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Annie's Pattern Club Newsletter 19
1 Annie's Pattern Club Newsletter 19
Annie's Attic Feb/Mar 1983 Number 19 magazine used 63 pages 
CONTENTS:
Kitchen doll
Red teddy
Tissue cart
Cabbage cover
Old-timey pillows
Tugboat puzzle
Treasure bags
Frog hat
Knit blanket
Circus mobile
Check cover
Market basket
Baby fashions
Sausagedog
Spray cover
Seat cover
Mini etagere

Onion head
Ladies slippers
Cow fridge
Goodie jars
Dusting mitt
Flower cup Shelly bug fridge Mini-grocery
Condition cover has light creasing and corner wear, rusty staples 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Instruction Book for the Singer Sewing Machine Model 1425
2 Instruction Book for the Singer Sewing Machine Model 1425
The Singer Company 1980 stapled softcover used 88 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
Contents:
Knowing Your Machine
Getting Ready to Sew
Adjusting Machine to Your Fabric
Staight Stitching
Basic Zig-Zag Stitching
Machine Stitch Patterns
Buttonholes
Free-Arm Sewing
Performance Checklist
Index

Condition: Pages have corner wear. Cover has creases, and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 15.40 USD

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Make and Mend for Victory
3 Make and Mend for Victory
The Spool Cotton Company 1942 softcover used 50 pages 
Contents:
  • In the Basket. What You Need in Your Sewing Basket and How to Conserve What You Have
  • Life Extension. How to Mend and Pack.
  • Fit for Anything. Alterations and Restyling
  • Variety is the Spice of Life.
    White Collar Class (Dickeys and collars)
    Smart Headwork (hats to make and remake)
    Telling Trifles (accessories from scraps of yarn, cotton and fabric)
  • Cutting Up In A Big Way
    How to convert a man's suit into a woman's suit
    Interesting ways to use men's shirts to good advantage
    Suggestions for restyling women's and girls' clothing)
  • How To Reclaim Used Wool
  • Suggestions For Easy Sewing
  • List of Materials

    Condition: Creases, tears, light soil, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 7.15 USD

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    McCall's Sewing Book, Dressmaking Made Easy
    4 McCall's Sewing Book, Dressmaking Made Easy
    McCall Corporation 1955 stapled softcover used 88 pages, 8 inches by 11 inches tall 
    Contents:
    Fibers in Today's Fabrics
    Selection & Treatment of Fabrics
    Fabric Finishes
    Pattern Information
    Care of Clothes
    Equipment
    Sewing Terms
    Cutting Hints - Sewing Hints
    How to Obtain Correct Size Pattern
    Body Measurement Chart
    How to Take Measurements
    Half Sizes
    Children's Measurements
    Adjusting Pattern for Chubby Girls
    Altering the Pattern
    Plaids, Stripes, etc.
    Laying Out Fabric For Cutting
    Matching Stripes
    Grainline on Pattern
    Laying Pattern on Fabric
    Cutting Fabric
    Tailors' Tacks
    Putting Garment Together
    Fitting Problems
    Pressing
    Sewing by Hand
    Seam Finishings
    Helpful Hints in Making Seams
    Gathering Seams
    Slash Gathers
    Tucking
    Pleats
    Inset and Godet
    Darts and Tucks
    Bias Binding-Bands
    Facings
    Slashed Neck Openings
    Collars
    Openings with Zippers
    Plackets
    Skirt With Belting
    Hems
    Sleeve Finishings
    Sewing Sleeve Into Armhole
    Gusset
    Shoulder Pads
    Buttonholes, etc.
    Loops for Buttons
    Corded Piping
    Buttons - Fastenings
    Belts and Belt Carriers
    Pockets
    Jacket with Notch Collar
    Jacket Sleeve
    Shoulder Pads
    Jacket Lining
    Unlined Jacket
    Coat with Convertible Collar
    Coat Lining and Interlining
    Tailored Shawl Collar
    Furs
    Applying Lace
    Hand Hemstitching
    Decorative Edge Finishings
    Decorative Stitches
    Index

    Condition: Pages have edge and corner wear. Cover has creases, tears, and edge and corner wear. Spine fold is torn. 
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    Quilting A Year of Jumpers
    5 Quilting A Year of Jumpers
    House of White Birches 2002 softcover booklet used 42 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
    from the cover: "Step out in style every month of the year with a creative patchwork jumper.

