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Crafts and Skills

 - 7 items found
Crafts and Skills
   -Basketry
   -Fabric
   -Knitting
   -Stenciling
   -Textiles
   -Woodworking

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A Basketmaker in Rural Japan, Cort, Louise Allison; Kenji, Nakamura
1 Cort, Louise Allison; Kenji, Nakamura
A Basketmaker in Rural Japan
New York: Weatherhill: 1996: 0834803364 / 9780834803367: Second Printing: Soft Cover: Fine: Published in association with the Arthur M. Slacker Gallery on the occasion of an exhibit, November 20, 1994 to July 9, 1995. This catalogue focuses on the work of master bamboo craftsman, Hiroshima Kazuo, of the Hinokage Region of Japan. Kazuo, at the time of publication, was the last professional basketmaker in the Hinokage Region on the Japanese Island of Kyushu. Contents include a Foreword by Milo Cleveland Beach (Director, Arthur M. Slacker Gallery), map of the Hinokage region, articles about the region and its baskets, basketmaker Kazuo, the catalogue of baskets, and a piece titled, The Annual Work Cycle of a Hinokage Farming Family. 160 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated catalogue.: 07205: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Art of Stencilling, Le Grice, Lyn
2 Le Grice, Lyn
The Art of Stencilling
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1986: 0517564300 / 9780517564301: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 160 pages, with the following Appendices: Stenciling materials, Suppliers, Suggested Further Reading, Some Stencils to Cut Out, Photographic Acknowledgements. Contents include, but are not limited to, a brief history of stenciling in Britain and America, decorating a converted Cotswold barn, step-by-step guide, and ideas to try for furniture, floors, fabrics, etc. Numerous illustrations throughout the book.: 09385: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans, Melanie Falick
3 Melanie Falick
Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans
New York: Artisan: 1996: 1885183275 / 9781885183279: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Dust jacket has a bit of edge wear. Clean copy throughout. 221 pages, illustrated with more than 200 full-color photographs and 30 original patterns. From the dust jacket: "The author "traveled thousands of miles to create this ... portrait of knitters, spinners, dyers, and breeders of fiber-producing animals. The book includes profiles of 38 people, plus more than 30 patterns for adult and child-sized garments." Oversized, heavy book, which will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery.: 08588: 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
4 Osborne, Lilly De Jongh
Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press: 1975: Second Printing: Soft Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Light shelf wear, minor soiling to rear cover. Binding tight and square. This printing includes revisions, changes, and additions to the original edition (1965). 385 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and color plates.: 03750: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Bamboo Baskets: Japanese Art & Culture Interwoven With the Beauty of Ikebana, Oster, Maggie; Seelen, Mark
5 Oster, Maggie; Seelen, Mark
Bamboo Baskets: Japanese Art & Culture Interwoven With the Beauty of Ikebana
New York: Viking Studio Books: 1995: 0140243410 / 9780140243413: First Edition: Soft Cover: Fine: Photography by Mark Seelen. Ikebana arrangements by Yi-an Chou. Introduction by Marilyn Marinaccio. 144 pages with Sources, Bibliography, Credits, and Index. Numerous photographs form Seelen illustrate the book.: 07206: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Schnute, William J.
High Relief Wood Carving
New York: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 1985: 0806979704 / 9780806979700: Soft Cover: Very Good: No additional printings listed, assumed 1st. 159 pages, illustrated with photos and drawings. Moderate wear, mostly on the rear cover--rubbed and soiled. Waviness to rear cover indicates possible exposure to humid conditions. No stains, marks, or writing. Binding tight and solid.: 03007: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Decorative Wall Hangings: Art with Fabric, Van Dommelen, David B.
7 Van Dommelen, David B.
Decorative Wall Hangings: Art with Fabric
New York: Funk & Wagnalls: 1962: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Fair: Shelf wear and bumped corners. Dust jacket is chipped at the spine ends and upper corners and has a stain on the rear panel in the upper corner. Looks better now in a clear Mylar protective cover. 178 pages with Bibliography. Intended primarily for the beginner, but also for more advanced artists. Illustrated with more than a hundred fine exhibition pieces by many artists, including the author.: 08704: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 



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