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Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America
By Schiffer
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ean: 9780764353734, isbn: 076435373X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
This book unfolds a history of American basketry, from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its contemporary presence in the fine art world. Ten contributing authors from different areas of expertise, plus over 250 photos, insightfully show how baskets convey meaning through the artists' selection of materials; the techniques they use; and the colors, designs, patterns, and textures they employ. Accompanying a museum exhibition of the same name, the book


Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series)
Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series)
By Anchor
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ean: 9780525436294, isbn: 0525436294,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home.     Across more than thirty essays, we discover the secret origins of stock car racing, the story behind the formation of the Great Smoky Mountains


Indian Basket Weaving
Indian Basket Weaving
By Skyhorse Publishing
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mpn: 114 B&W illustrations, ean: 9781629145952, isbn: 1629145955,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
This work covers all of the basic techniques: preparation of the reed, splicing, introduction of color, shaping, finishing, and more. It also includes descriptions of a great variety of weaves—Lazy Squaw, Mariposa, Taos, Shilo, and others—each accompanied by specific instructions. With over 100 illustrations, this book is an excellent resource for crafters and those interested in Native American Culture..


Swept Away: The Vanishing Art of Broom Making
Swept Away: The Vanishing Art of Broom Making
By Schiffer
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ean: 9780764354458, isbn: 0764354450,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Since Ben Franklin brought broomcorn to America from Egypt in 1790, the humble kitchen broom has been an integral part of our daily lives. Discover the rich and colorful history of the American broomcorn industry, learn how broomcorn is grown, harvested, and dyed, and, following easy step-by-step instructions with photographs and illustrations, make your own broom using one of the seven different broom patterns provided, including Kitchen, Hearth, Cobweb, Turkey Wing Whisk, and Angel Whisk


Foxfire 12: The New Book in the Classic Series on Simple Living in America (Foxfire Series)
Foxfire 12: The New Book in the Classic Series on Simple Living in America (Foxfire Series)
By Penguin Random House LLC
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mpn: FF12, ean: 9781400032617, isbn: 140003261X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
For more than thirty years, Foxfire books have brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative-self-sufficiency, the art of natural remedies, home crafts, and preserving the stories and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution.In this twelfth volume of the series, you'll find reminiscences about learning to square dance and tales about traditional craftsmen who created useful items in


Making Twig Furniture and Household Things
Making Twig Furniture and Household Things
By Brand: Hartley and Marks Publishers
SKU: #PA-105000-RUO-194617
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sku: PA-105000-RUO-194617, ean: 9780881791853, isbn: 0881791857,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
A revised and expanded edition shows how to construct forty-five original designs for furniture, picture frames, screens, and tables using branches, twigs, and bark, with the help of clear, step-by-step directions for cutting and assembly. Original. IP.Used Book in Good Condition.


Concise Guide to Self-Sufficiency
Concise Guide to Self-Sufficiency
By DK
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ean: 9780756628895, isbn: 075662889X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
A comprehensive, back-to-basics guide explains how to live independently in harmony with the planet, utilizing natural forms of energy, raising crops and livestock, preserving foods, gardening, carpentry, and other essential skills designed to help build a community and transform one's life. Originally published as The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It..


Pompomania: How to Make Over 20 Cute and Characterful Pompoms
Pompomania: How to Make Over 20 Cute and Characterful Pompoms
By Quadrille Publishing
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mpn: 24089262, ean: 9781849496742, isbn: 1849496749,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Pompoms are currently on trend, whether they're adorning a headdress, swinging from a bag, or dangling from a keyring. But why have a plain pompom when you can have a tiny pompomeranian dog, a cheeky monkey pompom, or a smiley face emoji-pom? With clear step-by-step photographs to accompany all the instructions—and with each pompom taking no more than an hour to make—Pompomania will show you how to give your pompoms personality. With no fancy equipment needed—you can make do with rings


Handicrafts of Slovenia: Encounters With Contemporary Slovene Craftsmen
Handicrafts of Slovenia: Encounters With Contemporary Slovene Craftsmen
By Rokus Publishing House of ljubljana
SKU: #~:`auvlUl`3895`a9FL~2002_unk2
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sku: ~:`auvlUl`3895`a9FL~2002_unk2, ean: 9789612090784, isbn: 9612090785,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
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Scrimshaw: The Whaler's Legacy
Scrimshaw: The Whaler's Legacy
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780887404559, isbn: 0887404553,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Intricate, painstaking, sturdy yet incredibly delicate...scrimshaw has been a beautiful tradition on the sea and at the sea-side for centuries. Far from the comforts (and distractions) of land, whalers from America, England, Australia, and Portugal could spend the long hours of attention necessary to perfect the scrimshander's art. They forgot their loneliness and discomfort as the crafted pieces like those shown in over 400 vivid color photographs in this new, fascinating book. Martha


Everything Soapmaking Book (Everything (Hobbies & Games))
Everything Soapmaking Book (Everything (Hobbies & Games))
By Brand: Adams Media Corporation
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ean: 9781580629607, isbn: 1580629601,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Book by Grosso, AliciaUsed Book in Good Condition.


