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Foxfire 7
By Penguin Random House LLC
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mpn: FF7, ean: 9780385152440, isbn: 0385152442,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.The seventh Foxfire volume  explores the traditions of mountain religious heritage--including ministers, revivals,

Paper Collage Chinese Style
By Reader s Digest Association
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ean: 9781602200234, isbn: 1602200238,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
This beautifully illustrated guide to Chinese paper collage art demonstrates the techniques and philosophy behind this creative and fun art form. Paper collage art has a special charm. It can be as exquisite as oil painting or as freehand (xieyi) as ink wash painting. A paper collage art is a perfect mean to express humor and romance, demonstrate subjective perspectives and emotions, record special moments, and depict favorite scenes. Collage Art teaches you how to pick up some magazines,

Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects
By Voyageur Press
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mpn: VP-42442, ean: 9780760342442, isbn: 076034244X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Icelandic Handknits: 25 Heirloom Techniques and Projects is a rich and varied collection of patterns for folk mittens, socks, scarves, hats, wrist warmers, sweaters, shoe inserts, and more, all inspired by traditional handknitted artifacts from the Textile Museum in Blönduós, Iceland. Iceland boasts a rich heritage of knitting; thanks in equal parts to the island’s special wool, the harsh climate, and the need to battle the elements, Icelandic knitters have developed unique traditions of

Gift Wrapping with Textiles: Stylish Ideas from Japan
By Brand: Kodansha USA
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ean: 9784770027368, isbn: 4770027362,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
In Japanese culture, it is customary to put as much care into the wrapping of a gift as into choosing the gift itself. The way a gift is wrapped and the material in which it is presented are considered expressions of the giver's feeling toward the recipient. Now, using techniques that have been part of Japanese tradition for generations, Chizuko Morita offers readers innovative and unique ideas for using the Japanese art of wrapping with cloth in very contemporary ways. In a matter of minutes,

Socks from Around Norway: Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns Inspired by Norwegian Folk-Art Collections
By Trafalgar Square Books
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ean: 9781570769221, isbn: 1570769222,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
SOCKS FROM AROUND NORWAYNina Granlund Sæther, author of the beloved Mittens from Around Norway, is back with an all-new guide to Norway’s hidden treasures―this time, featuring your feet! Explore centuries of Scandinavian sock-knitting history, with dozens of classic patterns and more obscure design delights drawn from the author’s in-depth knowledge of Norwegian knitting and reconstructed from carefully-researched historical sources. Beautiful photographs and easy-to-read pattern charts

The Little Book of Folk Art Roses
By Sally Milner Publishing
SKU: #1004-WS0601-A04010-1863512780
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sku: 1004-WS0601-A04010-1863512780, ean: 9781863512787, isbn: 1863512780,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Bring gorgeous roses to life using folk-art painting techniques. From the grandeur of a blooming bush of Baroness de Rothschild to the simple delight of a single Black Beauty bloom, here are patterns and instructions for painting folk art roses. Nine different varieties of roses are represented, including Just Joey, Abraham Darby, and Princess of Wales. Each painting is shown in a full-color photograph, and reproducible patterns, color lists, and instructions enable you to beautifully enhance

How to make Bobbin Lace: A guide to the equipment, stitches and techniques of bobbin lace for the complete beginner
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781523442591, isbn: 152344259X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
How to make Bobbin Lace is a guide to equipment, stitches and techniques of bobbin lace, for the complete beginner. It contains step by step explanations, diagrams of the various stitches and patterns to work, starting at a very simple level..

Quilts 1700-2010: Hidden Histories, Untold Stories
By Brand: Victoria n Albert Museum
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ean: 9781851775958, isbn: 1851775951,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Quilts evoke the past – they stimulate our earliest memories of security and comfort and resonate with historical and cultural references. For the first time, the V&A showcases its extensive patchwork and quilt collection in one sumptuously illustrated publication. Major essays by leading textile and quilt historians document the fascinating history of British patchwork and quiltmaking, while individual case studies focus on particularly complex or extraordinary pieces within the collection.

Greek Treasures from the Benaki Museum in Athens
By Brand: Lund Humphries Pub Ltd
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mpn: Includes 164 colour illustrations, ean: 9781863171137, isbn: 1863171134,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Through essays which provide an historical context, and exquisite objects, Greek treasures provides a fascinating insight into the life and beauty of the Greek world covering Hellenic antiquity, the transition from Graeco-Roman legacy to medieval Byzantium, the centuries it was under foreign rule to the intellectual awakening and the struggle for the formation of the Greek nation.The objects include marble and clay figurines, ceramics, gold jewellery and statuary fragments from prehistoric to

Willow: A Guide to Growing and Harvesting - Plus 20 Beautiful Woven Projects
By White Lion Publishing
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ean: 9781911127710, isbn: 1911127713,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
As natural materials such as wood, leather, rattan and cork continue to be used in the home, handmade woven objects, from bread baskets and trays to stools and screens, are fast becoming the must-have accessories of the contemporary interior. Master basket maker and willow grower, Jenny Crisp, teaches you some of the key weaving techniques to make 20 simple willow projects without the need of complicated tools. Jenny’s approach is innovative and moves forward beyond the old patterns and

