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New Key to Weaving : A Textbook of Hand Weaving for the Beginning Weaver

By Black, Mary E.

Macmillan Co., 1974. 573 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, black-and-white photos, line drawings. Text is unmarked, boards are clean, light scuff to corners. Contents include: The Loom; Dressing the Loom; Plain Weaves - Loom Controlled, Finger Manipulated; Twills; Overshot; Crackle Weave; Summer and Winter Weaves; Bronson; One-Shuttle Weaves; Combination Weaves; Tartan Weaves; Tapestry Weaves; Theory of Weaving; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.

$12.50

Illuminated Letter Designs in the Historiated Style of the Middle Ages
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Illuminated Letter Designs in the Historiated Style of the Middle Ages

By Parker, Muriel

Stemmer House Pub, 1991. Unpaginated, approx. 50 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Bright, clean covers, text is unmarked, light corner wear, dents. The entire alphabet authentically illuminated in historiated style. A term indicating that each letter is filled with miniature scenes and figures interwoven with artistry, with and ingenuity. The period covers the two centuries just prior to the invention of the printing press, druing which hand-drawn historiated letters reached the zenith of their creativity. . Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$15.00

Puppet Do It Yourself Book : A Handbook for Beginners and teachers with Three Hand-Puppet Plays

By Pratt, Lois H.

Stanley Paul, 1959. 78 pages, black-and-white photos & illlustrations, blue cloth boards. Boards are clean, 4 pages of text have highlighting. Dustjacket has tears, small pieces missing on rear cover. Contents include: Making & Dressing Hand Puppets - vegetable heads, clothes, scrap heads, soap heads, sock heads; Climbing the Ladder - The nylon bag, cardboard tube, cloth roll, the head, characters, the garmet; Hitch your Puppets to a Star - Sawdust base, modelling with sawdust mix, Paper coating, painting the face. Three Puppet Plays: Goldilocks and the Three Bears; Little Bear Tries to see Santa Claus; Pirate' Treasure Chest.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$15.00

Angel Crafts : Graceful Gifts and Inspired Designs for 47 Projects
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Angel Crafts : Graceful Gifts and Inspired Designs for 47 Projects

By Harrison, Holly

Rockport Publishers, 2002. 128 pages, color photos, line drawings. Clean inside & out, light corner wear. Easy step-by-step instructions. Figures to fit every occasion and theme: for love, for health, for strength, for teens, for friends, etc. Inspired designs integrating lace, paper, twigs, wire, fabric scraps, glitter, sequins, tree bark, etc. . Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$18.50

More than You Ever Wanted to Know About Glass Beadmaking

By Kervin, James

GlassWear Studios, 1996. 254 pages, black & white photos & illustrations. Front cover has soil, faint water damage, rear cover has light soil, text is clean. Contents include: Table of Figures; Table of Tables; Bead Terms & Shapes; Techniques; Work Area; Torch Gases; Handheld Torches; Fuel-Oxygen Systems; Fuel-Oxygen Torches; Glass; Flameworking Techniques; Millefiori and Mosaic Cane; Wound Beads; Blown Beads; Drawn Beads; Pressed and Pierced Beads; Fused Beads; Pate De Verre Beads; Finishing Beads; Safety; Bead Shapes; Suppliers & Manufacturer Sources; etc.. Spiral Bound. Good. Used.

$18.00

Contemporary Knitting : For Textile Artists
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Contemporary Knitting : For Textile Artists

By Lee, Ruth

Batsford, 2008. 127 pages, index, color photos. Book is clean inside and out with light scuff at corners. Dustjacket is bright & clean, some edge wear with slight curl at top edge. Book covers a range of knitting techniques worked in diverse and unusual materials such as wire, paper yarn, plant materials and plastics, found and recycled materials, rope and elastics. Contents include: Essential Tools, Equipment; Yarns, Fibres etc; Big Knitting; Borderlines; Knitting with Beads; Spool and Frame Knitting Techniques; Advanced Techniques for Knitting in Rounds; Pattern on Pattern; Decorative Surface Treatments; etc.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Used.

$42.00

Priscilla Irish Crochet Book : A Collection of New and Original Designs with Stitches and Lessons for Working (Priscilla Irish Crochet Book No. 1) Priscilla Library of Fancy Work Instruction Books

By Harvey, Lula M.

Priscilla Publishing Co., 1912. Unpaginated, brown/burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering, numerous black and white photos. Scuff to covers, slight frey at corners, cloth webbing showing at front and rear endpaper, boards still attached to text but loosely, text unmarked but has light smudges. This book has all the stitches and fillings for Irish Crochet, together with a large assortment of floral motifs. Full directions for working are given. Contents include: Irish Crochet and How to Make It; Explanation of Stitches; etc.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Used.

