Sewing tools have long been collectible, but the past decade has brought about a tremendous growth in the field. This lavish book presents the collector with a wide variety of these tools and trinkets, from the ordinary to the elegant, with focus on tools from the nineteenth and twentieth century. The exquisite photography features over 1,200 items, including needles, thimbles, chatelaines, sewing kits, scissors, rulers, darners, thread holders, sewing machines, and more. Historical information, material, date, country of origin, and a current collector value is given for each item. There's also a helpful glossary, bibliography, and index. 2000 values. AUTHORBIO: Helen Thompson grew up in a household of never-ending needlework projects. As a result of her interest in quilts, Helen became interested in antique sewing tools. She is a member of the board of directors of the Museum of the American Quilter's Society and a dealer of antique sewing tools. REVIEW: Much more than just a routine task, sewing is an art form, a hobby, a business, a social activity, and a passion for many people. This collector's guide is a valuable tool for all sewing enthusiasts and collectors. There are a helpful glossary, bibliography, and index provided.
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Descrizione libro Collector Books, 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0891457364
Descrizione libro Collector Books, 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110891457364
Descrizione libro Collector Books. Condizione libro: Brand New. FREE domestic ground shipping. Fast priority express available. Tracking service included. Ships from USA (United States of America). Codice libro della libreria 0891457364
Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1997 Copyright Date, 160 pages, 8.5 x 11 in size, Hardcover. Out-of-Print. Nice Color Photos! Book is Unused. Inside pages are in Unused Condition with no tears and with no notations (no pencil marks, no underlining, no highlighting, etc.) This is unstated Volume 1. Codice libro della libreria LN - UPB33
Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Volume 1, 2003 Values Updated Edition/Printing of 1997 copyright book, 160 pages, 8.5 x 11 in size, Hardcover. Out-of-Print. Nice Color Photos! Book is Unused. From a bookseller's unsold backstock. Minimal cover wear from shelving/storage. Inside pages are in Excellent Condition with no tears and with no notations (no pencil marks, no underlining, no highlighting, etc.). Codice libro della libreria LN - M31