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Designing Fashion Accessories: Master
Class in Professional Design.
Marta R.
Hidalgo and Gabriel Martin Roig. Accessories
are part of the great fashion family of various
pieces and adornments that complete a man’s,
woman’s, or child’s outfit. Various designers
take you from the research of current trends in
the accessories of footwear, purses, and hats
through to its design and manufacture.
Size: 9” x 12” • 575 images and patterns •
192 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4215-8 • hard
cover • $45.00
Dress Shirt Design.
Malie Raef. Every element
of the man's dress shirt is explored, including
collars, plackets, pockets, shoulder seams,
armholes, short sleeves, long sleeves, cuffs, cuff
plackets, back yokes, garment shaping, bottom
hems, and vents. Written by a professional
designer, the book features over 840 computer
flat sketches of many shirts' components, and
fashion illustrations from guest artists.
Size:9"x12"•31color&846b/w illus•208pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2723-0 • soft cover • $79.95
Steven M. Richman. A photog-
rapher’s artistic fascination with mannequins is
explored through a series of 390 portraits from
around the world. This compelling photographic
essay captures the personalities and drama of
storefront figures. Retailers, merchandisers,
members of the fashion industry, and photogra-
phy enthusiasts will all find this book a valuable
source of inspiration.
Size: 9” x 12” • 390 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2351-2 • hard cover • $49.95
Macrame Today: Contemporary Knotting
Darlyn Susan Yee. Knotting as an art
form can be very diverse and result in a complex
blend of texture and intricate patterns, using
such materials as yarn, fiber, and string. With
110 color images and step-by-step instructions,
this comprehensive guide will have you creating
beautifully designed wearable and functional art
pieces. Basic knotting forms and ten projects of
varying skill level is featured.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 110 color images • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3799-4 • soft cover • $19.99
Basic Knitting and Crocheting for Today’s
Woman: 14 Projects to Soothe the Mind
& Body.
Anita Closic. This knitting/crocheting
book offers fourteen projects that are fun to
make, while allowing the knitter to escape the
stresses of the day. Using basic knitting and
crocheting techniques,make throws,babywraps,
meditative yoga mats, a table runner, scarves,
baby blankets, wrist warmers, and pillows.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 14 patterns • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4668-2 • soft cover • $16.99
Patchwork Knitting: 18 Projects to Knit
and Crochet.
Johanna Schwarz. Discover a
completely new form of patchwork knitting:
the knitting kit! The innovative methods to
join simple knitted pieces into chic fashion and
accessories, including skirts, jackets, scarves,
hats, shrugs, pullovers, and more, will inspire
you. Over 130 photos and plans will guide you.
Complete the simple pieces, join them following
the diagram, and you are done!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 137 color photos & patterns
80 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4092-5 • hard
cover • $19.99
Knot Design.
Kristin Möller. A variety of
knotting projects with different levels of difficulty
are provided, including cell phone or MP3 player
cases, wallets and key chains, bracelets or eye-
glassescases incontemporarycolorsanddesigns.
Important knots readers will quickly master
include the vertical and horizontal half hitches,
spiral knots, square knots, and finishing knots.
Each project is rated by its level of difficulty.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 81 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3999-8 • soft cover • $16.99
Revised 3rd Edition.
Nancy Schiffer.
Baskets as functional and art objects, includes
over 300 pictures of baskets from all over the
United States and abroad. This pictorial survey of
splint, wicker, and coil baskets shows them used
for storage, decorating, carrying, winnowing,
gathering and trapping. They will inspire basket
makers, and the up-to-date price guide will be
a help to collectors.
Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 333 illus. & color plates
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1380-6 • soft cover • $29.99
Baskets and Basketmakers in Southern
John Rice Irwin. American baskets
made by people in Appalachia are lovingly
shared with readers. Indian baskets, especially
Cherokee, also are included. Numerous photos
detail every step in the basket making process:
from the time the tree is cut until the time the
basket is completed.
Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 603 photos & drawings
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-61-7 • soft cover • $19.95
Wicker Basketry.
Flo Hoppe. Illustrated step-
by-step instructions offer a range of techniques
and tips for making both round and oval bases,
making handles, preparing to weave, and adding
color. Projects include a simple plant basket, a
bread basket with beads, a lidded sewing basket,
and a large double-handled shopping basket.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 290 photos, 169 patterns
Index • 176 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4080-2
soft cover • $24.99
Basketry: Basic Techniques Explained
Step by Step.
Caterina Hernandez and Eva
Pascual. Learn the various materials, tools, and
techniques that can be used in basketmaking.
