Used and Out of Print Books on Handcrafts
A Visual Introduction To Bucks
Point Lace -by- Geraldine Stott (B T Batsford, reprint, 1992) ISBN
0713443715. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket, 90 pages, dust jacket is bumped on
corners and top of spine, with very small tear on forward edge, boards worn on edges, else very good.
Aluminium and Copper Tooling - Using Foil and Wooden Sticks -by- Chester Jay Alkema (Little Craft Book
Series, Sterling Publishing Co, New York, 2nd printing, 1975) ISBN 0806952725.
Used small hardcover book, no dust jacket, 48 pages, covers are lightly soiled, pages are very good.
Annie's Country Crafts: Easy Inexpensive Crafts for Fetes and Markets -by- Anne Mayne.
Cutting costs; crafts for kids; no sew crafts; quilted fabric crafts; Australiana crafts; floral art craft;
pretty perfumed crafts; Christmas crafts; selling your crafts at markets; tips for committee
members (Kangaroo Press, Sydney, reprint, 1994) ISBN 0864173075. Very good softcover book, 48pp.
Assisi Embroideries (DMC Library
Ref. 8191-2) (new edition (revised), Editions th. de Dillmont, Mulhouse, France,
1975) Oversize softcover book, 12 pages + 24 pages of patterns, covers worn,
corners creased, name blacked out on cover, pages are good.
Baskets And Basketry -by- Dorothy Wright. Drawings -by- David Button. Basket making. (A H
& A W Reed, Wellington, New Zealand, 1974) ISBN 0589007386. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 144 pages.
Foxing on dust jacket and tear in upper fold-down flap of dust jacket. Spine slightly cocked. All else is very good.
Design And Technique -by- Margaret Pascoe (B T Batsford Ltd, London, reprint,
1993) ISBN 0713451467. Used softcover book, 144 pages, in excellent condition.
Candy Jar Cover Pattern: Mrs Santa & Lady Pilgrim, No. MW508 (1986 Marlene's Craft Studio, CA) in
clear envelope, appears to be unused. (2)
Celtic Cross Stitch Samplers -by- Angela Wainwright. Over 30 cross stitch projects in Celtic
designs inspired by knotwork from stone carvings, key patterns and colours from illuminated manuscripts, and
stylized animals and scrolled shapes from jewellery; designed for different types of sampler including bands,
an anniversary sampler, quickly stitched pieces such as bookmarks and pincushions; illustrated in colour
and accompanied by full-colour pattern charts and clear working instructions. (Cassell. London. 1993) ISBN 0304344435.
Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. Dust jacket has small tear in rear upper corner. Else in fine condition.
Weighs 800 grams.
Christmas Gentlemen: Leisure Arts
Leaflet 2400 designed -by- Marilyn Gandré, 5
versions of Father Christmas in cross-stitch (Leisure Arts, 1989) Good.
Colour In Lace -by- Ann Collier. Lacemaking. Chapters cover principles of colour; lace
techniques in colour: needlelace, bobbin lace, carrickmacross; colour and design
from natural sources: flower panels, cushions, collars, motifs, fans, jewellery;
themes in lace: mediaeval figures, Alice in Wonderland, further needlelace stitches; glossary of terms (Simon &
Schuster Australia, Sydney, 1991) ISBN 0731802292. Used softcover book, 96
pages, name of previous owner written on half title page, bookplate sticker of
previous owner and date written inside cover, cover has a few creases, pages are very good.
Counts And Gauges: A Work On
Yarn Calculations Specially Compiled For Use In The Hosiery And Knitting
Industries Including A Series Of Tables On The Numbering Of Hosiery Yarns; Their
Comparisons And Relations to Gauges Of Knitting Machinery; The Methods Of
Combining Yarns For Plating, etc. -by- James Henry Quilter & John
Chamberlain (Hosiery Trade Journal Office, Leicester, 1915) Antiquarian
hardcover book, no dust jacket, good pseudo-leather covers with gilt lettering, 96
pages, with errata note laid in over the preface page, foxing on eps and edges
of pages, name of previous owner written inside cover, else very good.
Decorative Alphabets: Stained Glass Pattern Book -by- Ed Sibbett, Jr. (Dover Publications
Inc. New York. 1986) ISBN 048625206X. Used softcover book. 64 pages. Covers are marked and worn. Pages are good.
