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Vintage Feed Sacks

Author : Susan Miller
ISBN : 0764326112
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Feast your eyes on these fascinating fabrics! Cherished by America's farmers for years, cloth feed sacks are part of America's rural history and are now entering the marketplace as hot collectibles. Over 500 color photographs illustrate fabulous patterns on beautiful feed, sugar, flour, potato, corn meal, salt, rice, and even bank and lead-shot bags. Also presented are examples of the aprons, tea towels, and bonnets commonly created from these pretty printed textiles. This colorful, entertaining, and useful book shares heartfelt reflections of life in the country and will appeal to quilters, crafters, and those with fond memories of farm life. Includes price guide and helpful hints on starting one's own feed sack collection.

Cotton Candy Quilts

Author : Mary Mashuta
ISBN : 9781607050438
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Calling all feed sack fans, vintage fabric lovers, and reproduction fabric enthusiasts! Mary presents exciting ideas for having fun with the cotton candy colors and quilt designs of the “near past,” while also uncovering new directions for today’s quiltmakers. 7 irresistible quilt projects based on traditional designs. Tips on finding, collecting, and using feed sacks, vintage fabrics, and today’s popular reproductions. A gallery of quilts from Mary and friends, including replicas of vintage quilts and new versions inspired by the originals. Learn about quilts and fabrics of the “near past,” from the 1920s to the 1970s.

First Timers And Old Timers

Author : Kenneth L. Untiedt
ISBN : 9781574414714
Genre : History
File Size : 61. 66 MB
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“The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don't really think there's any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant replenishment of our body of contributors. We are especially fortunate in recent years to have had papers given at our annual meetings by new members—young members, many of whom are college or even high school students. “These presentations are oftentimes given during sessions right alongside some of our oldest members. We've also had long-time members who've been around for years but had never yet given papers; thankfully, they finally took the opportunity to present their research, fulfilling the mission of the TFS: to collect, preserve, and present the lore of Texas and the Southwest. “You'll find in this book some of the best articles from those presentations. The first fruits of our youngest or newest members include Acayla Haile on the folklore of plants. Familiar and well-respected names like J. Rhett Rushing and Kenneth W. Davis discuss folklore about monsters and the classic 'widow's revenge' tale. These works—and the people who produced them—represent the secret behind the history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as its future.”—Kenneth L. Untiedt

About Being Able To Look Good In A Burlap Sack

Author : Ida Tomshinsky
ISBN : 9781479761210
Genre : Design
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About Being able to Look GOOD in a Burlap Sack Ida Tomshinsky. In addition, Mrs. Tomshinsky offers set of books in the History of Fashion Accessories Series Socks: History and Present, Gloves: History and Present, and Dairy of the Handkerchief. This book is about natural magic burlap, the natures gift to civilization. It is a manmade textile creation given to us by a plant called jute. Learn the history and try by giving yourself a chance to explore the old with a new outlook. In the end of your educational experience, you will be able to look good in a burlap sack. Burlap or Jute Hessian cloth Burlap is a finer quality jute fabric that has been long used as the most preferred packaging material for all kinds of goods. Burlap meets the latest international standards for food safety. Burlap also known as Hessian, a plain woven fabric, made of good quality jute yarn. Burlap is used for a wide range of applications and is exported all over the world both in cloth form, and in the form of bags. Both cloth and bags are made in a wide variety of fabric constructions, frequently to conform to the buyer's specifications. Physical Properties of Burlap Strength - Burlap is exceptionally strong in proportion to construction, both in tensile strength and tear resistance. Resists Weathering - Burlap stands repeated wetting and drying with minimum loss of strength. Versatility - Burlap is available in a wide variety of widths, weights and constructions Burlap in Use Burlap has many applications. It is all about being able to look good in a burlap sack.

Vintage Workshop Art To Wear The

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ISBN : 9781607053361
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Parson Gray Trade Quilts

Author : David Butler
ISBN : 9781452139678
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56. 81 MB
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Quilting gets a rustic modern treatment in this 20-project sewing book that celebrates American trade quilts, with touches of Native and early American influences. The timeless style of these DIY designs will inspire quilters of every skill level to make cozy style statements for their home or office. Clear, step-by-step instructions detail how to use inventive techniques such as coffee staining and bleaching to achieve a perfectly distressed vintage feel, while dozens of helpful diagrams and photographs make these projects even more accessible. From a stunning Navajo blanket to a World's Fair design comprising international antique flags, this compilation is ideal for anyone looking to create gorgeous quilts and blankets in the spirit of a bygone era.

Making History Quilts Fabric From 1890 1970

Author : Barbara Brackman
ISBN : 9781607053026
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Learn the Fascinating True Story of Fabrics in America...Make Your Own Period Quilts. The comprehensive guide to fabrics and their influence on American quilts, from the machine age to the atomic age. Essential companion volume to America's Printed Fabrics 1770-1890. Includes 9 quilt projects inspired by vintage quilt designs and fabrics. Packed with historic photos, stories, and insights into the role of fabrics in everyday life

Kaffe Fassett S Kaleidoscope Of Quilts

Author : Kaffe Fassett
ISBN : 1561589381
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 85. 58 MB
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In Kaffe Fassett's Kaleidoscope of Quilts, you'll discover 20 individual designs that feature both the new fabrics in Rowan's patchwork range and some firm favorites. Photographed against the glittering backdrop of the Mediterranean island of Malta, these quilts echo the bright sunshine colors in a glorious array of new designs from both Kaffe and his team, Liza Prior-Lucy and Pauline Smith. With each quilt, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions with colored diagrams, a 'flat shot' photo, and the quilt template.

Purely Primitive Dolls

Author : Barb Moore
ISBN : 9780811760591
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Create one-of-a-kind dolls in a primitive folk-art style for unique gifts and home décor. These primitive weathered and worn character dolls will inspire you to make your own.

Shifting Calder Wind

Author : Janet Dailey
ISBN : 1420125214
Genre : Fiction
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“Dailey's latest romantic suspense, with all its secrets, intrigue, and machinations, especially Laredo's Remington Steele-type background, will continue to please.”—Booklist Chase Calder has no recollection of who he is, why he came to Fort Worth . . . or who tried to put a bullet in his head the night that a cowboy named Laredo Smith saved his life. Laredo recognizes him as the owner of Montana's Triple C Ranch—but according to the local papers, Chase has just been declared dead, the victim of a fiery car crash. The only place Chase can find answers is at the Triple C . . . and the only person he can trust is his level-headed daughter-in-law, Jessy Calder. Helping Chase brings Jessy into conflict with headstrong Cat Calder, and into an uneasy alliance with the mysterious and seductive Laredo. And when another family member is found murdered on Calder soil, Chase resolves to come out of hiding and track down a ruthless killer . . . before the killer finds him first. . . Praise for Janet Dailey and her bestselling Calder novels “The passion, spirit and strength readers expect from a Calder story—and a Calder hero—shine through.” —Publishers Weekly on Lone Calder Star “Dailey confirms her place as a top megaseller.” —Kirkus Reviews on Calder Pride

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