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Crewel Embroidery

By: Anderson, F. (editor)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1974

Seller ID: 059564


Contains colour photos, patterns, and line diagrams & covers the groundwork of the craft from materials and needles to an illustrated dictionary of stitches.128 pages. A very good clean hardback. View more info

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The Golden Hands Book of 60 Things to Sew for Children

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1973

Seller ID: 039862


Clear, concise instructions and patterns for sixty outfits for children including dresses, dungarees, jumpsuit, beach-robe, pyjamas, trousers, waistcoat, poncho etc. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. 128 pages. Illustrated with patterns and colour photographs. View more info

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Knit Design

By: Barnden, B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037198


Shows how almost anything can be knitted without the use of conventional knitting patterns, and also shows how to adapt patterns. A vey good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with colour photos and illustrations. 128 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Basic Needlery Stitches on Mesh Fabrics

By: Beinecke, Mary A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Dover Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 036639


Begins with elementary stitches and progresses to more difficult patterns. 26 plates illustrating stitches and patterns and one sampler pattern. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Glorafilia Needlepoint Collection : With Complete Projects and Stitch Cards

By: Berman, Jennifer; Lazarus, Carole

Price: £17.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 017447


Shows in great practical detail how to achieve the quality that has made Glorafila famous. Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w. 192 pages including index. View more info

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The Spanish Royal Tapestries

By: Calvert, Albert F.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1921

Seller ID: 053563


Includes a history of the art of tapestry weaving. Some occasional spotting though generally clean with some pages uncut and fore and bottom edges untrimmed. 67 pages of text followed by 277 glossy plates in black & white. Red boards with sunning to spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Each For All & All For Each : A Celebration of Co-Operative Banners

By: Campbell, Thalia and Wilson, Mervyn ( Compiled and Edited By )

Price: £17.50

Publisher: National Co-operative Education Association: 1994

Seller ID: 063789


36-page, large format, stapled softcover celebrating banners down the years. Clean, glossy copy - Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cushions and Covers

By: Churchill, Jane (consultant)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1996

Seller ID: 020716


Practical step-by-step guide to creating stylish cushions and covers. Unread, large format paperback showing slightest signs of storage with some tanning to page edges else as new. 80 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Millinery

By: Close, Eunice

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056730


Written for the beginner who wishes to make their own hats in their own home, using only such equipment as they may have available or can make fairly easily. Covers equipment and materials, bonnets and caps, working from a pattern, pill box hats, feather hats, working with straw, trimming etc. Internally clean booklet in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear - 104 pages. View more info

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Soft Furnishing Book

By: Conran, Terence

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus: 1986

Seller ID: 013907


Gift inscription on front fly leaf. Jacket is price-clipped. A guide to soft-furnishings and how to make them. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Floral Cross Stitch

By: Coss, Melinda

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Enderby, Leicester, Blitz Editions: 1994

Seller ID: 036631


Contains 20 glorious designs in cross stitch, all inspired by the natural beauty of gardens and countryside. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some light sunning - 112 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Making Your Own Cross Stitch Gifts

By: Coulson, Sheila

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, New Holland: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031527


How to make beautiful cross-stitch gifts for all occasions - aimed at all levels of expertise from beginners to more experienced cross-stitchers. Each gift is provided with comprehensive guidance, and easy-to-follow instructions. As new, unread copy illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. 93 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Complete Guide to Knitting

By: Dawson, Pam (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1976

Seller ID: 037202


A practical easy-to-follow course starting with the most basic stitches and progressing to more complicated patterns and designs. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 160 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Easy to Make Needlepoint

By: Edwards, Stella

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Anaya Publishers, Limited: 1991

Seller ID: 036636


Refreshing, delightful and practical book bringing a fresh approach to a time-honoured skill. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some light sunning - 96 pages. Series editor Eve Harlow. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Patchwork and Appliqué

By: Good Housekeeping

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1981

Seller ID: 021194


An illustrated pocket guide to over 40 beautiful patterns. 96 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Beginner's Guide to Traditional Japanese Embroidery

By: Gray, Julia D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Search Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065039


Part of the Beginner's Guide to Needlecrafts Series, Clean, bright, large format softcover which appears unread - 80 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Good Housekeeping Needlepoint

By: Hall, Dorothea; Good Housekeeping Institute (Great Britain)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1981

Seller ID: 021486


A clean, bright copy in an price-clipped dustjacket. 96 pages. An illustrated pocket guide to over 80 stitches. View more info

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Traditional Nursery Patterns (SIGNED COPY)

By: Hopkinson, Judith

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031494


Over 25 classic knitting and sewing patterns for boys and girls from newborn to 2 years old - each garment with easy-to-follow instructions and colour illustration. . Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w . SIGNED by the author on the title page with the inscription : For my friend Eileen, With love .. Judith Hopkinson .. 2 November 1988. Also there is a newspaper clipping with a photo of the author with the history behind her reasons for writing the book. View more info

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The Practical Management of Looms and Yarns

By: Hutchinson J.W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bradford, Yorkshire, J. W. Hutchinson: 1949

Seller ID: 028357


Clean, bright copy with 520 illustrations. Contains many company adverts of the day. 602 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Machine Embroidery

By: Iles, Jane; De Leon, Soozi; Skelton, Valerie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017446


Part of 'The Creative Sewing Series'. 64 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info