101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create for All Occasions: by Various

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A incredible selection of a hundred and one fast and straightforward tasks, from presents and favours to playing cards, and muffins. the guidelines are cut up into convenient occasion-themed sections, together with the preferred celebrations of weddings, birthdays and xmas. All initiatives are compatible for novices and canopy a number of crafts, together with papercraft, stitching and cake adorning.

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Lessons in Bobbin Lacemaking by Doris Southard

By Doris Southard

Bobbin lace is among the oldest crafts, courting again to at the very least the 16th century and probably past. in the course of the eighteenth century, bobbin lace layout and execution attained the last word in attractiveness and richness. The linen threads have been really tremendous and the consummate ability of the lacemaker wove them into unequalled works of art.

Modern lacemakers — even novices — can research this age-old procedure with this easy-to-follow booklet. An complete bobbin lacemaker demonstrates step by step the suggestions for developing appealing lace edgings, doilies, collars, belts, bookmarks, and more.

With Ms. Southard's professional suggestion and necessary tricks, you'll locate it effortless so as to add the attractiveness of lace to pillows, handkerchiefs, bolsters, lovers — virtually any clothing or family item.
After outlining a heritage of bobbin lace and introducing readers to the fabrics and advised offers, the writer will get all the way down to specifics. those comprise easy methods to make an easy braid, an edging, easy methods to flip a nook, the way to start with out instructions, tips to make laces on a flat pillow, and masses extra. furthermore, specific sections discover initiatives to make, how you can wash bobbin lace, and the way to create bobbin lace designs.

With this booklet at your aspect, you'll quickly realize the massive rewards and satisfactions on hand in gaining knowledge of the paintings of bobbin lacemaking and developing heirloom-quality lace for your self, relations, and acquaintances.

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Glass of the Roman World

Glass of the Roman international illustrates the coming of recent cultural structures, mechanisms of alternate and an elevated fiscal base within the early 1st millennium advert which, together, allowed the additional improvement of the present glass undefined. Glass turned whatever which encompassed greater than easily a singular and hugely ornamental fabric. Glass construction grew and its intake elevated until eventually it used to be assimilated into all degrees of society, used for show and comfort goods yet both for utilitarian packing containers, home windows or even instruments.

These 18 papers by way of well known overseas students contain experiences of glass from Europe and the close to East. The authors write on quite a few themes the place their paintings is on the leading edge of latest methods to the topic. They either expand and consolidate features of our figuring out of the way glass was once produced, traded and used through the Empire and the broader international drawing on chronology, typology, styles of distribution, and different methodologies, together with the incorporation of recent medical tools. although concentrating on a unmarried fabric the papers are firmly dependent in its archaeological context within the wider financial system of the Roman global, and think about glass as a part of a fancy fabric tradition managed by means of the growth and contraction of the Empire. the quantity is gifted in honor of Jenny cost, a superior pupil of Roman glass.

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1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas: A Showcase of by Yaya Han, Allison DeBlasio, Joey Marsocci

By Yaya Han, Allison DeBlasio, Joey Marsocci

1,000 brilliant dress and Cosplay Ideas presents a large and certain glimpse into the creative artistry and a focus to element in the back of essentially the most awesome costumes you will find. that includes costumes from well known convention-goers to expert craftsman, this attractive, photo-filled publication through Joey Marsocci and Allison DeBlasio of Dr. Grymm Laboratories walks you thru scads of your favourite characters as imagined and created through enthusiasts.

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Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Girls: 22 Easy-to-Make by Yuki Araki

By Yuki Araki

Make your personal lovable and classy outfits for ladies with this easy-to-use stitching book.

Author, Yuki Araki is among the so much well-known names within the growing to be sewing-for-children stream. the mummy of 2 daughters, Araki has develop into a DIY stitching favourite simply because she is aware what younger ladies wish. they prefer to put on fashionable outfits that still allow them to play conveniently. mothers adore the cozy aesthetic of Araki's uncomplicated mix-and-match play clothing and accessories, and younger ladies are chuffed donning them simply because they're either adorable and comfortable.