Dollhouse Dolls And Their Clothes -by- Barbara Marsten & Tina Bliss, The
basics and many helpful hints for making dollhouse dolls and their clothes,
designed to fit 5-6 inch manufactured dolls or homemade dolls scaled one inch to
one foot; details about necessary tools, materials, and construction methods,
fabrics, trims and notions; the basics for construction of stocking dolls,
clothespin dolls, doll hair, and sewing or painting doll faces; Imperial measurements (Sterling
Publishing, New York, 1990) ISBN 0806973692. Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 256
pages, edges of cover worn, corners knocked, foxing on edges of pages, pages are very good.
Embroidered Gardens -by- Thomasina Beck. Shows how embroidery has been reflected in
contemporary gardens through the centuries, while these gardens in turn are
inspired by the embroiderer's needle; from Elizabethan times to the present day,
this fascinating parallel is illustrated with engravings, woodcuts and paintings
together with a wealth of embroideries and patterns and photographs of gardens.
(Angus & Robertson Publishers, London, 1979) ISBN 0207958017 /0-207-95801-7. Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
144 pages. Dust jacket is torn on corners and at top of spine. Else very good.
Get Your Crochet On!
Hip Hats and Cool Caps -by- Afya Ibomu. A cool collection of 20 original crocheted hat
patterns in a wide range of styles for men, women and kids (The Taunton Press, Newtown CT,
2006) ISBN 9781561588503. Used softcover book, 122 pages. In fine condition.
Glass for a Beautiful Home -by- Matthew Lloyd and Janet Blackmore. Stained Glass. Detailed instructions on how to construct
your own stained glass with project courses in making simple light catchers and mobiles, panels for windows and doors and lampshades.
Includes a practical chapter on renovation and restoration; also notes on on a deeper appreciation of the eccentric and subtle effects of
decorative coloured glass and the artistic aims of the glazier as well as the modern role of stained glass in 20th Century architecture.
Illustrated in colour and black and white. Measurements in Imperial and Metric. (Merehurst Press. London. 1988) ISBN 1853910201.
Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 159 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges with a few small tears and also has a small tear on the
spine. Marks on edges of pages. Else very good.
Glazes From Natural Sources: A Working Handbook for Potters -by- Brian Sutherland. Pottery Glazes. Chapters
cover: Rocks; Rock types and preparation for glazes; Equipment and preparation; Making test glazed pieces; Testing glazes;
Blending systems and constructions; Calculation and control of glazes; The Seger system, and glazes for all temperatures;
Glazing and firing; Comments from contributors; Home made equipment for pottery glazing; Typical analyses of various clays,
brickearths, shales, mudstones etc; Geological formations and geographical distribution of brick, pipe and tile clays in the
United Kingdom; List of handbooks on the regional geology of Great Britain; Bibliography; Index. (B T Batsford Ltd. London. 1987)
ISBN 0713442042. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 118 pages. Dust jacket is price-clipped, worn on corners and both ends
of spine and has a small tear in the rear side. Name and number of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Light foxing on
edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 600 grams.
Hand Painted Textiles for The Home -by- Kazz Ball & Valerie Janitch. Design and inspiration for
painting; understanding colour and design; materials and basic equipment;
preparing the design; small beginnings; special effects; drawing and painting;
decorative borders; the art of stencilling; the gutta-serti technique; the
ancient craft of batik; marbling; painting for the festive season; fabrics of
antiquity; painted patchwork; creating a home for your textile painting;
suitable fabrics; the range of paints(1991, David & Charles, UK) ISBN 0715394002.
Excellent hardcover book in dust jacket, 160pp, name on fep.
Dried-Flower Arrangements -by- Mami Kawasaki photographs by Tomokazu
Imai (no date, Ward Lock, London) SBN 706315049, good hardcover, dust jacket
price-clipped and chipped in corners, 61pp, pink marker ribbon, mark on fep.
Introducing Leatherwork -by- Ross A Elliott. An
easy-to-read text containing sufficient information and techniques to construct
a wide range of useful articles; line drawings, diagrams, b/w and colour plates;
metric measurements (First Edition, 1979, Granada Publishing, London) ISBN 0246111917, very good
hardcover book, no dust jacket, pictorial boards, 109pp.
Kate Broadfoot's Australian Folk Art, Book 3
(Bonn Accord Arts and Crafts, Bulli, NSW, 1993) ISBN 0646144138, very good
softcover book, 30pp.
