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Oriental Cross Stitch

Author : Lesley Teare
ISBN : 0715324691
Genre : Cross-stitch
File Size : 83.53 MB
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Presents a collection of designs influenced by the art, textiles and cultural traditions of the Far East, translated into cross stitch. This book contains pictures, cards, gifts and home accents which use colours and materials for a sumptuous finish of Eastern dress and interiors. It includes easy-to-follow making-up and stitch instructions.
Category: Cross-stitch

Oriental Cross Stitch

Author : Debbie Minton
ISBN : 1855856751
Genre : Art
File Size : 45.21 MB
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The author shares her love of Oriental designs, styles and traditional dress in this range of designs from delicate bird and butterfly motifs to flamboyant dragon and koi pictures, miniature kimonos to floral fans. Techniques, materials needed and advice on completion are comprehensive.
Category: Art

A Cross Stitcher S Oriental Odyssey

Author : Joan Elliot
ISBN : 0715319000
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.78 MB
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American artist Joan Elliott has found inspiration in the colours and serenity of the Far East. Her wonderful designs have been skillfully adapted for cross stitching by American kit company Design Works Crafts. While some of the featured designs are already available as kits, many are exclusive to this book.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Oriental Rugs

Author : Peter F. Stone
ISBN : 9781462911844
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 66.88 MB
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This monumental reference work—long awaited by collectors and scholars—fills an important gap in the available literature on oriental rugs. Lavishly illustrated with over 1000 photographs and drawings, it offers clear and precise definitions for the rug and textile terms in use across a broad swath of the globe—from Morocco to Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus region, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China. Covering priceless museum-quality rug traditions as well as modern centers of production, Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials, and Origins draws on classical scholarship as well as current terminology in use among producers and traders in these areas today. It focuses primarily on the rich hand-knotting and hand-weaving traditions of the Near East and Central Asia, but also includes some examples of Scandinavian and Native American weavings. Oriental rugs are receiving ever-increasing attention and recognition in the field of art history. Tribal weavings especially have become a focus for new research, and Oriental Rugs provides a new understanding of many distinctive traditions that were previously understudied, such as the weavings of southwest Persia, Baluchistan and Kurdistan. This concise oriental rug reference book is a must-have for scholars and anyone serious about collecting rugs, selling rugs or the rug trade in general. Additional reference information also includes: Foreign terms Place names The Oriental Rug lexicon Museums with notable rug collections Oriental rug internet sites
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Whimsical Cross Stitch

Author : Cari Buziak
ISBN : 9780486837833
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 40.35 MB
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A Book of the Month Club's Crafter's Choice! More than 130 patterns reflect a modern sensibility, with motifs ranging from trendy to vintage and kitschy. All fit into a 6-inch or smaller embroidery hoop, so they're quick projects that can be finished in an evening or weekend.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

South Asian Folklore

Author : Peter J. Claus
ISBN : 0415939194
Genre : Reference
File Size : 65.70 MB
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Looks at the folklore and customs of both ancient and contemporay society in South Asia.
Category: Reference

Cross Stitch Tea Time

Author : Lesley Teare
ISBN : 6055647605
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52.24 MB
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Twenty circular designs are included in this book, and each is accompanied by a full-color and symbol chart for 14-count Aida or 28-count evenweave linen. Each design concentrates on tea time: gorgeous cakes, knickerbocker glories, tiered plates of iced fancies, vintage tea sets, a sweet gingerbread house, a scrumptious wedding cake, and a lovely teddy bear's tea party to name but a few. Stitchers who like the sweet things in life will love to create these wonders—and not a calorie is to be seen!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Cross Stitch Cute Baby Models

Author : Lesley Teare
ISBN : 6055647486
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60.15 MB
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20 lovely designs so you can stitch a personal gift for a new baby or young child, or for its parents.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies