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The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Needlecrafts Hardcover 1994

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There is nothing lovelier than a hand-knit garment, no nicer gift than a crocheted afghan, few things quite as eye-catching as a one-of-a-kind quilt.

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Needlecrafts makes mastering these timeless handicrafts and many more easier than ever before. The book contains over one thousand step-by-step photographs and precise instructions, which will transform even an unseasoned novice into a skilled needle artist in no time.

Each chapter opens with a brief description of the craft and the many enticing ways it has been used -- and fresh, new ways of enjoying it. Next comes an illustrated guide to the necessary equipment and materials, followed by techniques and step-by-step instructions. In addition to the how-to pages, each chapter contains attractive, practical projects (with complete instructions) that let you put your new skills to good use immediately You'll also find valuable tips for finishing, washing, and caring for handmade items. Finally, each chapter contains a detailed glossary of the most important stitches, giving you a virtual encyclopedia of needlecraft techniques that will serve as a handy reference long after you've mastered the basics.

Condition: Very Good

Pages: clean and very bright. Dust jacket: bright, very slight curl at edges, crease at bottom of front inner flap. Shipped in a box. Quality packing!
There is nothing lovelier than a hand-knit garment, no nicer gift than a crocheted afghan, few things quite as eye-catching as a one-of-a-kind quilt.

The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Book of Needlecrafts makes mastering these timeless handicrafts and many more easier than ever before. The book contains over one thousand step-by-step photographs and precise instructions, which will transform even an unseasoned novice into a skilled needle artist in no time.

Each chapter opens with a brief description of the craft and the many enticing ways it has been used -- and fresh, new ways of enjoying it. Next comes an illustrated guide to the necessary equipment and materials, followed by techniques and step-by-step instructions. In addition to the how-to pages, each chapter contains attractive, practical projects (with complete instructions) that let you put your new skills to good use immediately You'll also find valuable tips for finishing, washing, and caring for handmade items. Finally, each chapter contains a detailed glossary of the most important stitches, giving you a virtual encyclopedia of needlecraft techniques that will serve as a handy reference long after you've mastered the basics.

Condition: Very Good

Pages: clean and very bright. Dust jacket: bright, very slight curl at edges, crease at bottom of front inner flap. Shipped in a box. Quality packing!

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