Aimed at both established and emerging designers, Pattern Writing for Knit Designers is the comprehensive guide that can help translate a project into a set of instructions that any knitter can follow.
Cult favourite author Michiyo introduces the basics of the Japanese style of needlework making unique Japanese knitwear accessible to budding crafters.
Weavers have always traded patterns, just as avid cooks trade recipes. ´The Weaver´s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns´ is the ultimate pattern swop: some 250 readers of Handwoven magazine, dedicated and skillful weavers all, created samples and drafts to share in these pages.
Assembled from issues of a popular 19th-century periodical, these patterns include dresses, pants, jackets, and other apparel for women and children, plus suggestions for employing modern tools and techniques.
501 pieced and appliquid quilt blocks, easily customized for unique, personalized themes. 40 step-by-step projects for using blocks in the form of wearables, personal accessories, and home and seasonal decorations. Illustrated with more than 500 full-color photos and 600 line drawings. Contains extensive ideas -- from tea cozies and pillows to clothing and full-size quilts.