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1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas (USED)

1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas (USED)

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1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find. Featuring costumes from popular convention-goers to professional craftsman, this stunning, photo-filled book by Joey Marsocci and Allison DeBlasio of Dr. Grymm Laboratories walks you through scads of your favorite characters as imagined and created by fans.

101 Techniqus- Acrylics (USED)

101 Techniqus- Acrylics (USED)

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Each title in Barron's growing series of 101 Techniques art instruction manuals focuses on a specific art medium and teaches students and amateur artists through purely visual means. Relying on a progression of step-by-step captioned illustrations, the 101 easy-to-follow exercises in this book teach the basics of virtually every technique an artist needs to know in order to master painting with acrylics, including applying transparent washes, dragging paints, modeling faces, adding flesh tones, and more. Formatted so that the reader can begin painting right away, this book offers approaches that both the beginner and professional can utilize. Full color illustrations throughout.

1992 Commemorative Stamp Collection (USED)

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5 W's What? (USED)

5 W's What? (USED)

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This series of five books presents a varied, engaging collection of trivia organised around the five classic queries: who, what, when, where and why. What's That? Is the second title in the 5 Ws series. It has the same light-hearted and entertaining tone as the other titles, with the small, appealing format that demands to be picked up and opened again and again. This book focuses on the sundries of life, including inventions, fashion, and a myriad of other facts for readers to pick up
50 Heirloom Buttons to Make (USED)

50 Heirloom Buttons to Make (USED)

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Create from this gallery of decorative fabric, needle lace, crochet, ribbon, and braid closures. This extensive collection of beautiful buttons and closures can easily be made without special equipment. Includes delicate needle lace buttons, elegant frog closures, Victorian crocheted buttons, braid, fabric, ribbon buttons, and more.
50 Knitted Gifts for Year Round Giving (USED)

50 Knitted Gifts for Year Round Giving (USED)

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In search of the perfect pattern for a knitted present? Look no further, thanks to this mini-reference of year-round gift ideas. Here are 50 inspired projects for all occasions, from New Years and Valentines Day to Easter, Mothers and Fathers Days, graduation, Hanukkah, and Christmas. With home decorating items, toys, personal accessories, and garments--each featuring special holiday and seasonal touches--theres something for everyone!
A Step In Time

A Step In Time

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From the founding of America's dance culture to today's square dance activity, follow the footsteps back in time to visit with some amazing people and dance events that depict the historical evolution of the modern American square dance. Based on real people and events, the historic stories are very readable and enjoyable style, revealing the lifestyles of those who contributed to bringing the joy of America's cultural dance to others. You will witness how dance affected the rhythm and lifestyle across the United States and then to foreign countries. It explores pattern dances reflecting on how various dance styles influenced another and the progression of dance. You will experience the expansion across this country and how dance was influenced along the way. You are taken to the Appalachian Mountain area to witness the Kentucky running set and to New England's quadrilles and contra dances. Memories of past dance experience is visited as its history comes alive through the evolution of dance traditions and a visit with our dance pioneers that influenced and impacted our lives. The time line on the evolution of the American Square Dance begins in Europe to the founding of America, through the Colonial times, the contribution of the African American influence and the western expansion, the depression period, the effect of the World War 11 and the growth that took place with the return of the American soldiers. We visit with George Washington and the political influence that took place at colonial dances, Eleanor Roosevelt dancing during the depression, Jimmy Carter bringing the Modern Western Square dance to the White House. Discover how the square dance brought democracy to Japan. Henry Ford's efforts in the revival of dance to Lloyd Shaw's western style impact on square dancing with his high school students Cheyenne Mountain School dancing tours. The building of roads and transportation improvements and the growth of the recording industries along with a proliferation of publications brought about a major growth in people getting together to dance. Dance choreography changes brought about the modern western square dance. Dance events and conventions flourished. You will visit with modern western square dance pioneers Charlie Baldwin, Bob Osgood and Stan and Cathie Burdick. This countries famous animator, Chuck Jones, involvement in square dancing is revealed. This book features many charts and timeline treasures listing movies that featured square dance scenes, square dance halls that came into being across the country and the many different dance gatherings. You will meet some of the women involved in square dancing. You will also visit delightful stories of the Brundage square dance family and the Tirrell round dance family. See how clothing trends followed our dance activity. Today's Modern Western Square Dance will continue to evolve and change. You will learn what efforts took place to preserve the history of the square dance activity. You will see the background of how round dancing complimented square dancing. Every page brings with it the enthusiasm for dancing. You are taken on an adventure that will broaden your perspective on dance and will make you want to be a part of the future dancing experience. It will please the casual reader, dance leaders and the dancer along with historians with its insight and behind the scene stories. It is the most complete and informative book bringing together all in one place everything you will ever want to know about the pleasures and joy in the human relationship of dance. The historical documentation in this book brings the reader through the past years and creates the opportunity so that the future of social dance can continue to be a contributing factor.

