Vintage (1975) The Complete Encyclopedia of Crafts hardcover book published by Marshall Cavendish | Columbia House. Books printed in NY USA.
BUYING MULTIPLE VOLUMES OF THIS BOOK SERIES? THIS LISTING IS FOR YOUR CHOICE OF VOLUME(S) - each is sold separately. Please select the volume(s) you wish to purchase. If you are purchasing two or more volumes please use the coupon code COMBINEDITEMDISCOUNT in the shop's coupon code field for an immediate 20% reduction in the cost.
About the book series:
Volume 1: making pop-up greeting cards, quilting, hand-crafted pottery and the proper use of a kiln, introduction to beading and beadwork, introduction to jewelry making, crocheting, knitting and sewing of pillow covers and cases, rug braiding, re-upholstery projects and the making of slip-covers, the painting of wall murals, and more.
Volume 5: making flower arrangements for the home, Re-upholsering Dining Chairs: Spring and Stuff, Tie-Dye 101, Carving and Cutting in Plaster, Coping with Curved Surfaces, Marbling with Seaweed, Stripping, Filling and Bleaching Wood, Crafting Glass Mosaics: Cutting and Gluing, and more.
Volume 9: adding sparkle to old ties, cross-stitch pin cushions, rooster calendar, making wall storage, making portraits from silhouettes, silhouette lamp shades, creating string art, quilting techniques and projects, working with enamel decoration, color printing including working with linoleum, screen printing on fabric, basketry, modelling sheet copper, golden rules of design including proportions, size, shape, symmetry, balance and the golden section, working with clay, lapidary, painting on wood, knitting projects, sewing baby's wardrobe, working with glass and leaded glass, making mirrors, seedwork | mosaics from grocery seeds.
Volume 10: Working with Fiberglass, Creating the Effects of Stained Glass, Designing with Hexagons, Seedart: using seeds to create beautiful artwork, Screen Printing Repeated Patterns, Distressing and Coloring Wood, Simple Paper Collages, Unusual Effects with Glaze and more
Volume 11: Introduction to making lamp shades, a wardrobe for rag dolls, decorating glazed china, painting designs on glass, Beginning Tablet Weaving, the decorative art of Quilling, make your own fiberglass screen, making flower balls and fantasy seasonal trees and more.
Volume 14: modeling with Aluminum Foil, Modeling Bottles, Dish and Spheres in Clay, Crafting Flowers from Leather, Texturing Polystyrene, Making Poupard (paper mache) Dolls, Making Unlined and Sheer Draperies, Making Lining for Draperies, Crafting a Jacket on a Wooden Loom, Dying Yarns, Adding of Pin Art to Pictures, Rush Work and Decorative Baskets, Creating antique effects using foils, and more.
Volume 15: making a very '70s inspired growth chart for your child, decorating with Japanese papers and Origami, making a terrarium or indoor bottle garden, painting scenic wall murals, making mobiles, growing Bonsai and other miniature trees, the art of gilding simplified, how to tool finished pots and more.
Volume 16: face and body painting, Hardanger embroidery with lacy fillings, working with acrylic sheeting,the art of decoupage, quilted and channel-knitted vests, creating scultpure from natural wood, stripping furniture, bookbinding, working with leather, re-covering umbrellas and more.
Volume 18: painting with sand, toy storage created from boxes, making a tongue-and-groove panel dining table, Introduction to air-brush painting, the art of cane chair seating, plain-weave patterns, four-way Florentine needlepoint stitchery, soldering of silver rings, the art of imitating wood grains using paints, making simple theater puppets and more
Volume 20: crafting | carving a wooden bowl, making a hot-air balloon out of paper, decorating with marquetry, the making of cloisonne figures and jewelry, tooling details onto leather items such as belts, how to properly clean oil paintings, how to make a porcelain doll's head, making a papoose to carry baby, an introduction to the art of apier-mâché, macrame, and more.
Volume 21: making flowers from recycled rope, building a modular wall unit, decorative techniques with clay, making patchwork toys, spinning on a spinning wheel, Simple Ways of Displaying Shells and shellcraft, preparing all-natural herbal tonics and fresheners for the home and personal use, slip-casting simple shapes and more.
In EXCELLENT! and seemingly little-used condition with a strong, sturdy spine and bind and NO! pages separating from the bind. Internal pages VERY MINIMAL! foxing | yellowing, and there are NO! rips, tears, creases or dog-eared corners to the pages. Hard covers are in EXCELLENT! condition with LITTLE TO NO! wear. All text is clear and legible, all imagery is bright and vivid with MINIMAL! to NO! fading apparent. Fabulous condition for books from the mid 1970s!
Approximate measurements: 11" x 8-1/2" | 112 pages | NO dust jacket. THIS LISTING IS FOR ONE (1) BOOK IN YOUR CHOICE OF VOLUME.
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