$38.50

So You Want To Be a Ham (Ham Radio)

By Hertzberg, Robert

Howard W. Sams & Co., 1973. 189 pages, index, black-and-white photos. Few faint smudges to covers, light corner wear, text unmarked. Contents include: FCC Regulations; Conquering the Code; Receiver is a Basic Requirement; The Top Licenses; Kits vs. Factory-Built Equipment; Frequency vs. Wavelength; Going Mobile; How to Be a Good Operator; Equipment and Safety Measures; The Ham in Militry Service; etc.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$25.00

More than You Ever Wanted to Know About Glass Beadmaking

By Kervin, James

GlassWear Studios, 1996. 254 pages, black & white photos & illustrations. Front cover has small light spot, rear cover has creased corner, text is clean. Contents include: Table of Figures; Table of Tables; Bead Terms & Shapes; Techniques; Work Area; Torch Gases; Handheld Torches; Fuel-Oxygen Systems; Fuel-Oxygen Torches; Glass; Flameworking Techniques; Millefiori and Mosaic Cane; Wound Beads; Blown Beads; Drawn Beads; Pressed and Pierced Beads; Fused Beads; Pate De Verre Beads; Finishing Beads; Safety; Bead Shapes; Suppliers & Manufacturer Sources; etc.. Spiral Bound. Good. Used.

$25.00

Amish Quilt, The
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Amish Quilt, The

By Granick, Eve Wheatcroft

Good Books, 1989. 192 pages, index, bibliography, color photos, fabric glossary, green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean, tiny tear at one corner. Book draws together the body of available information about the Amish and their textile traditions. Contents include: Amish Church Community - Its Beginnings; Amish Quilts - Their Beginnings; Textiles Their Changes from 1750 - 1950; Textile Dyeing; Textile Sources for the Amish Communities; Distinctive Quilts; Quiltmaking; General Characteristics of Amish Quilts in Different Gime Periods.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$12.50

Naughty Needles : Sexy, Saucy Knits for the Bedroom and Beyond
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Naughty Needles : Sexy, Saucy Knits for the Bedroom and Beyond

By Lohr, Nikol

Crown Publishing Group, Inc., 2006. 144 pages, color photos, black-and-white illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for gift note written on title page. Contents include: Great Bikini Experiment; Extralong knee-highs; Quick-knit garters sauce up socks, protect pants; Flapper-fashioned garter slip; Cunning vibrator cozies; Sexy lace-up bedroom set; Delicate fingerless gloves; Garter; Skimpy ribbon-trimmed bra; Pasties knit to size; Lace-up felted corset; Chic sweater with straitjacket sleeves; Felted nurse cap; Richly textured, restrictive mermaid tail; Felted eye patch; Smart, felted Red Riding Hood cape; Kitchener Stitch; Short Rows and Wraps; Tubular Cast-On; etc.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$7.95

Needlecraft Patterns for Needlepoint, Cross-Stitch Embroidery, Knitting, Piecing and Quilting, Beadwork, Mosaics

By Winter, Adalee

Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.: Oxmoor House, 1973. 60 pages, color & black-and-white illustrations, staple bound. Covers are clean with light scuff, name stamped on reverse of both covers, light edge & corner wear. Contents include: Suggested Ways to Use Patterns; Needlepoint; Cross-Stitch Embroidery; Knitting; Piecing and Quilting; Beadwork; Mosaics.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$5.00

Plaids & Stripes : The Use of Directional Fabric in Quilts

By Horton, Roberta

Lafayette, CA, USA: C&T Pub, 1990. 127 pages, bibliography, color & b/w photos & illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for name on first page, sun fade to covers, light scuff. Contents include: Understanding the Fabric; Traditional Pieced Patterns; Utility Quilts; Log Cabin Quilts; African-American Quilts; Applique; Contemporary Quilts; Sets and Borders; Backings, Bindings, and Labels; Quilting.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$6.50

Applique : Design, Fabrics, Reverse Applique, Stitches, HOusehold Items, Quilts, Wall Hangings, Flgas and Banners, Projects for Children
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Applique : Design, Fabrics, Reverse Applique, Stitches, HOusehold Items, Quilts, Wall Hangings, Flgas and Banners, Projects for Children

By Shears, Evangeline; Fielding, Diantha

Watson-Guptill Publications, 1974. 142 pages, bibliography, glossary, 24 color plates & 132 b/w illustrations. Book is clean inside & out but for name on first page. Dustjacket is bright & clean, scuff & scratches, small tears, small piece missing at base of spine/rear cover. Reader is shown how to choose a design and transfer it onto the applique fabric, how to cut the shapes and pin them to the background fabric, and a wealth of applique techniques. Easy-to-follow diagrams illustrate the basic sewing and embroidery stitches, as well as how to make sharp corners and curves. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Used.