A-Z of Embroidery Stitches: A Complete Manual for the Beginner Through to the Advanced Embroiderer (USED)

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Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries, & More (USED)

Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries, & More (USED)

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In this inspired and highly personal book, Maria Speck draws on food traditions from across the Mediterranean and northern Europe to reveal how versatile, satisfying, flavorful, and sophisticated whole grains can be.

Food writer Maria Speck's passion for propelling Old World staples such as farro, barley, polenta, and wheat berries to the forefront of new American cooking is beautifully presented in Ancient Grains for Modern Meals. Rustic but elegant dishes--Creamy Farro with Honey-Roasted Grapes, Barley Salad with Figs and Tarragon-Lemon Dressing, Lamb Stew with Wheat Berries in Red Wine Sauce, and Purple Rice Pudding with Rose Water Dates--are sure to please discerning palates and become favorites in any whole grain repertoire.

Food lovers and health-conscious home chefs alike learn how to integrate whole grains into their busy lives, from quick-cooking quinoa and buckwheat to the slower varieties such as spelt and Kamut. The stunning flavors and lively textures of whole grains are enhanced with natural ingredients such as butter, cream, and prosciutto--in moderation--to create lush Mediterranean-inspired recipes. Maria's approachable style and generous spirit make this collection of time-honored, updated classics a treasury for today's cooks.

Ashford Book of Spinning (USED)

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Ballet School (USED)

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Basket Book: Over 30 Magnificent Baskets to Make and Enjoy (USED)

Basket Book: Over 30 Magnificent Baskets to Make and Enjoy (USED)

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Weave 32 basic designs by hand from natural materials--and adapt them for hundreds more designs. Complete instructions with over 600 closeup illustrations of each step. "Practical answers...imaginative asides."-- "Craft Connection

. 144 pages (24 in color), 8 1/2 x 10.

Beautiful Wedding Decorations & Gifts on a Small Budget (USED)

Beautiful Wedding Decorations & Gifts on a Small Budget (USED)

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Inside, wedding consultant Diane Warner suggests hundreds of clever ways to make your special even extra-special. These are fun and romantic touches that are fast, affordable, easy for anyone to do...and, in the making, all the more meaningful.
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Being with Flowers (USED)

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Reflecting an inspiring new approach to interior design, this book shows how you can use flowers to transform the rooms of a modern home into havens of beauty and tranquility.

Better Homes & Garden Christmas on its Way (USED)

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Provides instructions for making Christmas ornaments, decorations, and gifts, including recipes for jams, marmalades, baking mixes, and desserts.

Better Homes and Gardens Christmas from the Heart Vol 20 (USED)

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Big Book of $5.00 Crafts (USED)

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Big Book of Halloween (USED)

Big Book of Halloween (USED)

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Offers ideas and instructions for creative decorations, treats, and costumes, and includes tips for planning a Halloween party.

Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual (USED)

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In his latest book, Calder walks the reader through the repair, maintenance, and setting up of the boat's primary systems, including the electrical system, electronics equipment, generator sets, solar panels, wind and water generators, the engine, transmission, pumps, steering, waste disposal systems, and more. Destined to become a highly trusted companion aboard all types of boats for years to come.

Brain Buster Volume #15 Soduko Puzzles Digest (USED)

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Bringing Down the House

Bringing Down the House (USED)

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The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21--the amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Vegas--and lived to tell how.

Robin Hood meets the Rat Pack when the best and the brightest of M.I.T.'s math students and engineers take up blackjack under the guidance of an eccentric mastermind. Their small blackjack club develops from an experiment in counting cards on M.I.T.'s campus into a ring of card savants with a system for playing large and winning big. In less than two years they take some of the world's most sophisticated casinos for more than three million dollars. But their success also brings with it the formidable ire of casino owners and launches them into the seedy underworld of corporate Vegas with its private investigators and other violent heavies.

Building a Shed (USED)

Building a Shed (USED)

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This well-illustrated guide offers a range of building options, with complete instructions and plans for four popular projects: saltbox potting shed, garden storage shed, storage barn, and lean-to tool locker. Author Joe Truini walks the reader through each step, from evaluating storage needs to basic construction to putting the finishing touches on the roof.

