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Quilting for Beginners. Patchwork & Applique Projects For All Ages

by Frank, Agnes

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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Patchwork & applique projects for all ages by Agnes Frank with instructions by Linda Stokes. Drawings and diagrams by Frank Mahood and Jack Fox. This book explains the basic steps to successfully piecing and appliqueing quilt designs. Agnes Frank's imaginative and colorful quilt block projects are designed to teach the fundamentals of this popular pastime from the choice of materials… Read more
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Quilts to wear

by Avery Virginia

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
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$21.95

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Virginia Avery, a noted quilt designer, provides designs, ideas and guidance for making designer-quality clothes. The book is packed with ideas and variations for adapting commercial patterns into elegant jackets, vests, blouses, kimonos, dresses, suits and adornments, all rich in color and texture. The author takes the sewer through the patterns, pitfalls, design, fabrics, fillers and batting and the choices… Read more
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Quilting & Patchwork by Sunset Books.

by Sunset Books

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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$10.00

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Menlo Park, California: Lane Books November 1974 Sixth Printing. . Illustrated card wraps. 80 pp. A very informative book, covering history, general techniques, patchwork applique by sewing machine, sharing and showing quilts and stories and superstitions. Very well illustrated with b/w and color photographs and diagrams. A nice copy.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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The Ehrman Needlepoint Book

by Ehrman Hugh

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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$21.95

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Pleasantville, NY/ Montreal: The Readers Digest Association, Inc., 1996. 144 pp including index. This book presents a sumptuous feast of 35 stunning designs from 14 featured designers, including: Kaffe Fassett, Candace Bahouth, Elian McCready and Jill Gordon. Full-color charts are provided for each pattern along with clear, detailed stitching instructions and ideas on how to adapt or alter the design.… Read more
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Decorative Papering

by Wiles, Richard

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780706368789
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$16.95

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London: Ward Lock, 1990. Basic methods of hanging wallpaper are covered and details of special techniques required to create unusual effects with murals and marbled papers, not only on walls, but also on doors and furniture. Colour photographs and line drawings complement an informative text, which will inspire you to new heights of creativity in interior design and decoration.… Read more
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Ireland's Traditional Crafts

by Shaw-Smith David

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780500013212
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$35.00

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London: Thames And Hudson Ltd, 1984. Edited by David Shaw-Smith with 440 illustrations, 125 in color. Photographs by David Shaw-Smith. Drawings by Sally Shaw-Smith. Foreword by Justin Keating. This extraordinary book offers in it contents ten thematic sections - Textiles - Stonework - Woodwork - Leather - Metalwork - Pottery - Glassware - Candle Making… Read more
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The Pleasures Of Cross-Stitch

by Better Homes and Gardens. Crafts Editor; Laura Holtorf

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eight Printing
ISBN
9780696010804
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$15.00

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Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Corporation, 1989. Glossy illustrated hard-board covers. 80 pp. Both novice and skilled needle workers will find the following cross-stitch information helpful. This book will provide : 'Samplers and Sayings'....'Pretty Florals to Embroider'....'Very Special Gifts'....'Festive Christmas Stitchery' and more. Very well illustrated with bright color photographs. Materials and instructions are clear. An attractive bright book..… Read more
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International Needlework Designs. 50 Designs From 17 Countries

by Silverstein, Mira..... Artwork By Roberta Frauwirth

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684151694
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$27.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. 180 pp. This book covers characteristic needlework projects from the U.S. and Central America, the British Isles and Europe, the Middle and Far East, and Africa. The techniques required to work them include canvas and counted thread embroidery, free-form embroidery, quilting, applique, needle lace and beadwork. Specific directions with diagrams are… Read more
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Four Seasons Cross-Stitch

by Better Homes and Gardens

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780696018756
Item Price
$25.00

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Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Corporation, 1990. Glossy illustrated boards. 224 pp. Illustrated with diagrams and color photographs. Four-Seasons Cross-Stitch showcases 86 projects to make each of your holidays and special events unforgettable. From the crisp clarity of a winter landscape to the radiant beauty of a summer garden, the changing of the seasons offers a medley of color and… Read more
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Textured Embroidery; Milner Craft Series

by Bradford Jenny

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781863510769
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$18.50

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Australia: Sally Milner Publishing, 1993. Illustrated card covers. Jenny introduces her new stitches and flowers to create beautiful textured designs which many know as Brazillian embroidery. She shows how these basic ideas can be worked in a variety of threads so that they can be applied to anything from miniature jewellery pieces to exquisite wool embroidery designs. Clear instructions are… Read more
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Making and Managing an Art & Craft Shop

by Lewis Ralph

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715380659
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$14.50

