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61 CHRISTENSEN, JO IPPOLITO. The Needlepoint Book.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs:1976. 0136109721 / 9780136109723 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.70 USD
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62 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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63 CHUNG, PH.D., YOUNG YANG.; PHOTOGRAPHS BY LEE, JUNG AE; SOOB, YOO IN; UFFER, MICHAEL & STACK, RICHARD L. The Art Of Oriental Embroidery: History, Aesthetics, And Techniques.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1979. 0684162482 / 9780684162485 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Relates the history of embroidery in China, Japan, and Korea and explains the techniques used in each of the three countries. Examples from public and private collections all over the world are shown. Scrolls, screens, banners, and home accessories are described, and a chapter each is given to the supreme examples - the Chinese Dragon Robe, the Japanese Kimono, and its symbolism are fully dealt with. Includes an Index. 
Price: 41.28 USD
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64 CLANEY, JANE PERKINS. Rockingham Ware In American Culture, 1830-1930.
University Press of New England, Hanover: 2004. 1584654120 / 9781584654124 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A groundbreaking case study that links social and cultural interpretation with descriptive classification and historical context. Rockingham ware was an inexpensive brown-glazed ceramic that was ubiquitous in America from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth century. Popular as an antique today, it is regularly sold at venues ranging from flea markets to antique shows. Despite its prevalence in American life for nearly a century and its continued presence as a collector's item, little has been written on this subject of vast interest to collectors, museum curators, historians, and archaeologists. Jane Perkins Claney has written the first and only full-scale study of Rockingham ware to consider not just its history as a manufactured object but also its role in domestic life. Both an artifact study and a case study in material culture interpretation, this volume offers a totally comprehensive approach to the study of Rockingham ware and serves as a model for future studies of similar objects. Following a chapter on her methods of identifying and interpreting historical evidence, Claney describes the physical characteristics of Rockingham ware and its production history. She places Rockingham ware within the context of nineteenth-century design and discusses its "Americanization" by U.S. manufacturers. Turning next to usage and meaning, Claney shows how certain Rockingham-ware vessels were used in the expression and maintenance of cultural identity and the enactment of social roles. Exploring gender and class ramifications, she demonstrates that although the ceramic was used at all social-class levels and in all types of communities from urban to rural, the choice of vessel forms and decoration differed markedly. Rockingham-ware teapots, for example, were favored by working-class women and rarely appeared in middle-class homes, while middle-class men living in cities formed the market for Rockingham-ware pitchers decorated with hunting scenes. Rockingham-ware spittoons, on the other hand were used universally—even by women. With the specific cultural roles of Rockingham-ware vessels so clearly understood, the vessels themselves become texts through which to interpret the past. The book features fifty halftones, fourteen of which are presented also in color, and an extensive archaeological database. "Claney does a service by writing about the value of using artifacts and documents interactively to get full use of both sources. This book is a terrific resource and a good example of data-driven resource."—IA: Journal of the Society for Industrial Archaeology "Claney generously guides the reader through the process of her evolving research over a period of approximately twenty years. Those who have been frustrated by the lack of reliable scholarship on these ubiquitous brown pots (and other nineteenth-century wares) and eage to learn about new ways to think about them, will find Claney's often-first-person approach immediately satisfying."—Decorative Arts "Claney shows how historical archaeology is the only resource for discovering the existence of symbolic meaning in the use of workaday vessels such as large Rockingham ware bowls. Her study helps to visualize the material life of the past and 'fill in the outlines of recorded memory.'"—Maine Antique Digest "Dr. Claney has devised a widely applicable method of interpretive, contextual material culture study. Moreover, she has demonstrated the power of the method in her exploration of Rockingham ware, an example of what Daniel Miller called the 'consumption trivia' of the Industrial Revolution, and James Deetz regarded as the 'small things forgotten' that accumulate to make a lifetime. Her masterful study is firmly grounded in the literature of historical archaeology, material culture study, and American cultural history, and represents a cross-disciplinary breadth that many scholars fail to achieve. The result is a study that smoothly and elegantly leads the reader through a massive compilation of material, archaeological, documentary, and graphic evidence to an understanding of the objects, the society that produced them, and the cultural contexts in which they carried meaning. A model of comparative, synthetic, object-based research, this study demonstrates the interpretive value of archaeological collections of fragmented objects housed in repositories around the world. It represents a compelling argument for the preservation, curation, and conservation of our material culture heritage."—Lu Ann De Cunzo, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delaware The Table of Contents of this book is as follows: List of Plates, Figures, and Tables • Preface: Rockingham Ware in the United States • Acknowledgements • Introduction: The Role of Context in Artifact Interpretation • Reading Historical Artifacts • Defining Rockingham Ware • The Americanization of Rockingham Ware • The Niche Market for Rockingham Ware • Rockingham Ware and Gender Society • Rockingham Ware and Class • Rockingham Ware in Rural America • Conclusion • Appendix: Archaeological Database. Winner of the Society for Historical Archaeology James Deetz Award 2006. Jane Perkins Claney has more than twenty years experience analyzing, researching, writing about, and lecturing on artifacts, focusing especially on historical ceramics. She holds a Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. "Grand resource for grand USA pottery." —Antique and Collectible News Service 
Price: 24.70 USD
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65 COLLINGWOOD, PETER. The Techniques Of Sprang: Plaiting On Stretched Threads.
Academy Editions, London: . 0823052206 / 9780823052202 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Gives a detailed and practical account of all the variations of the fabric-making process known as sprang. After an introductory chapter on the definition, history and terminology of sprang and chapters on the simple equipment and its setting up, the main part of the book covers the immenses range of sprang techniques. Includes an Index. 