Carolyn Wrey's Complete Curtain Making Course (USED)

Carolyn Wrey's Complete Curtain Making Course (USED)

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The coveted private course in curtain and drapery making from the world's leading expert. Complete with lavish color photography, "Caroline Wrey's Complete Curtain Making Course" presents in detail her acclaimed instruction. 250 color photos.
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Celtic Cross Stitch; 30 Alphabet, Animal and Knotwork Projects (USED)

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Celtic Cross Stitch takes inspiration from a wide variety of Celtic designs and explores the challenges of transferring them to patterns for counted cross stitch. Here are 30 fully detailed and charted projects, ranging from simple cards and pictures to a stunning rug and an embroidered border for an heirloom christening gown. Knotwork, key, and spiral designs are featured together with animal, plant and human forms. In addition a separate section charts a selection of classic Celtic alphabet designs. Some of the projects will appeal to experienced embroiderers, others to those who are new to the craft. Each project begins with clear, step-by-step instructions, lists the needed materials, and shows you the finished design. You'll find numerous ideas for alternative color schemes and variations on the basic designs as well. These and the pattern library of designs will inspire you to make up your own Celtic motifs and patterns.
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Chapman's Nautical Guides: Knots (USED)

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From America's best-known knot authority, here is a complete and indispensable guide to more than 100 knots. Whether you want to tie lines together, lash oars in place, attach the foot of a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the knot you need, with variations for specific conditions, is here.

The uses, advantages, and disadvantages of every type of knot are clearly explained. The author explains how to tie each one, using concise, step-by-step instructions, all illustrated by simple, easy-to-understand line drawings. The book closes with a helpful glossary of terms.

Chess for Juniors; A Complete Guide for the Beginner (USED)

Chess for Juniors; A Complete Guide for the Beginner (USED)

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In 20 graduated lessons with over 275 diagrams, Robert Snyder introduces the game to beginners, giving clear instructions on how to choose and employ opening, middle, and endgame strategies to win.
Children's Collection (USED)

Children's Collection (USED)

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Featuring 10 heirloom knitwear patterns for children, this collection celebrates the artistry and craftsmanship of two of the knitting community's most prominent designers. The intricately designed patterns, suitable for children from their toddler years to their preteens, include cardigans and vests, cable pullovers, and adorable dresses. Each pattern provides detailed instructions and easy-to-follow charts, including information about yarn specifications, such as ply, wraps per inch, meters to the gram and kilogram, and yards to the ounce and pound. The exquisite fashion photography of finished garments shows off the creations worked in rich, glowing colors. In addition to patterns, short excerpts from beloved children's books are interspersed throughout.

Chip Carving Techniques and Patterns (USED)

Chip Carving Techniques and Patterns (USED)

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Using a minimum of tools, anyone can quickly create beautiful carvings. Exquisite patterns, lettering styles, and designs for jewelry boxes, humidors, chair backs, buttons, shingles, more. Many photos, patterns, diagrams. "The very best in decorative taste."-- "Popular Woodworker

. "The most informative book ever....Beautifully illustrated."-- "Chip Chats

. 128 pages, 173 b/w illus., 7 1/2 x 9 1/2.

Christmas Celebrations; Festive Recipes,Hand-Crafted Gifts and Decorative Ideasfor the Yuletide Season (USED)

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Christmas Customs; Hearth & Home (USED)

Christmas Customs; Hearth & Home (USED)

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-- Historic facts give the book a unique angle.
-- Keepsake quality: charming size and format, interesting reading, and great photos.

Christmas Planner Book (USED)

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Christmas with Country Living 1999 (USED)

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Christmas with Country Living 2002 (USED)

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Christmas with Southern Living 1994 (USED)

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Code Breaker (USED)

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Colette's Wedding Cakes (USED)

Colette's Wedding Cakes (USED)

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In "Colette's Wedding Cakes," master cake decorator Colette Peters brings us her most inspired creations yet. From traditional designs to works of luxuriant fantasy, Colette has a cake for every wedding style. With detailed instructions accompanied by color photographs, step-by-step line drawings, and patterns for the decorations, Colette presents thirty-two breathtaking cake-design projects. From building a tiered cake to mastering piping techniques and fashioning royal icing and gum-paste flowers, here is everything you need to know to create the wedding of your dreams.

Collecting and Restoring Old Steam Engines (USED)

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Collector's Compass: Jewelry (USED)

Collector's Compass: Jewelry (USED)

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Jewelry--Your Resource for Building and Caring for a Collection. Whether you're just getting started with your collection, want to broaden your knowledge, or simply wish to find an extraordinary piece to wear and enjoy, you've found the best resource for collecting jewelry. This information-packed reference shows how to determine value, where to look, how to purchase, and how to care for your pieces.

