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100 Cross-Stitch Christmas Ornaments , Siegel, Carol
1 100 Cross-Stitch Christmas Ornaments  Siegel, Carol
0696023601 / 9780696023606 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 6th printing 1991 Meredith Press. Light wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 168 pages; Index; color photos; 3-color charts; patterns. Language: English. 100 fabulous original counted cross-stitch designs to treasure, organized by theme: Primitive Country, Santa, Teddy Bears, Angels, etc. Keywords: craft, holiday, gift, handmade, handicraft, sewing, Christmas.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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100 Cross-Stitch Gifts from Nature: The Vanessa-Ann Collection , No author stated.
2 100 Cross-Stitch Gifts from Nature: The Vanessa-Ann Collection  No author stated.
0696023288 / 9780696023286 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1989 Better Homes & Gardens Books. PREVIOUS OWNER'S INSCRIPTION on front free endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked. Jacket worn at top spine. Pages bright; binding tight. 191 pages; lots of black-and-white charts and color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Beginner's Guide to Origami: Easy Step-by-Step Projects, Robinson, Nick
3 A Beginner's Guide to Origami: Easy Step-by-Step Projects Robinson, Nick
1405450487 / 9781405450485 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover book with spiral-comb spine, published 2005 by Parragon Publishing, U.K. Only light wear: light scratches to cover. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 64 pages; 20 models; paper is NOT included. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage. 'This book is perfect for both the experienced folder and the newcomer to the art of origami. All the basic techniques are shown using informal but comprehensive diagrams. Advice is given on choosing paper, when to fold, and how to create your own designs. The contents include many exciting and previously unpublished new designs.'--from back cover. Spiral binding makes it easier to work on folding while following the diagrams. Keywords: craft, papercraft, paper-folding, art instruction. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A New Look at Needlepoint: The Complete Guide to Canvas Embroidery , Rome, Carol Cheney
4 A New Look at Needlepoint: The Complete Guide to Canvas Embroidery  Rome, Carol Cheney
0517511185 / 9780517511183 Very Good.  
Paperback. 10th printing. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Light-to-average wear. 228pp, Index. 23 finished projects; 80 stitches; 425 illustrations. Language: English.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Scented Christmas , Cusick, Dawn
5 A Scented Christmas  Cusick, Dawn
0806974710 / 9780806974712 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 2nd printing 1990 Sterling / Lark. 3 library-sale INKSTAMPS on first blank page. Noticeable average wear to jacket. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight. 112 pages; Index; 100+ projects; color and black-and-white photos. Language: English. '[E]xplores those wonderful scents and fragrances of cherished Christmases past. ... Step-by-step directions show you how to make both traditional and contemporary decorations and gifts: garlands, swags, centerpieces, ornaments, tussie mussies, topiaries, wreaths, and much more.'--from back jacket. Keywords: holiday, winter, seasonal, craft, evergreen, herb, herbal, spice, pomander, potpourri, sachet, flower, floral.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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6 American Primitives in Needlepoint  Ormond, Brande
039525485X / 9780395254851 Acceptable.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1977 Houghton Mifflin. NO DUSTJACKET. Book got damp; pages wavy and a little stained. Otherwise clean; binding tight; no bad smell. 139pp, B/W diagrams, color plates. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. '11 masterpieces of American Primitive painting, from the country's leading collections. These are complete pictures, not motifs--the very expensive kind of work heretofore available only at a few needlepoint shops, meticulously graphed so that any needleworker can tranform their blank canvas into an exquisite tapestry. The finished pieces will make elegant pillows, footstools, small rugs and wall hangings. All of the projects that folk artists love are in this book--cats, horses, babies, flowers, fruit, birds and even a smiling polar bear.'--from the publisher. Keywords: needlepointers, needlework, stitch, stiches, folk art.  
Price: 6.00 USD
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An Introduction to Natural Dyeing, Thresh, Robert; Thresh, Christine
7 An Introduction to Natural Dyeing Thresh, Robert; Thresh, Christine
0960057226 / 9780960057221 Good. 
