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A Show of Hands: Needlepoint Designs by Janet McCaffery

By: McCaffery, Janet; Lindemeyer, Nancy

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002926

ISBN: 0688112978

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 s... View more info

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After Dark: Uncommon Knits for Night Time

By: Eaton, Jil

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Elmhurst, Illinois, U. S. A., Breckling Press: 2004

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 002641

ISBN: 0972121897

Condition: New with no dust jacket


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 ... View more info

Christmas Crafts from McCalls Needlework & Crafts

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Sedgewood Press: 1984

Seller ID: CR-13001*

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

Christmas Crafts to Make Ahead; Better Homes and Gardens

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Meredith Corporation: 1987

Seller ID: CR-02002

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Creative Crafts and Stitchery; Better Homes and Gardens

By: Chapin, Suzy

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Meredith Corporation: 1976

Seller ID: CR-02003

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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. View more info

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Creative Crochet

By: Edson, Nicki Hitz; Stimmel, Arlene

Price: $22.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Watson Guptill Publiications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004076

ISBN: 0823010406

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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 ... View more info

Creative Ideas for Christmas 1985

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Oxmoor House, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: CR-06002

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

Crocheting and Knitting; Better Homes and Gardens

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Meredith Corporation: 1977

Seller ID: CR--2001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

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Cross Stitch Cats

By: Box, Richard; Fielding, Sue

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Griffin: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001307

ISBN: 031225380X

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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... View more info

Dolls & Toys from a to Z

By: McCall's Needlework & Crafts

Price: $8.05

Publisher: New York, Sedgewood Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001241

ISBN: 0024967505

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


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, ph... View more info

Everlastings: the Complete Book of Dried Flowers

By: Thorpe, Patricia

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Facts On File: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002439

ISBN: 0816011109

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Here is a unique, comprehensive guide that will open your eyes to the beauty and wonder of everlastings, those flowers that are as lovely and fascinating dried as they are in their flowering state. This book overflows with valuable, hands-on information, full-color illustrations and photographs, and instructive line drawings and charts. The core of this book, and what makes this lovely volume so unique, is "The Everlastings Catalogue, " a presentation of over 90 types of plants that offer successful dried materials. Each entry consists of an authentic watercolor painting of the plant d... View more info

Knob-Its: Painted Pulls for Drawers and Doors

By: Rodriguez, Pauline

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Design Originals: 1998

Seller ID: 002123

ISBN: 1574211293

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Knob-Its are a quick and inexpensive way to add touches of color and fun to a room. And there's sure to be a design to delight everyone in the family. The motifs include sports symbols, fruits and veggies, animals and flowers, and quilting and sewing. Choose a few of your favorite designs, gather your supplies and Knob-It! Materials needed are paint, wood screws, wood knobs, paint brushes, and for some a scroll saw and sand paper. The cut-out designs are simple, perfect for a beginner. The knobs are all shown close-up so that you can see how it was painted. 19 pages. 4to - over 9¾" - 12... View more info

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Let's Make it Pop-Up

By: Carter, David A. ; Diaz, James

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Little Simon: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004157

ISBN: 0689865082

Condition: New with no dust jacket


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 View more info

Make Your Own Doll's House: a Practical Guide Showing How to Make the Building of Your Choice in Miniature

By: Cole, Christopher

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001902

ISBN: 0442216181

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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... View more info

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Mary Engelbreit's Outdoor Companion: the Mary Engelbreit Look and How to Get It

By: Lyons, Charlotte

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Andrews And McMeel Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003009

ISBN: 0836210859

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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, includ... View more info

Miniatures

By: The editors Of Consumer Guide

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Beekman House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001901

ISBN: 0517298953

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


This is an elegant gide through the land of dollhouses and shadow boxes, an exciting trip through the world of incredibly realistic furniture and accessories - all made in one-twelfth scale. The Table of Contents includes an introduction to this growing interest; The Scope of Miniatures, where your interest lies in terms of recreating a dream, making a miniature reality; Make Your Own Miniatures, which shows that with simple tools and either from scratch or kits, you can make any number of miniature furniture pieces. There is a chapter on Collecting Miniatures, Housing Your Hobby, and a sectio... View more info

More Scrap Saver's Stitchery

By: Foose, Sandra Lounsbury

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Doubleday: 1981

Seller ID: CR-06001

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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. View more info

Mother Goose in Stitches

By: Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002127

ISBN: 0030152011

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Here is a superb collection of over 45 patterns for needlework, inspired by the wonderful Mother Goose rhymes, famous since the eighteenth century. You'll delight in the naughty Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, scrawny Cat and the Fiddle, funny Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater, sweet Little Bo-peep herself, outlandish Higglety, Pigglety, Pop, and the acrobatic Cow That Jumped Over the Moon. These imaginative and amusing designs - from a child's A, B, C, and D sampler to the more sophisticated "No, no my melodies will never die" - will enhance any room in the home, from the nursery to the living roo... View more info

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Painting Tiny Treasures

By: Gordon, Cindi

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A., North Light Books: 2001

Seller ID: 002340

ISBN: 0891349928

Condition: New with no dust jacket


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-t... View more info

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Picture Perfect Knits

By: Birek, Laura

Price: $9.20

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004055

Condition: New with no dust jacket


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 View more info

Scrap Crafts from McCall's Needlework & Crafts

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Sedgewood Press: 1984

Seller ID: CR-13002*

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

Stitch by Stitch, Vol 2

By: N/A

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Torstar Books: 1985

Seller ID: CR-20001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

Stitch by Stitch, Vol. 3

By: N/A

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Torstar Books: 1986

Seller ID: CR-20002

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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. View more info

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Temporary Tattoos

By: Aveline, Erick; Chargueraud, Joyce

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Firefly Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003978

ISBN: 1552096017

Condition: New


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 su... View more info

The Book of Painted Quilts; Handpainted Quilts & Other Home Accessories

By: The Decorative Arts Collection Museum

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Stanhope, NJ, All American Crafts, Inc.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004053

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This book celebrates the works of sixteen top decorative artists performing a combination of painting and quilting. Included are 14 painted and quilted projects, and 14 coordinated projects painted on non-fabric surfaces. In this book is a folder holding full-size patterns for the quilts, and complete quilting and painting instructions. A great book for the artist in you. Includes a glossary. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info