Color Me Beautiful (USED)

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Complete Guide to Flower Arranging (USED)

Complete Guide to Flower Arranging (USED)

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Designed for people with a busy lifestyle, this highly acclaimed series of inspiring and practical paperbacks cover a wide range of topics. Each book is a showcase of the trademark DK style that marries instructive photographs with easy-to-rea
Complete Photo Guide of Hand Lettering & Calligraphy (USED)

Complete Photo Guide of Hand Lettering & Calligraphy (USED)

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Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques.

The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they're created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There's also an introduction to modifying and creating letterforms digitally, as well as practice sheets for the featured alphabets.

So whether you've never tried lettering before or you'd like to develop your skills and consider all your creative options, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy will guide and inspire you on your lettering journey.

Country Home An Old Fashioned Christmas (USED)

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Presents recipes for holiday pies, scones, tarts, and candy, shows folk art and antique holiday decorations and ornaments, and describes how Christmas is celebrated at Williamsburg and other historic settings.

Country Woman Christmas 2001 (USED)

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Craft of Woodcuts (USED)

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Crafty Superstar (USED)

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Sell Out!

If the church-basement sale isn't quite your scene, Crafty Superstar is your go-to resource for selling your crafty goods part-time. Packed with ideas for setting up and selling out, the book includes loads of advice from experts like Faythe Levine, Jenny Harada and Jenny Hart.

Want to make some dough but don't know where to start? Inside find out how to:

- Discover your expectations and motivations
- Set up shop and get paid
- Join an indie craft show
- Get some press
- Package goods and customer service
- Balance life and crafts

Plus, get business forms, lists of resources and a directory of indie craft shows so you can be on your way to becoming a Crafty Superstar!

Creative Cloth Doll Making (USED)

Creative Cloth Doll Making (USED)

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The field of spatial econometrics has come to include the methods and models that deal with estimation and testing problems encountered when attempting to implement regional economic models. Those problems are often characterized by the difficulties associated with assessing the importance of spatial dependence and spatial heterogeneity. This book includes contributions on spatial proximity, spatial patterning and in particular the spatial association (dependence) contained in local map patterns.
Creative Kittens Coloring Book (USED)

Creative Kittens Coloring Book (USED)

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From the creator of the wildly successful Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book comes the purrfect follow-up: adorable kittens! Cat lovers and coloring enthusiasts will delight in these beautifully detailed feline portraits and their unique patterns of hearts, flowers, paisleys, and other magical motifs. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Creative Kittens and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.

Crochet Kids' Toys and Treasures: Complete Instructions for 7 projects

Crochet Kids' Toys and Treasures: Complete Instructions for 7 projects

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Get creative with your crocheting. Crochet Kids' Toys & Treasures is an instructional crochet booklet that is packed with fun projects for unique crochet items, like Hacky Sacks, Backpack Dangles, Headband and Flower Pin, Jelly Yarn Purse, Fingerless Gloves, Color-Stripe Beanie, Snuggle-Up Blanket, Pencil Toppers, and Crochet Stitches. Each booklet includes an abbreviations section at the front.
Crochet Outerwear Scarves: Complete Instructions for 8 Projects

Crochet Outerwear Scarves: Complete Instructions for 8 Projects

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Scarves are the ultimate take-along project and are the perfect starter project for those new to the art of crocheting. Learn how to crochet outwear scarves in eight eye-catching styles with Crochet Outerwear Scarves. From stripes, to puffs, blocks, ridges, and pompoms, these scarves are easy to make and awesome to wear. Each booklet includes an abbreviations key in the front.
Crocheting in Plain English: Easy-to-follow lessons in patterns, Sensible solutions to nagging problems, The only book any crocheter will ever Need. (USED)

Crocheting in Plain English: Easy-to-follow lessons in patterns, Sensible solutions to nagging problems, The only book any crocheter will ever Need. (USED)

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At last, crocheters without the benefit of a friendly instructor can find th help they need in Crocheting in Plain English. Even if you've never held a crochet hook before, Maggie Righetti's sound instructions and encouragement will help get you startd. If youre an experienced crocheter, you'll find dozens of tips for perfecting your techniques. This comprehensive, common-sense guide covers virtually everything you need to know about crochet:
Selecting threads and yarns
Determining gauge
Working with the right tools
How to interpret patterns and instructions
Increasing and decreasing
How to fix mistakes
Basic stitches (chain, double, triple, slip)
Sixteen different fabric pattern stitches
Assembling the finished product
How to block, clean, and care for crocheted articles
and much more
Each technique is illustrated with clear drawings, charts or photos. Complet with a detail glossary of crochet terms, "Crocheting in Plain English" is one sourcebook no crocheter should do without.