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Not Your Mama S Knitting

Author : Heather Dixon
ISBN : 9780470099667
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 53.54 MB
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This is knitting with attitude. Choose from nearly thirty designs, follow the simple directions, and knit fun, trendy items to dress yourself, your friends, your home, a baby, or even a pet. This guide covers must-know techniques, tools of the trade, customizing designs, and more. Get clicking and express yourself with hip, hyper-chic designs any fashionista would covet.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Not Your Mama S Felting

Author : Amy Swenson
ISBN : 0470095180
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75.18 MB
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The art of felting, the process of working wool fibers together to form felt, is the ultimate in craft creativity because no two items turn out exactly alike. The first book to cover knitted or crocheted felting, needle felting, and wet felting, Not Your Mama's Felting will have you creating fashions, accessories, and gifts that will have your non-felting friends asking, "How did you do that?" Fun and funky, this guide includes: * The essentials: all about fiber, the tools of the trade, wet felting, needle felting, fulling, and dyeing * Patterns and step-by-step instructions for approximately thirty projects, including an assemble-your-own wallet kit, a bad-boy hoodie, a loopy boa, a chunky bead necklace, needle vases, and more * Tips to customize each design * Basic knitting and crocheting instructions so that even non-needleworkers can make all of the projects Does the smell of wet sheep turn you on? Long to escape to your own private yurt? With Not Your Mama's Felting, you'll be a felt-loving material girl in no time.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Knitted Lace

Author : Anne Merrow
ISBN : 9781620331903
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 49.31 MB
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Enjoy a superior collection of knitted lace patterns! Brought together for the first time, the lace projects of Knitted Lace represent the most intricate, beautiful, and sought-after pieces featured in Interweave's publications. With 25 unique knitted lace designs, from eyelet scarves to fun socks to elegant tops, Knitted Lace will appeal to both contemporary and heirloom knitters. Inside you'll learn new techniques as well as time-honored traditional skills of expert lace knitters. Also included in this wonderful lace resource is commentary by knitted lace experts Eunny Jang and Jackie Erikson-Schweitzer, exploring how to follow lace charts, execute perfect stitches, and understand the construction of even the most complex knitted lace patterns. Interweave has compiled the best pieces into one exceptional knitted lace design collection, bringing their beloved knitted lace enthusiasts the broadest range of garment types, skill level appropriate projects, and expert design advice available.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Not Your Mama S Crochet

Author : Amy Swenson
ISBN : 0470100931
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 82.20 MB
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The ideal offering for crocheters who want unique designs and ideas Fifty-three million women know how to knit or crochet, and millions more are jumping on the bandwagon. Crocheters will love this book because, while it covers the basics boot camp--style, it focuses on exciting projects, not boring practice.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Louisiana S Song

Author : Kerry Madden-Lunsford
ISBN : 9781440678370
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 60.85 MB
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Livy Two is happy that Daddy is finally out of his coma, but the befuddled man who comes home is not the daddy the Weems family once knew. He forgets their names, he wanders off—he won’t even touch his beloved banjo. Set in Appalachia in 1963, this heartwarming, and heart-wrenching, follow-up to Gentle’s Holler is narrated by the irrepressible Livy Two, and traces the ups and downs of her large mountain family. Shy and awkward 11-year-old Louise (Louisiana) becomes the reluctant hero as she develops a talent for painting, takes care of Daddy, and shows a surprised Livy Two that sometimes the quietest sibling turns out to be the strongest.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

The House You Pass On The Way

Author : Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN : 9781101477977
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 75.72 MB
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A lyrical coming-of-age story from a three-time Newbery Honor winning author Thirteen-year-old Staggerlee used to be called Evangeline, but she took on a fiercer name. She's always been different--set apart by the tragic deaths of her grandparents in an anti-civil rights bombing, by her parents' interracial marriage, and by her family's retreat from the world. This summer she has a new reason to feel set apart--her confused longing for her friend Hazel. When cousin Trout comes to stay, she gives Staggerlee a first glimpse of her possible future selves and the world beyond childhood.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Types Of Drama

