There are 86 books in this catalogue.
Whittling and Woodcarving
Tangerman, E. J.
Book Number: 37549
New York, Dover. 8vo softcover 293pp index, b/w illus. very good.
The Boys' Book of Metalcraft
Wm. A. Bagley - with Illustrations by the author
Book Number: 34861
Vawser and Wiles - The V & W Handbooks Hobby Craft and Careers Series 8vo. Illustrated wraps. 96pp. Describes the foundations and first principles of several metalcrafts. Contents includes Tools and Materials, Soldering and Riveting, Sheet Metal Work, Repousse, Pewter Modelling and Jewellery, Fret Cutting in Metals, Wirework, Simple Casting in Lead and Pewter, Strip Iron Work, Cleaning and Finishing, Final Hints, A Novel Table-Top Bench, Wire Gauges, Weights of Metals, Gauges of Tinplates.
The Crafts Movement in Australia: A History
Book Number: 61476
New South Wales University Press 1992 4to hardcover 448pp + index, colour & b/w illus. very good, light rubing to bottom cover edge, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w.
How to Make Old Time Ship Models
Hobbs, Edward W.
Book Number: 52803
Glasgow: Brown , Son & Ferguson, 1942 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index. b/w illus, fold-out plans. good solid copy. /no d/w.
How to Make Old Time Ship Models
Hobbs, Edward W.
Book Number: 21926
Glasgow: Brown , Son & Ferguson, 1972 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index. b/w illus, fold-out plans. very good, small bookseller's stamp bottom of fep. / very good d/w.
Havekes, Saskia & Lehmann, Andrew(photos)
Book Number: 60783
Penguin Lantern, Victoria, Australia, 2011. Folio. hardcover. 266pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Book Number: 5266
UK. Blandford Press, 1979, 1st edition Small 4to. hardcover. 134pp. index. b/w illus. near fine / near fine d/w.
Book Number: 25872
Greenwich Editions 31 October, 1997 4to hardcover 80pp colour illus. near fine. / near fine d/w.
The Art of Batik: Flowers and Landscapes
Book Number: 27538
Search Press 1995 4to softcover 80pp index, colour illus. very good. The ancient art of batik is developed in this book giving methods of decorating fabric that originated in the Far East. By painting on cotton or silk with melted wax and dyeing the fabric repeatedly with cold water dyes designs can be created.
Crafting with Lace: More Than 40 Enchanting Projects to Make
Cusick, Joyce Elizabeth
Book Number: 29141
Sterling Publishing, 1993 4to softcover 160pp index, colour illus. very good. Presenting over 40 lace-crafting projects including decorative items and things to wear, this book provides alternatives to the traditional, labour-intensive techniques. The projects make use of a variety of laces - antique, modern, Battenberg and cutwork - which should have wide appeal.
How to Make Playhouses
Book Number: 29150
Cassell Illustrated 1996 4to softcover 128pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good. Contains 14 inexpensive projects for making playhouses, including a stable, hospital, garage, space capsule, camper and kitchen. Each playhouse is based on a standard box design, is large enough for children up to nine years old and can be dismantled easily to store flat.
ABCs of Batik
Book Number: 30327
Radnor, Pa. Chilton, 1975 4to hardcover 155pp index, b/w illus. good / good d/w.
Nature Printing: 30 Projects for Creating Beautiful Prints, Wearables, and Home Furnishings
Bethmann, Laura Donnelly
Book Number: 33243
Pownal, VT Storey Books 2001 4to softcover 96pp index, colour illus. fine. Nature printing, or recreating images from the natural world, is a direct, inexpensive process with possibilities as varied as nature itself. Apply ink or paint to leaves, flowers, herbs, or fruit and print life-sized images onto paper, fabric, and other surfaces to create captivating works of art. nnIn full-color, simple instructions, NATURE PRINTING covers tools, techniques, and tips for dozens of beautiful projects, including printed fabric for curtains, pillows, linens, quilts, and clothing; stationery, cards, and invitations; nature journals; and more. The book includes instructions for decorative finishes and frames, and it offers nature printing projects for children.
Decorative Dolls' Houses: Original Interiors for Twenty Five Dolls' Houses
Book Number: 33244
Ebury Press 1990 Square 4to hardcover 144pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. A practical guide to decorating dolls houses, featuring over 25 original miniature houses and shops, including a Victorian house and an English pub. The book is divided into sections on houses, shops and curiosities, and has full details on practicalities such as lighting and furnishings.
