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121 FLEXNER, BOB. Understanding Wood Finishing: How To Select And Apply The Right Finish.
Rodale Press, Emmaus: 1994. 0875967345 / 9780875967349 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The biggest secret of successful wood finishing is that there is no secret at all. In Understanding Wood Finishing you'll find: Tips for getting the perfect finish, tricks for determining what kinf of finish you're really buying, a handy chart telling which stains are compatible with which finishes, and step-by-step finishing schedules. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.72 USD
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122 FOX, SANDI. Quilts: California Bound, California Made, 1840-1940.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2012. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A dazzling chronicle of early California quilts and quiltmakers. The richly diverse legacy of California's quilts is beautifully chronicled in words and images in this extraordinary collection spanning a century of quiltmaking. Here is the story of California's quilts, from those California bound—carried on the backs of mules and horses, in covered wagons, by ship or by train—to those California made, created on the farms and in villages and cities across the state. Whether to remember friends and family back home, mourn loved ones lost, record cultural and historical events, or illustrate their new surroundings, California's quiltmakers pieced, appliqud, embroidered, and embellished cloth in an astonishing variety of quilts and bedcovers. In this volume, contemporary letters, diaries, and historical records provide authentic accounts of the social, political, and cultural contexts in which California's quilts were brought west and worked there. The nuances of each quilt—the colors, stitches, and inked inscriptions—and the stories of the women whose skilled hands crafted them highlight the significance of the quilts and the elements that define them. Sandi Fox shows that while these cloth masterpieces played a role in the country's changing historical and cultural landscape, the techniques, patterns, and fabrics used to create them were, in fact, part of the seamless, unchanging tradition of American quiltmaking. Sandi Fox is former Collection Curator of Quilts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Associate Fellow, International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska; and Research Associate, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. She is the author of numerous books, articles, and exhibition catalogues in the field and curator of twelve major exhibitions of nineteenth-century American quilts in the United States and abroad. Her work as curator, author, and scholar has been supported by a number of important grants and fellowships, including those from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Winterthur Museum. She and her husband live in Los Angeles. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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123 FRANK, VIVIEN. An Introduction To Picture Framing.
Chartwell Books, Edison: 1990. 1555215815 / 9781555215811 A Quintet Book. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Explores both making and decorating frames and combines the pleasures and skills of craftwork and decorative art to produce practical objects that are useful around the home and ideal as gifts. It presents all the information required for the basic production of a range of frames, including those made of card and paper, papier mache, plywood, wood and fabric, and an introductory chapter details all the equipment needed for working in any of the materials. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.44 USD
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124 FROHBIETER-MUELLER, JO. Stained Glass Miniature Village.
Hidden House Publications, Palo Alto: 1979. 0825638364 / 9780825638367 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Create a miniature village with eight full-size project plans, step-by-step instructions for houses, trees, fences and lights. 
Price: 21.61 USD
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125 FROM MCCALL'S NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS. All-time Great Afghans: 50 Projects To Crochet And Knit.
Sedgewood Press, New York: 1989. 0696023121 / 9780696023125 First Edition (Unstated). 
Offers the very best in afghan designs. Each is shown in full color accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.55 USD
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126 FUCHS II, RONALD W. & HOWARD, DAVID S. Made In China: Export Porcelain From The Leo And Doris Hodroff Collection At Winterthur.
University Press of New England, Hanover: 2005. 0912724641 / 9780912724645 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This sumptuous volume accompanies a traveling exhibition of the same name that opened at Winterthur in February 2005. The full-color volume highlights 117 exquisite export porcelain objects from the extensive Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur. Authors Ron Fuchs and David Howard ground their presentation with an introductory overview of the manufacture of porcelain, the history of the china trade, and the importance of export porcelain in European and American history and material culture. Individual entries are grouped according to function: dining wares, drinking wares, household and personal utensils, and decorative wares. Each grouping is preceded by a short essay that places the objects within a historic context. An illustrated appendix addresses the coats of arms found on many of the objects, and an extensive bibliography offers supplementary readings. "[T]his catalog makes a fine reference book."—Maine Antique Digest The Table of Contents of this book is as follows: Foreword • Acknowledgments • Notes to the Catalogue • Introduction • Dining Wares • Drinking Wares • Utensils • Decorative Wares • Appendix I: Achievement of Arms • Appendix II: Chinese Dynasties and Reigns • Endnotes • Bibliography • Index. Ronald W. Fuchs II is the Assistant Curator of Ceramics for the Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, he received his bachelor's degree from the College of William & Mary and his master's degree from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture at the University of Delaware. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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127 FURST, RONALD KENNETH. Soft, Suede, Supple Leather Craft And Design.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1974. 0671217062 / 9780671217068 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket and cover have marks and water stains. 
Here is a new approach to working with leather! It's the first book about one of today's most popular crafts to show how to combine simple, classic patterns with all the distinctive textures of soft suedes and leathers. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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128 GANDERTON, LUCINDA; DUNCAN, JAMES (PHOTOGRAPHS). The New Needlecraft Project Book: Over 60 Inspired Embroidery, Needlepoint, Patchwork, Quilting, Applique, Knitting And Crochet Projects.