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Newton Abbot London: David & Charles, 1981. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of owning a shop selling paintings and craftsmanship. Ralph Lewis is an art and craft shop owner who has twenty years experience of solving shop management problems. Fourteen informative chapters and an index supplied. The Contents : (1) Starting and Art and Craft Shop, (2) The… Read more
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Classic Dolls' Houses

by Eaton Faith. Photographs By Nick Nicholson

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781898799009
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$35.00

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London: Artus Books , 1984. Faith Eaton - an internationally-known collector and conservator of dolls and miniature houses and works for museums both in England and abroad. Nick Nicholson has specialized in photographing dolls' houses for the last thirty years. Classic Dolls' Houses presents a selection of the finest examples in Europe and America to show a variety of traditions… Read more
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Dolls' Clothes Pattern Book

by Gadia-Smitley, Roselyn

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806964362
Item Price
$26.50

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New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1987. Whether you want to make a new wardrobe for a child's Cabbage Patch Kid ot Barbie doll, or whether you want to clothe a valuable collector's doll in period costume, the patterns you're looking for can be found right here. Full-scale patterns and easy-to-follow instructions supplied. Full page color section of… Read more
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Country Dolls

by Better Homes and Gardens

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780696019159
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$15.00

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Iowa: Meredith Corporation, 1991. Illustrated glossy hardboard covers. The contents of this book...Heirloom Dolls.... A Beautiful Bride.... Natural Beauties.... Uncle Sam, Lady Liberty.... Prairie Dolls.... Scrap-bag Dolls.... and acknowledgements. Patterns and instructions provided. Full-page color illustrations throughout book. This book remains bright and promises to please.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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Simplified Furniture Design and Construction: A Handbook For The Amateur Builder

by Butler, David E

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1970
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780498073458
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$24.50

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Cranbury, New Jersey: A.S. Barnes and Company Inc., 1970. David E. Butler's handbook for amateur builders provide techniques of simple construction allowing the assembly of high quality furniture with a minimum investment in tools. Half of the projects described were built with no power tools at all. If you like working with wood you will find this volume an inspiration.… Read more
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Making Potpourri Colognes and Soaps

by Webb, David A

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1988
Edition
First Edition, Sixth Printing
ISBN
9780830690183
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$16.50

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Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Books, 1988. Making Potpurri, Colognes and Soaps.... 102 Natural Recipes. Step-by-step diagrams, work-in-progress photos and easy-to-follow recipes. The contents: Part One:...The Basics. Part Two.... Specific Ingredients & Specific Recipes. Part Three.... How Tos & More Recipes. An Appendix: Mail-order Supplies and index provided. A clean bright copy. ISBN: 0-8306-9018-2. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Exotic Aquarium Fishes. A Work of General Reference

by Innes, William T

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1950
Edition
Eleventh Edition
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$40.00

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Philadelphia: Innes Publishing Company, 1950. 517pp plus one page of ads. Contents include: Aquarium Principles, Fish Foods, Diseases, Plants and Planting, Classification of Fishes, Fishes, Breeding, Collecting and Transporting, Miscellaneous Information, Cross Index, and Index of Fishes. Profusely illustrated in b/w and color. Photographic illustrations by the author. The placing of the illustration and the text together in every instance… Read more
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Vanessa-Ann's My Grandmother Taught Me To Crochet

by The Vanessa-Ann Collection ( Jo Packham and Terrece Beesley)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780696023590
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$20.00

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New York: Meredith Press, 1991. 160 pp including index. The patterns and photographs evoke the memory and capture the spirit of those days gone by, when more than just a crafting skill was passed down to the next generation. You will find antique pillows, handbags, pincushions, lampshades, christening gowns, tablerunners, frame borders and more, each evoking a quieter, simpler… Read more
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Juggling For The Complete Klutz

by Cassidy, John and B.C. Rimbeaux

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Gilt Edge Books
ISBN
9780932592002
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$10.00

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Stanford, CA: Klutz Press. 1986. Second Edition Revised & Expanded. Book Very Good Plus. Illustrated card covers. Softcover. Well illustrated throughout by Diane Waller. "If you can scramble an egg, find reverse in a Volkswagon, or stumble onto the light switch in the bathroom at night... you can learn to juggle". This book will take you through the learning… Read more
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Canadian House & Home Home Style. A Hands-on Guide To Decorating

by Colville-Reeves, Lynda

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394222066
Item Price
$20.00

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Toronto: Random House, 1991. 250 inspiring colour photographs and practical decorating information, Home Style showcases the most appealing Canadian interiors and shows you how to create rooms of your own (English Country style.... French Country style.... Southwest.... Folk.... True North or Contemporary style). The authors have worked with decorators, interior designers, trades people, and photographers from across the country,… Read more
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