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Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard Dover Publications (November 24, 2014)

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


Knitting Fashion Sweaters for Today

by Linda Macho Dover Publications (August 04, 2014)

Twenty-one classic sweater designs reproduced from rare thread company publications. Includes instructions, photographs, table of switchable yarns and needle conversion chart. Twenty-one illustrations.


Big Book of Favorite Crochet Patterns

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (August 04, 2014)

Richly illustrated treasury of patterns for doilies, tablecloths, placemats, bedspreads, and edgings. Includes designs for a spectacular Florentine banquet cloth and a charming Land of Nod spread for a child's...


Knitting in the Nordic Tradition

by Vibeke Lind & Annette Allen Jensen Dover Publications (April 07, 2014)

Richly illustrated with photos, charts, and drawings, this guide to Scandinavian knitting features patterns for a wealth of handmade treasures. More than 100 graphed patterns in the authentic Nordic tradition...


Miniature Needlepoint Rugs for Dollhouses: Charted for Easy Use

by Susan McBaine Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

These 37 rug designs are charted for easy use on #18 canvas: Oriental, Persian, Early American, and more.


Quick-and-Easy Crazy Quilt Patchwork: With 14 Projects

by Dixie Haywood Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Clear instructions, diagrams for making potholders, reversible toaster covers, pincushion, lined shopping bag, Christmas ornaments, tablecloth, contemporary quilt, more.


Dollhouse Furnishings for the Bedroom and Bath: Complete Instructions for Sewing and Making 44 Miniature Projects

by Shep Stadtman Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Complete guide to miniature woodworking, sewing, plus step-by-step instructions for 44 elegant dollhouse projects — quilts, pillows, towels, bedroom, ensembles, more.


Engraving Glass: A Beginner's Guide

by Boyd Graham Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Step-by-step instructions for diamond burr engraving. Four complete projects plus expert advice on choosing glass, lighting and arranging finished pieces, much more. 117 illustrations. List of Supply Sources....


The Art & Craft of Handmade Paper

by Vance Studley Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Profusely illustrated guide clearly outlines procedure for making attractive and useful paper in vast number of sizes, shapes, textures and colors—all from vegetable fibers.


Build Your Own Inexpensive Dollhouse

by E. J. Tangerman Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

With 1 sheet of 4 x 8 plywood, home tools, and this book, you can build a 6-room, 36 x 13 x 26 dollhouse. No great skill needed. Over 40 diagrams and photographs.


Crochet Workshop

by James Walters Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Outstanding guide for crocheters of all levels covers all aspects of crochet stitches and technique, from yarn selection to edgings, borders, and braid. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photographs....


Masterpieces of Irish Crochet Lace: Techniques, Patterns, Instructions

by Thérèse de Dillmont Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Crocheters at every level of expertise will appreciate these versatile patterns and their complete instructions for 30 motifs, 12 intricate grounds, and a variety of traditional footings and borders. 100 photos....


Ship Models: How to Build Them

by Charles Davis Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Over 150 photographs.


The Dyer's Companion

by Elijah Bemiss Dover Publications (March 05, 2014)

Reprinted from the expanded 1815 edition, this treatise offers more than 100 recipes for shades of reds, blues, yellows, browns, and blacks, divided into dyes for woolens, linens, and cottons.


The Crochet Workbook

by James Walters & Sylvia Cosh Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

More than a manual on techniques or a pattern book, this guide suggests innovative approaches to traditional hooks, stitches, and yarns. More than 80 color photographs and 49 line drawings.


Traditional Edgings to Crochet

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (April 09, 2012)

Create heirloom-quality edgings in filigree, filet crochet, and floral patterns. Over 130 designs for enhancing collars, cuffs, lingerie, napkins, and other items. Step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations....


The Crocheter's Treasure Chest: 80 Classic Patterns for Tablecloths, Bedspreads, Doilies and Edgings

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (January 17, 2013)

Detailed instructions and illustrations for 80 lovely items: elegant edgings, "Diamonds and Arrowheads" bedspread, "Enchantress" tablecloth, more. For crocheters at all levels.


