Download E-books Tatted Lace of Beads: Techniques of Beanile Lace PDF

By Nina Libin

Beanile Lace seemed within the nineteen eighties. first and foremost a composite of beads and knots, it has constructed right into a new art-form, and retains growing to be, with tatting as an important strategy to comprise beads into shimmering lace. "Tatted Lace of Beads - the concepts of Beanile Lace" is an end result of analysis and twelve years event in instructing tatting and tatting with beads.

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Download E-books Hooked Scarves: 20 Easy Crochet Projects PDF

By Margaret Hubert

Contemporary crochet initiatives for enjoyable, speedy, stylish scarves.

Most starting crocheters commence with scarves simply because those tasks are quickly, effortless, and classy. those who crochet proceed to make plenty and many scarves, in particular after they are looking to take pleasure in designated yarns. the numerous crafters learning or already addicted to crochet will locate the modern shawl tasks they are trying to find in Hooked Scarves. listed here are 20 unique designs bursting with colour, texture, and type sort. the gathering comprises stunning scarves for model, comfortable scarves for wintry weather, and stylish wraps for night. The initiatives use largely to be had yarns together with renowned novelty yarns. colour images convey the completed tasks, the stitches pack up, the yarn used, and the way to make the crochet stitches step-by-step. different beneficial properties contain a convenient ruler contained in the disguise and a coated spiral binding. Hooked Scarves joins an exhilarating sequence of crochet undertaking books.

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Download E-books Fa la la la Felt: 45 Handmade Holiday Decorations PDF

By Amanda Carestio, Kathy Sheldon

'Tis the season to make felt crafts-fa, los angeles los angeles l. a. l. a.! those forty five+ festive Christmas initiatives will convey pleasure to crafters far and wide. Created by means of profitable on-line designers from all over the world, the cute goods diversity from a candy garland of little birds to super-cute matryoshka doll adorns. All may be made with easy stitching concepts, and there are either no-sew and eco-smart concepts, too.
Both indie and mainstream crafters will love those clean new ideas!

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Download E-books Embroidered Effects: Projects and Patterns to Inspire Your Stitching (Sublime Stitching) PDF

By Jenny Hart

Embroidery empress Jenny Hart taught her legion of fanatics the fundamentals with the best-selling Stitch-It Kit and Sublime Stitching. Now she takes stitchers one step extra with directions and diagrams for greater than 35 stitches, a few released the following for the 1st time. To most sensible it off, Embroidered Effects contains dozens of unique (and reusable) iron-on transfers. With plenty of undertaking pictures for information, even rookies can find out how to sew pretend tattoos on their blouse sleeves, cheeky fan dancers on their bathe curtains, and lots of extra enjoyable tasks.

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Download E-books Mighty Stories, Dangerous Rituals: Weaving Together the Human and the Divine PDF

By Herbert Anderson

Bringing jointly of our best assets of which means and transformation

This booklet marries companions which are made for every different. the end result, as in all strong unions, is mutual enrichment and deeper life.
--Jack Shea, writer of news of God

Now on hand in paperback, this relocating and enlightening ebook provides us with a compelling imaginative and prescient of what can take place after we take the chance to attach tales and rituals--a imaginative and prescient of people and groups remodeled via a deeper experience of connection to our family, our groups, and God. Herbert Anderson and Edward Foley demonstrate how while tales and rituals interact, they've got the capability to be either strong and dangerous--mighty of their skill to boost us up and aid us make those connections past ourselves and unsafe in difficult us to profit to stay with complexity and contradiction.

They exhibit how even more significant a baptism, marriage ceremony, or funeral might be whilst liturgy is made to incorporate and realize the non-public tales of these concerned. all of sudden, those normal life-cycle rituals are infused with new lifestyles as their individuals develop into attached in a story net linking prior and current, human and divine. Newly created rituals may also support us attach our tales to the divine tale, giving intending to what we adventure and bringing us towards God.

Ministers, worship leaders, and pastoral caregivers can use this method of storytelling and formality to discover how one can assemble worship and pastoral care, diminishing fragmentation and fostering coherence of their spiritual groups.

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Download E-books 150 Crochet Trims: Designs for Beautiful Decorative Edgings, from Lacy Borders to Bobbles, Braids, and Fringes PDF

Crochet trims provide the right crowning glory to hand-crafted clothing and components, or can be utilized to immediately revitalize outdated favorites and simple store-bought goods. Needle-crafters of all persuasions will detect how one can fast and simply customise every thing from cardigans, sweaters and shawls to baggage, cushions and throws with this choice of a hundred and fifty appealing crochet designs.

150 Crochet Trims deals a truly different selection of trims. appropriate for either the newbie and avid fanatic the ebook is geared up in major sections: first a listing of one hundred fifty trims proven genuine measurement (allowing them to be "tested" by means of preserving opposed to a garment, for example). And moment, complete development directions for every trim. the ultimate element of the e-book incorporates a refresher process crochet stitches and strategies used.

The major listing is prepared by way of kinds of edgings from lacy borders and beaded trims to fringes, ruffles and filet panel insertions. there's even a piece on crochet buttons to coordinate with the trims. every one layout is graded in accordance with ability point and contours transparent directions and wonderfully photographed swatches, info at the dimensions of the completed trim and quantity of yarn wanted in step with size. moreover, every one part contains a uncomplicated venture demonstrating pleasant how you can make the most of the trims from collars to cuffs to luggage to child booties.

Sure to be essential source for all knitters and crocheters!

A major choice for Crafter's selection booklet Club

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Download E-books Imagery on Fabric: A Complete Surface Design Handbook, Second Edition PDF

By Jean Ray Laury

Vital observe approximately PRINT ON call for versions: you're deciding to buy a print on call for version of this booklet. This publication is outlined separately on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the very best quality printers to be had. The printing caliber of this reproduction will range from the unique offset printing variation and will glance extra saturated. the knowledge offered during this model is equal to the most recent variation. Any trend pullouts were separated and offered as unmarried pages. If the pullout styles are lacking, please touch c&t publishing.

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Download E-books Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World (Ancient Textiles) PDF

At the center of this anthology lies the area of favor: an idea that pervades the area of garments and get dressed; appearances and stylish manners; inside layout; rules and attitudes. the following 16 papers specialize in the Nordic international (Denmark, Norway, Sweden Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Isles and Greenland) in the time-frame advert 1500–1850. This used to be a interval of quick and far-reaching social, political and financial swap, from feudal Europe via political revolution, industrialisation, improvement of foreign alternate, spiritual upheaval and technological innovation; alterations impacting on each element of lifestyles and mirrored in both quick and common adjustments in style in any respect degrees of society. those papers current a vast photo of the topic of favor as an idea and as an empirical manifestation within the Nordic international locations in early modernity, exploring quite a few ways that that global encountered trendy impressions in garments and similar elements of fabric tradition from Europe, the Russian Empire, and much past. The chapters variety from object-based reviews to theory-driven research. Elite and complex models, the importation of luxuries and type clothing, christening and bridal put on, silk knitted waistcoats, woollen sweaters and the impression of the whaling exchange on women’s garments are a few of the assorted subject matters thought of, in addition to non secular affects on perceptions of luxurious and features of the garment alternate and service provider inventories.

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