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                           December 2006
                                  Catalog Number: M1920


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                                                                the Plaited Twill Market Basket. You will also learn
                     Basketry                                   several lovely handle decoration techniques.
CHAIR CANING VIDEO                                              # VB-V011         96 min. VHS            US$19.95
If you are caning an heirloom for yourself or learning to
cane chairs for extra income, you will enjoy this video.        TRAD NEW ENGLAND BASKETMAKING
Jane has over twenty-five years of experience in wicker         VIDEO
repair. In this video she teaches you both types of caning;     John McGuire is a noted basket maker, author and historian
hole caning and machine caning. In addition to her              whose work in researching and rediscovering traditional
teaching skills, Jane is used as Fine Woodworking               American basket forms is known throughout the country.
Magazine’s cane and wicker expert for their Question &          Once the materials are gathered, John works at the shave
Answer Column.                                                  horse to teach you how to prepare the materials. He then
# VB-X937           105 min. VHS            US$39.95            takes you step-by-step through the process of making a
                                                                traditional New England Basket, from start to finish. The
PINING FOR YOUR SPIRIT VIDEO                                    information is concise and easily translated into finished
Pine needle basketry is an art form from ages past. Learn       baskets using other widely available materials.
the proper way to collect and store pine needles and then       # VB-X933         90 min. VHS              US$39.95
try your hand at coiling and shaping with details for the
beginning, middle, and ending of your basket. As a bonus,
learn how to apply the pine needle work to a gourd. Jayne         Beadwork, Polymer Clay,
has created thousands of baskets and won awards from the
American Indian Art Council and various fine art exhibits.              Jewelery
# VB-X780                VHS               US$24.95             BEAD CROCHET
                                                                In bead crochet, beads are strung onto the crochet thread
SHAPING IN PLAITING FOOTED BASK                                 and captured into specific stitches as one crochets along.
VIDEO                                                           The beads can form a raised geometric design against a
This video assumes you are familiar with basic straight and     crocheted thread background or the beads can be strung
bias plaiting techniques and the tuck & fold rim. If not,       onto the thread in a precise color pattern. When the beads
begin with Shereen’s video Shaping in Plaiting - Hanging        are worked into every stitch they form a solid beaded
Baskets. You will use basic shaping and plaiting                picture or pattern. Even if you do not know how to crochet,
techniques in this video to create a four-footed basket, a      with a little practice you will soon be crocheting with beads.
“W” footed basket with straight and angled sides, a             Using simple crochet stitches, you will learn how to make
caterpillar basket, a 6 and 8 footed crown or ripple basket     a bead crocheted drawstring pouch similar to styles used in
and a 6 footed plaid basket with a center star. Tips on using   the Victorian Era and a necklace or bracelet like those from
queen palm sheath, flat reed, hardwood veneer, mahogany,        the roaring twenties. Materials are discussed and patterns
smoked braided buri, and the harvesting and preparation of      included. You will learn to make a “Chain Stitch
New Zealand flax, are included.                                 Necklace”, a “Slip Stitch Rope Necklace”, a “Beaded
# VB-V941          69 min. VHS              US$19.95            Single Crochet” coin purse and a drawstring evening bag
                                                                that combines many stitches and beads. Helpful hints,
SHAPING IN PLATING HANGING BAS                                  beads, and a variety of stitches will inspire you for future
In this video you will learn the basics of plaiting (both       projects. 75 minutes.
