1975 all the quilts were over 75 years old, many much more. They tell a history of the people.- good times and hard - rch and poor. A tradition still continuing today with the fine quilts of Utah.


Identifying Wood - the New Compact Study Guide and Indentifier

By Aidan Walker

London: Apple Press, 1997 Brown cloth boards with a silver title to the spine. No marks or wear. The jacket is also in excellent condition with no creases. .120 of the world's most popular timbers in commercial use. Illustrated throughout.


Wax Crystal Candle Craft - Candle Magic

By Betty Wilkinson

U K: Distlefink Designs, 1994 Bright clean card covers. 8 pages of instructions plus text to inner covers. Illustrated.


The Complete Doll Maker

By Alice D. Weiner

London: Sterling Publishing Company, 1985 Some light creases to the front cover. The spine is uncreased but has some wear to the top and a 'bump' to the middle. No creases to the back cover. 192 clean pages,l with full instructions and patterns, every doll making method, materials used, construction, wig making etc. Dolls in all varieties, stuffed and sculptured, (including porcelain and wax) A used book, but a good study copy.


How to Draw the Human Figure - a Complete Guide

By John Raynes A.R.C.A., And Jody Raynes

U K: Parragon, 2000 Glossy hardback with 160 clean, bright pages. Throughout, the book is lavishly illustrated with hundreds of original drawings and illustrations, many of them created in a step-by-step way so that the actual method by which the artist builds up an image is graphically demonstrated. Complete in a very good jacket.


Creative Craft Projects

By Judy Williams

U K: Asda 102 clean, bright pages. Very mild shelf wear to the cover.


The Bobbinmaker's Craft

By John D. Blundell

U K: Lancashire County Museum Service, 1973 A stapled booklet giving the history of bobbinmaking in Lakeland and North Lancashire, a local and rural industry of national importance. 12 illustrated pages in a clean, uncreased condition.


Dried Flowers - the Art of Preserving and Arranging

By Nina De Yarburgh-Bateson

U K: Lutterworth Press, 1972 Dark green boards with gold title to the cover and to the spine. 169 clean pages inc. the index. Many illustrations. Very light wear to the back top corner of the spine otherwise very good.


Elizabeth Craig's Needlecraft

By Elizabeth Craig

London: Collins, 1947 Very clean grey boards. 340 bright pages inc. index. The yellow/purple jacket has edgewear and chipping. but also bright and clean. Some black and white plate and many illustrations.


The Step By Step Art of Table Decorating
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The Step By Step Art of Table Decorating

By Jane McDonnell

Cresset Press, 1993 A practical guide to dressing your table with style.124 bright and well illustrated pages. Templates for place cards etc. to the back of the book. Ideal for weddings, dinners, Christmas etc.


Country Christmas

By Barbara Randolph

New York: Friedman Group, 1992 120 bright and colourful pages packed with ideas, recipes and Christmas crafts. Wonderful photographs and easy-to-follow instructions for hand-made decorations and gifts.


The Hamlyn Complete Sewing Course

By Deborah Evans

U K: Hamlyn, 1989 A lovely clean copy of this book which is an attractive guide to dressmaking and sewing for the home. Full detailed instructions and illustrations to all the basic, as well as more advanced techniques needed to produce beautiful items. How to sew with different materials to get the best results. Over 750 step-by-step illustrations in full colour. A wonderful book for any craftsperson. The jacket is now protected in mylar clear book covering.


Collecting Natural Objects
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Collecting Natural Objects

By Joan Rendell

U K: David and Charles, 1972 An ex-library copy of this book. ffep missing. Withdrawn stamp. Crossed out price. The jacket has edge wear. 134 clean pages. Sold as a study/reading copy.


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