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Blissful Beginnings
Blissful Beginnings: Embroidered Blankets to Cherish
from Country Bumpkin

Each project features detailed instructions, fully illustrated with color photographs and helpful diagrams.
Comprehensive construction details for all projects.
Tear-out pattern sheets with full-size patterns included.
Useful hints and tips will be appreciated by new
and experienced embroiderers alike.
The book includes a comprehensive illustrated stitch glossary.
Stitch glossary and construction details

Price $29.00

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New Crewel - The Motif Collection
by K. Shaughnessy
New Crewel: The Motif Collection is a follow-up to the best-selling book, The New Crewel, It has a contemporary collection of motifs and a color palette that will have you reaching for linen, needles and thread. You get 30 modern, fun, and colorful designs -- each accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and all the necessary diagrams -- several gorgeous projects that showcase the designs, and a CD so you can size the motifs to your liking.

Price $20.00

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New Crewel Motifs
The New Crewel
The New Crewel
by Katherine Shaughnessy

If you like crewel embroidery, you'll enjoy this book. There are 113 pages offering 30 original designs, 15 fun projects, and 16 classic embroidery stitches. It's not your traditional crewel work, but something fresh, new and original.

We also have several kits by the same person who wrote the book.

Price $15.00

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A-Z of Heirloom Sewing
published by Country Bumpkin

Everything you need to know to create beautiful garments

With the help of the 20th book in the world famous A-Z Series, beginner and seasoned sewers will be encouraged to develop their skills and creativity to achieve a professional finish. Filled with over 840 step-by-step photographs and detailed instructions, this indispensible reference guide will enable you to make the best possible use of your sewing machine.

  • Discover machine and hand sewing techniques, from basic to advanced
  • Choose the right fabrics, laces and trims
  • Learn more about the correct tools and equipment
  • Achieve a perfect finish with handy hints and tips from experienced sewers

 

The A-Z of Heirloom Sewing is the book you’ve been waiting for. Sells for $35.

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A to Z of Heirloom Sewing
A to Z of Sewing
A-Z of Sewing
(paperback)
published by Country Bumpkin

The A-Z of Sewing gives both beginner and intermediate sewers the confidence to do all this and more. In the signature style of the famous A-Z Series, over 620 meticulous step-by-step instructions will help you discover…

  • Machine and hand sewing techniques - from very basic to advanced
  • Fantastic hints and tips from professional sewers
  • The best equipment and supplies to use
  • Sewing machine basics
  • How to work with patterns and fabrics
  • Decorative sewing and embellishments
  • Plus much, much more!

Sells for $18

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A-Z of Goldwork
with Silk Embroidery
published by Country Bumpkin

Here is the latest title in the successful A-Z Series. You'll find over 650 step-by-step photographs to help you create each one of the 8 featured projects like an expert, while learning 96 different goldwork and silk embroidery stitches and techniques.

Each design is presented with clear colour photographs, detailed instructions, patterns and stitch direction diagrams, allowing you to recreate these superb embroideries with ease and giving you the confidence to construct your own original designs.

Sells for $33.00.

 

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A to Z of Crochet
A to Z of Crochet
published by Country Bumpkin

Get hooked on crochet! Crochet is a quick and easy craft and can be addictive! This latest A-Z title will have you create beautiful pieces in no time. Don’t know where to start? If you have never held a crochet hook before, the simple instructions and easy to follow photographs at the beginning of the book will have you working like an expert in no time. Learn about bobbles and clusters, loop stitches, picots and popcorns, shells and spikes. An expert, but you want to expand your repertoire? Discover broomstick crochet, entrelac crochet, filet and hairpin crochet, Irish crochet, surface and tubular crochet, Tunisian crochet and so much more. We show you how to achieve a perfect finish to your crocheted project and how to add your own special touch with fringes, spirals, edgings and three-dimensional motifs. It's 164 pages of crocheting bliss! It sells for $33.

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A to Z of Embroidery Stitches 2
published by Country Bumpkin

This A to Z book from Country Bumpkin showcases 140 new stitches in the popular step-by-step, color photographic style that A-Z fans have come to know and love. This book is designed to challenge those who have mastered the basics. Discover new and unusual techniques from Antwerp edging, basket and mosaic diamond filling stitch, to renaissance, rose leaf and sorbello stitch. Plus, learn many different variations of your old favourites including blanket stitch, chain stitch and eyelet. It sells for $33.