Knit A Teddy Bear's Picnic
designs by Braden, Sheryl edited by Margaret Gore. The teddy bear is depicted in
all sorts of situations, motifs and styles; coats, jumpers, cardigans,
playsuits, skirt and vest for children aged from 6 months to 12 years;
most of the garments shown are worked using part-knitting or 'intarsia', which
means changing colours in mid-row; another way to work the design into the
garment is using 'knitting stitch embroidery' which can be done on completion of
a plain stocking stitch garment; with patterns and illustrations in colour
(The Custom Book Company,
Sydney, revised ed, undated) ISBN 186426005X. Very good softcover book, 96pp.
Learn Tatting: Coats Sewing Group Book No. 660, step by step instructions for
household articles, fashion accessories and edgings (Coats, Glasgow, circa 1950)
Very good softcover pamphlet, 23pp.
Leatherwork -by- Ian Hamilton-Head. Diagrams
make each basic stage of leather-working easy to follow, from making a template
and cutting out, to lining and edging; among the various decorative techniques
demonstrated are carving, embossing, applique work, braiding, stitching,
modelling and dyeing; finishing processes such as blueing and fitting catches,
buckles and press-studs are also covered; illustrated with 70 photographs of the
author's own work
(Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset, UK, 1979) ISBN 0713709286. Used softcover book,
134 pages, corners bumped, else very good.
Light Leather, A Reference Manual For Tanners Dyers And Finishers In The Light Leather Trade. Leatherwork.
(Imperial Chemical Industries Limited (ICI), Dyestuffs Division, no place, no
date) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 147 pages, good black cloth covers with good
gilt lettering, foxing on eps, else very good.
Macrame Pets -designed by- Martha Holton. 6 advanced macrame
projects: parrot, alpaca, Afghan dog, elephant, Persian cat, duck
(1977 Craft Publications) Good softcover book, 23pp. 2 neat holes punched for
binder. Cover lightly soiled. Small tear at bottom.
Manning On Decoupage
-by- Hiram Manning (Dover, New York, 1980) ISBN 0486240282. Used softcover book, 254
pages, light wear to cover, corners curled, small section cut at top of first
page leaving a date, stain also on first & second page, else good.
Modelling With Self-Hardening Clay -by- Gary Tong. Chapters cover getting started with
clay, tools and materials, setting up a work area, basic techniques, decorative
finishes, projects, special details; with a glossary; illustrated with b/w
photographs and many diagrams (Pelham Books, London, 1976) ISBN 0720709466. Used
hardcover book, no dust jacket, 96 pages, good tan cloth covers with good black
lettering on spine, corners knocked, mark on pastedown inside cover, else very good.
More Bush Beauties, Designs For Stained Glass
Suncatchers -by- Jillian Sawyer of Firebird Leadlights, Bentley, Western Australia. Photography -by- Chris
Garnett, Stained Glass Craft. Leadlights. Designs of Australian birds, plants
and animals for stained glass. Illustrated in full colour (The Original Redback
Press, 1993) ISBN 0646138464/ 0-646-13846-4. Used softcover book, unpaginated, corners bumped, else very good.
Needlepoint Plaids -by- Marion Broome Pakula. Create needlepoint plaids by number patterns.
This book contains everything a needlepointer needs to turn out exquisite plaid ties, plaid purses, plaid cushions
and plaid upholstery, and many other unique plaid objects; there is even instructions for creating a plaid from your
telephone number (if you use your area code no-one else will have the exact same plaid. 43 colour plates and 28
diagrams (Crown Publ, New York, 1975) ISBN 0517520427. Used softcover book. 96 pages. Ex-library with the usual
stamps, marks and stickers. Covered in clear contact. Pocket inside front cover. Corners curled. Pages are good.
Next To Nothing Aussie Animals -by- Jan Godwin & Avice Butcher. How to make 9
different Australian animals and birds, with 44 different costumes for each
animal and 10 for each bird; simple patterns and instructions which can be made
easily by children of all ages; photographs and drawings show each finished
animal and costume (Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1984) ISBN 0949924857. Used
softcover book, 72 pages, mark on first blank page, else very good.
Paper Ribbon: Garden Varieties,
18 projects featuring fruits & vegetables made with paper ribbon -by-
Jacqueline Michele (1989 Plaid Enterprises) very good softcover, 23pp.
Practical Skills In Bobbin Lace -by- Bridget M Cook (B T
Batsford, London, reprint, 1992) ISBN 0713443669. Used hardcover book in dust jacket,
now covered in clear contact, 298 pages, foxing on eps and first and last few
pages, name and date written on title page, else very good.