Smithmark Publishers, New York: 1996. 0831773383 / 9780831773380 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
Provides a fantastic collection of practical projects which will develop and refine the skills of new needleworkers, test the talents of competent crafters, and inspire and stimulate even the most advanced practitioners. The projects cover a wonderful range of decorative and usefulitems to creat from samplers,curtains and cushion covers to mobile, baby gifts, hats and jewel boxes. All the projects are illustrated in simple-to-follow step-by-step sequences,with beautiful color photographs of the finished item. 
Price: 18.72 USD
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129 GANDERTON, LUCINDA; PATTERSON, DEBBIE (PHOTOGRAPHS). Heirloom Gifts: Making Keepsakes With Love To Last Forever.
Southwater, London: 2001. 1842152424 / 9781842152423 Previously published as Romantic Keepsakes. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Reveals the secrets of creating the most exquisite heirlooms for weddings, christenings and birthdays, and luxurious accessories for the bedroom, boudoir and bathroom. Over 40 projects are clearly explained with step-by-step photographs, catering for a broad spectrum of skills from the beginner to the more experienced. Techniques range from the traditional, such as embroidery and quilting, to contemporary methods such as embroidery and machine applique. Superbly illustrated with over 300 photographs, Heirloom Gifts is unique in providing both a practical guide to creating your own cherished mementoes and an enchanting gift book to keep and treasure. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.81 USD
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130 GEARY, IDA. Plant Prints And Collages.
Viking, New York: 1978. 0670558907 / 9780670558902 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Explains the tools and techniques for making plant prints. All you need is ink, paper, a small brush or spoon, and a leaf or two from the garden, and in a few minutes you are makingbeautiful prints that riv al fine drawings and lithographs. 
Price: 32.30 USD
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131 GEDDES, ELISABETH & MCNEILL, MOYRA. Blackwork Embroidery.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1976. 048623245X / 9780486232454 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Blackwork embroidery was very popular in Tudor times, and it is now enjoying a tremendous revival. A form of counted-thread work, blackwork emphasizes shading contrasts that are possible working with a single color of thread. This book is one is one of the best modern works on blackwork. After covering the intriguing history of blackwork in a lively text and beautiful selection of illustrations, the authors present every aspect of the modern techniques and uses of the craft. 
Price: 8.17 USD
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132 GILLON, JR., EDMUND V. (EDITOR). Decorative Frames And Borders: 396 Copyright-free Designs For Artists And Craftsmen.
Dover, Mineola: 1973. 0486229289 / 9780486229287 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Includes representative examples of Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, French Empire, Victorian, Neo-Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Arab, Pre-Raphaelite, Art Nouveau and Art Deco border styles. 
Price: 12.64 USD
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133 GLASSIE, HENRY. The Potter's Art.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington:1999. 0253213568 / 9780253213563 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 19.71 USD
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134 GORDON, MAGGI MCCORMICK. The Ultimate Quilting Book: Over 1,000 Inspirational Ideas And Practical Tips.
Collins & Brown, London: 2001. 1855857553 / 9781855857551 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A comprehensive gallery of classic quilts, from Amish to Baltimore and Log Cabin to Nine Patch. A library of trace-off motifs to use again and again. A full range of techniques shown in easy-to-follow step-by-step sequences. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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135 GOSTELOW, MARY. The Complete International Book Of Embroidery.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1977. 0671228862 / 9780671228866 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Presents an exquisite array of needlework designs with which people around the world have traditionally decorated their clothing and textiles. Illustrated with over 400 full-color photographs. It also includes complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for a stunning selection of projects to make. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.48 USD
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136 GOTTSHALL, FRANKLIN H. Heirloom Furniture.
Bonanza Books, New York: 1957. Fourth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
Provides all the information required for the reproduction of heirloom furniture. In each chapter, the author first comments on the origin and value of the particular piece of furniture under consideration. He then gives a complete bill of materials required for the construction of the piece and follows through with detailed, precise instructions for every process involved. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.72 USD
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137 GRAFTON, CAROL BELANGER. Early American Patchwork Templates: Full-size Templates & Instructions For 12 Quilts.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1980. 0486238822 / 9780486238821 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 9.03 USD
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138 GRAFTON, CAROL BELANGER. Traditional Patchwork Patterns: Full-size Cut-outs And Instructions For 12 Quilts.
Dover Publications, New York: 1974. 0486230155 / 9780486230153 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
A unique idea in quilt books - cardboard cut-out pieces for use as templates! Just cut around the full-size patterns and you're ready to sew together any one of twelve colorful and authentic patchwork quilts. 
Price: 3.85 USD
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139 GRANTZ, GERALD J. Home Book Of Taxidermy And Tanning.
Stackpole Books, Harrisburg: 1969. 0811708055 / 9780811708050 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.06 USD
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140 GRAYSON, DEBRA MALTZMAN. The Pattern Library: Rugs And Wall Hangings.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1984. 0345318676 / 9780345318671 First Ballantine Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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