Cool Soapmaking: The Smart Guide to Low-Temp Tricks for Making Soap, or How to Handle Fussy Ingredients Like Milk, Citrus, Cucumber, Pine Tar, Beer, and Wine (Anne's Soap Making Books)
By Shepard Publications
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ean: 9781620355152, isbn: 1620355159,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
SPECIAL NOTE! -- ANNE WILL PERSONALLY ANSWER ANY QUESTION OF YOURS AFTER READING THIS BOOK. ASK ON HER WEB SITE, AND YOU'LL NORMALLY HEAR BACK WITHIN HOURS!   Soapmakers may love to add a variety of materials to soap, but they find that some cause more trouble than others. In the heat of the chemical reaction, an ingredient might discolor, or lose its scent, or develop a bad smell. Or it might cause problems during soapmaking, giving off noxious fumes, or making the soap harden so fast that

Knitted Lace of Estonia with DVD: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions
By Interweave
SKU: #9781596683150
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sku: 9781596683150, mpn: IP-83150, ean: 9781596683150, isbn: 1596683155,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Deepen your knowledge of lace knitting with 14 Estonian, heirloom quality lace patterns from Nancy Bush in a new edition of her bestselling book Knitted Lace of Estonia. Now with a bonus 1-hour DVD, Knitted Lace of Estonia will teach you about traditional lace-knitting techniques, such as:Traditional twig, peacock, and lily of the valley patterns and their variations.Different ways to make the distinctive nupp, or subdued bobble.Modern adaptations of the classic ways of constructing shawls and

Italian Folk Magic: Rue's Kitchen Witchery
By Weiser Books
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ean: 9781578636181, isbn: 1578636183,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Italian Folk Magic is a fascinating journey through the magical, folkloric, and healing traditions of Italy with an emphasis on the practical. The reader learns uniquely Italian methods of magical protection and divination and spells for love, sex, control, and revenge.The book contains magical and religious rituals and prayers and explores divination techniques, crafting, blessing rituals, witchcraft, and, of course, the evil eye, known as malocchio in Italian--the author explains what it is,

Melt & Pour Soapmaking
By Sterling
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ean: 9780806929989, isbn: 0806929987,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Soaps fragrant with oils or spices, fizzing up the bath, or molded into perfect petals to place in a pretty jar beside the sink. Ones with guardian angels or good luck coins tucked inside. A virtual cornucopia of beautiful soaps will delight your senses with their scents, shapes, and feel. (Of course, they'll get you clean too, oh so gently, but they're almost too attractive to use up!) And, these soaps are easy to make, out of the kindest, chemical-free ingredients. Just take a commercially

Weaving on Gourds
By Brand: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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ean: 9780764335655, isbn: 0764335650,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Combine basket weaving and gourd art in this new DIY. With 200 color images and step-by-step directions, five projects are presented for both the beginner and advanced weaver: Twine and Triple Twine Gourd, Twill Woven Gourd, and a Gourd Basket with Four Rod Wale. Chapters cover preparing the gourd, weaving techniques, strengthening the rim, and adding embellishments to your finished woven gourd. Six contributing artists provide tips, and a gallery of completed works offers inspiration for

Modelling Fairies in Sugar
By Search Press
SKU: #9780954976125
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sku: 9780954976125, ean: 9780954976125, isbn: 0954976126,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Reprinted by popular demand, I hope that this book inspires you to make fairies of your own. The book is set out in such a way that the fairies can be adapted to your own design using different heads or dressing in different petals and leaves to the ones shown. The instructions can be utilised with sugar and other non-edible modelling pastes. Frances McNaughtonUsed Book in Good Condition.

Metalworking: Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman
By Brand: Skyhorse Publishing
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ean: 9781616081850, isbn: 1616081856,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
With over 2,000 black-and-white illustrations and clear, practical instructions given by expert handyman and blacksmith Paul N. Hasluck, Metalworking offers everything you need to know to turn a chunk of metal into a useful and well-crafted product. From building a blast furnace and polishing metals to forging iron and steel and spinning metals on a lathe, this comprehensive guidebook includes the tools, materials, and processes that are fundamental to the art of metalworking. Included here is

Foxfire 4: Fiddle Making, Spring Houses, Horse Trading, Sassafras Tea, Berry Buckets, Gardening (Foxfire Series)
By Penguin Random House LLC
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mpn: FF4, ean: 9780385120876, isbn: 0385120877,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, gardening, and other affairs of plain living are the topics covered in this volume..

Fairy Village
By Familius
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ean: 9781945547386, isbn: 1945547383,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Step into the world of fairies and little folk like never before with this unprecedented collection of magical miniature scenes and objects made entirely from moss, bark, flowers, and other objects found in nature. Fairy Village, the highly-anticipated followup to the bestseller Fairy House, features full-color photography of beautifully crafted whimsical scenes, including a bakery, a clock makers shop, small boutiques, a village pavilion, charming homes, and unbelievable living areas.

Spell Crafts: Creating Magical Objects (Llewellyn's Practical Magic)
By Llewellyn Publications
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ean: 9780875421858, isbn: 0875421857,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Feel the energy that flows through everything you do. Tap into that power! Carve a symbol, dip a candle, mix fragrant herbs, sculpt clay, and make your life all that you want it to be. When crafts are used to create objects intended for ritual or to symbolize the divine, the connection between the craftsperson and divinity grows more intense. This second edition of Spell Crafts, the much-loved and oft-read guide to magical handwork, features new illustrations and a new preface by David

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