    Our designers used commercial jumper patterns with simple lines to create the originals for this pattern book. They included many different techniques and their results look far from homemade. Whether you like playful and informal or elegant and dressy, there is a jumper here to fit the bill. Begin by purchasing the pattern listed with each project. Select fabrics as directed in the list of materials and referring to the chosen jumper pattern. Enjoy your sewing experience as you complete the jumper following our instructions in combination with those given with the commerical pattern to complete your one-of-a-kind jumper."

    Contents:
    Frosty Friend Jumper
    Patchwork Hearts Jumper
    Tulip Trio Jumper
    Springtime Flowers Jumper
    Starry, Starry Night
    Jacobean Floral Jumper
    Royal Dynasty Jumper
    African Safari Jumper
    Animal Cracker Jumper
    My Hearts in the Garden
    Burning Embers Jumper
    Forest Glen Jumper

    Condition: Booklet is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 8.80 USD

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    Singer Sewing Reference Library, Halloween Costumes
    6 Singer Sewing Reference Library, Halloween Costumes
    Cowles Creative Publishing Company 1997 0865733171 / 9780865733176 softcover used 127 pages, 8 inches by 10 1/2 inches tall 
    from the cover: "Conjure up some festive Halloween spirit wearing unique costumes you design and sew yourself. Whether you are sewing costumes for children or adults, Halloween Costumes helps you select from a variety of elements to develop your own original creations. Colorful photos stir your imagination, while step-by-step instructions teach the sewing techniques that make it happen.

    With this book you will learn to:

  • design and sew tabards and full suits for a wide range of costumes
  • develop simple patterns for gowns, collars, spats, wings, and more
  • create a larger-than-life appearance without adding extra weight
  • build shap and support with hidden wire
  • give your costumes character with inventive details from head to foot

    Combine several elements and sew an elaborate costume, or select only the basics and give them distinct touches. Use Halloween Costumes as a springboard to designing and sewing any costume you can imagine.

    Condition:Pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Spine is bumped at the top. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 6.60 USD

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    The Biggest Little Book of Kids Iron-On Designs, Vol 1
    7 The Biggest Little Book of Kids Iron-On Designs, Vol 1
    Gick Publishing 1990 Softcover used 5 inches by 7 1/2 inches tall 
    Iron on designs for kids clothing. Use with fabric paints or other techniques.

    Condition: Cover is worn. Pages are intact with some corner wear. 
    Price: 3.30 USD

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    The Handcrafts The Teddy Bear Book
    8 The Handcrafts The Teddy Bear Book
    Reiman Associates 1985 0898210666 / 9780898210668 softcover used 34 pages 
    "A barrelful of the most popular bears from the pages of Country Handcrafts. Full-size patterns. Full-color photos of every bear!"

    Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases and wear to the edges and corners. Pull-out pattern section is loose but intact. 
    Price: 3.30 USD

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    The National Button Bulletin magazine 1990 October
    9 The National Button Bulletin magazine 1990 October
    National Button Society 1990 October 1990, Vol 49 No 4 Stapled softcover used 78 pages, 5 inches by 8 1/2 inches tall 
    Contents: The Presidents Message; Calendar of Events; A Date with Dallas; Motiwala The Indian Master of Modern Buttons; Flowers are For the Living; Jane Ford Adams Color Pages; From the Ringmaster; Award Winning Tray at Dallas; Junior News; Locks and Keys; John Delarue: Early New Orleans Button Maker; Award Winning Tray at Dallas; Buttons Beyond the Button Book

    Condition: Pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners.

     
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    The National Button Bulletin magazine 1997 February
    10 The National Button Bulletin magazine 1997 February
    National Button Society 1997 February 1997, Vol 56 No 1 Stapled softcover used 68 pages, 5 inches by 8 1/2 inches tall 
    Contents: The Presidents Message; Calendar of Events; The Cover Button; Terms of Venery on Buttons; 3 Award Winning Trays of Cedar Rapids; Surprise in a Broken 'U G' Button; Greek and Roman Mythology; Junior News: Fun Buttons - Bows; M-m-m Good; New Museum with Buttons in Massachusetts; Button Bits; What's New

    Condition: Pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners.