101 Patchwork Patterns

by Ruby S. McKim Dover Publications (January 23, 2013)

Patchwork patterns with complete instructions for cutting and sewing quilts. Various designs diagrammed and described include flower designs; rainbow designs; Irish chains; fish, bird, and leaf designs; and...


Lace and Lace Making

by Marian Powys Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book, written with charm and enthusiasm, discusses techniques of making, mending, cleaning, and caring for lace. Over 100 large photos identify scores of important laces....


150 Favorite Crochet Designs

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

A wonderful collection of classic heirloom-quality patterns for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and more. Complete list of materials and detailed instructions are included. 140 illustrations.


The Tatter's Treasure Chest

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Over 100 outstanding tatting designs from long out-of-print thread company leaflets, ranging from tiny coasters to a handsome checkerboard luncheon set. Instructions and photographs of each completed design....


Floral Crochet

by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Dover Publications (January 27, 2012)

Rare floral patterns include delicate 3-piece filet crochet vanity set, exquisite pillow case edgings, more. Easy-to-follow instructions. Over 40 illustrations.


Needle-Made Laces and Net Embroideries: Reticella Work, Carrickmacross Lace, Princess Lace and Other Traditional Techniques

by Doris Campbell Preston Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

Classic guide gives complete instructions, stitch diagrams for beautiful designs of single-thread and needlestyle of lace-making. 77 illustrations.


Tatting Doilies and Edgings

by Rita Weiss Dover Publications (May 15, 2012)

Make over 30 tatted doilies and more than 50 edgings with these patterns, photographs, and easy-to-follow instructions.


Filet Crochet: Projects and Charted Designs

by Mrs. F. W. Kettelle Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Over 50 elegant, simple crochet designs: doilies, tablecloths, panels, borders, centerpieces, baby items, many more.


Renaissance Patterns for Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint

by Federico Vinciolo Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

Superb reproduction of most popular 16th-century lace design book. Nearly 100 original patterns for point coupe, reticella, and guipure; the second part describes square netting and embroidery. 83 full-page...


Victorian Alphabets, Monograms and Names for Needleworkers: from Godey's Lady's Book

by Godey’s Lady’s Book & Rita Weiss Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

173 popular names, 143 monograms. 49 alphabets, borders, ribbons, more. All designed for sewing.


Selecting and Renovating an Old House: A Complete Guide

by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Dover Publications (August 17, 2012)

Clearly written manual tells how to appraise an older home, develop plans for remodeling the kitchen, add a bath, replace floors, roof, windows, doors, interior walls, kitchen cabinets, more.


Wood-Frame House Construction

by Gerald E. Sherwood & Robert C. Stroh Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Completely revised, updated edition of popular U.S. Government manual. Expert advice on site selection, design, excavation, materials, framing, roofing, plumbing, insulation — every step of construction process....


Bemrose on Traditional Woodworking: Carving, Fretwork, Buhl Work and Marquetry

by William Bemrose & Frederick Wilbur Dover Publications (January 25, 2013)

This three-in-one volume combines a trio of rare classics on artisanal woodworking techniques and designs. Practical instructions, helpful diagrams, and other illustrations explain cabinetry building with metal...


Birdhouses and Feeders

by G. Barquest, S. Craven & R. Ellarson Dover Publications (December 26, 2012)

Clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions show how to build 30 homes and feeders for our feathered and furry friends. Includes structures for wrens, bluebirds, owls, robins, squirrels, titmice, more....


How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs

by Edwin Monk Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Clear concise manual for amateurs offers detailed illustrated instructions for building 16 basic wooden craft — rowboats, sailboats, outboards, runabouts, hydroplane, more. 15 halftones. 49 line illustrations....


Hand or Simple Turning: Principles and Practice

by John Jacob Holtzapffel Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Great Victorian classic offers full coverage of basic lathe techniques. Projects include billiard ball, egg cups, ash trays, vases, more. First paperback reprint. 800 illustrations.


