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1 Handbook of Crochet Stitches: The complete illustrated reference to over 200 stitches
Barnden, Betty Search Press 2013 1844485110 / 9781844485116 Soft cover New Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 9.99. In this work, over 200 crochet stitches are explained in full, each accompanied by a photographed sample, row-by-row instructions, and easy-to-follow symbol charts. Additional chapters on basic techniques and materials, a stitch selector and a how-to-use section provide clear guidance for beginners and experts alike. 256pp. 304202 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
16 Handbook of Drapery Patterns
Germaine, Ina M. ; with drawings by Susan Gabriel Robert M. McBride & Company New York 1945 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
3rd printing. Blue cloth. The boards are rubbed, with marks, and the cloth is very thin at the spine. The rear inner hinge has been strengthened with an acid-free archival paper repair tape. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 80pp. 302878 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
2 Stone Sculpture by Direct Carving (How to do it series number 71)
Batten, Mark The Studio Publications 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Some foxing to the front endpaper. No names or inscriptions. Tape residue marks to the underside of the dust jacket from old repairs. Small chips to the dust jacket at the head and tail of the spine. Light foxing to the front of the dust jacket. 96pp. 303764 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
17 How To Make Presents (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Gunstensen, Laura ; Temple, Jean ; with photographs by Tim Clark Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1978 0721405118 / 9780721405117 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Slightly faded spine and lightly bumped spine ends. Printed ISBN and price of 50p on the back cover. Presents is no. 3 in the list of 6 titles on the back cover. The binding is nice and tight and pages clean BUT three leaves have had their corners torn away - all small pieces missing and this does not affect the text but does affect the appearance. 52pp. 304353 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 Making Vintage Bags: 20 original sewing patterns for vintage bags and purses
Brennan, Emma Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications London 2012 1861085028 / 9781861085023 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 12.99.The bags in this book draw inspiration from the 20s-50s - with 20 projects are suitable for all levels and there are four matching purse designs that can be adapted to any bag. Patterns and seam allowances are also included. Patterns for all the bags are included and all have seam allowances added already so that the book is not just inspirational, it's practical too. The bags are made from easily acquired cost-effective materials using straightforward techniques and come in a range of beautiful shapes that give them a really stunning and unique look. Designs range in skill level, so if you are new to the craft you can start simply, then move on to gradually more challenging designs as your ability increases and your creativity blossoms. 174pp. 304211 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
18 Classic Clocks for Woodworkers: Complete Patterns for 21 Clocks
Haigh, Raymond Cassell London 1994 030434205X / 9780304342051 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A lovely clean copy, very near fine. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 160. The dust jacket is supplied in a loose protective clear film sleeve. 004720 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
4 Scotland's Crafts
Butler, Louise NMS Publishing 2000 1901663426 / 9781901663426 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Printed flexible card covers with flaps. In excellent, near fine condition. Appears unread / little used. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 116pp. 304149 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
19 The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew. Modern Pots, Colonialism and the Counterculture
Harrod, Tanya Yale University Press, for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art 2012 0300100167 / 9780300100167 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In excellent, near fine condition. Tiny bumps to a couple of corners. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xii, 457. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307822 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
5 Working Models and How to Make Them
Camm, F. J. George Newnes Ltd [c. 1934] London 1934 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with pictorial paper-covered boards and green cloth spine. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1934. Rubs to the board edges and corners, exposing board underneath. The binding is a little shaken in a couple of places but inner hinges good. Light grubby handling marks to a few pages and then extensive grubby marks to pages 144-148 which I think have been used while model building! Well illustrated throughout. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 160pp. 306853 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
20 A Ladybird Book about Knitting (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harvey, Maureen and Michael ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403107 / 9780721403106 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing but probably not a first edition. Some light rubs to the spine edges and spine ends and a small grubby mark to the front board next to the Ladybird logo, which looks like it might be a mark from an old price sticker. The boards are otherwise clean. Nice and clean inside; no names, inscriptions or other marks. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover. List of titles on the back cover ends with no. 10 in the series, Learning to Sew. 52pp. 105232 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Samplers Yesterday and Today
Colby, Averil B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Fair Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. An EX-LIBRARY copy with the usual library stamps and marks (a college library, rather than public library). Except for the stamps the pages are quite clean but there is a small light brown stain to the foredge to the c. last 20 pages. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with some short tears, and the top corner of the front flap has been torn off. A library dust jacket cover (now removed) has kept the DJ quite clean; there are small residue sellotape marks to the rear flap and endpaper. A good working / reference copy. pp. 266. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308208 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
21 A Ladybird Book about Knitting (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Harvey, Maureen and Michael ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403107 / 9780721403106 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing. The boards are slightly bowed. There are light rubs to the board edges, a mark from an old price sticker on the front board, next to and overlapping the Ladybird logo, and there are several small light brown stains to the rear board. There is a short snag / tear to the surface paper of the rear board next to the spine (not affecting the strength of the binding). Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover, tally of over 370 available Ladybird books mentioned, and the last title listed on the back is no. 14 in this series, Heraldry. Nice and clean inside. The binding is firm and pages fresh and clean - no previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. pp. 52. 106681 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 Painting with Pastels: Learn how to create beautiful paintings [Step-by-step Leisure Arts No. 4]
Coombs, Peter Search Press London 2010 0855328991 / 9780855328993 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 6.99. Peter Coombs show hos to paint beautiful vibrant pictures using over 75 step-by-step photographs and a variety of inspirational paintings. Learn how to blend and merge colours, how to create beautiful skies, landscapes and waterscapes and how to capture light, shade and atmosphere. 48pp. 304207 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
22 Landscapes in Acrylics: Learn how to create beautiful paintings [Step-by-step Leisure Arts No. 32]
Hyde, David Search Press London 2008 1844480232 / 9781844480234 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 6.99. An invaluable series for all those wanting to learn the secrets of successful painting and drawing. Each book contains many step-by-step photographs and inspirational pictures which clearly explain the different media and techniques. Whatever your skill level, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced artist, you will be able to develop your own original style with these easy-to-follow books. 48pp. 304205 
Price: 6.29 GBP