Best fitted to women from to 5 years outdated, the stitching styles during this jap stitching booklet are basic, informal, and glance sturdy on any woman. Araki presents westernized styles in 4 sizes, plus diagrams and directions for twenty-two items. basic traces provide youngsters room to maneuver, and the vintage types glance sturdy on any frame.

Sewing designs include:

• Shoulder-tie camisole most sensible and dress
• vintage smock blouse and dress
• 4 diversifications of a uncomplicated elastic-waist skirt
• Shorts and easy-breezy kid-style leggings to pair with any top
• Button-front and pullover tops
• lovable bucket hat
Moms will love dressing their ladies in those low cost and easy-to-make outfits. not anything can be simpler—or sweeter!

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Making Hand-Dipped Candles (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin by Betty Oppenheimer

By Betty Oppenheimer

Given that 1973, Storey's state knowledge announcements have provided useful, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of nation dwelling abilities quick and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their awesome recognition displays the typical wish of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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World of Geekcraft: Step-by-Step Instructions for 25 by Susan Beal

By Susan Beal

Geek meets craft during this enjoyable selection of 25 kooky initiatives for geeks of any association, from D&D cube jewelry, megastar Trek pillows, and large Mario cross-stitch to megastar Wars terrariums, a Morse code cover, and lots more and plenty extra! prepared through trouble from "Not a Jedi Yet" to "Warp Speed," global of Geekcraft covers more than a few renowned crafting suggestions together with beading, quilting, appliqué, embroidery, and needle felting. better of all, it's effortless to start with step by step directions and convenient templates integrated behind the booklet. With plenty of pictures and many geekery all through, this exceptional ebook exhibits that geek and craft move jointly like...pixels and cross-stitch!

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Sewing Secrets: Modern Methods of Stitching, Decorating and by The Spool Cotton Company

By The Spool Cotton Company

Initially released by means of The Spool Cotton corporation within the Nineteen Thirties, stitching secrets and techniques: glossy equipment of sewing, adorning and completing (Revised version) explains numerous stitching concepts and tips. This vintage stitching reference publication is a must have for all stitching lovers.

Contents include:

Seams
Darts and Tucks
Shirrings
Hem and Sleeve Finishes
Fitted Facings
Plackets, wallet, Buttonholes
Finishing Touches
and so on

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Sew & Stow: 31 Fun Sewing Projects to Carry, Hold, and by Betty Oppenheimer

By Betty Oppenheimer

It's effortless to stitch your personal luggage, packs, totes, and residential garage goods! In Sew & Stow, Betty Oppenheimer stocks 31 of her favourite styles, from aprons and laundry baggage to lunch luggage, a knitting needle tote, a visor organizer on your vehicle, a grocery tote, and a garment bag. Her initiatives are nice for amateur and specialist crafts alike; each one trend contains step by step directions and illustrations, and every might be accomplished in precisely a number of hours. With Oppenheimer's support, a person can flip a swatch of serious cloth right into a useful, marvelous, ecofriendly merchandise that may be used back and again.

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Screen Printing At Home: Print Your Own Fabric to Make by Karen Lewis

By Karen Lewis

Do you're keen on the assumption of printing your personal materials at domestic yet don't recognize the place to begin? This entire consultant to display printing indicates you simply how effortless it really is to create attractive, hand published materials at your kitchen table.

Screen printing specialist, Karen Lewis, demonstrates reveal printing strategies - stencilling and reveal filler - and the way they are often used to create wonderful, expert effects with easy, reasonably cheap apparatus. either suggestions are defined utilizing step by step textual content and photography.

Karen additionally explains the best way to create basic sewn initiatives out of your hand published materials. the stitching styles comprise an apron, tote bag and tea snug, in addition to rules for a way to print on prepared made goods reminiscent of tea towels to make extraordinary presents for family and friends.

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