Download E-books Not Your Mama's Felting: The Cool and Creative Way to Get it Together PDF

By Amy Swenson

The paintings of felting, the method of operating wool fibers jointly to shape felt, is the last word in craft creativity simply because no goods prove precisely alike. the 1st e-book to hide knitted or crocheted felting, needle felting, and rainy felting, no longer Your Mama's Felting could have you growing models, components, and presents that would have your non-felting pals asking, "How did you do that?"

Fun and cool, this advisor includes:
* The necessities: all approximately fiber, the instruments of the exchange, rainy felting, needle felting, fulling, and dyeing
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Patterns and step by step directions for about thirty tasks, together with an assemble-your-own pockets equipment, a bad-boy hoodie, a crazy boa, a corpulent bead necklace, needle vases, and more
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Tips to customise each one design
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Basic knitting and crocheting directions in order that even non-needleworkers could make the entire projects

Does the odor of rainy sheep flip you on? lengthy to flee in your personal inner most yurt? With now not Your Mama's Felting, you may be a felt-loving fabric lady very quickly.

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Download E-books A Bird in Hand: Folk Art Projects Inspired by Our Feathered Friends PDF

By Renee Plains

Feathered buddies take fanciful flight during this varied selection of 21 initiatives encouraged via the undying appeal of folks paintings. no matter if you like hand applique, rug hooking, piecework, or move sew, Liberty famous person fashion designer Renee Plains bargains whatever for each quilter during this publication.

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Download E-books Handmade in the UK: Luscious lace + artisan yarns PDF

By Emily C Wessel

Travel sketches + specific knits: 10 beautiful lace designs encouraged by way of the old towns and picturesque landscapes of the United Kingdom.
With lovely seamless sweaters and gorgeous add-ons sized from baby to grandma, hand-crafted within the united kingdom has engaging initiatives for each knitter.  The bright and clean lace designs are exquisitely crafted in a rainbow of yarns by means of neighborhood artisans.

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Download E-books Tatted Lace of Beads: Techniques of Beanile Lace PDF

By Nina Libin

Beanile Lace seemed within the nineteen eighties. at the beginning a composite of beads and knots, it has built right into a new art-form, and retains growing to be, with tatting as a necessary strategy to comprise beads into shimmering lace. "Tatted Lace of Beads - the thoughts of Beanile Lace" is an end result of analysis and twelve years event in instructing tatting and tatting with beads.

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Download E-books A Compendium of Lace-Making - Bobbin, Filet, Needle-Point, Netting, Tatting and Much More - Four Volumes in One PDF

All demeanour of lace-making tasks, tricks and information are incorporated during this comprenehsive compendium. greatly illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. This booklet comprises vintage fabric courting again to the 1900s and earlier than. The content material has been conscientiously chosen for its curiosity and relevance to a latest viewers.

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Download E-books PuppyKnits: 12 QuickKnit Fashions for Your Best Friend PDF

By Jil Eaton

Sweet and humorous with sensational colour pictures that motivate crafts fanatics to knit for his or her dogs

lovely daily sweaters and ritzy big day designs even comprise a felted, water resistant sweater for drizzly days. in addition to sweaters, there are hats for each party, reminiscent of the vacation Spritz and the dog Fez. All are knitted in top of the range yarns which are smooth, luxurious, and not itchy. The e-book additionally showcases quite a number add-ons, equivalent to a collar and leash, felted toys, and a comfortable doggie mattress. A measuring chart for breeds of all sizes, knit-to-fit directions, and a primer on easy stitches make this an all-in-one consultant in a enjoyable, transportable layout. fast to knit and intensely useful, those are knits that any pooch will be satisfied to wear.

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Download E-books Combining Rug Hooking & Braiding: Basics, Borders, & Beyond PDF

By Kris McDermet

This can be the great reference on rug hooking and braiding abilities for all fiber artists, specifically these searching for a accomplished advisor to combining the 2 arts into interesting and artistic initiatives. choked with photos and diagrams, the guideline in ideas is obvious and unique with quite a number abilities for the newbie and complicated artisan. stick to step by step directions to benefit tips on how to make facilities for rugs or different items after which circulation expertly into hooked borders and fancy braids. how one can make borders utilizing either arts stacked in a number of layers. 3 entire beginning-to-end initiatives are integrated for you to use to perform the mixing of hooking and braiding: a braided tote bag with a hooked pocket, a braided chair pad with a hooked border, and a lacy braided trivet. as well as this transparent and artistic method of combining rug hooking and braiding, the booklet is stuffed with offer lists, a gallery, suggestions, FAQs, and assets.

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Download E-books Labor and Laborers of the Loom: Mechanization and Handloom Weavers, 1780-1840 (Studies in American Popular History and Culture) PDF

By Gail Fowler Mohanty

Labor and employees of the Loom: Mechanization and Handloom Weavers 1780-1840 develops numerous subject matters vital to realizing the social, cultural and fiscal implications of industrialization. The exam of those concerns inside of a inhabitants of extra-factory staff distinguishes this examine.

The quantity facilities at the quick progress of handloom weaving in keeping with the advent of water powered spinning. this alteration is seen from the views of mechanics, technological obstacles, features of weaving, talents, source of revenue and price. within the works of Duncan Bythell and Norman Murray the displacement of British and Scottish hand weavers loomed huge and the silence of yank handloom weavers in related conditions was once deafening. This research displays the diversities among the 3 tradition by means of centering no longer on displacement yet on survival. endurance is heavily tied to the sluggish nature of technological swap. The contrasts among autonomous advertisement artisans and outwork weavers are amazing. Displacement happens yet purely between artisans devoting their time to self sustaining workshop weaving. on the other hand outwork weavers tailored to altering markets and survived. The layout and improvement of spinning and weaving machine is under pressure, as are the jobs of financial stipulations, administration association, dimension of organisations, political implications and social elements give a contribution to the influence of technological swap on outwork and craft weavers.

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Download E-books Together or Separate: Knitting the New Twinset PDF

By Ann McCauley

With this interesting new assortment, Ann takes the vintage twinset to a brand new point that comes with the normal shell-and-cardigan mixture and much more! discover designated pairings resembling a turtleneck with vest and headscarf, skirts and sweaters, a gown with wristlets, or a cabled cardigan and socks; the items may be worn by myself or jointly. locate anything for each season! positive aspects stunning, undying designs in soft yarns, stable shades, and wealthy textures perfect for intermediate and skilled knitters, with a few initiatives for novices comprises Anns Alphabet of Musings for a fast knitting reference and extra

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