 
 
8 The Knitter's Bible
Crompton, Claire David and Charles Newton Abbot, Devon 2011 0715317997 / 9780715317990 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. The Knitter's Bible Learn how to knit with this essential handbook for creative knitters, from bestselling author Claire Crompton. Whether you're an experienced knitter or a complete beginner The Knitter's Bible contains everything you need to know about knitting. With full easy-to-follow instructions for all of the knitting basics, from knit and purl stitch to casting on and binding (casting) off, as well as more advanced techniques, such as Fair Isle knitting, cables and lace knitting, and circular knitting. 160pp. 304214 
Price: 12.74 GBP

 
23 Router Magic: Jigs, fixtures, and tricks to unleash your router's full potential
Hylton, Bill Guild of Master Craftsman Publications 2000 1861081278 / 9781861081278 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back, in excellent near fine condition. Clean, unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 314. All you need to use your router to do magical tricks are a handful of standard bits and the extraordinary jigs, fixtures and techniques inside this book. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307207 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 Learning to Sew (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Davis, Noreen ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403263 / 9780721403267 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing but not a first edition. Some light rubs to the boards at the spine ends and corners. There is a number three written on the spine in black marker pen. A grubby mark on the front board near the Ladybird logo, which looks like it might be from an old price sticker. Inside, there's a previous owner's name written neatly at the top edge of the Contents page and a star mark in pen next to the Introduction on the Contents page. Pages are otherwise nice and clean; no other marks. 52pp. List of titles in the series on the back cover ends with no. 11 More things to Make. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover and tally of over 320 available Ladybird titles also mentioned on the back cover. 105231 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
24 Pen and Wash: Learn how to create beautiful paintings [Step-by-step Leisure Arts No. 22]
Jennings, Robert Search Press London 2007 0855329661 / 9780855329662 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 6.99. The methods of merging soft luminous washes with the crisp, definite markings of penwork, are made easy with this book. Each stage of the painting process is illustrated using step-by-step photographs and beautiful finished paintings. Merging and blending washes of colour with fluid, definite linework enhances and strengthens a watercolour painting - whether you paint within the outline, or just suggest form in a rugged landscape. Bob Jennings illustrates the techniques with energy and enthusiasm - showing how to create a scene, define detail and add texture. Practical step-by-step demonstrations illustrate how to build up a painting, and inspirational paintings show how the techniques can be adapted to create new pictures. 48pp. 304206 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
 