Price: 254.36 USD
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66 COMSTOCK, NANINA. The Mccall's Book Of Handcrafts: A Learn-and-make Book.
Random House, New York: 1972. 0394483006 / 9780394483009 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good reading copy. Library discard 

Price: 12.83 USD
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67 CONNOLLY, SYBIL; DAVISON, DAVID (PHOTOGRAPHS). Irish Hands: The Tradition Of Beautiful Crafts.
Hearst Books, New York: 1994. 0688110118 / 9780688110116 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
For centuries, the people of Ireland have been creating crafts - knitted sweaters, delicate lace, study pottery, and fragile crystal - of extraordinary elegance and beauty. Now, internationally known fashion and home furnishings designer Sybil Connolly takes you into the studios and workshops of Ireland's most talented craftspeople. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.24 USD
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68 CONSTABLE, DAVID. Candlemaking: Creative Designs And Techniques.
Search Press, Wellwood: 1992. 0855326832 / 9780855326838 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
With this book, you can master the basic techniques of candlemaking and discover a whole new creative world. Packed with ideas and step-by-step practical instructions, it shows how t make a marvellous selection of dipped, moulded, and novelty candles. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.82 USD
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69 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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70 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: 51.30 USD
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71 COSS, MELINDA & SOUDAN, SYLVIE. Magic Carpets: 30 Easy-to-make Rug Designs.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1989. 0312030274 / 9780312030278 First U. S. Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Features full instructions for 30 original rug designs, illustrated with color charts. Specially created for this book, the designs cover a wide range of both traditional and modern rug and carpet designs, and all are simple to make. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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72 CRAFTSMEN'S GUILD OF MISSISSIPPI; BLACK, PATTI CARR (FOREWORD), ADKINS, ROY (PHOTOGRAPHY; DIETRICK, ROBIN C. (TEXT). I Am A Craftsman: 40 At 40 Celebrating The 40th Anniversary Of The Craftsmen's Guild Of Mississippi With 40 Of Its Exhibiting Members.
Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A spectacular showcase of Mississippi's finest creators and their work. Craft work in Mississippi, like our music, our art, our literature, and our history, is as much a part of what makes Mississippi distinctive as our natural resources."--Julia Daily, former Executive Director, Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi Mississippi would be a different state culturally without the excellence of handcrafted products by the talented members of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi. For four decades, the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi has been a driving force in supporting local artisans and sculpting the craftsmen of tomorrow. Since 1973, the Guild itself has been exposing Mississippians to fine art crafted from our state's own valuable, natural resources by the hands of our own talented citizens. This volume, with over 160 images, celebrates Mississippi's finest craftsmen, forty of the Guild's talented artisans on the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi. The Guild's craftsmen fostered change in the way people perceive craft and elevated craft to fine art. I Am a Craftsman: 40 at 40 shares their stories and remarkable talents. Patti Carr Black, Jackson, Mississippi, is the author of over twenty publications, including Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980; The Mississippi Story; Breathing Art; and Early Escapades. Roy Adkins, Jackson, Mississippi, is a photographer specializing in fine art and portraiture, with recent work appearing in Time magazine, Jackson Free Press, and Portico Jackson magazine. Robin C. Dietrick, Jackson, Mississippi, is a curator, writer, exhibition designer, and editor of nine books for the Mississippi Museum of Art, including The Mississippi Story; A Painter's Odyssey: The Art of Marshall Bouldin III; and To Paint and Pray: The Art and Life of William R. Hollingsworth, Jr. Home | Meet the Press | Current Catalog How to Order | Sales Representatives Comments or Questions | Privacy Statement 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211 601.432.6205 | Orders 8uni 
Price: 38.00 USD
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73 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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74 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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75 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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76 DALRYMPLE, LARRY; FOWLER, CATHERINE S. (FOREWORD). Indian Basketmakers Of California And The Great Basin.
Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe. s Softcover with flaps. Brand new book. 
45 color images, 45 black-and-white photographs, 10 line drawings, map, 9x11 1/2". 
Price: 57.00 USD
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77 DALRYMPLE, LARRY; FOWLER, CATHERINE S. (FOREWORD). Indian Basketmakers Of California And The Great Basin.
Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe. s Softcover with flaps. Brand new book. 
45 color images, 45 black-and-white photographs, 10 line drawings, map, 9x11 1/2". 
Price: 23.70 USD
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78 DANNEMAN, BARBARA. Step By Step Quiltmaking.
Western Publishing Company, Racine: 1979. 0307420167 / 9780307420169 Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The basic how-to's of making a quilt - sewing, setting, binding, and quilting - are simply and clearly described in text and illustrations, Step-by-step directions are given for making an outstanding group of traditional and contemporary quilts - block design, irregular design, Cathedral Window, trapunto, crazy, applique - as well as for smaller projects, such as a pocketbook, a tablecloth, a pillow, and a wall hanging. Illustrated in full color. 
Price: 9.17 USD
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79 DAVIS, DEE & COOPER, GAIL B. The Decoupage Gallery: A Collection Of Over 450 Color And 550 Black-and-white Design Motives.
Watson-Guptill Publications, New York: 2001. 0823012891 / 9780823012893 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Whether you want to make personalized gifts, create new "family heirlooms," or simply improve an unappealing item or piece of furniture, decoupage - the art of decorating a surface with cut-out paper images - is the perfect technique. The Decoupage Gallery provides thorough instructions for creating beautiful decoupaged objects along with over 1,000 images culled from the authors' personal collections of papers, prints, and antique scrap that you can use in your projects. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.19 USD
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80 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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