Crafts and Hobbies

Crafts and Hobbies
   -Crafts
   -Decorative Painting
   -Doll Houses and Miniatures
   -Holiday Crafts
   -Knitting
   -Quilting
   -Sewing and Needlework
   -Woodworking

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1 Christmas Crafts from McCalls Needlework & Crafts
Pictoral binding is fine, illustration front and back. Ideas for trimming the tree, decking the halls, filling the stockings. Also includes directions for enlarging the pattern, applique, embroidery, stitch details, knitting and crochet. Numerous full-color photographs. 112 pages. Patterns are very easy to enlarge and use. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Sedgewood Press
1984, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR-13001*; 
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2 Christmas Crafts to Make Ahead; Better Homes and Gardens
Pictoral binding is fine, front is illustrated with a beautiful wreath. Ideas for "trim a treasure, " "crafts to herald the season, " "handmades for your holiday table, " "treats for the young at heart, " and "Christmas quilts and comforters" Numerous color photographs and clear illustrations. Patterns are included very easy to enlarge and use. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Meredith Corporation
1987, 
Hardcover
Fine

Illustrated by Photographs; 
CR-02002; 
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3 Creative Ideas for Christmas 1985
Pictorial binding is fine, front shows a fully dressed snowman with fruit and candy canes surrounding him. Binding is bright red. Crafts come under the titles "Welcome the Season", "Handmade with Love, " and "Your Christmas Kitchen. " The patterns are at the back so you can actually cut them out or trace them more easily. 153 pages including a list of contributors. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Oxmoor House, Inc.
1985, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR-06002; 
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4 Crocheting and Knitting; Better Homes and Gardens
Pictorial binding is fine, front and back are illustrated with a beautiful patchwork afghan. Directions are included for afghans, "For your Table, " "For your Bedroom, " handrafted rugs, accessories, and basic knitting and crochet stitches Patterns are very bright. Book is generously illustrated. 96 pages, 7.5 x 10. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Meredith Corporation
1977, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR--2001; 
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5 Scrap Crafts from McCall's Needlework & Crafts
Pictorial binding is fine, illustration front and back. Ideas for dressing up the kitchen and table, personal and decorative accents, accessories, and children. Directions for embroidary, applique, quilting, needlepoint, knitting and crochet. Numerous full-color photographs. Patterns are very easy to enlarge and use. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Sedgewood Press
1984, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR-13002*; 
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6 Stitch by Stitch, Vol 2
Binding is fine, no wear. Includes patterns for basic pants and basic skirt; sizes 10-20. How to in full color, step by step. 14 lessons, 33 projects. 128 pages, fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Torstar Books
1985, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR-20001; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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7 Stitch by Stitch, Vol. 3
Binding is fine, no wear. Includes patterns for short-sleeve jacket, a-line skirt, and bot tie blouse, sizes 10-20. Each project has detailed lessons in color. 13 lessons, 28 projects. 128 pages, fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Torstar Books
1986, 
Hardcover
Fine with no dust jacket


CR-20002; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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Temporary Tattoos, Aveline, Erick; Chargueraud, Joyce
8 Aveline, Erick; Chargueraud, Joyce Temporary Tattoos
1552096017 / 9781552096017; Temporary tattoos are clean, safe and fun. All are done using carefully tested materials and, best of all, they're easy to apply and just as easy to remove. This book contains comprehensive skin-care advice, make-up and design information for different skin types, instructions on the basic techniques - stamp, stencil, and artist's paintbrush. Detailed color photos of real people applying the designs help you visualize all of the steps. The designs - symbolic, sentimental and fanciful - include a number of different projects - over 50 designs on a variety of themes. Everything you need to be successful is listed in this book and readily available. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Firefly Books
Ontario, Canada, 2001, First Edition
Softcover
New