The Built-Up Ship Model

by Charles G. Davis Dover Publications (July 12, 2012)

A highly detailed, superbly illustrated manual introducing serious model builders to hand-crafting ship models from the bottom up. Not for beginners. 133 illustrations.


The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

by Charles G. Davis Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging, and major fittings of American clippers and packets. Also includes wealth of details on deck furniture. 279 line drawings.


Boomerangs: How to Make and Throw Them

by Bernard S. Mason Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Dozens of designs: tumblestick, boomabird, pinwheel, cross-stick, curved-stick boomerang, and many more. Complete throwing instructions included.


Metalwork for Craftsmen

by Emil F. Kronquist Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Illustrations and detailed instructions for 55 projects. Information on tools and processes, and over 60 other plates.


Easy Mission-Style Woodworking Projects

by Edward F. Worst Dover Publications (May 10, 2012)

Complete instructions and precise diagrams for making mission-style bread boards, candlesticks, footstools, folding tables, chairs, writing desks, more. Perfect for woodworkers of all ages and abilities. 62...


Making Birdhouses: Easy and Advanced Projects

by Gladstone Califf & Leon H. Baxter Dover Publications (May 01, 2012)

Easy-to-follow instructions include diagrams for everything from a one-room house for bluebirds to a forty-two-room structure for purple martins. 56 plates; 4 figures.


Manual of Traditional Wood Carving

by Paul N. Hasluck Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

Superb guide to every aspect of the craft combines practical instruction with more than 1,000 photos and diagrams. Projects range from simple — boxes, chests, chairs — to complex — tables, cabinets, beds....


How to Work in Beveled Glass: Forming, Designing, and Fabricating

by Anita & Seymour Isenberg Dover Publications (March 28, 2013)

Easy-to-use, well-illustrated volume explains grozzing, roughing, mitering, smoothing, polishing; joining bevels with lead or foil. Patterns in Victorian and contemporary styles for 14 projects: mirrors, lamps,...


Carving Figure Caricatures in the Ozark Style

by Harold R. Enlow Dover Publications (October 04, 2012)

Instructions and illustrations for ten delightful projects, plus general carving instructions. 22 drawings and 47 photographs altogether.


Miniature Crocheting and Knitting for Dollhouses

by Rosemary Drysdale Dover Publications (March 29, 2012)

40 tiny and charming delights — all easy to execute; requiring very little yarn, thread, or floss; and very little time. Complete instructions. 89 illustrations.


Chinese Paper Folding for Beginners

by Maying Soong Dover Publications (October 19, 2012)

Clear instructions and simple diagrams for constructing gaily colored party hats, pagoda-shaped bookmarks, toy boats of waterproof paper, and many other projects.


Elegant Tatting Patterns

by Janet Carroll Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Experienced tatters seeking particularly delicate and beautiful projects will treasure this compilation of 44 patterns, including the Ellipse, the Crowning Touch, and dainty edgings for tablecloths, napkins,...


Treasury of Smocking Designs

by Allyne S. Holland Dover Publications (June 18, 2012)

Two dozen patterns to enhance clothing, pillows, purses, and other special items. All designs shown in color on covers.


How to Design Stained Glass

by Jennie French Dover Publications (August 09, 2012)

Basic principles, techniques of stained glass design. Topics include design sources, enlarging and reworking, flat and three-dimensional projects, drawing techniques, computer technology, more. 84 projects included....


North American Indian Beadwork Patterns

by Pamela Stanley-Millner Dover Publications (July 12, 2012)

Weave belts, headbands, and sashes and decorate handbags, vests, blouses, and other garments with authentic Native American motifs. 73 charts for bead weaving, 12 full-size patterns for appliqué. Complete instructions...


How to Design and Make Wood Reliefs

by Robert Skinner Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

11 projects detailed with specifications on tools and materials needed, information on framing, finishing, design concepts, more. 24 templates.


Native American Beadwork

by William C. Orchard Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Classic study offers well-illustrated look at a variety of beadwork methods and their results. Photos include baskets and bowls, necklaces, robes, cradles, and other items. 31 halftones. 136 figures.