Practical Solutions For Potters: 100 of Your Top
Questions With 1000s of Practical Solutuions -by- Gill Bliss (New Burlington Books, London, 1998) ISBN
1861555296. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 192 pages. Dust jacket has small chips at both ends of spine. Insect
damage to edges of boards. Pages are very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms
Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Needlecraft. Handicrafts. Covers Embroidery; Knitting; Canvas Work;
Crochet; Applique; Lacework; Patchwork; Macrame; Quilting; Rugmaking. (Reader's Digest. Sydney. First Edition, second
revise. 1990) ISBN 0909486786. Used book. Oblong hardcover book. No dust jacket. Pictorial covers. 479 pages. Tears at
both ends of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.. This book weighs 1.6 kilograms.
Reader's Digest The Make-it-Yourself Gift Book. Handicrafts. 250
gifts to make for everyone you know; easy to follow step-by-step instructions;
full colour photograph of each gift; 80 full-size master patterns for you to
trace; 50 pages of basic craft techniques; 47 quick and easy gifts to make in 3
hours or less; special chapter on making edible gifts; 15 pages of great
gift-wrapping ideas; patterns still in clear wrapping in pocket inside rear cover. (First edition,
1995, Reader's Digest, Sydney) ISBN 0864388918. Used large format hardcover
book, no dust jacket, pictorial boards, 464 pages. In fine condition. This book weighs 2.1 kilograms.
Ready-To-Use Victorian Borders On Layout Grids: Copyright-Free Designs, Printed One Side, Hundreds of
Uses, -edited by- Carol Belanger Grafton. Contains 40 Victorian borders to
complement almost any graphic project; each pattern is printed on a
non-reproducible blue background grid, numbered in half-inches and ruled in
eights of an inch; grids make it each to centre and align type and disappear
when photographed (Dover Clip-Art Series, Dover Publications Inc, New York,
1987) ISBN 0486254666. Used softcover book, 32 pages, corners bumped, pages are very good.
Scottie's Guide To Bauernmalerei, Bavarian Folk Art, Book 1
-by- Scottie Foster; Instructions on how to paint Bavarian folk art designs, with templates; illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs.
Sewing and Knitting: A Reader's Digest Step-by-step Guide:
Easy-to-follow Instructions for Making Your Own Clothes and Home Furnishings. With a yellow marker ribbon
(Reader's Digest, Sydney, 1993) ISBN 0864383983. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 516 pages. Fep is creased. Marks
on upper edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 2 kilograms.
Sewing Australian Style -by- Ann Mega. 20 original easy-to-sew applique designs
incorporating uniquely Australian images (Ellsyd Press, Sydney, 1985) ISBN
0949290130, very good softcover, 87pp.
Simply Smocking 2: Gifts For Special Occasions -by- Jenny Bradford. The
author shows us that smocking can be quick, easy and always a pleasure to do;
instructions on how to make a coat hanger, lingerie bag and tissue pack,
decorative frills, edgings and bands, nightgown, horseshoe, ring pillow and
garter, child's sundress or skirt, dress and knickers for toys, sewing or
jewellery roll, spectacle case, baby quilt or wall-hanging, picture panels, bibs
and bootees, Christmas decorations
(Greenhouse Publications, Melbourne, 1989) ISBN 0864362846. Used softcover book,
64 pages, name has been blacked out on title page which blacking goes through
onto following page, all else is very good.
Stained Glass in a Weekend: Stylish Designs and Practical Projects -by- Lynette Wrigley.
Stained Glass. Over 15 original and eye-catching projects, including light-catching mobiles and candle
holders, fabulous jewellery, and a selection of windows and panels; all the orthodox stained glass
techniques are here, including copper foil and leading and some modern-day short-cuts wuch as suing etching
spray and cold glass paints to achieve traditional results. Illustrated in colour. (New Holland Publishers.
London. 1999) ISBN 1859740901. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 80 pages. In fine condition. Weighs
Sunshine Cross Stitch From The Mediterranean (Coats Sewing Group Book No. 837). Cross
stitch designs inspired by the inventiveness and brilliant colours of the
Mediterranean, reflecting the warmth of the southern sun and the vibrant colours
of sub-tropical flowers; patterns for Castrillo cheval set (Spanish), Carmona
table cloth (Spanish), Corinth table cloth (Greek), Ariano cushion (Italian),
Thebes luncheon set (Greek), Santonia runner (Spanish), Athens cushion (Greek),
Vernio tray cloth (Italian), Montilla table cloth (Spanish), Aetos tray cloth
(Greek), Lucera chairback Italian). (J & P Coats Limited, 1969) Used softcover booklet,
20 pages, name blacked out on cover, else very good.
