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Hooks-Only Crochet from Start to Finish

By: Alexander, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: House of White Birches: 2006

Seller ID: 2198295


Fine.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2006 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. 176 pp. Create colorful projects with no needles required. From stunning fashions and cute designs, hooks-only crochet from start to finish presents a colorful and creative collection of projects guaranteed to keep your crochet hooks flying... View more info

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The Open Canvas: An Instructional Encyclopedia of Open Work Techniques

By: Ambuter, Carolyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 2198294


Very Good. 1982 Large Softcover. xvi, 271 pp. Pulled Canvas, Needleweaving, Hemstitching, Filet, Hardanger, Reticello & Hedebo. Guide to more than 300 stitches for every openwork technique. 43 lesson plans. 16 pages of full-color samples. Every stitch photographed and diagrammed. Keywords: ARTS CRAFTS HOBBIES HOBBY OPEN CANVAS NEEDLECRAFT PULLED CANVAS NEEDLEWEAVING HEMSTITCHING FILET HARDANGER RETICELLO HEDEBO View more info

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Battenberg Lace: Book II - Victorian Treasures

By: Best, Dianna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Youngman Hughes: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260352


An exceptional copy. 1992 Soft Cover. Patterns and exercises for period lacework from the 19th Century View more info

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Encyclopedia Of Applique: An Illustrated, Numerical Index To Traditional and Modern Patterns

By: Brackman, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: EPM Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 2198291


Very Good. 1993 Large Softcover. 200 pp. Brackman has sorted applique designs into classes based on their general geometry and presents 1,795 patterns, both published and unpublished, from 1800 to 1950. Even unnamed designs are easy to find. In its broadest sense, an applique or applique is a smaller ornament or device applied to another surface. In the context of ceramics, for example, an applique is a separate piece of clay added to the primary work, generally for the ... View more info

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Knitalong: Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together

By: Brown, Larissa; Brown, Martin John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2008

Seller ID: 2198287


Near Fine. Corner bumped, two stickers on rear cover. 2008 Hard Cover. 160 pp. The immensely popular knitalong—an organized event where people knit together for a common goal—has only grown with the explosion of the Internet. Yesterday’s wartime Red Cross sock drives have evolved into today’s meet-ups at locales as diverse as cafes, state fairs, and major league ballparks, as well as international online gatherings; in fact, at any given time tens of thousands o... View more info

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Quick-Stitch Crochet

By: Crow, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Needlecraft Shop: 2008

Seller ID: 2196567


Light rubbing to boards. 2008 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. This new collection of patterns can be completed in a weekend or less. This book offers appealing selections in home decor, accessories and fashions in a wide variety of stitches, techniques, yarns and color palettes. Whether making these beautiful designs as gifts or sprucing up your own decor or wardrobe, you're sure to find time to crochet as many as you like with these time-saving designs. View more info

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Blackwork: A New Approach

By: Day, Brenda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260354


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2000 Soft Cover. Eighteen projects demonstrate the variety and traditions, from graceful Arab-inspired patterns to bold modern styles. Trace blackwork’s evolution with photos of classic examples, and begin the pleasurable task of embroidering your own: the techniques are easy, the required equipment minimal. Make such wonderful projects as rose and tulip bookmarks, festive Christmas cards, a Celtic knot tray, and more. View more info

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Beginner's Guide to Stumpwork

By: Dennis, Kay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Search Press: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2260350


3rd printing. An exceptional copy. 2001 Soft Cover. A practical, step-by-step guide which shows clearly how to create beautiful raised and padded embroideries. View more info

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Jill Gordon's Cross Stitch Pictures: 14 Eye-Catching and Original Designs to Stitch

By: Gordon, Jill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264518


1st printing. A nice copy. 2003 Large Softcover. 128 pp. Jill Gordon, best known for her vivid portrayals of nature through her tapestry designs, now recreates her observations in cross stitch. Fourteen stunning new designs reflect Jill's unique interpretations of the natural world, encompassing animals, landscapes, gardens, fruit and flowers. With the whole fabric worked, the images produced are as full and vibrant as nature itself. Striking zebras quench their thirst a... View more info

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Celtic Backstitch

By: Hall, Helen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260351


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2004 Soft Cover. Incorporate ancient and evocative Celtic designs into a wide array of practical and pretty backstitch projects. From simple small-scale items such as bookmarks and sachets to more ambitious pieces, including cushion covers and curtain tiebacks, there is something to appeal to stitchers of any level. Every project is shown in an inspiring photo and accompanied by information on the type and amount of thread to use, a fu... View more info