straight and bias). You will learn how to work with many        # VC-V045           75 min. VHS             US$29.95
different materials, such as paper veneer, flat reed, braided   # VC-DV045          75 min. DVD             US$29.95
bamboo, pink palm and ribbon as you make a variety of
beautiful baskets, including the 3 sided cone (with a           BEAD EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES
rectangular and bias plaited base), elbow, heart/cow nose       Hand bead embroidery can be used to embellish fabric,
and bull nose baskets.                                          incorporate into a wall piece, use in crazy quilting,
# VB-V942          86 min. VHS              US$19.95            completely cover the surface to make a pin or brooch, and
                                                                much more. This video covers all the uses for this simple,
SPLINT BASKETRY I VIDEO                                         yet potentially ornate, method of beading. Stitches covered
Silver Apple Award How-to Category--Educational Video           will be canvas work, running stitch, scatter beading, lazy
Conference. After a bit of historical information on styles     stitch, back stitch, couching, feather stitch, stem stitch,
and shapes, you will learn about materials and how to           beaded edgings, beaded fringes, and more. Several projects
prepare them for basket weaving. You begin by making an         will put these stitches to use: a canvas-work floral pin
Appalachian Egg Basket that includes the “God’s Eye".           cushion, a nautilus-shaped pin, a house-shaped pin, and an
You will also learn how to make a Melon Basket plus             embellished doll using all kinds of beaded crazy quilt
various rim, handle & finishing techniques. An excellent        stitches and fringe. As the video progresses, you will make
start-to-finish beginning basketry workshop.                    a sampler of stitches which will be a useful reference tool
# VB-V007          79 min. VHS             US$19.95             for future projects. Although this video can be for a
                                                                beginner beader, it offers detailed instruction and
                                                                embellishment ideas for the more experienced beader as
SPLINT BASKETRY II VIDEO                                        well.
Learn how to weave two distinctly different baskets, one        # VE-V057           119 min. VHS             US$39.95
round and the other square or rectangular. Several choices      # VE-DV057          119 min. DVD             US$39.95
are presented as you make the Spoked Service Basket and


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BEAD KNITTING                                                   execute different types of fringe. All of this information
In bead knitting, the entire piece is constructed with beads    will become invaluable and applicable to many other types
as opposed to beaded knitting where beads embellish the         of beadwork. Her detailed directions are aimed at the
surface of the knitted item. You’ll be able to make a           novice beadworker, but the many helpful hints shared will
beautiful beaded bag, even if you’ve never knitted before.      be of value even to the experienced beader. And, as an
After a brief history and discussion on materials and           added bonus, Carol also includes directions for making an
supplies, Alice will teach you basic knitting techniques and    easy beaded peyote stitch covered needlecase!
then bead knitting stitches. After you practice stringing       # VE-V040          88 min. VHS              US$39.95
beads and knitting, you will learn how to read a chart          # VE-DV040         88 min. DVD              US$39.95
(enclosed) and string your beads following the chart. Then
the fun begins as you knit the purse project. You’ll learn      BEGINNING BEADING (#1) DVD
many wonderful tips from a master bead knitter that will        Learn how to choose your beads, what wire and crimp
make the process easy and successful. Tips on lining,           beads to use, what closures are available, and how to use
fringe techniques and finishing your bag are also included.     sterling silver and verveil accents. Kay covers what tools
# VK-V043          75 min. VHS               US$39.95           and supplies make beading easy along with money saving
# VK-DV043         75 min. DVD               US$39.95           tips and tricks to aid the new beader. Professional layout
                                                                and design is discussed to get you on the way to making
BEAD WOVEN NECKLACES                                            successful jewelry. You will work on four necklace
Finalist - Special Interest Video Association Awards 1993.      projects.
A video workshop you won’t want to miss. Learn all about        # VE-DX431          179 min. DVD           US$29.95
styles, types and sizes of seed and bugle beads, needles and
threads, and which size needle to use with which size           BEGINNING DROP & EARRINGS (#2) DVD
thread and which size bead. In addition to needle and           Learn how to make 1, 2, and 3 tiered drops for necklaces,
thread, as used in other beading techniques, loom beading       bracelets, and earrings. Discover what wire and bead caps
requires a small frame loom (which you can easily make          to use for particular projects and the tools that will aid you
from the video instructions, or you may purchase one).          in using them. You will even learn how to make your own
You will learn the entire process from design                   eye pins. Several projects are given, including one on
considerations, to warping, stringing beads, increasing,        earrings. Lots of helpful tips are given.