Textured Embroidery (Milner Craft Series) -by- Jenny Bradford. A companion book to the
author's "Bullion Stitch Embroidery"; introduces her new stitches and
flowers to create beautiful textured designs known as Brazilian embroidery
(Sally Milner Publ, Sydney, 1993) ISBN 1863510761. Good softcover book, 93pp.
The Art Of Judaic Needlework: Traditional And Contemporary Designs -by- Ita Aber; A
comprehensive presentation of Jewish needlework, past and present, which
shows the beautiful embroidered objects used for public worship on the
Sabbath and other holy days throughout the year, and also less elaborate
things used at home; b.w and colour illustrations (Charles
Scribner's Sons, New York, 1979) ISBN 0684162393 /0-684-16239-3. Used
hardcover book in dust jacket, 150 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges and bumped in corners.
Book itself is very good.
The Ashford Book of Dyeing -by- Ann Miller. ISBN 0908912250. Fabric Dyeing. A comprehensive, clearly written
introduction to the wonderful world of colour - placed on fabric exactly how and wear you want it; the text is immediately
accessible to the absolute beginner; from an outline of basic principles the author takes a step-by-step approach, describing
fabrics, relevant dyes and techniques; for the more experienced dyer she also provides detailed recipes for named dyes,
instructions for advanced techniques and a very clear discussion of percentage dyeing, a system which enables the dyer to
recreate exactly a specific shade or colour. Used softcover book. 176 pages. (Bridget Williams Books Ltd. Wellington, New
Zealand. 1992) Name whited out on first page. Very light foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine
The Complete Book of Applique and Patchwork -by- Lesley Turpin-Delport. Everything
you need to know to create wonderful effects; full easy-to-follow
instructions demonstrate the basic techniques; 30 original designs ranging
from simple projects for beginners to more intricate creations; useful
tips on how to select and prepare fabrics; imaginative templates and
patterns; experienced artists will appreciate the more advanced techniques
of shadow applique, reverse applique, trapunto and echo quilting
(First Aust. Ed.1989 PR Books, Sydney) ISBN 1875113118, hardcover, dust jacket has one
small tear & is slightly worn along top, else in very good condition.
The Dryad Book Of Bobbin Lace -by- Raie Clare (Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd,
Sydney, 1987) ISBN 0864171625. Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 157 pages, rear
cover knocked, tape repairs to spine, bookplate of previous owner inside cover,
name of previous owner written on fep, also a number has been written on bep,
marks on eps, light foxing on edges of pages, else good.
The Embroiderer's Workbook: A Basic Embroidery Course, Designed to Help Embroiderers Structure
Their Approach to The Craft -by- Jan Messent (B T Batsford Ltd, London, 1988)
ISBN 0713457090 /0-7134-5709-0. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 96 pages. Sticker on
rear of dust jacket, else in very good condition.
The Encyclopedia Of Regional Dolls Of The World by Marjorie Fainges. Over
500 photographs and detailed descriptions of the dolls of the world; countries
and regions have been listed in alphabetical order for easy reference, with each
listing giving a brief overview of the area's history and culture
(Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1994) ISBN 0864175957 /0-86417-595-7. Used
hardcover book in dust jacket, 140 pages. Small tear in upper edge of rear dust jacket,
shelfwear to edges of boards, else very good.
The Joys Of Porcelain -by- Helen Schaeffe. The correct way to
cast, clean, decorate and fire; clear concise step-by-step instructions
guide the reader through each project; full colour photographs and
full-size tracing patterns
(Scott Publ, MI, 1987) ISBN 0916809188. Good softcover book,
56pp. Light wear to cover. Name on title page. Name whited out on cover.
The Quilter's Guide To Pictorial Quilts -by-
Maggi McCormick Gordon. Tips and ideas on how to design and
plan your quilt, achieve successful compositions, create special pictorial
effects, and combine colours for maximum effect; a gallery of quilts arranged by
themes - landscapes, plants and flowers, animals, seascapes and figures -
illustrates the many ways that contemporary quilters have approached these
popular subjects; over 50 full colour photographs of stunning quilts
(First edition, 2000, Collins & Brown, London) ISBN
1855857693. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 128 pages, dust jacket slightly worn along upper
edge, else in fine condition.
