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The Complete Photo Guide To Needlework

Author : Linda Wyszynski
ISBN : 9781589236417
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 90. 64 MB
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The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular hand needle arts: embroidery, crossstitch, needlepoint, crewel, silk ribbon embroidery, and bead embroidery. For each type of needlework, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos and diagrams for all the stitches and techniques used for the craft. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of needlework by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.

The Complete Photo Guide To Felting

Author : Ruth Lane
ISBN : 9781589236981
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 28. 56 MB
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This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference for various felting techniques, including needle felting, wet felting, and nuno felting. With these easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-color photos, you’ll be able to explore these easy projects that provide fun opportunities for you to try the techniques. Galleries of unique felted designs and creations by renowned fabric artists act as beautiful examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby yourself.

The Complete Photo Guide To Knitting

Author : Margaret Hubert
ISBN : 9781589235243
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 71. 81 MB
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This volume is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting. This book is a reference for all knitting techniques, beginning with the basics of how to knit. A large section of the book is devoted to showing different stitch patterns, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Special knitting topics will be explored in depth: cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. A section will discuss yarns: fibers, how they are spun, gauge, and how to choose.

Complete Photo Guide To Textile Art

Author : Susan Stein
ISBN : 1589235053
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 66. 93 MB
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Individuality is key in today's DIY trends. Whether creating fabric art, sewing clothes, making home décor items, or quilting, people are looking for ways to make their projects unique and self-expressive. Fabric choices have narrowed and it certainly is not cheaper to sew than buy ready to use items, so when someone wants to use fabric to make something, their reasons are very often for the pure creative enjoyment of the craft. This is their comprehensive, how-to reference book illustrating all aspects of fabric art and manipulation. Artist galleries are included for inspiration.

The Complete Photo Guide To Clothing Construction

Author : Christine Haynes
ISBN : 9781610588706
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 88. 13 MB
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DIVThe Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction helps you master all of the techniques needed to sew clothes, including tops, dresses, pants, skirts, and even outerwear. This technique-driven book follows the entire process of clothing construction, including a section on the sewing machine and other tools/materials used, information on working with patterns and fitting, laying out the pattern pieces, cutting and marking, and on through every step of construction to the final button. Large, detailed photos guide you from start to finish and help give you a visual basis for learning the skills. /divDIVThis comprehensive guide is a long-lasting reference for anyone who sews clothes. It fills in all the technique details not supplied by manufacturers of the clothing patterns that most sewers use for all of their projects. This book explains the reasons behind the methods, warns of pitfalls to watch out for, and provides you with valuable tips that help you reach a satisfying, successful end with every project. Examples show both men's and women's fashions as well as children's clothes./div

The Needlepoint Book

Author : Jo Ippolito Christensen
ISBN : 9781439189948
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 70. 85 MB
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Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your favorite features, plus: * A 16-PACE COLOR INSERT WITH ALL-NEW PROJECTS * A CRASH COURSE ON THE NEW FIBERS UPDATED INFORMATION ON MATERIALS, AS WELL AS HOW TO WORK WITH AND CARE FOR THEM * DOZENS OF NEW STITCHES AND A CHAPTER ON THE POPULAR OPENWORK STITCHES * MORE THAN 1,300 ILLUSTRATIONS * 369 STITCHES! DIAGRAMS FOR ALL PROJECTS SHOWN The Needlepoint Book covers all the information you need to learn needlepoint and improve your technique -- in a single comprehensive volume. You'll find section on: * CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROJECT * TRANSFERRING DESIGNS * ELEMENTS OF GOOD DESIGN: COLOR, PROPORTION, AND BALANCE * LEFT-HANDED NEEDLEPOINT * FINISHING TECHNIQUES * CLEANING NEEDLEPOINT * AND MUCH MORE! The Needlepoint Book is a complete guide to the craft, and the only book you'll ever need as a reference to become an expert at creating exquisite works to be treasured forever.

Reader S Digest Complete Guide To Sewing

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ISBN : UVA:X000871529
Genre : Dressmaking
File Size : 69. 43 MB
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Covers tools, patterns, fitting methods, sewing basics, tailoring techniques, sewing for the home, and sewing projects.

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