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Woolley Fox American Folk Art Rug Hooking: 18 Folk Art Projects with Rug-Hooking Basics, Tips & Techniques

By: Barbara Carroll

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Landauer Publishing: 2005-09-30

Seller ID: 9781890621926


Leading teacher Barbara Carroll details everything a rug hooker needs to know to successfully get started in rug hooking and complete the 18 authentic American folk art projects provided. Part 1 tours the Woolley Fox guesthouses and classroom, Barbara's wool rug collection, her workshop and introduces the reader to the art of rug hooking. Part 2 provides rug hooking basics with step-by-step instructions to show how to work with wool, dyeing the wool, cutting th wool and ... View more info

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Power Sewing Step-by-Step

By: Betzina, Sandra

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Taunton Press: 2002-01-01

Seller ID: 9781561585724


This step-by-step photographic guide shows how to sew womens clothing from commercial patterns. The book explains professional tricks for successful sewing of many styles of vests, pants, skirts, dresses, and jackets. View more info

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The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns

By: Budd, Ann

Price: $25.16

Publisher: Interweave: 2004-09-01

Seller ID: 9781931499439


Created for knitters who want standard sweater patterns in a variety of sizes and gauges, as well as those who want a template from which to develop their own designs, this book provides easy-to-follow charted instructions for 18 sweaters, three in each of the six most popular sweaters constructions. Each style is then provided in 15 sizes ranging from toddler to large adult, then further divided into six possible gauges: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 stitches per inch combining ... View more info

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Creative Medieval Designs for Applique

By: Campbell, Eileen

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing: 2006-12-28

Seller ID: 9781877080104


Inspired by medieval illuminated manuscripts and tapestries, these wonderful appliques for quilts and cushions can be combined to create an array of kingly projects. The elegant choices include templates for an entire heraldic alphabet, along with gorgeous designs for lyre birds, dragons, gryphons, and many other real and imaginary beasts. Complete instructions on the applique method and patterns for numerous projects--like the Z Flower Quilt with its swirling blossoms, ... View more info

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Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style: Step-by-Step Instructions and Patterns for a 15-Piece Manger Scene

By: Cipa, Shawn

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2003-10-01

Seller ID: 9781565232020


This creative guide to fashioning a hand-carved wooden nativity scene includes 15 patterns for every character present in the traditional Christmas story from the holy family and the three kings to shepherds and barnyard animals. An overview of tools, sharpening techniques, wood selection, and basic carving cuts is provided. The figurines of Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus are included with step-by-step instructions from the first to the final cut. View more info

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Making and Manipulating Marionettes

By: Currell, David

Price: $45.75

Publisher: Crowood Press: 2005-01-01

Seller ID: 9781861266637


"Making and Manipulating Marionettes" is a superb guide to a craft and performance art that has fascinated audiences for over 2,000 years. Handsomely illustrated throughout, it presents precise instructions for the making of marionettes, both for plays and for acts in the variety tradition. All aspects of marionette design, construction, and control are covered, and there are rare insights into specialized designs and stringing techniques. Contents include an introductio... View more info

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Sew What! Skirts: 16 Simple Styles You Can Make with Fabulous Fabrics

By: DenHartog, Francesca

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC: 2006-09-01

Seller ID: 9781580176255


Discover how fun it is to create these simple, colorful skirts. "Sew What Skirts" assumes no prior sewing experience and doesn't slow you down with complicated instructions or patterns. The authors offer up 16 great styles, including A-line, circle, wraparound, gored panel, tiered, layered, and more. All it takes to get started is basic body measurements (no need to buy a pattern), a sewing machine, great fabric, fun embellishments, and a few simple techniques. The desi... View more info

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Freeform Knitting and Crochet (Milner Craft Series)

By: Dowde, Jenny

Price: $20.69

Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing: 2004-09-01

Seller ID: 9781863513272


"Take your yarn for a walk," says author Jenny Dowde, who teaches the freeform "scrumbling" technique. With scrumbling, needleworkers can work unbound by patterns and yet still successfully knit or crochet a project. With just a range of simple stitches and only a few basic techniques, anyone can create lovely and useful household objects and eye-catching wearable art. Full-color photographs illustrate Dowde's methods in action, from completing both basic and advanced st... View more info

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Designing & Building Cabinets: The New Best of Fine Woodworking

By: Editors of Fine Woodworking

Price: $20.69

Publisher: Taunton Press: 2004-09-09

Seller ID: 9781561587322


Designing and Building Cabinets contains articles that present the basics of design and construction in easy-to-understand, accessible terms. From the editors of Fine Woodworking-the dream team of woodworking professionals-this is a fully indexed, ultimate visual reference for woodworkers. View more info

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Ponchos & Wraps: A Knitter's Dozen (A Knitter's Dozen series)

By: Editors, Knitter's Magazine [Editor]