Paperback. Small softcover booklet with stapled binding, published 1972 by Threshold, Santa Rosa, California. Average wear. Label/sticker from upstate NY ashram inside front cover. Light soiling to covers; light creases to pages. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 37 pages; a few illustrations. Language: English. '[D]esigned to offer simple explanations and instructions to the individual who is interested in gathering his own dyestuff, preparing the dye, and watching a color emerge from the dye pot.'--from Introduction. Recipes are for wool only and are for small dye lots (1/4 pound of wool). Provides list of supplies, how to prepare the yarn, basic mordanting and dyeing process. 15 recipes for well-known dyes such as onion skin, marigold, coreopsis, madder, cochineal, walnut hull, oak gall, indigo, etc. Keywords: craft, textile, mordant, vintage, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Angels Remembered , Leisure Arts
8 Angels Remembered  Leisure Arts
0942237781 / 9780942237788 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1996 Oxmoor House. Glossy picture cover--no jacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 96pp. Language: English. Raphael, cherubs, angel alphabet, herbs, 4 Seasons, flowers, much more. A collection of cross-stitched images adapted from vintage greeting cards, lithographs, and painted masterpieces. Keywords: needlework, cross-stitch.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Art of Knotting and Splicing  Day, Cyrus Lawrence
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 3RD EDITION 1977. Previous owner's name 1st pg. HEAVY WEAR to jacket. Clean and tight. 225pp, Index, Glossary, Bibliography, 700+ B/W photos.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Basic Jewelry Making Techniques , McGrath, Jinks
10 Basic Jewelry Making Techniques  McGrath, Jinks
1555219047 / 9781555219048 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Oversize (ca. 11x9 inches) hardcover with dustjacket 1994 reprint Chartwell Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear to jacket. 112 pages; Index; Glossary; color photos; diagrams. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. Covers soldering, using wire, texturing, setting stones, enameling, casting, engraving, forging, working with gold, more. Keywords: craft, art, metal, metalwork, design, designing, jewelrymaking, jewellery.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Beaded Tassels, Braids and Fringes, Campbell-Harding, Valerie
11 Beaded Tassels, Braids and Fringes Campbell-Harding, Valerie
0806948914 / 9780806948911 Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, published 1999 by Sterling. Noticeable wear to jacket: small creases, scuffs, scratches. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 128 pages; Index; color photos and black-and-white diagrams. Language: English. 'Large decorative tassels are usually made by covering a wooden mold with cord or thread. Campbell-Harding adds beads in a variety of beading patterns to her tassels, creating delightful lacy baubles that can be used to embellish curtains, lampshades, or clothing.' -- Library Journal, 1999. Keywords: crafts, beadwork, decorating. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Better Homes and Gardens Applique , No author stated.
12 Better Homes and Gardens Applique  No author stated.
0696004356 / 9780696004353 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1981 7th printing. Glossy cover--no dustjacket. Clean and unmarked; NOTICEABLE AVERAGE WEAR; AGE-DISCOLORATION. A few pages dog-eared. 96pp, color photos, diagrams. Language: English.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Better Homes and Gardens Patchwork and Quilting , No author stated
13 Better Homes and Gardens Patchwork and Quilting  No author stated
0696001756 / 9780696001758 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1981 Meredith. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; only a hint of wear. 96pp, color photos, B/W diagrams. Language: English. Traditional to contemporary. Applique also. Keywords: quilt, quilter, needlework, sewing.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Better Homes and Gardens Rug Making , No author stated.
14 Better Homes and Gardens Rug Making  No author stated.
0696004658 / 9780696004650 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1981 7th printing. Glossy cover--no dustjacket. Clean and unmarked. Pages are AGE-DISCOLORED. Binding tight. 96pp, 40 projects, 17 techniques, color photos, B/W patterns/diagrams. Language: English.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Better Homes and Gardens Victorian Style Needlecrafts , Reams, Nancy
15 Better Homes and Gardens Victorian Style Needlecrafts  Reams, Nancy
0696019485 / 9780696019487 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1992 Better Homes & Gardens books. A few tiny stains on last page of Index and endpaper. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight; jacket crisp. 160pp, 75 patterns, 44 color photos. Language: English.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Cat Knits, Coss, Melinda
16 Cat Knits Coss, Melinda
0312020260 / 9780312020262 Very Good. 