     
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    The National Button Bulletin magazine 1997 October
    11 The National Button Bulletin magazine 1997 October
    National Button Society 1997 October 1997, Vol 56 No 4 Stapled softcover used 82 pages, 5 inches by 8 1/2 inches tall 
    Contents: The Presidents Message; Calendar of Events; The Cover Button; Memories of Madison; Fun with Buttons; An American Double-headed Eagle Button; 4 Award Winning Trays; Questions and Answers; Button Bits; Buttons of Local Clubs and State Button; Societies; Buttons Beyond the Button Book; Embedded Yellow Metal Trim; The Corpse in the Grotto; Snap Togethers; Heroes and Horn; The Lady is No Longer in Question

    Condition: Pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners.

     
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    The Sewing Connection 17, Adams, Shirley
    12 Adams, Shirley The Sewing Connection 17
    Shirley Adams Publications 1998 1884389376 / 9781884389375 stapled softcover used 64 pages 
    Specifics from the public television series of the same name.
    Contents:
  • Coming Up Roses. Celebrate sewing this jacket of boiled wool by adding a melange of couched knotted yarn, buttons and beads.
  • Royal Princess Lines. Fashion is swinging back to fitted and shapely. Learn to understand and create shaped seams using princess lines.
  • Color Me Clever. From Japan come an exquisite origami top. Six squares cut, folded, joined into a bias garment with finished edges - No Waste!
  • Gray Skies. A glorious rainy day is made happy by a parade of kimono silk umbrellas on a vest. Bring on the showers!
  • Water Colors. Quilted layers of sheer transparent fabric create firmness for vests or jackets.
  • Deep Purple. A deep purple FabuLeather jackets is the palette for solving construction problems with professional results.
  • Paint the Town Red. Pull out all stops for distinctive finishing details on racy red FabuLeather jacket, vest.
  • Color Blocking. Join leftover color/care compatible fabrics for new life as fabric for vests that can blend many pieces in your wardrobe.
  • Collecting Color. Assemble trims, notions, fabrics by color to discover secrets of coordinating these for spectacular results.
  • Wildly Colorful. Tame wild, oversize panel prints. Make into garments by considering figure flattery and wearability.
  • Changing Colors. Create wardrobe combinations by weaving extra yarns into handwoven purple jacket. Sample pieces demonstrate designerly flair for other projects.
  • Neutral Accents. Small quantity of distinctive fabric, subtle color, lends marvelous texture and design to other fabrics. Vest and bags demonstrated.
  • Coat of Many Colors. A wild silk fabric with brilliant color yarns make one jacket to wear with everything you own. Replace the basic black jacket for versatility in your wardrobe.

    Condition: Pages are clean. Light cover wear. 
    Price: 7.15 USD

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    The Sewing Connection V, Adams, Shirley
    13 Adams, Shirley The Sewing Connection V
    Shirley Adams Publications 1992 stapled softcover used pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
    Specifics from the public television series of the same name. Contents:
  • Setting Boundaries: Bordering collars or clothing edges provides a pleasant frame
  • Sueded Silk and Microfibers: Beautifully textured fabrics require special consideration
  • Shawl Collars: A simple conversion can change a standard collar
  • Testing . . . 1 2 3: Whys and Hows of making test patterns before cutting into expensive fabric
  • Embellishing the Truth: Acquired some ugly fabric? Improvements may be possible
  • Love to Sew With My Feet: Jan Saunders guests demonstrating clever uses of presser feet
  • Terrific Tubes: Making fabric tubes and using them in clothing or accessories
  • See It, Sew It: Adapting features from ready-to-wear using commercial patterns
  • See It Again, New Flavor: Many ideas in ready-to-wear that another segment demonstrates
  • Home Dec Camouflage: Covering a folding screen, shoulders of garments in a closet, a lamp shade
  • Wearing Home Dec Fabrics: Whether the fashions are big or little, home dec fabrics has much to offer
  • A Baker's Dozen: A multitude of sewing tips in a mixed bag
  • It's In the Bag: With any type fabric, bags give opportunity for self expression"

    Condition: Light wear. Pull-out pattern section is intact. 
    Price: 4.40 USD

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    Handwoven, Tailormade: A Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing and Tailoring, Alderman, Sharon D.; and Wertenberger, Kathryn
    14 Alderman, Sharon D.; and Wertenberger, Kathryn Handwoven, Tailormade: A Tandem Guide to Fabric Designing, Weaving, Sewing and Tailoring
    Interweave Press 1982 0934026084 / 9780934026086 softcover with metal spiral binding used 147 pages 
    Cover: "If you know the fundamentals of weaving and sewing, it is within your power to create a more beautiful, unique and flattering wardrobe than you could hope to buy at any price. Handwoven, Tailormade is your comprehensive guide to designing and weaving luxury fabrics, and sewing them into well-fitting constructed garments following commercial patterns. Authors Sharon Alderman and Kathryn Wertenberger share all their special tricks, gleaned from year of experience. This thorough, well-illustrated book is one you'll use and use again.

