Anna Maria s Needleworks Notebook

Anna Maria s Needleworks Notebook Author Anna Maria Horner
ISBN-10 9781118365182
Release 2013-01-17
Pages 160
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Come embroider alongside admired fabric designer Anna Maria Horner Admired for her luminous palette and innovative patterns, Anna Maria's brand means color and inspiration in the form of fabric, sewing patterns, needlework patterns, books, and friendly instruction. Now, her legion of fans will thrill to the publication of a brand-new addition to her growing library. Anna Maria's Needleworks Notebook gives readers 24 original motifs in a variety of embroidery types, from gridwork to crewel and fine detailed handwork. Readers will long to make projects to embellish their homes and wardrobes. Anna Maria presents each motif in a warm personal notebook-style with inspiration adn advice to turn each motif into a treasured finished piece Offers practical instruction in gridwork, traditional embroidery and crewel, and precise instruction to complete fine detail work Vivid full-color photographs invite you into the creative process Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, the 24 needlework motifs in this beautiful book will transform your home and wardrobe into a collection of unique treasures.



Seams to Me

Seams to Me Author Anna Maria Horner
ISBN-10 9780470259269
Release 2008-10-20
Pages 176
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Furnishing a fresh new approach to sewing, a colorful handbook provides complete coverage of sewing basics, essential techniques and equipment, fabric and color selection, and twenty-four patterns for creative projects designed to appeal to the novice and veteran alike, including home accents, clothing, accessories, and more.



Handmade Beginnings

Handmade Beginnings Author Anna Maria Horner
ISBN-10 9780470497814
Release 2010-05-03
Pages 160
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24 sewing projects that celebrate the joy of a new baby Come stitch alongside celebrated fabric designer Anna Maria Horner as she prepares for her own new baby. This stunning collection of nursery d?cor, keepsakes, maternity wear, baby?s clothing, and more is all breathtakingly photographed as Anna Maria progresses through her pregnancy. Mothers-to-be, grandparents, family, and friends will treasure this collection of sewing projects to welcome home a new baby. Stylish prints and colors combine in unique designs to give you 24 projects ranging from booties and a quilt to an embroidered family tree and a thank you note organizer?and everything in between. Includes seven bonus loose-leaf paper patterns neatly tucked inside Includes a brief primer on sewing for babies, including fabric selection and safety considerations Other titles by Horner: Seams to Me Saturated with gorgeous full-color photography, Handmade Beginnings gives new and veteran sewers colorful, contemporary, yet classic, patterns to mark one of life?s biggest milestones.



Hoop La

Hoop La Author Kirsty Neale
ISBN-10 9781446361573
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 128
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There are endless practical and decorative uses for the humble embroidery hoop: from pretty wall art and hanging mobiles to functional pin boards, key racks, mirrors and storage. Kirsty Neale explores the numerous different ways to decorate your hoops with a range of techniques including applique, embroidery, crochet, papercraft, painting, stamping, cross stitch and patchwork. The 100 projects offer a diverse range of ideas for using everything in your craft stash to create unique items for yourself or your friends and family, for every room of your home and for any occasion!



The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework

The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework Author Linda Wyszynski
ISBN-10 9781589236417
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 264
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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.



Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park Author Jane Austen
ISBN-10 0521827655
Release 2005-10-20
Pages 738
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This volume, first published in 2005, is a fully annotated and authoritative scholarly edition of Mansfield Park.



Extra Ordinary

Extra Ordinary Author Maria Elena Buszek
ISBN-10 9780822347620
Release 2011-03-04
Pages 306
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Artists, critics, curators, and scholars develop theories of craft in relation to art, chronicle how fine art institutions understand and exhibit craft media, and offer accounts of activist crafting.



The Subversive Stitch

The Subversive Stitch Author Rozsika Parker
ISBN-10 9780857721921
Release 2012-11-25
Pages 336
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Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and fostered the emergence of today's dynamic and expanding crafts movements._x000D_ _x000D_ 'The Subversive Stitch' is now available again with a new Introduction that brings the book up to date with exploration of the stitched art of Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, as well as the work of new young female and male embroiderers. Rozsika Parker uses household accounts, women's magazines, letters, novels and the works of art themselves to trace through history how the separation of the craft of embroidery from the fine arts came to be a major force in the marginalisation of women's work. Beautifully illustrated, her book also discusses the contradictory nature of women's experience of embroidery: how it has inculcated female subservience while providing an immensely pleasurable source of creativity, forging links between women._x000D_ _x000D_ "A book wonderfully rich, not only in information, but in people and ideas." - 'Guardian'_x000D_ _x000D_ "A marvellously written and illustrated book." - 'Times Educational Supplement'



Sand Sea Cross Stitch

Sand  Sea   Cross Stitch Author Anna Field
ISBN-10 9781446303221
Release 2013-02-28
Pages 144
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"Over 50 stylish cross stitch patterns"--Cover.



