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Apples of Uncommon Character: Heirlooms, Modern Classics, and Little-Known Wonders

Rowan Jacobsen · Bloomsbury USA; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In his classic A Geography of Oysters, Rowan Jacobsen forever changed the way America talks about its best bivalve. Now he does the same for our favorite fruit, showing us that there is indeed life beyond Red Delicious--and even Honeycrisp. While supermarkets limit their offerings to a few waxy...
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Better Homes and Gardens Baking: More than 350 Recipes Plus Tips and Techniques

Better Homes and Gardens · Better Homes & Gardens; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This all-new and gorgeous edition of Better Homes and Gardens Baking (the first major all-purpose BH&G baking title published since 1998) is a compendium of irresistible cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, cobblers, pastries, and breads—from everyday sweets to special-occasion...
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Luxury textiles from islamic lands, 7th to 20th century.

Louise W Mackie · Cleveland Museum Of Art
Pages: 517
Format: Print book

For centuries, luxury textiles were symbols of status, wealth and power at Islamic imperial courts from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, setting standards for beauty and fueling prosperous, urban economies. This book offers an unparalleled examination of Islamic luxury textiles, drawn...
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Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet

Kate Atherley · Interweave Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Whether you knit them toe-up or top-down, getting just the right fit on hand knit socks can be a major challenge! In Custom Socks, Kate Atherley sets out to teach knitters of all levels the skills and tools they need to understand sock fit, and to knit a pair of socks that fit properly....
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Knitting Reimagined: An Innovative Approach to Structure and Shape with 25 Breathtaking Projects

Nicky Epstein · Crown Publishing Group
Pages: 175
Format: Hardcover

Rethink traditional knitting with this groundbreaking collection of 25 sophisticated patterns for beautiful sweaters, jackets, and accessories from one of the most influential voices in knitwear design.Award-winning author Nicky Epstein offers knitters of all skill levels adventurous, wearable...
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Scottish and Manx Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey in the Footsteps of the Stevensons

Ian A Cowe · Northern Lighthouse Heritage Trust
Pages: 182
Format: Print book

This is an unmatched compilation of glorious photographs of Scotland's marvelous lighthouse heritage. Join photographer Ian on a journey by foot, car, boat and helicopter around the stunning coastline of Scotland and the Isle of Man to capture this wonderful collection of images. Learn...
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200 Fun Things to Knit: Decorative Flowers, Leaves, Bugs, Butterflies, and More!

Lesley Stanfield · Griffin
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

If you ever find yourself wondering what to knit next, just open this book, and you're guaranteed to find the answer. 200 Fun Things to Knit is an irresistible collection of cute little knitting projects for all levels of ability. Containing a mix of beautiful projects inspired by nature...
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French Warships in the Age of Sail, 1786-1862: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates

Rif Winfield · Naval Institute Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

In 1786 the French navy had just emerged from its most successful war of the eighteenth century, and the reputation of its ship design and fighting skills never stood higher. Though the effects of the French Revolution would devastate the navy's efficiency, the French would go on to produce...
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The Sewing Machine Embroiderer's Bible: Get the Most from Your Machine with Embroidery Designs and Inbuilt Decorative Stitches

Liz Keegan · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

Here is all the help needed to get the most out of your sewing machine’s embroidery functions, including details about the types and formats of available designs, how to get these designs off the internet and onto your machine, how to stabilize your fabric, which threads and needles...
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Knit Yourself In: Inventive Patterns To Tell Your Story in the Danish "Hen Knitting" Tradition

Cecilie Kaurin · Trafalgar Square Pub, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The history of "hen knitting" began 40 years ago with Kirsten Hofstätter's Hen Press and one simple idea: Why spend all your time knitting other people's patterns when you could make your own? Using whatever colorful odds and ends of yarn are at hand and a series of personalized...
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Metalworking: Doing It Better

Tom Lipton · Industrial Press
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback

Overview This collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences from a veteran of the trade is presented in a way that captures the readers' attention and engages them in the process of furthering their skills. It includes shop-tested descriptions and illustrations of creative...
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Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places

Kathryn H Anthony · Prometheus
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

This wide-ranging overview of design in everyday life demonstrates how design shapes our lives in ways most of us would never imagine. The author, a leading expert in social and psychological issues in design, uncovers the gender, age, and body biases inherent in the designs of common products...
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Crafting a Colorful Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to Personalizing Your Space with Color

Kristin Nicholas · Roost Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Knit, stitch, and paint your way to a more colorful and happy home with color expert and crafter Kristin Nicholas. Learn how to make your home sing through handmade crafts and a bold use of color. Kristin Nicholas, color expert and all-around master crafter, shares her secrets to selecting...
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Bead Embroidery Jewelry Projects: Design and Construction, Ideas and Inspiration

Jamie Cloud Eakin · Lark Crafts
Format: Paperback

“Friends don't let friends wear ordinary jewelry.” —Jamie Cloud EakinJamie Cloud Eakin is a beading superstar—and in this follow-up to her bestselling Dimensional Bead Embroidery she explains the fundamentals of beautiful design, from picking the beads to choosing...
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