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1 America's Best Cross- Stitch.
Meredith Corporation, Iowa: 1988. 0696016257 / 9780696016257 First Edition, Fourth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Look at all of the projects in America's Best Cross-Stitch and you'll see why cross-stitch is the craft that everyone want to do. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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2 Newnes Complete Needlecraft.
Hamlin Publishing Group LTD., 1970 060042037X / 9780600420378 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Answers your needlework problems. This book starts where the experienced needlewoman needs to begin, with the basic essentials of the craft, and then leads her on to develop her skill. This is a book which no teacher, student or housewife can afford to be without. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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3 ALLPORT, ALAN. Paper Sculpture.
Pelham Books, London: 1971. Second Impression. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Offers instruction in the art of modelling in paper, cardboard and wood, or any combination of all three. This is a hobby for people of any age. Includes illustrations and designs. 
Price: 13.40 USD
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4 AMINI, MAJID. Oriental Rugs: Care And Repair.
Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York: 1981. 0442208642 / 9780442208646 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Presents, for the first time, a new and strictly practical approach to the subject. An "owner's manual," it sets out the basic priciples involved in selecting a rug for a particular room and gives pointers to wise buying. Then, beginning with a brief section on the historical and technical background to rug identification, the author show how to diagnose early signs of damage and distinguishbetween repairs which the owner can tackle himself and those best left to the rug experts. Includes an Index. Highly illustrated. 
Price: 36.15 USD
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5 BAKER MURIEL; LUNT, MARGARET. Blue And White: The Cotton Embroideries Of Rural China.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1977. 0684148870 / 9780684148878 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by Margaret Lunt and Muriel Baker on Acknowledgment Page. 
The majority of the pieces described in this book were collected in the 1930s by Dr. Carl Schuster, a Sinologist and student of folk motifs who felt that the embroidered textiles of a remote area would offer the most unspoiled source of folk designs. Full directions, including graphs, will enable embroiders to make these enchanting Chinese designs. 
Price: 45.84 USD
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6 BARNES, CHARLES; BLAKE, DAVID. 120 Needlepoint Design Projects.
Crown Publishers, New York: 1978. 0517514737 / 9780517514733 Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A fascinating book on needlepoint by two experts who turned their hobby into a business venture. Needlepoint lovers will appreciate the range of unique designs, such as eye-catching peace symbol pillow, a striking ladybug-on-leaves wall hanging, a fashionable tulip belt, a stunning three-mushrooms tote bag, a brilliantly colored paisley checkbook cover, and a beautifully expressive still life wall hanging. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.79 USD
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7 BENNETT, IAN. Book Of Oriental Carpets And Rugs.
Hamlyn, London: 1972. 060039249X / 9780600392491 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are stains on the last page. Dustjacket is worn and has stains on the front cover. 
This is an Oriental carpet book for beginners, especially produced for those who cannot tell a Bokhara from a Bergama. The author takes nothing for granted, leading us through a brief history and explanation of techniques to a descriptive catalog of over seventy named types of carpet, listed country by country. Contains 60 color illustrations and an Index. 
Price: 13.59 USD
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8 BINNEY, EDWIN; WINSLOW-BINNEY, GAIL. Homage To Amanda: Two Hundred Years Of American Quilts.
R K Press, San Francisco: 1984. 0961370807 / 9780961370800 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The recognition of the quilt as an art object is due largely to collections, galleries, museums and books focusing on its visual form and design, but the resurgence of national and world interest in quilts and quilting goes far beyond a simple visual impact, and evokes our need, as people, to connect with our cultural and personal past. 
Price: 27.31 USD
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9 BRAGDON, CHARLES R. Metal Decorating From Start To Finishes.
The Bond Wheelwright Company, Freeport: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.73 USD
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10 BRIGHTBILL, DOROTHY. Quilting As A Hobby.
Bonanza Books, New York: 1963. h Hardcover with dusjacket. Good condition. 
