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Children's Nonfiction Crafts & Hobbies

Jumbo Book of Needlecrafts, The

by (author) Judy Ann Sadler, Gwen Blakley Kinsler, Jackie Young & Biz Storms

illustrated by Esperança Melo, June Bradford & Jane Kurisu

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2005
Category
Crafts & Hobbies
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553377931
    Publish Date
    Feb 2005
    List Price
    $18.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7

Description

This is the ultimate book for anyone who's ever seen a beautiful needlecraft design and dreamed of making their own. This Jumbo Book is divided into five sections --- knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting and sewing --- for easy reference. Each section has an introduction and all the information needed to learn a craft quickly. Includes more than fifty easy projects. Features materials, patterns, stitches, tips, tools and techniques ... and much more!

About the authors

Judy Ann Sadler is the best-selling author of over 20 craft books for children including Corking, Knitting, Simply Sewing, Hemp Jewelry and The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts. She still looks forward to making stuff every day. Judy Ann lives with her family in London, Ontario.

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Gwen Blakley Kinsler is a crochet designer and teacher whose work has been featured in many periodicals. She lives in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

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Biz Storms is an avid quilter and the author of Quilting. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Esperança Melo is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Animation Program and has completed an honors degree in graphic design from George Brown College. She has illustrated and designed several children’s books and loves working in various art forms and media, including sculpting in papiermâché. Esperança co-illustrated Drumheller Dinosaur Dance (Kids Can), which was awarded the 2005 Blue Spruce Award and the 2006 Chocolate Lily Award. Esperança was born in the Azores and now lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

Esperança Melo's profile page

Judy Ann Sadler is the best-selling author of over 20 craft books for children including Corking, Knitting, Simply Sewing, Hemp Jewelry and The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts. She still looks forward to making stuff every day. Judy Ann lives with her family in London, Ontario.

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Jane Kurisu is an illustrator whose books include The Sleepover Book and The Jumbo Book of Gardening. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Editorial Reviews

[C]olorful and cool

School Library Journal

An excellent addition to needlework collections.

School Library Journal

Librarian Reviews

The Jumbo Book of Needlecrafts (Jumbo Books)

Over 200 pages of knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting and sewing projects. Each section has materials, patterns, stitches, tips, tools, techniques and more.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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