    Condition: Some pages have light soiled spots. Cover has creases and wear to the edges and corners. Metal spiral binding is bent. 
    Price: 22.00 USD

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    Rags: Making a Little Something Out of Almost Nothing, Allison, Linda and Stella
    15 Allison, Linda and Stella Rags: Making a Little Something Out of Almost Nothing
    Clarkson N Potter Inc. 1979 0517534991 / 9780517534991 softcover used 167 pages 
    from the cover: "Save all those "useless" scraps. In this book the Allison sisters share their best, most delightful ideas for turning rags into everyday riches. Worn-out socks, old shirts, and odd bits of silk, linen, and lace almost magically find new life in these pages. Simple and clear instructions will guide you in creating for yourself a wonderfully wacky wardrobe and a ragbag of dolls, rugs, sachets, toys, quilts, and ragnificent decorations.

    History and lore are threaded through the book, too. You will learn the origins of the pocket and meet a patchwork of people wise in the old ways of rags. Read this book and you and your ragbag will never be the same again.

    Contents:
    Rag Resurrection:
    Seminole Patchwork
    The Sawtooth
    Seminole Bag
    Quilt Lore
    Patch Pockets
    Collector's Quilt
    Written in Quilts
    Applique

    Ragalia:
    Sweater Hats
    The Basic Hat
    The Long Hat
    Ear Flaps and Pompoms
    The Great Horned Hat
    Scarf Clothes
    Simple Square Shirt
    Large Square Tunic
    Slinky Sun Top
    How to Use a Junk Store
    Chicken Coat
    T-Shirt Yarn
    Junk Store Junkie
    Rag Curls
    Magic Wands
    Salvage Slippers

    Practical Rags
    Knit Rug
    Rag Yarn
    Rag Bag
    Tough Lady
    Hooked Rug
    Edward Frost, Peddler Extraordinaire
    Knotted Rag Rug
    Crocheted Rug
    Forgotten Folk
    Crocheted Baskets
    Bound Baskets
    Furoshiki

    Rag People
    Stocking Dolls
    Political Rags
    Guys
    Rag Fantasies
    Stuffed Ladies
    Sewing Machine Embroidery
    The True Story of Raggedy Ann
    The Schmata Man

    Rags to Give:
    Ribbon Baskets
    Dream Pillows
    Rolled Roses
    Rose Corsage
    Rose Neckpiece
    Sachet Buds
    Combs
    Flower Combs
    Corded Combs
    Ribboned Combs
    Velvet Gowns
    Sweet-Smelling Bags
    Scents and Sachets
    Recipes
    Purse
    Pillows or Cushions
    Covered Books
    Stuffed Drawings
    The Chiffoniers of Paris
    Wallets

    Raggedy Toys
    Windsocks
    Woolly Menagerie
    Duck and Long-Legged Chicken
    Airborne Insect
    Fish
    Rhino
    Primal Lizard
    Humanoid
    Snake
    Brontosaurus
    Sock-Stick
    Animals
    Basic Stick Animal
    Stick Alligator
    Glove People
    Juggling Balls

    Rag Notions:
    Button Brooches
    Buttonnieres
    Button Choker
    Ragtime
    Button Games and Toys
    Lace Framing
    Tales of Old Lace

    Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has creases, soil, yellowing, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 5.50 USD

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    American Denim, A New Folk Art, Beagle, Peter (text)
    16 Beagle, Peter (text) American Denim, A New Folk Art
    Harry N. Abrams Inc. 1975 0446870218 / 9780446870214 softcover used 157 pages 
    Using denim clothing with various techniques such as embroidery, applique, distressing, painting, studding, etc. to creative imaginative and remarkable folk art clothing. Clear and colorful photos.