Author : Sylvan Barnet
ISBN : PSU:000056600261
Genre : Drama
File Size : 26.69 MB
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The seventh edition of Types of Drama provides a complete course in drama in an easily portable book. This text offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present, along with an introductory chapter on how to read plays; biographical notes for each dramatist; introductory comments for each play; topics for critical thinking and writing for each play; critical contexts (for instance, interviews with the authors) for fourteen plays; stage histories for most plays, often including reviews or interviews with directors; five photo-essays: "The Language of Drama"; "Ancient Greek Drama Today"; "Staging Shakespeare Today"; "African Americans on the Stage"; and "Representations of Gender in the Theater"; eleven short historical essays, such as "A Note on Hispanic-American Theater" and "A Note on Women's Theater"; and a substantial glossary of dramatic terms.
Category: Drama

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author : Theresa A. Husarik
ISBN : 9781118052532
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 39.24 MB
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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.
Category: House & Home

An Awful Racket

Author : Rita Ann Higgins
ISBN : UOM:39015053531342
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 60.80 MB
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An Awful Racket was Rita Ann Higgins's first Bloodaxe collection to follow Sunny Side Plucked, her first retrospective: provocative and heartwarming poems of high jinx, jittery grief and telling social comment by a gutsy, anarchic chronicler of the Irish dispossessed. Now out of print, the poems are included in her later retrospective, Throw in the Vowels (2005).
Category: Poetry

Literature

Author : Sylvan Barnet
ISBN : 0673525236
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 38.52 MB
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Category: Literary Collections

The Woodsman S Daughter

Author : Gwyn Hyman Rubio
ISBN : 0143037420
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 55.54 MB
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The daughter of a nineteenth-century turpentine farmer in southern Georgia strives to create a better life for herself while protecting her family, efforts that are challenged by her father's past misdeeds. By the author of Icy Sparks. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
Category: Fiction

Prairie Farmer

Author :
ISBN : CHI:33106831
Genre : Agriculture
File Size : 24.54 MB
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Category: Agriculture

The Heath Introduction To Drama

Author : Jordan Y. Miller
ISBN : PSU:000061576766
Genre : Drama
File Size : 83.86 MB
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At a much lower price than comparable anthologies, the Fifth Edition provides 18 extraordinary plays, with a strong representation of historical periods and minority and women playwrights. The Introduction focuses on the study of drama as both a literary genre and a performing art; also provided are expanded introductions to the plays, an updated select bibliography, and a new filmography.
Category: Drama

Stitch N Bitch

Author : Debbie Stoller
ISBN : 0761128182
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 68.16 MB
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It’s the essential guide for chicks with sticks—because knit happens. From the tools of the trade to the knitty-gritty of techniques and patterns, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated techniques. Stockinette stitch, rib stitch, seed stitch. Increasing and decreasing. All the bells and whistles: fringes, tassels, cables, intarsia, crab stitch, and Fair Isle. Plus the stitch doctor’s own special bag of tricks and how to hook up with other knitters. After the how-tos come the why-to: forty hop, stylish patterns, as good for beginners as they are for purely pros. Featuring: Coney Island fireworks scarf Punk rock backpack Crickets technicolor techno-cozies Pippi knee-stockings Big bad baby blanket To-dye-for sweater Princess Snowball cat bed Queen of Hearts bikini
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Children S Activities

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924065142444
Genre : Children's periodicals
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Category: Children's periodicals

Atrocity

Author : Ka-tzetnik 135633
ISBN : UOM:39076006785377
Genre : Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
File Size : 26.11 MB
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An eleven-year old boy is the sexual toy of block chiefs in Auschwitz.
Category: Auschwitz (Concentration camp)

The Daughters Of Juno

Author : Sarah Chloe Burns
ISBN : 1571973923
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 22.40 MB
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"The Daughters of Juno, Chronicle I: Matilda of Argyll" is the first story of an epic trilogy that explores the inexplicable bond that exists between religion and violence, while at the same time telling the tale of the Goddess Juno and the incredible strength within the daughters of her line who live in her name. "Daughters of Juno" is an exciting, intriguing, and highly mystical tale that connects supernatural beings to historical events, applying imagined figureheads to actual occurrences, thus creating a highly edifying yet greatly entertaining saga. The historically documented mental, physical, spiritual and medical mistreatment of females, minorities and the working classes in England, Scotland and America are characterized in truthful and dramatic detail. Fans of womens' studies and history are sure to enjoy this truly original work.
Category: Fiction