The Step By Step Art Of Nature Crafts: How to Use Nature's Gifts to Create
over 70 Decorative Designs -by- Pamela Westland. Handicrafts. How to decorate objects using leaves,
berries, nuts, seed pods, flowers, vegetables and herbs, grasses and sea shells. Explains the equipment
needed, the techniques and many suggests for decorations including garlands, hat decorating, gift
packaging, displays. Illustrated in full colour. (Coombe Books, CLB Publishing, Godalming, Surry, first
edition, 1994) ISBN 185833165X. Used oblong hardcover book in dust jacket, 108 pages, in excellent condition.
The Technique Of Bobbin Lace by Pamela Nottingham.
Detailed instructions for making Torchon, Befordshire or Beds-Maltese and Cluny, and
Bucks Point laces, using simply a lace billow, bobbins and pins, and linen
thread; 183 line drawings, 109 photographs, 77 prickings (B T Batsford Ltd,
London, 13th imp, 1989) ISBN 0713432306. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, covered
with clear contact, 222 pages, in very good condition.
The Torchon Lace Workbook by Bridget M Cook. A concise lacemaking
course; the basic skills are fully explained, with prickings and diagrams for 27
finished lace projects (B T Batsford, London, reprint, 2000) ISBN 0713457406.
Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket, 96 pages, corners bumped, inscription
to previous owner written on fep, else very good.
-by- Hannah Frew; Explores spatial design in relation to embroidery; detailed and
well-illustrated practical information on materials, techniques, and their application;
illustrated in colour and black and white (Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York,
1975) ISBN 0-442-30085-9 / 0-442-30085-9 . Used softcover book, 104 pages. corners
bumped, else very good.
Torchon Lace For Today by Jennifer Fisher. Lacemaking. Torchon lace is a geometric lace with simple clear-cut lines, and is one of the
best laces with which to start bobbin lacemaking (Kangaroo Press, Sydney, reprint,
1986) ISBN 0864170947. Used softcover book, 104 pages, covered in clear contact,
in very good condition.
Torchon Lace For Today by Jennifer Fisher. Lacemaking. Torchon lace is a geometric lace with simple
clear-cut lines, and is one of the best laces with which to start bobbin
lacemaking (Kangaroo Press, Sydney, reprint,
1986) ISBN 0864170947. Used softcover book, 104 pages, covered in clear plastic,
name of previous owner and date written on fep, bookplate sticker of previous
owner also on fep, else in very good condition.
Toys and Tales From Grandmother's Attic by Edie Kraska. A workbook and history of
fifteen folk-art toys, crafts, plays and stories from the Collection of the Boston Children's
Museum; recounts the history of fifteen toys and crafts which entertained, instructed and
enchanted children from times past and places far away; these folk-art objects are reproduced
so you can make them following easy instructions and clear drawings; Thaumatrope,
Phenakistoscope, Zoetrope, Kineograph, Shadow puppets, Pantins, Punch and Judy, Japanese
Festival dolls, The Brownies, Lazy Tongs toy, Wycinanki, Indian Birthbark box, Tongue-cut Sparrow,
Noah's Ark, Papeles Cortados; with worksheets, colour and b/w illustrations
(Houghton Miffin Co, Boston, 1979) ISBN 0395285828, oblong softcover, unpaginated, very good.
Village Scenes In Cross Stitch by Susie Johns. Easy to follow charts; each
project illustrated with a full colour photograph; basic stitches and techniques
clearly explained and illustrated with simple diagrams; details instructions for each project including the make-up stage.
(Merehurst, London, reprint, 1996) ISBN 1853914568. Used softcover book, 48 pages, in excellent condition.
Weaving Without A Loom -by- Veronica Burningham,
Learn how to master simple weaving techniques which illustrate how to combine texture
and colour using sticks, card, hardboard, picture frames and rings; over 130
colour photographs and easy-to-follow instructions for tapestries and hangings,
bags and belts, shawls and hats, mobiles, and dream catchers - all without a
loom (Search Press Limited, Tunbridge Wells, 1998) ISBN 0855328185. Used softcover
book, 64 pages, corners bumped, else very good.
Your House In Needlepoint -by- Susan Higginson.
The author guides the reader through the stages of planning and executing a needlepoint picture of home;
stitch descriptions and diagrams; special effects; choice of materials, sewn alphabets and presentation
(Collins & Brown Limited, London, 1990) ISBN 1855850451. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 96 pages. Very good.