Learn to make stylish and beautiful items from leather, from homeware to fashion accessories, in your own living room. From a woven bench or log basket, to bags, a sunglasses case or even an apron, this cool craft book teaches you how to make 20 simple...
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Coloring Books for Adults
Coloring Books for Adults features 41 images to help you escape for a few minutes or hours at a time. Get lost in a fun collection of patterns that promote relaxation and… meditation. Each page features edge-to-edge illustrations, with a blank side to... read more
Coloring Books for Adults
Now in its 69th year, Theatre World is the only comprehensive annual pictorial and statistical record of the American theatre season from coast to coast: Broadway, Off-Br…oadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and complete listings for 70 regional theatres - a... read more
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In the hands of many of the great writers, the unravelling of mystery is only one strand within a complex project. Other things get unravelled, too - the belief in a rati…onally explicable world, in the beneficent, ordering force of culture and... read more
Leatherwork is a centuries-old craft which is as absorbing and enjoyable today as ever. This book introduces the basic tools and techniques needed before explaining more …advanced ideas for designing and decorating leather. With an easy-to-follow text,... read more
This book offers a whistle-stop guide to the history of leathercraft and tanning. The story begins in prehistory when people discovered, perhaps by chance, that skins exp…osed to smoke or accidentally soaked in autumnal puddles lasted longer. Skins were... read more
Take leather crafting into the 21st century with this complete guide that marries traditional skills to the latest CNC and 3D printing technologies. Learn how to start ma…king your own leather creations with traditional tools, and then take them to... read more
This vintage book contains a detailed guide to leather working. Profusely illustrated and written in simple, plain language, this volume is highly recommended for those w…ith little previous experience. Although old, "Leather Work" contains a wealth of... read more
This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Care…fully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled a series of... read more
A helpful workshop companion for anybody interested in working with leather either for fun or for profit.
In dozens of countries and in hundreds of varieties, the venerable craft of white work has become a byword for the ultimate form of needlework elegance. Its 3,000-year hi…story encompasses every conceivable form of garment and decorative linen, from... read more
Otis Ingrams; Simon Brown
LeatherWorks is a cool craft book that teaches you how to make 20 simple yet stylish leather projects in your own living room, from home to fashion accessories.
Otis Ingrams; Simon Brown
* Pictures are included for easy reference* Index with clickable links.The Ladies’ Workbook contains detailed instructions in knitting, crochet, point-Lace, etc. This cul…turally important book was reproduced from the original (published in 1858) and... read more
Part of the artisanal/DIY movement is about authenticity and quality, with a return to simplicity, real values, genuine materials, and careful craftsmanship. Leather is o…ne of those authentic materials, and while it has always been used for handbags... read more
Table of ContentsIntroductionTools and EquipmentCutting out your PatternsThe Sewing ProcessSaddle StitchingLacingCross StitchingSilver or Gold BeltMaking Leather Wallets …and Drawstring PouchesMaking a Leather Drawstring PouchHow to Work with... read more
Easy-to-make designs for 33 chic leather braceletsMake the most of one of today's hottest jewelry trends with Leather Bracelets, a collection of 33 beautiful beaded, knot…ted, and braided accessories that would be at home on the shelves of the most... read more
Designed to give the maximum amount of fun for the minimum amount of rule-reading, Tiny Games for Work will let you find the perfect game for whatever situation you're in…. All you need is this book, and the stuff that's around you. (Friends... read more
The making of bags and purses with leather is one of the oldest and most universal of its uses. This fascinating book is intended to offer a selection of simple and pract…ical shapes, giving the fullest value to the beauty of the material itself rather... read more
This antique book contains a detailed step by step guide to making toy animals out of leather. Accessible and easy to digest, this book is perfect for the amateur leather…worker and makes a great addition to any collection of antiquarian handcrafting... read more
Discover the techniques behind museum-quality pieces and treasured heirlooms with this guide to antique needlework and handcrafts. Originally published in 1859, The Ladie…s' Hand Book of Fancy and Ornamental Work offers well-illustrated instructions for... read more
This inspiring guide from art quilter Elizabeth Barton is for quilt artists who have mastered the basics and want to explore deeper levels of creativity and skill. Learn …how making a series of quilts can help you generate more ideas, find new... read more
"Loved this one. Great for any beginner that is interested in learning how to work with and create leather items." — Books In Brogan"An excellent book." — LorareviewsLege…ndary wood and leather crafter Lora Susan Irish focuses solely on leather... read more
This book provides a comprehensive and expert guide to lace technique and is executed in an exhaustive and practical manner. It shows working methods with clear and strai…ghtforward descriptions given in systematic progressive stages, and the large... read more
Learn to play to win with Thunder Bay’s Casino Box!Ever wondered what goes on inside a casino? Open the box and place your bets! Now you can practice all the popular game…s at home with friends to build up your skills. Then, armed with many invaluable... read more
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Eros Doily, taken from the 1955 "Star Doily Book No.163" by The American Thread CompanyEnjoyVintageCrochet
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Cheval set Doilies, taken from the 1961 "Anchor Book of Lace Crafts"EnjoyVintageCrochet