Designer Beadwork: French Beaded Designs (Designer Beadwork)
Dickt, Donna DeAngelis
Book Number: 35240
Sterling/Chapelle April 1, 2005 4to hardcover 128pp near fine / Very good. d/w. It's amazing that objects so beautiful come from such simple techniques! These French beaded flowers sparkle, shine, and surprise, and yet they're made just by stringing beads on wire and wrapping them around to form stems and petals. Some of these flowers serve as eye-catching ornaments; others are sublimely practical, such as napkin rings and tiebacks. Follow the well-illustrated instructions to craft wildflowers, roses, daisies, tulips, anemones, and hydrangeas. For each one, there's a "What You Need to Know" and "What You Will Learn" box as guidance. The dazzling items include Black Tie Candleholders, Forsythia Urn, Lamp Shade, Tulip Tin, Clay Pot Critters, and Mistletoe Ball. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
Family Circle Painted Furniture : 100+ Home Decorating Projects
Book Number: 35244
Sixth&Spring Books May 28, 2004 Square 4to hardcover 144pp near fine. Book Description: Culled from the expert pages of Family Circle and Family Circle Home Crafts magazines, here are more than 100 fun and creative painting projects. Refurbish a garage-sale find, express your style on an unfinished piece, and add pizzazz to almost any item using sponging, stenciling, distressing, striping, and other techniques. Turn a plain cabinet into an elegant sideboard using faux tortoise finishing. Add a feminine touch to a basic chest with stenciled roses. Go wild painting animal prints on boxes, flowerpots, and even an end table. Use chalkboard paint to give a child furniture she can write on, and more!
Holiday Scrapbooking : 200 Page Designs
Book Number: 35249
Sterling/Chapelle September 28, 2003 4to hardcover 128pp near fine / near fine d/w. Book Description: Holidays are a perfect time to take photos, and with these 200 delightful page designs, your snapshots can be part of a fabulous scrapbook worth treasuring. Think of including a plastic spider on a "Happy Haunting" Halloween page or "building" a snowman out of patterned snowflake paper. From "Letters to the North Pole" tucked into paper pockets, to "Our First Thanksgiving," every page will tell a story.
24-Hour Knitting Projects
Book Number: 35250
Sterling February 1, 2005 4to hardcover 128pp near fine. Book Description: Take out the knitting needles today; wear a new shirt, shawl, or sweater tomorrow. These fashion-conscious projects will appeal to beginners eager to see results, and looking for something quick and stylish to create. The instructions make it easy to work each garment and accessory, and they give uncertain knitters confidence. But even those with more advanced skill will find they simply can't resist whipping up every fantastic item, such as a cute little crop top with fringe around the neckline and a tie around the bottom. Other irresistible options include a silver blouse and stole, vests, purses, hats (one in red for the Red Hat Ladies), and an afghan. Knitters from outside the U.S. will also appreciate the handy conversion table.
Nancy Cornwell's More Polar Magic: Expanded Fleece Techniques
Book Number: 35255
Krause Publications July 25, 2004 4to softcover 158pp near fine. Book Description:Unique designs are perfect for gift-giving and family playtDiscover more fantastic fleece sewing techniques and projects nnfrom "Polar Princess" Nancy Cornwell! Beginning with a nnrefresher course covering the basics of fleece sewing techniquesnnand applications, Cornwell guides the reader through over 50 nngorgeous creations. The major techniques introduced in her nnprevious books are now greatly expanded upon and nndemonstrated in a wide variety of fashion and home d?cor nnuses. Step-by-step instructions lead sewers of all skill levels to nnconfidently complete these comfortable and practical nncreations.nnnFocusing on the versatility of each technique, Cornwell nnteaches sewers how to use the unique characteristics of fleece nnto their advantage. Featured projects include vests, scarves, nnquilts, blankets, pillows and hats. As a bonus, the book includesnna multi-sized pattern of the jacket pictured on the cover, and nnjacket variations, as well as a section containing templates.
The Glass Painting Book
Book Number: 35256
David & Charles Publishers March 1, 2003 4to softcover 128pp near fine. Book Description: Bring a dash of colour to windows, doors and household glassware with this comprehensive and enjoyable guide. nnTaking inspiration from the luminous beauty of stained glass, painting on glass is a simple yet dramatically effective decorative technique which involves little cost and, with the help of this book, can be enjoyed by all artistic abilities. A complete introduction to the craft, it contains a complete guide to materials and techniques, a host of projects to try, a library of trace-off motifs and an invaluable trouble shooting section. Decorate plates, glasses, bottles, trinket boxes, mirrors, picture frames, vases, cabinet doors, storage jars and many other items with the ideas presented here. Detailed step-by- step instructions are accompanied by specially commissioned colour photographs of the projects to ensure success every time. nnOnce you have started painting on glass, you will find it hard to stop, and will never look at a plain glass surface in the same way again! nnJane Dunsterville is one of Britain's leading glass painting specialists. A trained interior and exhibition designer, her love of stained glass has led her to practise that craft and diversify into glass painting. Jane and her husband run a successful business, Dunsterville Craft and Design, which makes and supplies glass painting kits, and runs courses on the craft. This is Jane's second book for David & Charles, her first being Glass Painting Projects, written with her husband. Jane lives in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
The Pattern Companion: Sewing
Book Number: 35262
Sterling February 1, 2005 4to softcover 192pp near fine. Book Description: This is for the seamstress who knows her way around a needle and thread, but wants more great projects and new techniques to add to her repertory. Anyone with some experience will find something to delight, instruct, challenge, and inspire--whether it's surmounting a frustrating fitting problem, finding the perfect present, or discovering an ingenious way to make use of vintage linens. Four information-rich sections feature fabulous accessories, eye-catching wome's clothing, handsome children's wear, and baby gifts and toys, while the introduction covers everything from tools to measurement charts. Sew an Asian-style eyeglass case, monogrammed memory album, jointed teddy bear, doll's clothes, bibs and burp cloths, a girl's floral dress, chenille jacket, and many other lovely things.