10 Learning to Sew (A Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Davis, Noreen ; with illustrations by Eric Winter Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1972 0721403263 / 9780721403267 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. An early printing but not a first edition. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners, some minor black / grey-ish marks to the boards and a small ring mark to the rear board. A small pale mark to the Contents page. No other marks to pages. No previous owner's names or inscriptions and no handling creases to the pages. 52pp. List of titles in the series on the back cover ends with no. 11 More things to Make. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 18p on the back cover and tally of over 320 available Ladybird titles also mentioned on the back cover. 306522 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 Traditional Lace Making
Johanson, Sally ; translated from the Swedish by E. and T. W. Summers Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1974 0442300379 / 9780442300371 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Publisher's original grey boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There is a full-length flattened crease to the front flap of the dust jacket. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 84pp. 104033 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Beginning Bobbin Lace
Dye, Gilian Dryad Press Ltd London 1991 0852196091 / 9780852196090 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket as issued by publisher. In very good, clean condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 96pp. 104928 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
26 The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Christmas
Jones, Rebecca Nosy Crow 2016 0857637266 / 9780857637260 Soft Cover New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New. RRP 9.99. Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The twenty four festive designs include Christmas trees, gingerbread men, reindeer and more and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends. 058061 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
12 Michael Cardew and The West Country Slipware Tradition
Edgeler, John Cotswold Living Publications Winchcombe 2007 0955031524 / 9780955031526 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softback, with mild creasing to the covers. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 143. 307817 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking
Krenov, James Sterling Publishing Co., Inc New York 1992 0806985720 / 9780806985725 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back, in very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Very slight rubs and a couple of minor creases to the cover edges. pp. 192. Sharing his legendary techniques for coopered doors, doweling, dovetail joints, frame-and-panel work, and other cabinetry details, master craftsman Krenov shows how to shape wood the way it was meant to be shaped. Beginning with the basics of selecting and preparing wood, he shows how first-rate execution and flawless finished surfaces are the hallmark of his work, and can be in yours, too. 307206 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
13 Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering
Engelbrecht, Lisa Quarry Books USA 2010 1592536441 / 9781592536443 Soft cover New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 12.99. The book demonstrates the uses of traditional and cutting edge lettering tools, from classic calligraphy pens to bling producing metallic foils and glue pens. It introduces a wide array of lettering styles with complete alphabets sample artworks that show an application. Fully stepped out illustrations break down each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke and a large collection of gallery images provides further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork. 160pp. 304215 
Price: 10.39 GBP

 
28 The Impractical Cabinetmaker
Krenov, James Sterling Publishing Co., Inc New York 1993 0806984716 / 9780806984711 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Soft back, in very good clean condition. Just slight rubs to the spine edges and a slightly faded spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 160. Join mastercraftsman an internationally acclaimed woodworker James Krenov for a uniquely personal, in-depth look into the art of cabinetmaking. Cabinetmakers of all levels will be inspired by Krenov's true understanding of his craft. 307204 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 Torchon Lace for Today
Fisher, Jennifer Dryad Press Ltd London 1984 0852195931 / 9780852195932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards; no dust jacket as issued by publisher. Corners of the boards are bumped. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 104. 104930 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Celebrating Boxes
Lloyd, Peter ; Crawford, Andrew ; with a foreword by David Linley Stobart Davies Hertford 2001 0854420932 / 9780854420933 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back, in excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. This title features the work of 68 of the world's finest designer-makers who let you into their world, sharing their thoughts, design ideas and aspirations, telling what spurs them on to their next box-making adventure and the fulfilment in achieving their goals. pp. 152. 307201 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 Vintage Knit Gloves and Mittens: 25 patterns for timeless fashions
Fulton, Kathryn Stackpole Books USA 2013 0811712435 / 9780811712439 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 9.99. A collection of classic, stylish knitted winterwear from the craft's rich past. This book presents 25 patterns for mittens and gloves for men, women, and children, all updated with modern terminology and abbreviations. From delicate lace gloves to warm and chunky cabled mittens, there is something here for every taste and skill level. 108pp. 304203 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
30 Flower Making
Lobley, Priscilla Faber and Faber London 1968 057108642x / 9780571086429 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Publisher's green cloth boards. Previous owner's name and address on the front pastedown. Some light foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Small brown mark to a couple of pages at the back of the book. 95pp. Dust jacket price clipped and has a short nick and small creases to the bottom edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 304371 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
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