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Crafts and Hobbies

Crafts and Hobbies

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Complete Guide to Creative Needlepoint, Bucher, Jo
1 Bucher, Jo Complete Guide to Creative Needlepoint
Des Moines, IO Creative Home Library 1973 0696343002 / 9780696343001 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 

324 pp., 2 appendices (Appendix A: Suggested Uses of Needlepoint Stitches; Appendix B: List of Suppliers). Pictorial boards with no dust jacket, apparently as issued. Text is clean and unmarked. A very attractive copy.

"How to create over 200 stitches on convas..how to assemble, finish and mount many needlepoint projects..detailed directions, numerous diagrams and beautiful, helpful photographs."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Price: 7.95 USD

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Basic Woodworking Techniques, Burrows, Dick
2 Burrows, Dick Basic Woodworking Techniques
Secaucus, NJ Chartwell books, Inc. 1993 1555219179 / 9781555219178 First American Edition Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 

128 pp, index, glossary, numerous color photos and diagrams. Spine slightly slanted and a bit sunned, minor edge wear with some chipping to corners, text is bright and clean. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear and chipping at corners. An attractive copy.

An indispensable guide for the beginning woodworker, addressing which tools to buy and how to use them, as well as educating the neophyte in basic techniques. The new craftsman is given 18 beautifully illustrated joinery projects to sharpen hand and power tool skills.; 9" - 12" Tall
Price: 25.00 USD

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Needlepoint Simplified (Little Craft Book series), Christensen, Jo Ippolita & Ashner, Sonie Shapiro
3 Christensen, Jo Ippolita & Ashner, Sonie Shapiro Needlepoint Simplified (Little Craft Book series)
New York Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 1971 0806951788 / 9780806951782 Apparent First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 

Signed by Author
Spine slanted, very minor shelfwear, a little tape residue on front board. Inscribed by both authors on front pastedown: "Hope this needles you to the point of creativity. Sonie Ashner and Jo Christensen." Address label for "Morningside Knit Shop" of Kansas City MO neatly at bottom of pastedown. A bright, attractive copy.

"Does stitching with yarn over row after row of blank canvas sound tedious to you? It doesn't have to be - not the way authors Jo Christensen and Sonie Ashner teach it! You begin with a simple project . . . and learn by doing. Then you go on and learn different stitches by copying, or just using these ideas as guides. When you have completed each colorful project, you have learned stitches and executed a beautiful design at the same time!"; 6" - 7" Tall; Signed by Author
Price: 30.00 USD

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Costumes for Plays and Playing, Haley, Gail E.
4 Haley, Gail E. Costumes for Plays and Playing
New York Methuen 1978 0458935204 / 9780458935208 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Illustrated by Haley, Gail E.

134 pp., bibliography, index, extensive illustrations. Spine slightly slanted, remainder mark on bottom, PO name inside. DJ has some small tears at spine and flap ends. Text is bright and attractive.

This book "shows readers of varying abilities and ages how to improvise believable costumes from materials at hand in the home or at school. Besides Gail Haley's own simple step-by-step instructions and illustrations, the book contains old line drawings of authentic period costumes, as well as an extensive bibiolgraphy of source material to suggest to the reader where and how to authenticate costumes to be worn at a dress-up party, a school play or just for make-believe games at home."; Remainder; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Price: 30.00 USD

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New Methods in Needlepoint, Hanley, Hope
5 Hanley, Hope New Methods in Needlepoint
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1969 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Franzen, Greta (cover)

Blue quarter cloth over tan cloth boards, 96 pp, Humptey Dumptey doll design on front board. Bibliography, numerous illustrations, photos, and diagrams. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and a bit of soiling, interior bright and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, minor edge wear with a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy.