003978; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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Picture Perfect Knits, Birek, Laura
9 Birek, Laura Picture Perfect Knits
This book gives you everything you need to know to design entirely original projects using intarsia. Work a cute cupcake into a plain pillow, knit a bright argyle motif into a sock, or stitch a state onto a handbag. Seventy-five pattern grids included, plus step-by-step direction, make it a cinch to personalize all your knitting projects - no matter how big or small. Patterns are on grids, easy to see with birds, butterflies, cats, mushrooms, deer and so much more. An index and resources are included. Book is short but long. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Chronicle Books
San Francisco, CA, 2008, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Giblin, Sheri; 
004055; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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10 Box, Richard; Fielding, Sue Cross Stitch Cats
031225380X / 9780312253806; Capture the character and charm of cats in cross stitch with this beautifully illustrated practical guide. Introduces 23 projects for cat lovers and cross stitch enthusiasts of all abilities. This book includes a comprehensive section on materials and techniques, and the chapters that follow introduce 12 different cats. Each cat features a main embroidery design, and 11 of them an accompanying design for accessories such as a greeting card, coaster or paperweight. The designs include step-by-step instructions, original sketches and color and black-and-white charts, range from simple to complex and cover a variety of breeds. And, of course colors may be altered to better depict your cat! 144 pages with a nice matte finish. The cover is glossy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Griffin
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2000, First American Edition
Softcover
Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Fielding, Sue; 
001307; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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Let's Make it Pop-Up, Carter, David A. ; Diaz, James
11 Carter, David A. ; Diaz, James Let's Make it Pop-Up
0689865082 / 9780689865084; With this book, you can learn to make a beautiful butterfly, a sneaky snake and lots more. This easy-to-follow guide by pop-up masters David A. Carter and James Diaz shows aspiring paper engineers how to master the basics of creating pop-ups. Includes clear instructions, and perforated pieces to make you first designs. Also included are shiny foil stickers to decorate your pop-up masterpieces. New, all items included. This fun book shows each pop-up made, then lets you try too. 7 1/4" tall, 9 1/2" wide. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Little Simon
New York, NY, 2004, First Edition
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Carter, David A.; 
004157; 
Price: 46.00 USD
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12 Chapin, Suzy Creative Crafts and Stitchery; Better Homes and Gardens
DJ has one 1/8" tear on the top front by the spine. The binding is made of pictorial boards. 146 projects in several types of crafts including embroidery, knitting, needlepoint, applique, and framing. Patterns shown are very easy to enlarge. Many full color illustrations, 288 pages including index, no marks noted. 9.25 x 12. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Meredith Corporation
1976, 
Hardcover
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


CR-02003; 
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13 Cole, Christopher Make Your Own Doll's House: a Practical Guide Showing How to Make the Building of Your Choice in Miniature
0442216181 / 9780442216184; This book tells you everything you need to know to build your own doll's house. It even has plans in the back that can be cut out and used. It begins with Planning, which includes choosing your house, the scale, materials, and designing the interior; Construction, which includes cutting it out, the front door, stonework, and making a staircase; Assembly; Painting and Decorating; Embellishments, such as banisters, curtains, doors, wall fittings, and Type of Roof. There are three appendices included. 76 pages plus plans in the back. There is minor to medium wear on the corners of the green cloth binding. At the top back corner there is what appears to be some black ink lines, about an inch long. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Van Nostrand Reinhold
New York, 1976, First American Edition
Hard Cover, Cloth
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Boursnell, Clive; 
001902; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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The Miniature House, Eaton, Faith
14 Eaton, Faith The Miniature House
0810936089 / 9780810936089; The most popular replicas made are miniature houses, which through the centuries have been carefully built, furnished with exquisitely wrought pieces, and peopled by fashionably dressed dolls. This volume presents some of the finest miniatures from across Europe and the United States to show a variety of traditions and national styles. It also includes a selection of miniature rooms from the Thorne Rooms in the United States and the Carlisle Rooms from England. Cloth bound in bright orange, the very bottom is slightly sunned. The jacket spine is sunned, with no other faults. Includes an index, list of illustrations, and bibliography. 131 illustrations, 65 plates in full color. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Harry N. Abrams
New York, NY, 1991, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Nicholson, Nick; 
004190; 
Price: 14.72 USD
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After Dark: Uncommon Knits for Night Time, Eaton, Jil
15 Eaton, Jil After Dark: Uncommon Knits for Night Time
0972121897 / 9780972121897; After Dark is a beautiful collection of high-style knits in glorious yarns and eye-popping colors for children and adults. Sensational photography, there is an extensive learn-to-knit and how to make it fit every time, detailed schematics, color charts, and yarn notes. Included are 20 cool patterns, such as: Sexy beaded halter, knockout belt, sizzling sleeveless tee, wraparound pashamini shawl, and party togs for stylish tots. Hard cover with a spiral binding inside - the pages lie flat! Pages include abbreviations, needle conversions, and an index. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ; 121 pages
Breckling Press
Elmhurst, Illinois, U. S. A., 2004, Edition Unstated
Hardcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Fuller, Nina; 
002641; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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16 Edson, Nicki Hitz; Stimmel, Arlene Creative Crochet
0823010406 / 9780823010400; Step-by-step demonstrations that take you from basic stitches to creative technique are well-detailed in this book. Also taught are shapes and free-form sculpture, working without a pattern, mixed media, and elements of color and design. 201 black & white illustrations, 18 full color plates, bibliography, and index are included. The binding is red cloth with white lettering. Slight wear at the corners with small bits of paper clinging to the front and back at the spin, and a light red watermark 1" long at the page tops. The front endpapers have a small area where a sticker was placed. The jacket is missing a small piece on the back at the bottom, and the edges have several reddish water marks. This book is about 10" wide. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Watson Guptill Publiications
New York, NY, 1973, First Edition
Hardcover
Very Good in Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Edson, Nicki Hitz; 
004076; 
Price: 22.08 USD
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17 Foose, Sandra Lounsbury More Scrap Saver's Stitchery
Jacket has several small tears around the edges and a 1/2" tear at the top. Pictorial front and back, the front has a wreath with a stuffed bear coming through the middle. Contents indexed as "Designs for any time, " and "Especially for Christmas. " The patterns are very easy to use. 132 pages, 8.5 x 11. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Doubleday
1981, 
Hardcover
Fine in Very Good dust jacket