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Xrx Books: 2005-04-01

Seller ID: 9781933064017


The best ideas for making ponchos and wraps from "Knitter's Magazine" are featured in this project book for knitters of all skill levels. Ranging from casual ponchos that are thrown over the head and worn with jeans to elegant wraps and stoles for evenings out, and from classic to contemporary designs, these 18 projects provide an opportunity to either start out with more ordinary yarns and stitches or to graduate to experimentation with luxury yarns and unconventional s... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques: A step-by-step visual directory, with an inspirational gallery of finished pieces

By: Gardiner, Wendy

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Search Press: 2014-12-22

Seller ID: 9781903975664


This complete, step-by-step guide to hand and machine sewing combines basic know-how for the beginner with advanced techniques for the more experienced. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs and clear diagrams, this indispensable reference of tools, fabrics, and techniques covers seams, darts, pleats, tucks, necklines, buttonholes, zippers, hems, and much more. One section demystifies paper patterns, while others explore the essential of both hand and machi... View more info

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Welcome to the North Pole: Santa's Village in Applique

By: Goldsmith, Becky; Jenkins, Linda

Price: $16.20

Publisher: That Patchwork Place: 1997-06-24

Seller ID: 9781564771940


This North Pole village is full of charming places for Santa and his helpers to work and play. Create a whimsical appliqued scene, or stitch one of two smaller scenes using elements from a just a few blocks.Includes instructions for one large and two small wall hangingsLearn an innovative color-stacking technique for selecting fabricsDiscover an easy way to make templates and find tips for tricky applique, plus creative embellishing, quilting, and finishing ideas View more info

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Pyrography Designs

By: Gregory, Norma

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman: 1999-12-31

Seller ID: 9781861081162


Here is a collection of designs for pyrographers to use without fear of copyright infringement. Norma Gregory shares her designs and has supplied additional elements that can be combined to create hundreds of new images to suit your individual needs. Includes birds, mammals, flowers, herbs, water life, farms and Celtic knotwork. View more info

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Crochet Precious Baby Booties 8740501

By: Hamburg, Deborah [Editor]

Price: $6.38

Publisher: Annie's: 2003-08-01

Seller ID: 9781931171243


Twelve soft pairs to caress baby's feet. View more info

Image for Seashore and Nautical Patterns for the Scroll Saw: More than 50 Patterns featuring Lighthouses, Nautical Symbols and Life by the Sea

Seashore and Nautical Patterns for the Scroll Saw: More than 50 Patterns featuring Lighthouses, Nautical Symbols and Life by the Sea

By: Hofferth, William

Price: $12.62

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2003-05-01

Seller ID: 9781565231900


Oceanfront patterns for a variety of scroll saw projects View more info

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Woodworkers' Essential Facts, Formulas & Short-Cuts: Rules of Thumb Help Figure It Out, With or Without Math

By: Horner, Ken

Price: $23.37

Publisher: Cambium Press: 2003-04-01

Seller ID: 9781892836151


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Last-Minute Knitted Gifts

By: Hoverson, Joelle; Williams, Anna [Photographer]

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang: 2004-10-01

Seller ID: 9781584793670


Today's knitters are chic, smart-and busy. Although they love to knit and enjoy making gifts for family and friends, they're constantly faced with the challenge of finding enough time to actually finish what they've started. "Last-Minute Knitted Gifts" solves this problem. Joelle Hoverson, owner of Purl, the hip knitting supply store in downtown Manhattan, has designed more than 30 fun, fresh, beautiful patterns, most of which can be made in less than ten hours-some in a... View more info

Image for North American Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw: 61 Captivating Designs for Moose, Bear, Eagles, Deer and More

North American Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw: 61 Captivating Designs for Moose, Bear, Eagles, Deer and More

By: Irish, Lora

Price: $12.62

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2002-04-01

Seller ID: 9781565231658


Scroll saw artists never seem to have enough wildlife patterns. Bears, wolves, eagles, and ducks come to life in the designs shown here. They range from easy to difficult, and all of them can be made three-dimensional by tilting the saw table, a technique that is thoroughly explained. View more info

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Foxfire 12: The New Book in the Classic Series on Simple Living in America

By: Kaye Carver Collins [Editor]; Angie Cheek [Editor];

Price: $18.89

Publisher: Anchor: 2004-09-14

Seller ID: 9781400032617


For more than thirty years, Foxfire books have brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative-self-sufficiency, the art of natural remedies, home crafts, and preserving the stories and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. Foxfire 12""is the latest volume, the first in more than five years. Here are reminiscences about learning to square dance and tales a... View more info

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Leisure Arts Afghans for All Seasons

By: Leisure Arts

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc.: 2001-06-01

Seller ID: 9781574862133


For the experienced crocheter or an enthusiastic beginner, Leisure Arts presents a new volume of Afghans for All Seasons, which features a selection of wraps for each month of the year. The step-by-step instructions have been tested by experienced crocheters for accuracy and clarity, and general instructions, along with instructions for advanced pattern stitches, help to ensure success every time. View more info