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Kate Greenaway Cross Stitch Designs

By: Hasler, Julie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2264524


4th printing. Light smudge to jacket rear. A nice copy. 1989 Large Hardcover. 120 pp. These designs, including lace-trimmed cushions, framed pictures and a tablecloth, preserve the distinctive atmosphere of Kate Greenaway's original illustrations. The author also wrote The Crafty Cat Workbasket. View more info

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So Sweet Baby Wardrobe to Mix & Match

By: Holding, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Leisure Arts: 2007

Seller ID: 2196568


An exceptional copy. 2007 Soft Cover. Welcome to endless wardrobe options that adapt to Baby's needs! Each of the four sets by Carol Holding includes a blanket, cardigan, and booties, but you also get to choose from a hat or cap, and a one-piece romper or pants with a top. Now you have lots of options for dressing your little angel! 34 designs (hats, caps, sweaters, pants, rompers, booties, blankets, and tops) in 4 ensembles: Darlin Duds, Tiny Togs, Just So Adorable, an... View more info

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Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing about Knitting

By: Hood, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262600


First edition. A fine copy in a near fine jacket. 2016 Hard Cover. 260 pp.In Knitting Pearls, two dozen writers write about the transformative and healing powers of knitting. Lily King remembers the year her family lived in Italy, and a knitted hat that helped her daughter adjust to her new home. Laura Lippman explores how converting to Judaism changed not only Christmas but also her mother’s gift of a knitted stocking. Jodi Picoult remembers her grandmother and how th... View more info

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Celtic Animals Charted Designs (Dover Needlework Series)

By: Kliffen, Ina

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 2264521


Wrappers faintly toned. 1996 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Distinguished by its intricate interlacings and elaborate spirals, Celtic art has provided needlecrafters with countless motifs for use in varied projects. This intriguing collection of charted designs by Ina Kliffen incorporates the fascinating shapes of mythical Celtic creatures. Included are forty-three carefully devised color-coded charts depicting a variety of strange and mystifying beasts. Intertwined in the trad... View more info

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Mittens: Twenty Fashion Knit and Crochet Styles (Stitch Style)

By: Lo, Michelle

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Martingale & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 2200045


Two stickers to rear wrapper, light shelf wear. 2007 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. When it comes to hip fashion accessories, give yourself a hand! From city streets to catwalk couture, this collection of mittens spotlights the latest cutting-edge trends--all from the hottest new designers on the knitting and crochet scene. *Mittens are just the beginning--20 projects include evening and driver gloves; fair isle and finger-less gloves; p... View more info

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Stitch Style Mittens: Twenty Fashion Knit and Crochet Styles

By: Lo, Michelle

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Martingale & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 2200414


Two stickers to rear wrapper. 2007 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. When it comes to hip fashion accessories, give yourself a hand! From city streets to catwalk couture, this collection of mittens spotlights the latest cutting-edge trends--all from the hottest new designers on the knitting and crochet scene. * Mittens are just the beginning--20 projects include evening and driver gloves; fair isle and finger-less gloves; plus flip mit... View more info

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Jayne Netley Mayhew's Cross Stitch Jungle: 20 Breathtaking Designs

By: Mayhew, Jayne Netley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264522


First edition. No jacket. A fine copy. 2008 Large Hardcover. 105 pp. Discover the diversity of the jungle with this collection of 20 breath-taking cross stitch designs featuring amazing animals against stunning backdrops of climbing vines, ferns and exotic flowers.Jayne's jungle favourites include the tiger, orangutan, chameleon and macaw, all intricately captured in her masterful sketches and true-to-life stitched designs.Learn how to adapt the featured designs to make ... View more info

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Needles and Pearls

By: McNeil, Gil

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Voice / Hyperion: 2010

Seller ID: 2198583


3rd printing. 2010 Trade Paperback. viii, 419 pp. Includes reading group guide. The warm and witty sequel to The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club.Slip one...Two weddings and a year after her husband's funeral, Jo Mackenzie is finally starting to get the hang of being a single parent. The boys are thriving, the yarn shop is doing well--thanks to Jo's improvements--and she's just about keeping her head above water.Knit two together...But a man from Jo's past ... View more info