With 474 images, clear, easy-to-follow text
provides a description of each material and
tips for preparing the wood. Techniques include
stitching coil, weaving the rim and handles, and
making different shaped bases for your basket.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 474 illus. & diagrams •
144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4471-8 • hard cover • $34.99
Basket Inspiration: For Makers & Col-
Billie Ruth Sudduth. Get thoughtful,
step-by-step, basket-making instruction from
a master teacher, and be inspired to collect art
baskets from beautifully made examples by 95
top artists. Learn fundamentals and complete
projects for plaited ribbed, twined, and braid-
ed construction, twill weaving, and surface
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 284 color photos
Index • 144 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3468-9
hard cover • $34.99
International Basketry.
Christoph Will. This
beautifully illustrated volume presents baskets
woven from natural fibers over many years and
from diverse American, European and interna-
tional cultures. The text explores the origins
of the plants which produce weavable fibres,
localized preparation techniques, and a wide
variety of weaving styles and forms. Detailed
drawings of many weaves will enable craftsmen
to duplicate and experiment with a variety of
materials and patterns.
Size: 9’’ x 12’’ • 436 photos • Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-037-X • soft cover • $19.95
The Nature of Basketry.
Ed Rossbach. Hun-
dreds of photos and text show Asian, American,
and European ceremonial baskets, humble work
baskets and those made quickly to satisfy a mo-
ment’s need. Many traditional methods of using
plant materials for baskets are described with
pictures and discussions of their unique qualities.
Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 256 photos
Index • 192 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-059-0 • soft cover • $14.95
A Guide to Basket Weaving.
Marie Pieroni. Through
284 photos and illustrations, plus informative instruc-
tions, learn to choose and prepare raw materials, and
gather and use necessary tools. Discover optimal
working positions, basketwork structures, essential
steps (splitting, weaving, and peeling) in making
closed- and open-weave basketry, rib basket weaving,
and border designs. A glossary of terms is provided
for quick reference. This informative guide will be a
welcome addition to any basket weaver’s library.Size:
6” x 9” • 284 color images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4530-2 • soft cover • $24.99
Rib Baskets.
Revised & Expanded 2nd
Jean Turner Finley. Step-by-step direc-
tions for making fourteen different rib baskets
are accompanied by suggestions for variations
to challenge the imagination of both novice and
experienced basketmakers. With 231 images and
107 diagrams, this how-to guide offers general
techniques and tips for successful weaving.
Chapters on basketry tools, materials, and the
components of a rib basket are included.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 115 color & 116 b/w images,
107 patterns • 88 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4177-9 • soft cover • $19.99
Lightship Baskets of Nantucket.
Rev. and
Expanded 2nd Edition.
history and makers of highly prized, distinctive,
old Nantucket Lightship Baskets chronicled with
many color photos that detail construction and
show beautiful examples. Includes what to con-
sider when evaluating antique and contemporary
baskets, plus step-by-step, illustrated instructions
for making your own Nantucket basket.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • over 115 photos
Price Guide • 128 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0891-2 • soft cover • $24.95
Old New England Splint Baskets and How
to Make Them.
John E. McGuire. The master
basketmaker shares techniques developed over
many years. Beautiful color photographs of
antique New England baskets inspire readers
to adapt the step-by-step instructions to cre-
ate three new baskets: a round, rectangular,
and square-to-round basket with traditional
techniques. A unique chapter on old tools and
molds used in past generations is fascinating
to all who enjoy antique baskets.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 100s of photos &
drawings • 100 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-045-0 soft cover • $14.95
Let’s Weave Color into Baskets.
Laughridge. Introduces the reader to creative
possibilities of adding color to baskets. Chemical
dyes are discussed with step-by-step instructions
for their use. Many finished examples with color
woven into them are presented to stimulate the
craftsperson’s creativity. Three sets of weaving
instructions are included: a field basket, a house
basket, and a market basket.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 58 pp.
33 color photos, 36 drawings, 52 b/w photos
ISBN: 0-88740-056-6 • soft cover • $12.95
Ply-Split Braided Baskets: Exploring
Sculpture in Plain Oblique Twining.
W. Fraser. With 176 images, including patterns,
learn to make baskets using plain oblique twin-
ing, a version of ply-split braiding particularly
well-suited for the art of basketry. Chapters
include creating fenestrations, substituting
cords, combining baskets, crossing planes,
and harnessing the tension between right
triangles when the hypotenuse of one aligns
with the leg of another.
Size: 9 1/8” x 8 1/8” • 176 color images • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4652-1 • soft cover • $24.99
Earth Basketry.
Osma Gallinger Tod. Use natural
materials, including leaves, roots, reeds, grasses, vines,
shoots, willow, bark and splints to create baskets. A
wide variety of weaving techniques are clearly illustrated
with many examples and instructions for borders, lids,
handles and miniatures. Seventy-five pictures and
drawings show details, progressive instructions, and
finished examples.
Size: 6” x 9” • 23 b/w photos,
42 color photographs • 184 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-076-6 • soft cover • $14.99
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