Paperback. Large softcover 1st U.S. edition 1988 St. Martin's Press. Light wear to corners. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 94 pages; color photos, charts, and diagrams. Language: English. 'Feline designs of all kinds adorn the 20 clever patterns in this unique knitting book. Using a variety of yarns--including cotton, mohair, chunky and finer weights-- beginning and advanced knitters alike can make a charming collection of sweaters and items for the home.'--from back cover. Includes 2 sweaters based on the Broadway musical 'Cats'. Keywords: craft, needlework, knitted, knitter, fashion, Eighties, 1980s, '80s. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ceramics, Constantine, Elizabeth; Krevolin, Lewis
17 Ceramics Constantine, Elizabeth; Krevolin, Lewis
Good. 
Paperback. Slim softcover book with stapled binding, published 1967 by Pitman Publishing Corp. Average wear: small crescent creases to back cover; light age-tanning to pages; nick to front cover. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Great vintage reading/research/studio copy. 48 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Brief how-to overview for the beginning potter. 'The purpose of this book is to acquaint you with the essential materials for making pottery; the basic hand-building processes, illustrated in specific projects; and the techniques of decorating, finishing, and firing. We stress the importance of design and experimentation along with good craftsmanship, and how techniques and ideas can be developed and expanded through them.'--from Introduction. Keywords: craft, ceramicist, art, instruction, clay, pot, kiln, glaze, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Christmas Past and Christmas Presents , Austin, Catherine
18 Christmas Past and Christmas Presents  Austin, Catherine
0806904046 / 9780806904047 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Sterling / Chapelle. Light wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 144 pages; Index; color photos; black-and-white diagrams and templates. Language: English. More than 40 handsome and tasteful projects. 'A variety of Victorian charms, from a quilted chair to a fantasy tea set, are sure to please. Make presents perfectly suited to the art connoisseur, the outdoors enthusiast, the romantic, and more. What writer could resist a beautiful stenciled journal? Painters will love the floral apron, with a pocket to hold brushes. Plus: sewing boxes, cooking baskets, desk sets, frames, and other great ideas.'-- from the publisher. Keywords: craft, holiday, gift, handmade, handicraft, Christmas.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Country Living Handmade Candles: Recipes for Crafting Candles at Home , Blake, Jane; Paulsen, Emily; Morton, Keith Scott (photographer)
19 Country Living Handmade Candles: Recipes for Crafting Candles at Home  Blake, Jane; Paulsen, Emily; Morton, Keith Scott (photographer)
1588164179 / 9781588164179 Like New.  
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket 2004 Hearst Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Light store shelfwear, but still gift-giving condition. 111 pages; Index; color photos. Language: English. Great how-to book offers basic recipes and instructions for many variations, complemented by lovely, idea-inspiring photography. Keywords: candlemaking, votive, wax, beeswax, pillar, taper, wick, centerpiece, candlelight, dip, dipping, mold, molding, molded, rolled, scented, homemade.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Country Living Handmade Pillows: Decorative Accents Throughout Your Home , Stewart, Arlene Hamilton; Morton, Keith Scott (photographer)
20 Country Living Handmade Pillows: Decorative Accents Throughout Your Home  Stewart, Arlene Hamilton; Morton, Keith Scott (photographer)
1588164152 / 9781588164155 Like New.  
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket 2004 Hearst Books. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Light store shelfwear, but still gift-giving condition. 111 pages; Index; black-and-white line drawings; color photos. Language: English. Great how-to book offers basic instructions for many materials and techniques, complemented by lovely, idea-inspiring photography. Keywords: cushion, sew, sewing, pillowcase, fabric, stuffed, bolster, homemade.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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