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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781419747656
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Published: Abrams Press - October 20th, 2020

A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard 

From the political propaganda of the Bayeux Tapestry, World War I soldiers coping with PTSD, and the maps sewn by schoolgirls in the New World, to the AIDS quilt, Hmong story clothes, and pink pussyhats, women and men have used the language of se


Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781419735318
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Published: Abrams Press - October 1st, 2019

A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way 

Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our mi


Outlander Knitting: The Official Book of 20 Knits Inspired by the Hit Series Cover Image
By Kate Atherley (Editor)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593138205
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 27th, 2020

Feel the magic of Outlander at your fingertips with this officially licensed book of knitting: twenty patterns inspired by the hit series from STARZ and Sony Pictures Television, based on Diana Gabaldon's bestselling novels.
 


Embroidered Wild Flowers: Patterns Inspired by Field and Forest (Make Good: Japanese Craft Style) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781611808018
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Published: Roost Books - March 24th, 2020

From dandelions and violets to mushrooms and autumn leaves, this collection of embroidery motifs is inspired by nature walks.


Hoop Dreams: Modern Hand Embroidery Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419729263
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Published: Abrams - April 24th, 2018

Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create 20 beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear.


55 Christmas Balls to Knit: Colorful Festive Ornaments, Tree Decorations, Centerpieces, Wreaths, Window Dressings Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781570769597
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Published: Trafalgar Square Books - September 15th, 2019

Make your holidays merry with classic knitted Christmas balls from Arne & Carlos

For nearly twenty years, Scandinavian knitting sensations Arne & Carlos have been delighting crafters around the world, using their unique sense of style to translate traditional Scandinavian designs into quirky, colorful, and endlessly fun projects of all kinds.


The Making It Guide to Crafting Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419743481
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Published: Abrams - April 21st, 2020

"This book will blow your knitted socks off! A great guide on how to plan and execute any handmade creation.


Dazzling Rock Painting Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781645174202
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Published: Thunder Bay Press - September 22nd, 2020

This sparkling rock painting kit will show you how to create a dozen eye-catching designs.

Whether you’re new to rock painting or a longtime enthusiast, adding some shimmer and shine to your rock art makes each finished piece that little bit more fabulous.


60 Quick Knits for Beginners: Easy Projects for New Knitters in 220 Superwash(r) from Cascade Yarns(r) (60 Quick Knits Collection) Cover Image
By Sixth&spring Books (Editor)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942021872
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Published: Sixth & Spring Books - March 6th, 2018

"Novice knitters will appreciate the variety of projects, as well as the helpful tutorials." --Library Journal

60 Quick Knits for Beginners is an essential volume for every novice knitter and anyone picking up needles for the first time


Seasonal Slow Knitting: Thoughtful Projects for a Handmade Year Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419740435
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Published: Abrams - October 13th, 2020

A guide to knitting, making, and living a slow and thoughtful lifestyle all year long
 
Slow Knitting introduced crafters to a process of more mindful making through five basic tenets: source carefully, make thoughtfully, think seasonally, experiment fearlessly, and explore openly.


Origami Paper 200 Sheets Japanese Shibori 8 1/4
By Tuttle Publishing (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780804853156
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 27th, 2020

This pack contains 200 extra large (8.25 inch) origami sheets printed with indigo shibori designs.

Shibori is a hand-dyeing technique from Japan that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth to create a unique pattern--sort of like an ancient form of tie-dye.


Origami Paper 300 Sheets Japanese Designs 4
By Tuttle Publishing (Editor)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780804852821
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 25th, 2020

This pack contains 300 high-quality origami sheets printed with colorful and traditional Japanese designs.


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