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Stumpwork Dragonflies

By: Nicholas, Jane

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2260349


2nd printing. Lightly rubbed. 2000 Large Hardcover. 95 pp. 8 1/2 x 11 1/4. Color photographs, drawings for each project with step-by-step instructions. Nicholas... indulges her love of nature in this book devoted to needlework dragonflies formed from a variety of threads, beads, and delicate fabrics... projects for a 'specimen box' of nine dragonflies with general instructions for embroidery, construction, and mounting. The finished insects are quite beautiful and very l... View more info

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An Introduction to Machine Cutwork

By: Pullen, Michelle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: M.V. Designs: 1996

Seller ID: 2199757


Sticker to rear cover, edges rubbed, pages dog-eared. 1996 Large Softcover. 128 pp. A comprehensive guide to stitching Machine Cutwork with the latest easy techniques. Utilising a standard straight stitch and zig-zag, this book teaches you basic, edge, multi-colour and insertion cutwork as well as cutwork onto knitted fabrics and Richelieu Bars. A cornerstone addition to any sewers library. 32 exclusive design sections brought to you by Internationally recognized Cutwork... View more info

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Embroidered Birds (Masterclass Embroidery Series)

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261057


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In Embroidered Birds, the third title in the Masterclass Embroidery series, Helen shares her secrets of how to achieve amazingly lifelike effects in pure silk thread. In five fascinating chapters Helen explores a variety of birds that are linked in different ways either by their proximity to man, such as domestic and ornamental fowl, or by habitat, such as waterbirds. Each ... View more info

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Embroidered Animals

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261058


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In this fourth title in her Masterclass Embroidery series, Helen M. Stevens reveals more of the secrets of achieving astonishlingly lifelike effects using pure silk thread. In five fascinating chapters Helen explores a variety of animals that are linked in different ways - whether by their ferocity as predators, their closeness to man as familiar countryside dwellers or as ... View more info

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Embroidered Butterflies

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261059


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2004 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Readers will learn to create breathtaking butterfly portraits by following the expert advice of internationally acclaimed designer Helen M. Stevens. In Embroidered Butterflies, Helen shares her secrets of how to achieve incredible effects in pure silk thread. View more info

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Embroidered Flowers (The Masterclass Embroidery Series)

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261060


1st printing. Faintly rubbed. 2004 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Share the secrets of talented artist Helen M. Stevens as she reveals how you can recreate the splendour of nature in your embroideries. Embroidered Flowers, the first title in the Masterclass Embroidery Series, provides a fascinating insight to the beauty of flowers in all their different habitats with step-by-step advice on how to create your own embroidered floral studies. View more info

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Embroiderer's Countryside

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2008

Seller ID: 2261064


Faintly rubbed. 2008 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. This new edition of Helen M. Stevens' first and most successful embroidery book provides readers with the opportunity to recreate four original embroidery pieces for themselves. Helen depicts the natural beauty of the countryside using pure silk embroidery threads to capture spring hedgerows, the woodland floor, riverbanks and summer meadows with breath-taking realism. Each delightful scene is... View more info

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World of Embroidery

By: Stevens, Helen M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261066


First edition. Light edge wear. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. By drawing on inspiration from different countries and cultures around the world, Helen brings fresh vibrancy to her work. In Helen M Stevens' World of Embroidery she captures the diversity of nature from the polar caps to the tropics through flora, fauna, birds and insects. Beautiful colourful photographs highlight the skill that translates the iridescent glow of a hummin... View more info

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Bargello: Florentine Canvas Work

By: Williams, Elsa S.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1967

Seller ID: 2199760


Spine bumped, cover and pages toned. 1967 Soft Cover. 64 pp. A history of bargello with illustrations of different patterns (some in color).Keywords: BARGELLO FLORENTINE CANVAS WORK CRAFTS ART EMBROIDERY NEEDLECRAFT View more info

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Sew Easy Embellishments (Leisure Arts Presents)

By: Zieman, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Leisure Arts / Oxmoor House: 1997

Seller ID: 2199762


Sticker adhesive to front cover, multiple creases to bottom right front corner, wrappers rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1997 Large Softcover. 144 pp. Using full-color photos and clear diagrams, Nancy Zieman leads readers step by step through a variety of embellishments, offering her signature Notes from Nancy to teach shortcuts and time-saving methods. Instructions for approximately 50 projects, including clothing, table linens, and wall hangings, are included.Keywords: CR... View more info