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Preview: Handicrafts - Needlework- Mary Ward Books

Handicrafts - Needlework- Mary Ward Books

Handicrafts - Needlework Used Books - Here are the latest additions to the Handicrafts - Needlework category of the Mary Ward Used Books catalogue


Needlepoint designs from Asia 30 exotic designs from Persia, India, Korea, China, and Japan by Gay Ann Rogers


Roberts Hale, London 1984: first of this edition: black cloth hardcover in decorative dust jacket: approximately 8 x 10.75 inches tall: 224 pages: diagrams and photographic illustration in colour and black and white. Synopsis: Comprehensive needlepoint instruction based on far Eastern designs from Persia, India, Korea, China, and Japan. 30 original needlepoint designs inspired by the author's journey along the silk route from Japan and the East Coast of Asia to Istanbul are supported by detailed patterns, stitching instructions, and suggestions for variation. Tools, materials, methods, crafts, line cuts, diagrams, and photographs are included in an instruction manual suitable for both the beginner and the more experienced. Condition very clean and good overall.

The sewing machine handbook by Peter Lucking


Batsford 1985 first edition: decorative board book: approximately 5.5 x 8.5 inches tall: black and white diagrams and photographic illustrations. Synopsis: A hand book for needle women featuring the sewing machine, with the following chapters :- The sewing machine: a brief history. Stitch forming mechanisms. Categories of sewing machines. The sewing machine needles. Care of your sewing machine. Preparation for sewing. Starting to sew. Sewing thread. Problems with special-purpose sewing. Quick reference to sewing faults. Special press feet and attachments. Buying a sewing machine. Conclusion. Appendix. Sewing machine manufacturers and agents. Index. conditions very clean and good overall /not far from new.

Samplers: Five Centuries of a Gentle Craft by Anne Sebba


Thames and Hudson 1979 ; hardback in dust jacket; 8.75andquot;x11andquot;tall ;160 pages; colour and b/w illustrated overall. Contents; The Early Examples; England's Golden Age; The Schoolroom Products; America's Blooming Tradition; The Nineteenth Century; Modern Samplers; Cleaning Methods; Glossary of Stitch Design; Bibliography; Index. Condition: edges of dust cover stressed and repaired; edges of cover slightly faded; contents very clean ; overall clean and very good.

Wild Flowers in Cross Stitch (The Cross Stitch Collection) by Watts, Shirley


Synopsis: One of The Cross Stitch Collection series, this book provides simple diagrams for the beginner, illustrating basic skills and stitches, as well as more elaborate designs and projects for the more experienced needleworker. There are instructions through to making up stage, and counted thread charts for each of the 20 wild flower projects, which include poppies, bluebells and foxgloves.Comments: pristine - as new- immediate dispatch . Format: Paperback. Pages: 48.

Golden Hands Encyclopaedia of Dressmaking by No Author


Comments: price corner removed. gift inscription to end paper- overall very clean and good . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 224.

The Big Book Of Needlecraft by Annie S Paterson


567 pages with comprehensive coverage of dressmaking, embroidery, crochet,knitting , upholstery, smocking, tatting, felt work, curtains, cords and tassels, quilting, glovemaking, weaving, leathercraft, etc. Many diagrams . ownership inscription very clean

A Victorian Floral Alphabet by Sue Hawkins


An alphabet of flower designs in cross stitch, canvas work and crewel embroidery . 128 pages published by David and Charles in 1997. As New condition.

Standard Processes in Dressmaking by Towers, E Lucy


Comments: University of London Press 1960 reprint- clean and good - immediate dispatch . Format: Board book. Pages: 32.

Make Your Own Curtains and Blinds by Reenen, Lani Van


Synopsis: Every home has its own individual character and this individuality can be further enhanced by the choice of interior decorations and the style of the furnishings. Curtains are fundamental for not only do they serve a very practical purpose but they also adorn a room and make windows into attractive features.;This book illustrates by means of full colour photographs, the many ways to dress up - or dress down - a window. Practical advice is given on how to make good use of the many high-quality fabrics available today and there are many ideas for colour-co-ordination and how to set off natural features to advantage.;This book is packed with instructions on how to measure and make up curtains and blinds, and there are colourful diagrams to provide a step-by-step guide.;For the finishing touch to complete the look, there is a detailed chapter dealing with such decorative accessories as bows and rosettes, swags and tails.Comments: Pristine and as new . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 72.

Rowan Patchwork and Quilting, book no 2 by Kaffe Fassett and others


First edition paperback: clean and good overall : immediate availability

Glorafilia: The Ultimate Needlepoint Collection by Lazarus, Carole Berman, Jennifer


Synopsis: A collection of needlepoint charts and kits, divided into 13 themes. The themes range from country florals to antique textiles. Each contains between one and four project ideas which illustrate the range of items that can be made up from needlepoint, from cushions to footstools and boxes.Comments: pristine -as new- immediate dispatch. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 192.

Making Rag Dolls by Juanita Clarke


Batsford 1994: soft cover approximately 8 .5 x 11 inches tall: very clean and good overall: immediate availability

The Splendid Soft Toy Book by Rath, Erna


Comments: 1989 edition clean and very good/ as new condition . Format: Hardcover.

Nursery Rhymes in Cross Stitch (The Cross Stitch Collection) by Hall, Dorothea


Synopsis: Nursery rhymes were a popular theme with 19th-century artists, and this work has used many of their illustrations as a source of inspiration for a collection of cross stitch designs. Each project is photographed, and each one is accompanied by a counted thread chart with a colour key.Comments: pristine -as new- immediate dispatch . Format: Paperback. Pages: 128.