"Instead of investing in expensive materials and spending many hours in work, anyone can make decorative and useful accessories cheaply, easily, and quickly, and best of all, can finish them completely at home. Hope Hanley, author of 'Needlepoint', has developed techniques of using the binding stitch to give a professional finish and to speed and simplify the making of many articles. Full instructions are given here for thirteen fun-to-make projects, with every step illustrated by diagrams and photographs. Additional suggestions are given for other things which can be made with the same general directions. "; 7" - 9" Tall
Price: 7.00 USD

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Making New Testament Toys, Hutchings, Margaret
6 Hutchings, Margaret Making New Testament Toys
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0800850785 / 9780800850784 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Hutchings, Margaret

Large glossy pictorial boards with two tiny chips at top of back edge, else fine. Text is clean and bright. A bright, attractive copy.

A book of craft projects based on familiar themes from the NewTestament. Presented in a large-format edition with two-color line drawings throughout plus full-color photographs. Mrs. Hutchings' book is brimming full of varied craft projects and techniques: Craft projects cover events in the life of Jesus, well-known parables, etc. Fun and instructive for youngsters just learning their Bible lore. A worthy companion to Hutchings' "Making Old Testament Toys."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Price: 7.00 USD

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Fun & Fancy Jackets & Vests: Folk Art Using No-Sew Applique, Lose, Patrick
7 Lose, Patrick Fun & Fancy Jackets & Vests: Folk Art Using No-Sew Applique
New York Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 1995 0806912987 / 9780806912981 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 

Green cloth boards with gilt lettering, spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, bottom corners bumped. DJ has small chip at bottom edge, else fine. A bright, attractive copy, extensively illustrated.

"Welcome to the whimsical world of Patrick Lose. The noted designer and artist has brought his signature - bright, fun colors, simple shapes, and a touch of silliness - to fifteen of his unique jackets and vests using a simple no-sew applique technique or more traditional methods."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Price: 9.95 USD

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Creative Activities, Rice, Rebecca
8 Rice, Rebecca Creative Activities
Boston The Pilgrim Press 1953 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Illustrated by McCully, Verna Grisier

148 pp., gray boards with embossed figure on front board. Pastedowns starting to yellow, PO name inside. DJ somewhat soiled with considerable chipping along edges plus two 2" tears. Text is clean and unmarked.

From the inside flap: "This manual of handwork and things to do has won distinction in its field, because the ideas and patterns are 'workable' and because the principles and methods set forth in it are sound. Teahers and leaders of children from kindergarten through junior-high ages are finding it a treasure house of activities for all seasons of the year."; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Price: 20.00 USD

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Know Your West Highland White Terrier, Schneider, Earl, (Editor)
9 Schneider, Earl, (Editor) Know Your West Highland White Terrier
London The Pet Library Ltd. First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 

64 pp. #531 in The Pet Library series. Covers lightly soiled, but ext is clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with color photographs.

A handbook containing everything you always wanted to know about the West Highland White Terrier, from its historical origins in Scotland to the selection, care, feeding and training of your very own terrier.; 7" - 9" Tall
Price: 7.00 USD

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Auction Methods Up-To-Date (Including the New Laws of 1920), Work, Milton C.
10 Work, Milton C. Auction Methods Up-To-Date (Including the New Laws of 1920)
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Company 1920 First Edition Cloth Very Good- with no dust jacket 

332 pp., red cloth boards with gold lettering (lettering on spine is rubbed). Spine somewhat slanted, some edgewear, corners a bit bumped. A well-preserved copy.

A thorough discussion of the rules and methods of auction bridge, the successor to whist and the precursor to contract bridge. This edition incorporates the 1920 Laws of Auction Code promulgated by The Whist Club. The book is divided into five parts: (1) The Bidding, (2) The Play, (3) Tournament Hands, (4) The Laws of Auction, and (5) Glossary of Auction Terms.; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Price: 8.00 USD

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Many, Many Things That Go!, Zapp
11 Zapp Many, Many Things That Go!
Montreal, Canada Tormont Publications Inc. 2000 2764111002 / 9782764111000 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Illustrated by Zapp

Stencil board book in red spiral binding with attached pouch fordrawing pens and pencils (pens and pencils not included). No jacket as issued. Some edgewear, book has been lightly used; one stencil has small tear but otherwise all are completely intact.

A fun story about tractors, airplanes, and other "things that go" told with 10 stencil pictures that the young artist can draw and make his own.
Age Level: Preschool through Grade 2; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Price: 6.00 USD

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