$5.50

Symphony (Cross Stitch, needlepoint)

By Lawergren, S

23 pages, color illustrations, staple bound, oblong format, Text in Swedish & English. Covers are clean, name stamped on one page, notations on one page, old sticker on rear cover. Needlepoint designs include: Alphabet; Floral Designs; Cupids; Early American Man & Woman; Borders; Ducks; Peacock; Geese; Dragon Fly; Home Scene; Fruit on Vine; Teakettle; Old Fashioned Iron; Old Telephone; Animal Heads; etc.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$8.50

Needlepoint a Tartan

By Gregson, Abbie; Cahill, Kathleen

Nimbles for Books, 1974. 28 pages, b/w illlustrations, color illustrations on covers. Few faint smudges to covers, 3 pages have margin marks or underlining, name stamped on one page, light corner wear. Contents include: Explanation of Basic Needlepoint Terms; The Reverse Tartan Stitch; Planning the Project; Hay; Ancient Hunting Ross; Ancient Hunting macleod; Dress Stewart; Red Ramsay; Ancient Anderson.. Oversized Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.

$20.00

Beadworkers Guild Introduction to Beadwork (Earrings, Brooches, Fringes & Tassels)

By Devon, Jill; Thornton, Liz

London, U.K.: Beadworkers Guild. Very Good. 2001. Spiral Bound. 0-9539418-1-7 Used 111 pages, color & b/w photos & illustrations. Book is clean inside & out. Contents include: Materials and Equipment; Tips; Fringes and Dangles; Tassels; Hoops and Studs; Cabochons and Clasps; Textiles and Wirework; Basic Techniques; Stitch Instructions; The Suppliers. .

$25.00

Creative Metal Clay Jewelry : Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
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Creative Metal Clay Jewelry : Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

By Wire, Cece

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Lark Books. Very Good/Very Good. 2003. Hard Cover. 1-57990-301-0 Used 144 pages, color photos, line drawings, glossy pictorial boards. Book is clean inside & out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket is bright & clean, very light scuff. Use of silver or gold metal clay to make jewelry; it's a material that looks and feels like clan and yet, when fired, it becomes pure, precious metal. Once it's transformed into metal, it can be buffed, burnished, polished, enameled, or patinated. Contents include: Tools, Equipment & Space; Creating with Metal Clay; Projects - Earrings, Bracelets, Pendants, Rings, Pins, Buttons & Beads, Sculptural Pieces. .

$15.50

Needlepoint Alphabet Sampler Book : 26 Full-Color Designs With Easy-To-Follow Instructions for Working and Using 32 Stitches

By Weiss, Rita; Grafton, Carol Belanger

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Dover Publications. Very Good. 1977. Oversized Soft Cover. 0-486-23472-X Used 48 pages, staple bound, color photos, b/w illustrations. Bright clean covers, name stamped on two pages, text free of any other markings. Contents include: Materials; Working the Sampler; Color; Letter Charts. Stitches include: Continental; Basket Weave; Mosaic; Cashmere; Diagonal Mosaic; Reverse Diagonal Mosaic; Scotch; Checker; Diagonal Scotch; Moorish; Milanese; Stem; Byzantine; Jacquard; Upright & Horizontal Gobelin; Florentine; Parisian; Brick; Hungarian; Waves; Baby Blocks; Cross & Upright Cross; Smyrna; Double Straight Cross; Star; Diamond Eyelet; Leaf; Turkey Work. .

$10.50

Needlepoint Alphabet Sampler Book : 26 Full-Color Designs With Easy-To-Follow Instructions for Working and Using 32 Stitches

By Weiss, Rita; Grafton, Carol Belanger

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Dover Pubns. Very Good. 1977. Oversized Soft Cover. 0-486-23472-X Used 48 pages, color photos, b/w illustrations. Book is clean inside & out, light edge wear, thumb crease in rear cover. The actual instructions for each different stitch include an extremely clear and easy-to-follow diagram and photograph of the finished stitch. Authors include stitches: Mosaic, Cashmere, Cross, Upright, Horizontal Gobelin, Scotch, Reverse Diagonal Mosaic, Baby Blocks, Wave, Turkey Work, Smyrna, Double Straight Cross, Florentin, Hungarian, etc. Contetns also include: Working the Sampler; Color; Letter Charts; Stitches. .

$10.50

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