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Knitting by the Fireside and on the Hillside: A History of the Shetland Hand Knitting Industry C.1600-1900
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Knitting by the Fireside and on the Hillside: A History of the Shetland Hand Knitting Industry C.1600-1900

By Fryer, Linda G.

Lerwick, Shetland: The Shetland Times Ltd, 1995 The hand knitting industry was an important part of the Shetland economy. The high quality of the Shetland wool and the knitting skills of the island's women made them famous and enabled them to adapt to changing markets from fine laces to fine underwear to Fair Isle knitting. This books presents the history and the economic role with many illustrations of the development. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, many black and white illustrations, 201 pages. Green mark to dedication page. Light shelf wear to dust jacket with several light pressure marks. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. 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 without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

Speedball Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Pen and Brush Lettering, 23rd, Twenth-Third Edition
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Speedball Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Pen and Brush Lettering, 23rd, Twenth-Third Edition

By Fink, Joanne & Judy Kastin

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 to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Batik in Many Forms
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Batik in Many Forms

By Adasko, Laura & Alice Huberman

New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1975 Batic is the ancient Javanese Art of decorating fabrics by painting with hot, liquid wax and dye. This book is intended for the beginner as well for the experienced fabric designer. Purple paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, gitl titling to spine, frontispiece, illustrated throughout with black & white as well as full colour photographs, 159 pages. Light sunning to top and bottom edges, minor shelf wear. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, top of spine is missing a small piece of a quarter of an inch - it is now protected in a Brodart cover. 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 without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. Illus. by Conaway, Frank. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists
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Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists

By Greenlees, Kay

London: B T Batsford, 2005 Inspiring embroiderers and textile artists to develop their sketchbook practice as an invaluable way of developing ideas and record observations and experiments. Black cloth with silver titling to spine, mauve endpapers, richly illustrated throughout, 128 pagse. A small amount of rubbing to corners. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light wear to corners and a one inch closed tear to top. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Dans La Lumiere De Giverny: Hommage a Claude Monet/In the Light of Giverny: Homage to Claude Monet
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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

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 international artists to create 84 works around the theme 'IN THE LIGHT OF GIVERNY.'" Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with white titling on spine and front, colour plates throughout accompanied by a short biography of each artist on the facing page, book is unpaginated, advertising on a few pages at end of book. Cover has shelf wear, light bend to upper front corner which continues several pages into book, light edge wear, some minor discolouration to lower text block edge adjacent to spine end, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Embellish and Stitch
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Embellish and Stitch

By Campbell-Harding, Valerie & Maggie Grey

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 white titling, illustrated throughout with handsome colour plates, 56 pages. Cover has light edge and shelf wear, lengthwise crease front and back parallel to spine, previous owner's name in ink on title page, some of the ink has transferred to adjacent page, interior is clean and tight. This is a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Wicks, Michael, Photographer. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Buckskin Book for Buckskin Men and Boys
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Buckskin Book for Buckskin Men and Boys

By Beard, Dan

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company Circa 1930. An outdoor book, written by the founder of the first Boy Scouts and author of "The American Boys," "Handy Book of Camp Lore and Woodcraft," "Signs and Symbols," "Do It Yourself," etc. Green cloth with gilt titling on spine, rounded corners, decorative end papers, front and rear hinges reinforced with cloth, black and white frontispiece, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by the author, 363 pages. This is an ex-library book: pocket remnants on front end papers, library numbers in gilt on spine, title page is missing - there is a small photocopy of title page tucked into book. Cover has edge wear, shelf wear with some small stains and spots of discolouration, spine is sunned, text block edges darkened, foxing on end papers, damp damage causing wrinkling to rear end paper, a few pages have closed tears at page edges, foxing spots, stains &/or soiling on several pages, binding is firm. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Fair. Illus. by Beard, Dan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$25.00

Hand Weaver\'s Notebook
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Hand Weaver's Notebook

By Alderman, Sharon

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, 143 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, some light creases near upper rear edge, text block edge and many page edges have a pale stain (tea?) that extends 1 cm. or less, small spot of the same colour on title page, book is otherwise clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$48.00

Metal Embossing Workshop
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Metal Embossing Workshop

By Muldoon, Magdalena S.