Here is a quilting book for young and seasoned sewers alike - an easy-to-follow, vividly illustrated handbook loaded with useful (and marketable!) ideas that everyone will welcome. If you have a basic knowledge of the rudiments of sewing you can move ahead, through this book, into practical areas of quilted wearing apparel, household items, and imaginative gifts - which you would ordinarily never attempt. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.56 USD
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11 BURNETT, LAURENCE AND JANET, AND ROSOL, STAN (PHOTOGRAPHER). The Picture Framer's Handbook: The Other Artist.
Clarkson N. Potter, New York: 1973. 0517500582 / 9780517500583 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy but dustjacket has some tears that have been taped. 
A straightforward, but thoroughly readable book of picture framing - its techniques, procedures, tools, and materials. Includes 64 photos and an Index. 
Price: 11.69 USD
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12 BURNS, ELEANOR. Make A Quilt In A Day: Log Cabin Pattern.
Quilt in a Day, Inc., San Marcos: 1986. 0922705003 / 9780922705009 Third Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The Log Cabin design dates back to pioneer days and is one of the most popular quilting patterns. Most Colonial homes had one or more of these quilts. Includes complete instructions. 
Price: 42.85 USD
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13 CARROLL, AMY ( EDITOR); HALL, DORATHEA ( CONTRIBUTOR). The Pattern Library Knitting.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1981. 0345295951 / 9780345295958 s Softcover. Good condition. Cover has slight chips. 
Make the sweater, dress, shawl, afghan - anything you've ever wanted - with these imaginative knitting designs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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14 CHRISTOPHER, CATHERINE. The Complete Book Of Doll Making And Collecting.
Dover Publications, New York: 1971. 0486220664 / 9780486220666 Second Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Tells in clear nontechnical terms how to create dozens and dozens of attractive dolls that will delight the heart of adult and child alike. Doll making becomes an easy skill within everyone's reach with this book to show the way. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.32 USD
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15 CORWIN, JUDITH HOFFMAN. Colonial American Crafts: The Home.
Franklin Watts, New York: 1989. 0531107132 / 9780531107133 Fourth printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
One of the values of history is that it enables us to better understand both the people of other times and ourselves. A peek into the world of eighteenth-century America, when the nation was just beginnings and a chance to be free. Includes an index. 
Price: 20.24 USD
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16 CORY, PEPPER. Quilting Designs From The Amish.
C&T Publishing, Lafayette: 1985. 0914881043 / 9780914881049 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Authentic Amish hand quilting designs for blocks, borders and corners. Excellent for many folk arts. Contains country inspirations for stenciling, embroidery and tin punching. 
Price: 51.78 USD
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17 CRAWFORD, JEAN. Jugtown Pottery: History And Design.
John F. Blair, Winston-Salem: 1964. First Edition (unstaed). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 
Tells the colorful and significant story of the pottery made in Jugtown, North Carolina, under the direction of Jacques and Juliana Busbee. In addition to the story of the founding of Jugtown, presents the method of shaping, glazing, and firing pottery at Jugtown. 
Price: 88.83 USD
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18 CULLENBINE, CAROLE WOODY. Stained Glass Reflections.
Hidden House, Palo Alto: 1976. 0825638151 / 9780825638152 s Softcover. Good condition. 
14 mirror designs with full size patterns. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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19 CUNNINGHAM, GLADYS. Singer Sewing Book.
Golden Press, New York: 1969. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
An authoritative up-to-date guide for beginners as well as experienced sewers. Expert step-by-step instructions detail the basic principles--and the newest advances --in sewing construction. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.16 USD
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20 DAVIS, DEE; KAINE, JOHN (LINE DRAWINGS). Decoupage: Paper Cutouts For Decoration And Pleasure.
Thames and Hudson, NY: 1995. 0500016283 / 9780500016282 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand New Book. 
This is the definitive history and practical guide to a form of artistry that is as satisfying and accessible as it is almost limitless in scope. Under the author's easy-to-follow instruction, newcomers to the craft will discover an exciting and fulfilling activity, while experienced decoupeurs will find the book full of ideas to enhance their knowledge and their expertise. Contains 131 illustrations, 54 in full color. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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