    Condition: Pages have edge and corner wear. Cover has creaes, and wear to the edges and corners. Mylar coating is peeling off. 
    Price: 15.40 USD

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    Machine Embroidery and More, Dibbs, Kristen
    17 Dibbs, Kristen Machine Embroidery and More
    C & T Publishing 2001 1571201629 / 9781571201621 softcover used 96 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
    from the cover: "Add elegance to your sewing projects. Start with fabulous border prints, add sheer overlay fabrics and dazzling machine embroidery, and top it off with beautiful beadwork. You'll love the eye-popping effect this exciting process will bring to your work.

  • 10 complete projects include quilts, wearables, home decor items, and accessories
  • Kristen simplifies working with border prints and takes you step-by-step through the cutting and piecing process
  • Embroidery can be done on any machine that features a few basic zig-zag, satin, utility, or decorative stitches."

    Condition:Pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 11.00 USD

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    Fabric Scrapping, Ebben, Katie
    18 Ebben, Katie Fabric Scrapping
    Sterling Publishing 2008 1402748671 / 9781402748677 hardcover with dust jacket used 144 pages, 9 1/2 inches by 10 inches tall 
    from the dust jacket: "Your stash of buttons, sewing notions, and leftover fabric scraps are too precious to throw away or remain unused. What's more, it would be a shame to pass up any wonderful second-hand finds that you discover at yard sales and flea markets. With Fabric Scrapping, you'll have a variety of lovely house and garden projects for making the most of those treasures in creative and practical ways.

    Use It Up presents quick and easy designs created from really small fabric scraps. These include pretty floral tiebacks and adorable animal friends.

    Sew It On shows how to give store-bought items a personalized look with embellishments. Lace trimming dresses up ordinary towels, for example, while buttons and shells brighten plain curtain panels.

    Cover It Up and Mix It Up showcase applique and patchwork in great style, from a no-sew lampshade that brings back '60s funky chic to a quilted and patched bedspread with both hand- and machine-stitching.

    Make It New is all about reinvention. Turn a vintage scarf into a bolster cover or reupholster a chair in cut-down chintzy curtains.

    Everything old is new again . . . and totally transformed by a touch of creativity!"

    Condition:Pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Dust jacket has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 8.25 USD

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    Dolly Dresses, Ermintanger, Kathy
    19 Ermintanger, Kathy Dolly Dresses
    The McCall Pattern Co. 1998 15051 Booklet Used 10 pages 
    Easy to Sew Clothes For Your Doll
    Sizes For: 18", 21", & 24" dolls
    PATTERNS:
    Butterfly Betty
    Violet Ann

    Condition Cover has creasing, and bent corners, small soiled spot on back cover, all patterns are complete and intact 
    Price: 4.40 USD

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    Fast & Fun Embroidery, Gooseberry Patch
    20 Gooseberry Patch Fast & Fun Embroidery
    Leisure Arts 2003 stapled softcover used 36 pages, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches tall 
    from the cover: "Take a peek inside your sewing box . . . it's filled with buttons, rich-rack, charms and snippets of fabric just right for making handmade gifts from the heart. And whether you're looking for an afternoon craft project to make with friends or something to give for a special occasion, Fast & Fun Embroidery is filled with inspiration!

    A flower pin cushion and butterfly needle keeper are oh-so handy to have in your sewing room, while a simple-to-make drawstring bag can be a terrific tote or diaper bag. Stitch up a pretty springtime smock covered in posies or a pair of bee skep pillows to toss on the porch swing. It's easy because inside you'll find clear patterns, stitch keys, basic instructions and even a yummy cookie recipe to make and enjoy. So call up your friends and let the fun begin!"

    30 designs. Contents:
    Butterfly Needle Keeper
    Sewing Notions Tin
    Purse
    Drawstring Bag
    Flower Pin Cushion and Button Jar
    Springtime Smock
    Framed Botanical Pieces
    Bolster Pillow
    Chenille Throw
    Beauty in in the Heart Pillow
    Strawberry Doily Pillow
    Black-Eyed Susan and Bee Skep Pillows
    Bee Skep Pin Cushion
    Dear Lord Framed Piece
    Footstool
    Embroidered Eggs
    Bunny Wall Hanging
    Welcome Banner
    Acorn and Leaf Pillow
    Rooster Vest
    Rooster and Hen Pillows

    Condition:Pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 6.60 USD

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    Costuming Made Easy: How to Make Theatrical Costumes from Cast-Off Clothing, Rogers, Barb
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