New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2006 This book contains all the information needed to accomplish all the basic techniques of the traditional craft of metal embossing, including tools and supplies, how to create borders, attach gems, make metal cutouts, using patina, etc., and contains more than thirty projects with complete instructions and patterns. Glossy illustrated hard cover with white titling, blue end papers, colour frontispiece, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and black and white illustrations, 128 pages. Upper edge of spine cover sunned. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has shelf wear including a 9mm. horizontal cut that does not go through the paper, upper end of spine cover is sunned. This is a handsome book in very nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

Greeting Card Handbook, The - Easy Designs For You To Make
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Greeting Card Handbook, The - Easy Designs For You To Make

By Korponay, Eileen

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 near upper edge of title page and adjacent end paper, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Comb Binding. Good+. Illus. by Korpony, Eileen & Kelly. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Passing the Flame: A Beadmakers Guide to Detail and Design
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Passing the Flame: A Beadmakers Guide to Detail and Design

By Tettinger, Corina

Friday Harbor, Washington: BonzoBucks & Books Publishing, 2002 "Passing the Flame" may be the most important book on lampwork bead making available, giving hundreds of colorful photographs and detailed step-by-step instructions - everything the beadmaker needs to make beautiful lampwork beads. Colourfully illustrated paper-covered boards with yellow and red titling on spine and front, wire-coil binding inside spine cover allows book to lie flat, colourfully illustrated throughout, 224 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise this handsome book appears to be without flaws. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Revised Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$80.00

Anna Bella \
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Anna Bella "A Beautiful Cloth Angel"

By Rynda, Lisa

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 plastic comb binding, book is unpaginated. Book has minor edge wear, price sticker on upper front corner, otherwise is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Coil Binding. Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

Fabric Into Flowers: A Complete Guide to Making Lifelike Flowers, Foliage and Branches
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Fabric Into Flowers: A Complete Guide to Making Lifelike Flowers, Foliage and Branches

By Hogan, Judy Ford

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 37 to 48 have brown staining, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Anitque Potteries of Nova Scotia
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Anitque Potteries of Nova Scotia

By MacLaren, George

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited A brief look at the antique potteries of Nova Scotia. Orange card cover with black titling, staple binding, illustrated with black and white photographs, 27 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Printing. Card Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Merrick, Ron, Photographer. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$15.00

Shisha Mirror Embroidery: A Contemporary Approach
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Shisha Mirror Embroidery: A Contemporary Approach

By Simpson, Jean

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 the designs. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink titling, eight pages of colour photographs precede the title page, black and white illustrations throughout, 104 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, light crease to lower front corner and first few pages, rear spine edge lightly sunned, minor edge wear, minor foxing to inside of front cover, text is clean and tight. This is an attractive book, in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Stutzman, Gwenn and Don Rasmussen. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

Embroidery Stitches from Old American Quilts
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Embroidery Stitches from Old American Quilts

By Bond, Dorothy

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 illustration, fastened with with three brass brads through three-holes, two pages of text and thirty pages of black and white illustrations. Cover has light shelf wear with some light creases, sticker ghost on upper front cover, otherwise book is in good shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Peterson, Donlynna. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Quiltworks Across Canada: Eleven Contemporary Workshops
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Quiltworks Across Canada: Eleven Contemporary Workshops

By Hunt, Gail

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, colour photograph on title page and illustrated throughout with handsome colour plates, as well as some black and white diagrams, 241 pages. Ink inscription on end paper, minor erasure to upper right corner of title page. Dust jacket has light shelf wear, spine very slightly sunned. This is a very attractive book, in great condition. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Contemporary Wicker Basketry - Projects, Techniques, Inspirational Design
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Contemporary Wicker Basketry - Projects, Techniques, Inspirational Design

By Hoppe, Flo

Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 1996 Book presents the basics of basket weaving techniques, tools and materials, and gives instructions for making thirty baskets; there are chapters on design and colour and a gallery of full-colour baskets from basketmakers around the world. Colourful soft cover with black titling on spine, white on front, illustrated title page, black and white and colour illustrations throughout, 192 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, otherwise book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Big Book \
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Big Book "How to PAVERPOL", The/Het Groot Stap-Voor-Stap PAVERPOL Boek

By De Roode, Jossy

Burgh Haamstede, The Netherlands: Paverpol Art Products International Book is written in both Dutch and English. A how-to book on modelling figures or sculptures using the PAVERPOL line of crafting products, specifically Paverpol Textile Hardener. Brightly illustrated glossy hard cover with orange titling on spine and front, illustrated throughout with colour photographs, 92 pages. Cover has light shelf wear. This handsome book is clean and bright, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Metals Technic: A Collection of Techniques for Metalsmiths
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Metals Technic: A Collection of Techniques for Metalsmiths

By McCreight, Thomas, Editor

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 white illustrations throughout, as well as a few in colour, 151 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, marginal edge wear, some small stains on text block edges and title page, spine slightly sunned, book is otherwise clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

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