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A to Z of Embroidery Stitches 2

A-Z of Knitting

A-Z of Knitting
published by Country Bumpkin

This ‘how to guide’ has over 1,100 step-by-step photographs!

You'll find everything from the basics to embellishing your knitting with surface embroidery, Swiss darning, smocking, beads and sequins! From Aran knitting to Fair Isle, from Entrelac to Intarsia, this book will tell you almost everything there is to know about this beautiful and practical craft.

Starting with the basics, you'll learn about the different types of tools and wonderful array of yarns that are available to you and find out how to hold the yarn and needles, cast on and cast off, work basic stitches, increase and decrease, make buttonholes, knit bands, read and adapt patterns, finish off, fix mistakes, care for your knitted garments and so much more...

A complete manual for the beginner through to the advanced knitter – order your copy today! Paperback edition sells for $18.


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A-Z of Whitework Embroidery
published by Country Bumpkin


The A-Z of Whitework is the ultimate resource whether you’re new to the needle or an experienced stitcher. You’ll love this stunning art form, where white on white embroidery creates beauty and interest using both delicate and bold stitches. Over 1000 step-by-step photographs will teach you the techniques to recreate this beautiful style of embroidery which has inspired needleworkers for centuries.

Encompassing candlewicking, Mountmellick, cutwork, appliqué, shadow work and net embroidery, this comprehensive guide in the proven A-Z format includes many useful tips and fascinating historical information.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Whitework
A-Z of Bead Embroidery
published by Country Bumpkin

This easy to use book from Country Bumpkin's A-Z series features more than 30 stunning and versatile projects. With over 440 step-by-step photographs it brings bead embroidery within the reach of anyone who can thread a needle. Find out how to work tambour beading, beadpoint, padded beading, how to handle sequins and bugle beads, and so much more.

Discover the best tools for the task and learn to identify different beads by their size, shape and finish.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Threadpainting
published by Country Bumpkin

Be inspired - the art of painting with a needle is one of the most revered forms of embroidery, but one that is within reach of every embroiderer. This easy to use book will lead you through all the stitches and techniques needed to create your own masterpieces. It showcases dozens of stunning designs from some of the world's best embroiderers. Each design is presented with simple instructions, clear color photographs, pattern and stitch direction diagrams so that you can easily recreate these superb embroideries. An essential guide for needleworkers everywhere.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Needlepoint

 


A-Z of Needlepoint
published by Country Bumpkin

This easy to use book will start you on a fascinating journey into the world of needlepoint or will enhance the stitch repertoire of those already travelling on this road. The 128 page full colour book includes over 1,200 step-by-step photographs accompanied by simple instructions for over 65 different stitches. Up to date information about the fabrics, threads and tools you will need. Dozens of interesting hints and tidbits to help you perfect your stitches and learn more about this versatile form of embroidery.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Quilting
published by Country Bumpkin

 

The 10th Book in this phenomenally successful series.
THE BOOK EVERY QUILTER HAS BEEN WAITING FOR!
Step-by-step photographs (there are nearly 900 of them!) to help you learn the special techniques required to perfect straight lines and tight angles.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Stumpwork
published by Country Bumpkin

 

The ultimate reference and design source for all stumpwork embroiderers. Over 400 step-by-step photos and 20 fabulous designs from around the world. Fabulous three-dimensional embroidery.
It sells for $33.

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A-Z of Crewel Embroidery
published by Country Bumpkin

The eighth title in the popular A-Z series, edited by Sue Gardener, features 16 original, traditional and contemporary designs by well-known crewel artists.
Sells for $33

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A-Z of Sewing for Smockers

Everything you need to know for turning your smocked dress into an heirloom.

Country Bumpkin Publication's latest how-to text focuses on garment construction for smocking enthusiasts. This book offers basic sewing techniques, expertly explained, plus a range of optional finishes for necklines, collars, sleeves and hems. Created in response to reader requests, this book is the perfect companion to the A-Z of Smocking The cost is $33.

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A-Z of Ribbon Embroidery published by Country Bumpkin
It sells for $33.
 

 
 
A-Z of Embroidery Stitches
published by Country Bumpkin
and sells for $33. 
 

 
                 
 

A-Z of Bullions
published by Country Bumpkin

 

 

 

A-Z of Wool Embroidery
published by Country Bumpkin

and sells for $33.
 

 
                 
 

 

A-Z of Smocking
published by Country Bumpkin

and sells for $33.

 

A-Z of Embroidered Flowers
published by Country Bumpkin

It sells for $33.

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