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Your Leatherwork (Paperback) Loot Price: R607 Discovery Miles 6 070
Your Leatherwork (Paperback): Betty Dougherty
Your Leatherwork (Paperback): Betty Dougherty

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Betty Dougherty

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YOUR LEATHERWORK by Betty Dougherty with one hundred and thirty full-page plates and diagrams by the author Chas A Bennett Co., Inc. PEORIA, ILLINOIS SYLVAN PRESS CONTENTS FOREWORD page 7 PLATES page 9 INTRODUCTION page 17 CHAPTER ONE MATERIALS A description of tools and sHns, and their uses. pagQ 21 CHAPTER TWO DESIGN The Influence of construction, types of gussets, handles, pockets, etc. page 25 CHAPTER THREE CUTTING YOUR PATTERN AND MATERIAL CONSTRUCTION NOTES Technical hints and general notes on the assembly of an article, jpag 35 CHAPTER FOUR SMALL ARTICLES Purses, wallets, tobacco pouches, cigarette cases, mending equipment, writing compendiums, belts, pyjama cases sug gestions, and diagrams of patterns. P a S e CHAPTER FIVE HANDBAGS A pattern example of each fundamental style of construction, and numerous suggestions for alteration of design to suit in dividual taste. P a g e 72 CHAPTER SIX TRAVELLING EQUIPMENT Week-end bag, brief-case, satchel, knitting bag, music case, collar-box, dressing-case, cycle hag. P a S e 93 CHAPTER SEVEN GLOVES Pull-on type, button gloves, gauntlets, fur-backs, fur mitts. page 115 CHAPTER EIGHT SLIPPERS Moccasins, Grecian style, house-slippers, sandal styles. page 123 INDEX nor 129 FOREWORD THE INADEQUACY OF MANY TEXT BOOKS PURPORTING to deal with craftwork results from their compilation by writers of Looks with but meagre experience in the practice of the craft. This book is different Miss Dougherty has set forth in a most comprehensive manner the knowledge gained from her own experience both as designer, crafts woman and teacher. This experience has intensified her conviction in relation to production, whether by hand or machine. Firstly an articlemust be well designed and secondly it must be well made. The high quality of work, from the above viewpoint, which has been achieved in classes under Miss Doughertys guidance, qualifies her to write this book, which will do much to raise the standard of Leatherwork as a hand craft. Margaret Owen INSTRUCTOR IN CHARGE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WOMENS CRAFTS, EALING SCHOOL OF ART. Belts showing the decorative application of leather. Above, a woven belt with simple shapes in black calf to hold the buckle. Below, the suede and the grain side of the leather exploited for contrasting texture on felt. Above, wallet on the principle of that on page 57. Centre, purse in natural sheepskin, the pattern for which is printed inside the jacket of this book. Below., wallet described on page 60. Originally made in calf with tooled decoration, this writing compendium is just as attractive if made in fine grained sheepskin. The pattern is very simple to construct. r oo - si 13 t O, . .


Imprint: Read Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2007
First published: March 2007
Authors: Betty Dougherty
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 132
ISBN-13: 978-1-4067-7760-4
Barcode: 9781406777604
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Handicrafts
Books > Health, Home & Family > Handicrafts > General
LSN: 1-4067-7760-9

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