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Guide to HANDICRAFTS - Embroidery - Lamp Shades - Rugs


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The Complete Book of Handicrafts A step-by-step guide to popular handicrafts edited by Jill Blake Joan Fisher, copyright 1973 by Octopus Books Limited. First published by Octopus Books Limited, London. ISBN 0 7064 0157 3. Pictorial Hard cover, no dust jacket. Edition not stated. 8 oe" x 12" tall; 304 pages beautifully illustrated with color photographs and drawings include useful charts (conversion charts, comparison charts for hooks and needles, knitting yarn tension guide, metric equivalents, etc.), and Index. Book is in fair to good condition â“ name written inside front cover, front hinge paper has broken but still attached; water stains and spotting on the back cover and the last 25 â“ 30 pages indicate that it was dampened at some point in its life (see pictures). From the Introduction: This book is designed to inspire beginner and enthusiast alike with practical handicrafts ideas both traditional and modern. Children have not been forgotten either â“ there are special things for young people to make, requiring a minimum of parental supervision. Each chapter is concerned with a different handicraft. With each new subject a comprehensive lesson in the craft is given first, followed by special designs on which to practice your newly-acquired skills. As your knowledge increases so the designs become more sophisticated. This is a marvelous book for anyone wishing to delve into any of the handicrafts featured. The handicrafts introduced in this book are: Embroidery, Smocking, Sewing, Applique, Knitting, Patchwork, Crochet, Tatting, Macrame, Tapestry, Rugmaking, Felt and fabric craft, Picture framing, Leatherwork, Paperwork, Collage, Basketwork, Lampshades, Jewellery, Toymaking, and Hatmaking. PLEASE READ IN ORDER TO PREVENT MISUNDERSTANDINGS Each item offered is described to the best of my ability as to condition, special markings, wear, age if known, and damage, if any. If you have a question not answered in the description, please email your question and I will answer within 24 hours. Payment for all amounts due must be received no later than five (5) days after end date of sale. If you are concerned that your payment won't reach me before the end of this five-day period, COMMUNICATE this to me by email. Shipment will be made within 48 hours of receipt of payment or of confirmation that payment has been made. Shipping. I ship to United States of America locations only - NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. USPS Parcel Post is used for all items except books and plants. Books are shipped via USPS Media Rate and plants are sent Priority Mail. Multiple purchases of like items can be combined to reduce shipping costs. I ship within 48 hours upon receipt of payment. Feedback will be left for Buyer once payment has been received and item(s) have been shipped. I would appreciate Buyer leaving feedback for me as well. COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTION so please do not hesitate to email me with your questions or concerns.

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