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Textiles and Sewing Materials: Textiles, Laces, Embroideries and Findings, Shopping Hints, Mending, Household Sewing, Trade and Sewing Terms

by Picken, Mary Brooks

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Published
1923
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Fine
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First Edition
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Scranton, PA.: International Textbook Company, 1923. Classic comprehensive reference text presents detailed topics dealing with historical information, descriptions and uses of laces, textiles, embroideries, dress findings, and showing their values, purposes, and uses in dressmaking work. Detailed illustrations and instruction are given for the mending of practical everyday garments; household sewing, including the making of draperies, bed coverings, scarfs, art… Read more
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The Art of the Loom: Weaving Spinning & Dyeing Across the World

by Hecht, Ann

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780847811472
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$99.75

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New York: Rizzoli, 1989. Comprehensive text focuses on eight areas of interest: Navaho weaving in North America; bedouin textiles in the Middle East; West African narrow-strip weaving; Indonesian textiles; "kasuri" resist dyeing in Japan; inlay weaving in Nepal; brocaded motifs from Guatemala; and Peruvian tapestry weaving. 208 pgs. Illustrated. Colour frontispiece. Stamped on endpapers, copyright pg. & top outer edge.… Read more
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Kaffe's Classics: 25 Favorite Knitting Patterns for Sweaters, Jackets, Vests, and More

by Fassett, Kaffe

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Published
1993
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As New
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First American Edition
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9780316275033
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Boston, MA.: Little, Brown & Company, 1993. Classic text by one of the most popular and influential knitting maters, contains an outstanding collection of some of the finest works of Kaffe Fassett. His unique and vibrant patterns are inspired by a diverse array of ethnic decorative arts, which he uses to recreate equisite textures and patterns. Signed and inscribed by… Read more
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Precolumbian Motifs

by DMC Library

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Very Good
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Mulhouse, France: Editions Th. De Dillmont Classic text contains a selction of Precolumbian motifs suitable for the decoration of soft furnishings, rugs, panels, cushions, curtains, valences, hangings, and women's wear. Includes information on the working of the various designs- materials, stitching, colors, embroidery techniques. Includes a list od special articles in cotton, silk, flax, rayon manufactured and supplied by Dollfus-Mieg… Read more
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Abstract Design in American Quilts: A Biography of an Exhibition

by Holstein, Jonathan

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Published
1991
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Fine
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Limited/Numbered First Edition
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9781880584002
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$565.25

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Louisville, KY: Kentucky Quilt Project Inc., 1991. Compreensive text presents an autobiographical survey of the author's lifelong involvement in collecting, viewing, studying, lecturing and mounting exhibitions of quilts; tracing various exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad from the 1970's through the present time of publication. Includes 61 color plates and comments of the quilts; checklist and essay from the Whitney… Read more
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Celestial Wonders: Foundation Pieced Stellar Designs

by Schwartz, Liz; Seifert, Stephen

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Published
1997
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As New
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First Edition
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9781891497018
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$61.75

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Newport, VA.: Zippy Designs, 1997. Classic quilting text presents twelve easy foundation pieced stellar designs; full size foundation patterns; easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for foundation piecing; block design options with unlimited possibilities; inspiring gallery of stellar quilts; numerous color photographs. 48 pgs. Illustrated.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Traditional Knitting from the Scottish and Irish Isles

by Bliss, Debbie

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First American Edition
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New York: Crown Publishers/Zokeisha Publications Ltd., 1991. Classic scarce text presents a superb tribute to the tradition and craft of handknitting featuring a collection of sweaters, pullovers, and cardigans for all family members. Includes over 30 skillfully updated traditional patterns and designs- ganseys, Arans and Fair Isles; clear instructions and charts for knitting enthusiasts of all abilities. 120 pgs. Lavishly… Read more
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Paper Piercing Old Favorites

by Liby, Shirley

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First Printing
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9781890952174
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Muncie, Indiana: Shirley Liby Productions, 1998. Detailed text contains 38 different traditional blocks that can be completed using the paper piercing technique. Includes instructions for paper piercing, and techniques for special block combinations. 46 pgs. Illustrated. Minor small crease on lower spine; upper corner of title page clipped. Minimal shelfwear.. First Printing. Spiral Comb Binding. Fine. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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Easy Paper-Pieced Miniatures

by Doak, Carol

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First Edition
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9781564772091
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Bothell, WA.: Martingale & Co., 1998. Make miniature quilts with ease, speed, and accuracy when you use the popular paper-piecing method! Follow bestselling author Carol Doak’s step-by-step instructions to create your own perfectly stitched, small-scale masterpiece. Patterns and directions are provided for 17 miniature quilts, ranging in size from 10 1/2" x 10 1/2" to 15 1/2" x 15… Read more
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American Quilt Blocks: 50 Patterns for 50 States

by Summers, Beth

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Published
1995
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780891458616
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Paducah, Kentucky: American Quilter's Society, 1995. Classic collectible quilt text presents full size 12" block patterns for each of the 50 states, and an assembly diagram to aid in the piecing process. Includes a full range of patchwork designs and block patterns, most are easy to assemble. Each state includes a brief history and description of the corresponding pattern design.… Read more
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Open a Can of Worms

by Caffrey, Debbie

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Published
2000
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Excellent
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First Edition
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9780964577749
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La Joya, NM.: Debbie's Creative Moments, 2000. Detailed quilting workshop contains instructions for precise rotary cutting; organization skills for making great scrappy quilts simply & quickly; options to consider in every pattern for those who want to design more quilts; precise directions for eleven quilts; large color photos of twelve quilts. 75 pgs. Fully illustrated. Prior owner's name neatly clipped… Read more
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Patchwork Zoo

by Nephew, Sara

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Published
1998
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Excellent
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First Edition
ISBN
9780962117275
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Snohomish, WA.: Quick Picture Quilts, 1998. Classic collectible quilting text contains four dozen new animal blocks to rotary cut and machine piece, with complete directions for 37 quilts; techniques on creating your own designs and adding details with applique, embroidery, buttons, etc. 144 pgs. Profusely illustrated. Prior owner's name neatly clipped from title page corner.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Excellent.… Read more
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It's Raining Cats & Dogs: 32 Paper-Pieced Quilt Projects

by Kime, Janet

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Published
1998
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Excellent
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781564772428
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Bothell, WA.: Martingale & Co., 1998. Classic collectible quilting text contains 17 cat and dog designs utilizing foundation piecing; quick rotary-cutting and speed-piecing techniques; fabric selection; personalization variations; tips on reversing, enlarging, and designing your own foundation-pieced pet patterns. 111 pgs. Fully illustrated. Prior owner's name neatly clipped from title page corner.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Excellent. 4to - over… Read more
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A Child's Garden of Quilts

by Carter, Crystal

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Published
1994
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Excellent
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First Edition
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9781564770776
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Bothell, WA.: Martingale & Co., 1994. Classic collectible text features Log Cabin pictorial piecing techniques, rotary-cut and speed piece techniques, appliques and embroidery embellishments, full-size patterns and block templates, 13 designs including Humpty-Dumpty, Three Little Kittens and Mother Goose's Garden. 87 pgs. Numerous illustrations. Patterns included. Prior owner's name neatly clipped from title page corner.. First Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more
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