250 Japanese Knitting Stitches: The Original Pattern Bible by Hitomi Shida
250 Japanese Knitting Stitches: The Original Pattern Bible by Hitomi Shida
By Tuttle Publishing
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mpn: YES58064550, ean: 9784805314838, isbn: 4805314834,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
250 Japanese Knitting Stitches contains the original collection of knitting stitches first published by Hitomi Shida in 1996. Copies of the original Japanese edition have been jealously coveted by knitters around the world, and now Tuttle Publishing brings you this classic in English for the first time! Hitomi Shida's previous work, the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible was released by Tuttle in October 2017 and has already been purchased (and tested) by thousands of avid knitters who are thrilled


Tasha Tudor's Heirloom Crafts
Tasha Tudor's Heirloom Crafts
By Houghton Mifflin
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ean: 9780395735275, isbn: 0395735270,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
In TASHA TUDOR'S HEIRLOOM CRAFTS, author Tovah Martin and photographer Richard Brown take us back to Corgi Cottage, this time going inside to watch Tasha create the handmade items that are an integral part of her legendary nineteenth-century lifestyle. Here, surrounded by her wonderful collection of American antiques and collectibles, Tasha spins flax, dyes wool, and weaves on one of her seven looms. She dips candles, makes soap, presses cider, and dries herbs. Her Nubian goats supply milk for


It's a Small World Felted Friends: Cute and Cuddly Needle Felted Figures from Around the World
It's a Small World Felted Friends: Cute and Cuddly Needle Felted Figures from Around the World
By Sachiko Susa
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ean: 9784805314364, isbn: 4805314362,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Create over 30 cute felted animals with this easy-to-use needle felting book. There's something for everyone in this needle felting book, and all the projects are easy to make. Great for all levels, beginners can learn the basics and experienced felters can pick up tips on how to work with new colors and details. Thorough instructions for each project show you how to take wool roving to make the basic shapes and blend them seamlessly. A special step-by-step section shows you how easy even the


Hex Signs: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft (Heritage Crafts Today Series)
Hex Signs: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft (Heritage Crafts Today Series)
By Stackpole Books
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ean: 9780811703222, isbn: 0811703223,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
The traditional Pennsylvania Dutch folk practice of painting colorful, round geometric designs directly on barns was adapted to a detached disk format in the mid-twentieth century. Ivan Hoyt is one of the most celebrated artisans of hex sign painting, and in this detailed how-to book he shares his knowledge, providing information on tools, detailed step-by-step instructions and photographs, design ideas, painting tips, a variety of projects, and more. Hidden lay-flat spiral binding for easy


Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe
Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe
By Schiffer
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ean: 9780764356506, isbn: 076435650X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Handmade textiles are personal, no matter where in the world they're created, and these photos and explanations of 25 diverse world cultures' techniques vividly share the details. Take a voyage through these pages and see how today's artisans continue to create traditional fiber arts with age-old methods. Blending well-researched information, engaging style, and inspiration, the pages explore espadrilles, flatwoven rugs, mittens, voudou flags, mirror embroidery, and the histories they hold.


Gane dinero fabricando souvenirs/ Earn Money Making Souvenirs (Spanish Edition)
Gane dinero fabricando souvenirs/ Earn Money Making Souvenirs (Spanish Edition)
By DOS Tintas Sa
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ean: 9789876100342, isbn: 9876100343,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
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Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents
Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents
By Brand: Tuttle Publishing
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$84.65

ean: 9780804836784, isbn: 0804836787,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear


Foxfire 9 (Foxfire Series)
Foxfire 9 (Foxfire Series)
By Penguin Random House LLC
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mpn: FF9, ean: 9780385177443, isbn: 0385177445,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 73 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 ninth volume of the series includes information about general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a


Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs
Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs
By Rafter-four Designs
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ean: 9781931426312, isbn: 1931426317,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
It is amazing what happens when you stand a piece of wool on its edge. With just the simplest of tools, you can make traditional shirred and standing wool rugs with incredibly rich textures, colors and patterns. Traditional Shirred and Standing Wool Rugs is the fourth volume in the Rugmaker's Handbook Series of reference books for textile explorers of all skill levels. The book covers all of the traditional methods of using fabric with step-by-step directions making it easy to create luxurious,



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