Modern Designs for Classic Quilts

Modern Designs for Classic Quilts Author Kelly Biscopink
ISBN-10 9781440229688
Release 2012-10-24
Pages 128
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Textile arts.



The Trouble With Women

The Trouble With Women Author Jacky Fleming
ISBN-10 9781473524590
Release 2016-02-18
Pages 128
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CAN WOMEN BE GENIUSES? OR ARE THEIR ARMS TOO SHORT? WHY DID WE ONLY LEARN ABOUT THREE WOMEN AT SCHOOL? WHAT WERE ALL THE OTHERS DOING? 'Brilliantly, mordantly funny and extremely clever... There isn’t a man, woman or child who wouldn’t benefit from spending time with this.' India Knight The Trouble With Women does for girls what 1066 and All That did for boys: it reminds us of what we were taught about women in history lessons at school, which is to say, not a lot. A brilliantly witty book of cartoons, it reveals some of our greatest thinkers' baffling theories about women. We learn that even Charles Darwin, long celebrated for his open, objective scientific mind, believed that women would never achieve anything important, because of their smaller brains. Get ready to laugh, wince and rescue forgotten women from the 'dustbin of history', whilst keeping a close eye out for tell-tale 'genius hair'. You will never look at history in the same way again.



Euphoria Tapestry Quilts

Euphoria Tapestry Quilts Author Deborah Kemball
ISBN-10 9781617451577
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 116
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Create a quilted tapestry of sumptuous flowers with the best-selling author of Beautiful Botanicals. Appliqué 40 realistic flowers and 17 sophisticated projects like pillows, table runners, wallhangings, and bed quilts. Hand stitch motifs from Deborah Kemball’s award-winning Euphoria quilt, or mix and match flowers to create your own gorgeously detailed masterpiece. With clear instructions and helpful photos, this collection includes a pattern pullout to photocopy, plus a free download of full-size designs you can print.



Vintage Quilt Revival

Vintage Quilt Revival Author Katie Clark Blakesley
ISBN-10 9781620334898
Release 2013-12-31
Pages 160
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Vintage Quilt Revival is a resource for quilters of any age or style who love to use today's modern colors and fabrics. With fresh quilt layouts, detailed instructions on foundation piecing, and a wide variety of traditional blocks and modern projects, Vintage Quilt Revival is at the forefront of the burgeoning interest in the "traditional-made-modern" movement. Join the authors and make 20 traditional quilt blocks. Use them to sew a sampler quilt or explore the authors' tips and modifications for making the blocks fresh and appealing and use them to create quilts with a modern flair. Projects range from full-size quilts to a pillow, table runner, bag, and zipper pouch. Learn bits of quilting history throughout the book and see design tips on how to take traditional quilt blocks and piecing techniques and give them a modern spin. If you're already knowledgeable about piecing, basting, quilting, and binding, this book is an essential addition to your library.



Japanese Temari

Japanese Temari Author Barbara B. Suess
ISBN-10 1933308125
Release 2007
Pages 136
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"How can anything that looks so intricate be so simple? Learn how to make beautiful Japanese handballs in 25 stunning designs. Let these fabulous carry-along projects busy your hands, soothe your mind, and fire your imagination!" -- back cover.



Kaffe Fassett s Quilts en Provence

Kaffe Fassett s Quilts en Provence Author Kaffe Fassett
ISBN-10 1600853242
Release 2010
Pages 144
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Includes complete instructions for creating 20 museum-quality quilts inspired by Provence, France, along with tips and techniques that the author has gathered in his more than 30 years of experience. Original.



Looney Tunes

Looney Tunes Author Leisure Arts, Inc
ISBN-10 1574860976
Release 1998
Pages 96
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Lovable, laughable Looney Tunes "TM" characters bring a bundle of cartoon fun to stitching projects in Looney Tunes "TM" The Big Book Of Cross Stitch. Favorite Looney Tunes "TM" stars, from Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck to Sylvester and Tweety, are featured on designs for clothing and decorating accents. With full-color photographs and step-by-step instructions, these designs are sure to create some pure stitching fun.



Sew Retro

Sew Retro Author Judi Ketteler
ISBN-10 0760336873
Release 2010-07-10
Pages 144
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Sewing never goes out of style, and today it is more popular than ever! Sew Retro offers twenty-five stylish, vintage-inspired sewing projects—beautiful bags, essential skirts, unique pillows, and more—that are a pleasure to sew, thanks to easy instructions, helpful diagrams, and a pocket of ten full-size patterns. This fun, inspirational book also uncovers sewing’s colorful history, from the introduction of the sewing machine to the modern DIY movement, and features interviews with today’s hottest fabric and pattern designers, including Amy Butler, Betz White, Barbara Brackman, Emma Brennan, Judie Rothermel, and Kathy Miller of Michael Miller Fabrics. Filled with gorgeous project photography and quirky vintage illustrations that bring the 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, and beyond to life, Sew Retro celebrates sewing yesterday and today. Learn more about Sew Retro and enjoy bonus projects and tutorials at www.sewretrothebook.com!