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9781588160355

Good Housekeeping the Illustrated Book of Needlecrafts

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  • ISBN13:

    9781588160355

  • ISBN10:

    1588160351

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-01
  • Publisher: Hearst

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Summary

With these lavish illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, you'll become a master of all the needle artsand make beautiful items to use and display. "Crafters discover the joys of appliqueacute;, knitting, crochet, and embroidery in one book. Plenty of step-by-step photographs and precise instructions help crafters make their own garments, accessories, and household items."Arts & Crafts.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6(3)
Knitting
9(60)
Equipment & yarns
10(2)
Casting on
12(2)
Knit & purl stitches
14(3)
Correcting mistakes
17(1)
Increasing
18(3)
Decreasing
21(1)
Selvages
22(1)
Binding off
23(1)
Stitch gauge
24(1)
Knitting terminology
25(1)
Textured patterns
26(4)
Cable knitting
30(6)
Simple projects
36(2)
Raised patterns
38(4)
Openwork patterns
42(4)
Using color
46(3)
Working from a chart
49(3)
Color motifs
52(4)
Colorful winter wear
56(2)
Embroidering knitting
58(2)
Knitting in the round
60(2)
Buttonholes
62(1)
Trimmings
63(1)
Blocking and pressing
64(1)
Seams
65(1)
Measuring up
66(1)
Caring for your knits
67(2)
Crochet
69(50)
Hooks & yarns
70(1)
Beginning to crochet
71(2)
Basic crochet stitches
73(1)
Making the basic stitches
74(3)
Basic stitch variations
77(2)
Following patterns
79(4)
Gauge
83(1)
Increasing
84(1)
Decreasing
85(1)
Working with color
86(4)
Go for color
90(2)
More stitch variations
92(2)
Chevrons & motifs
94(1)
Bobbles
95(3)
Working in the round
98(4)
Shells, clusters & lace
102(2)
Meshes & filets
104(4)
Summer sensations
108(2)
Afghan stitch
110(2)
Afghans
112(2)
Edgings
114(2)
Buttons, cords & finishes
116(1)
Finishing & joining
117(2)
Embroidery
119(36)
Tools & materials
120(2)
Preparing a frame
122(1)
Embroidery techniques
123(1)
Enlarging & reducing
124(1)
Transferring a design
125(1)
Heirloom stitches
126(2)
Flat stitches
128(2)
Crossed stitches
130(2)
Looped stitches
132(2)
Knotted stitches
134(2)
Couching & laidwork
136(2)
Alphabets & monograms
138(2)
Samplers
140(2)
Pulled threadwork
142(3)
Drawn threadwork borders
145(1)
Smocking
146(3)
Beads & sequins
149(1)
Special effects
150(2)
Blocking & mounting
152(1)
Cleaning
153(2)
Needlepoint
155(26)
Tools & materials
156(2)
General techniques
158(1)
Creating your own designs
159(1)
Needlepoint stitches
160(1)
Tent stitches
161(1)
Diagonal stitches
162(2)
Crossed stitches
164(2)
Straight stitches
166(2)
Star stitches
168(1)
Looped stitches
169(1)
Needlepoint projects
170(2)
Bargello work
172(4)
Christmas treasures
176(2)
Blocking & joining
178(1)
Care & repair
179(2)
Patchwork & Quilting
181(32)
Equipment
182(1)
Fabrics & patterns
183(1)
Templates
184(2)
Rotary cutting
186(1)
Patterns
187(1)
Piecing
188(2)
Basic patchwork
190(2)
Special techniques
192(2)
Seminole patchwork
194(2)
Folded star
196(1)
Crazy patchwork
197(1)
Log cabin patchwork
198(2)
Applique
200(4)
Constructing a quilt
204(1)
Assembling a quilt
205(1)
Hand quilting
206(1)
Machine quilting
207(1)
Quilting patterns
208(2)
Tied quilting
210(1)
Binding a quilt
211(2)
Rugmaking
213(12)
Tools & equipment
214(2)
Hand-hooked rugs
216(2)
Punch-hooked rugs
218(1)
Latch-hooked rugs
219(1)
Braided rugs
220(4)
Finishing techniques
224(1)
Pattern Instructions 225(25)
Index 250

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