CR-06001; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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18 Gordon, Cindi Painting Tiny Treasures
0891349928 / 9780891349921; Learn to paint miniature decorative painting masterpieces with these full-color, step-by-step projects. With instructions on detailing Victorian vanity boxes, wood nesting dolls, holiday ornaments and more (14 projects with over 30 pieces in all) , author Cindi Gordon shows you how. Beginning with sensible advice on general supplies, surface treatments and painting basics, she also makes sure you know your brush basics: How to hold them, load them and care for them. All instructions are supplemented with hints and sidebars, complete materials list, color palettes and designs ready to be hand-traced or photocopied. A glossary of terms and techniques completes the package. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
North Light Books
Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A., 2001, 
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Polomsky, Christine; 
002340; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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19 Hedrick, Susan; Matchette, Vilma World Colors Dress & Dolls: Folk & Ethnic Dolls
0875884733 / 9780875884738; The dolls of a country are one of its richest visual treasures. With this in mind, the authors created a beautiful full color and detail-rich research volume to provide the doll collector, costume enthusiast, historian, and costumer with a record of the past. As countries divide and technological advances catapult the world into a different era, traditional costumes of yesteryear are often lost. In locating dolls purchased from different countries, the authors were able to provide an equal analysis of doll and costume history. Organized alphabetically by country, augmented text detailing further geographical references, explicit doll maker information and costume commentary provide a window through which to view country traditions and styles. Included are detailed bibliographies on doll and costume research. 300 color photographs; published at $75.00 US. The bottom rear corner has a small bump and a small piece of the jacket missing there. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Hobby House Pr Inc
Grantsville, Maryland, U. S. A., 1997, 
Hardcover
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002375; 
Price: 27.60 USD
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20 Hellum, Amanda Watkins; Gottshall, Franklin H. You Can Whittle and Carve
You can really get results in turning out all kinds of amusing and artistic little pieces by following the simple directions given in this book on how and what to carve. Once you have a sharp knife in your hand and your 'blank' of wood in the other, these complete directions and full-size detail drawings guide you in making your carving perfect down to the sixteenth of an inch. Actual size photographs clearly show various stages in the process of carving. It won't be many chips later before a wall plaque, a pair of bookends, or a bit of personalized jewelry will seem to carve itself! Also included are animal figures and the eye-catching human likenesses which the authors have designed. " 82 pages, well illustrated. Binding has a very small water stain at the very bottom, front and back, and at the bottom of the pages, which doesn't show on the pages themselves. The cover is yellowed at the spine, has a small wrinkle on the front and shows a bit of the same water stain at the very bottom. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Bonanza Books
New York, 1972, 
Hardcover
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs, Drawings; 
002399; 
Price: 7.82 USD
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21 Laury, Jean Ray The Fabric Stamping Handbook: Fun Projects, Tips & Tricks, Unlimited Possibilities
1571201300 / 9781571201300; Discover the magic world of fabric stamping! Well-known quilting teacher and author Jean Ray Laury shares her secrets for using rubber stamps and more, in a whole new way - printing on fabric to make one-of-a-kind quilts, wearables and accessories. Fun projects help you learn your way around stamp printing; from lettering to all-over designs and everything in between. Includes instructions and photo how-to's for each step of the process. Stamp printing on fabric offers endless creativity and fresh design inspiration! Includes patterns, resource guide, and an index. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
C & T Publishing
Lafayette, California, U. S. A., 2002, First Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket


002032; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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22 Lyons, Charlotte Mary Engelbreit's Outdoor Companion: the Mary Engelbreit Look and How to Get It
0836210859 / 9780836210859; Mary Engelbreit takes her imagination outdoors and shows you hundreds of ways to make your outdoor living space a part of your decorating plans. Mary presents unique and creative ways to extend your home to the limits of your property and your imagination. For the "crafty, " Charlotte Lyons has created fantastic but easy-to-complete projects, including a garden tote, painted deck chair, and garden jacket - and those are just a few of the many creative touches she has placed throughout this collection. Her world comes alive as we go on a garden tour of her favorite outdoor spots, including ponds, vegetable gardens, sunny spots, and quiet retreats. You'll see detailed garden plots, wild flowers, and neat topiaries. Dinner parties, quiet places for afternoon tea, and spots for a pet and the kids are included as well. 136 pages, full color. The jacket as wear at the spine ends and bottom front. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ; Octavo (standard book size)
Andrews And McMeel Pub
Kansas City, MO, 1996, First Edition
Hardcover
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Engelbreit, Mary; Martin, Barbara Elliott; 
003009; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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23 McCaffery, Janet; Lindemeyer, Nancy A Show of Hands: Needlepoint Designs by Janet McCaffery
0688112978 / 9780688112974; Inspired by the spare elegance of 19th century American portraiture, Janet McCaffery has created a unique collection of 15 graceful needlepoint designs. This book provides a good starting point for the novice stitcher, and an invitation to improvise for the expert. Symbolism, such as a child's hands cradling a doll suggest her innocence and femininity, while a gentleman's fist grasping a quill pen indicates wisdom and social stature. This book brings tradition to present-day artisans with originality, enabling needlepointers to go from the first stitch to finished project in clear and simple steps. Pillows, pictures, boxes and more are charted and photographed in full color, with designs that spring from the rich lexicon of American folk art. Includes patterns, sources, and supplies. There is a tiny bump on the bottom board. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Hearst Books
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1994, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Ockenga, Starr; 
002926; 
Price: 11.50 USD
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24 McCall's Needlework & Crafts Dolls & Toys from a to Z
0024967505 / 9780024967503; This book has a collection of playthings you can make, and all with personality. The group of lovable characters contains something to please every child. From Jaques, the rugged French-Canadian fur trapper to elegant Regina, the Southern belle, you'll find charm in each project. There are also a number of cuddly stuffed animals to knit, crochet, or sew, along with creative playsets and puppets to keep children busy on rainy days. There's even a section of Yuletide characters to make Christmas extra special. Most of the projects require only basic crafting skills. The detailed instructions, photographs and special technique directions provide the information you need to create these wonderful toys and dolls. Lightly bumped at the bottom spine. Jacket is lightly bent at the bottom spine and has a 1/8" tear at the bottom near the spine. Has a small area of the jacket missing on the spine where a non-removable label was placed. The pages, bright and colorful. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Sedgewood Press
New York, 1985, First Edition
Hardcover
Near Fine in Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
001241; 
Price: 8.05 USD
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25 Philipps, Helen The New Cross Stitch Sampler Book
0715307975 / 9780715307977; A fresh and exciting collection of designs inspired by the age-old tradition of sampler making, featuring: 23 original samplers for today's cross stitcher; ideal designs for commemorating special events - weddings, births and anniversaries; lots of ideas for quick-to-stitch projects taken from the sampler designs including gift tags, trinket boxes, scented sachets and cards; motif library and alphabets to personalize your stitching. 128 pages with an index. Designs are shown in full-color. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
David & Charles
United Kingdom, 1999, First Edition ?
Hardcover
As New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Johnson, David; 
002174; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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