decreasing, finishing techniques, and fringe variations as      # VE-DX432         89 min. DVD               US$19.95
you make a stunning necklace from the large oversized
pattern enclosed. Virginia shares numerous technical tips       COMPREHENSIVE BEAD STRINGING
that will make all your beadwork more successful. 82            Voume I A comprehensive look at beads, historical
minutes.                                                        information and an explanation of types of beads, stringing
# VE-V038           82 min. VHS            US$39.95             media characteristics (including silk cord, nylon, tigertail
# VE-DV038          82 min. DVD            US$39.95             and foxtail) and how to choose media, plus descriptions of
                                                                basic findings, clasps and jump rings. You also learn about
BEADWEAVING: HERRINGBONE                                        tools; planning appropriate lengths for necklaces and
Carol will teach you how to make the herringbone stitch         bracelets; design arrangement ideas. Volume II You will
and increase and decrease for tubular and flat herringbone.     learn how to string continuous strands, tie on clasps and
From this knowledge, you will be able to make the               finishing, use French coil with silk, use tips and cups with
following projects: a 3-D beaded ring, a flat braided ribbon    synthetics, and use crimp findings with tigertail and foxtail,
bracelet, a bracelet constructed of fan-shaped elements, and    plus knotting methods and multiple strand techniques.
a sea urchin-shaped basket. Four different methods of           Volume III More advanced techniques are covered,
turning at the end of the rows will also be learned and then    including continuous multiple-strand, additions to beads,
each will be incorporated appropriately into the projects.      integrating pendants, use of headpins and eyepins for
Several twisting and tubular pieces will be demonstrated so     earrings, etc., plus the use of ready made components plus
that you can design your own necklace. The directions are       a woven bracelet project. 254 minutes in three volumes.
explicit, and written instructions also are included for        # VE-X980                 VHS                US$89.95
reference. This is an intermediate video where some             # VE-DX980                DVD                US$89.95
beadwork skills using seed beads are helpful. Many of the
beading tips and hints shared will be of value even to the      COMPLETE METALSMITH
experienced beadworker.                                         This video curriculum has been designed to suit everyone
# VE-V058          109 min. VHS              US$39.95           with an interest in creating handcrafted metal jewelry. It
# VE-DV058         109 min. DVD              US$39.95           serves as an encyclopedia of basic jewelry techniques:
                                                                joining, cutting, forming, and surface techniques. Tools
BEADWEAVING-PEYOTE STITCH                                       and your work space will be covered as well as safety
Bronze Award National Educational Media Video                   factors. You will make three projects following these basic
Conference 1995. In this video, nationally known artist         instructions.
Carol Perrenoud leads you step-by-step through all facets       # VE-X812           70 min. VHS            US$39.95
of the versatile peyote stitch. As you make a beautiful         # VE-DX812          70 min. DVD            US$19.95
“Beaded Treasure Pouch Necklace”, you will learn how to
work tubular and flat peyote, and how to follow a peyote
stitch graph of your own design. You will also learn how to
tie-on and tie-off threads, increase and decrease, design and

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GLASS BEAD MAKING TURKEY&                                         double crochet, double crochet & treble crochet, you’ll also
GHANA DVD                                                         learn many functional uses for each stitch. Then it’s on to
In Turkey the tradition is to make glass beads in a unique,       broomstick lace, granny squares, Irish crochet, beadwork
specially designed furnace around which the craftsmen sit.        etc.
Through his own window, the craftsman manipulates and             # VC-X967         150 min. VHS             US$39.95
embellishes the bead in the fiery interior. In Ghana, the         # VC-DX967        150 min. DVD             US$39.95
base ingredients of the glass beads are assembled in
moulds. The moulds are then fired in a kiln and the               CROCHETER'S GUIDE
ingredients are transformed into colourful glass beads.           Mary offers tips on controlling gauge, reading American
Filmed in the workshop of Mahmut Sur in Turkey and in             and British instructions, reading charts, moving from row
the workshop of Nomodo Djaba in Ghana. 47 minutes.                to row without adding or deleting stitches, changing colors
# VE-DX525 DVD US$29.95                                           and much more. Mary introduces the viewer to the
                                                                  “incomplete stitch”, ways of adding a new yarn, finishing
SEVEN SECRETS TO PROF JEWELRY (7)                                 the ends, working circular shapes, and several ways to start
                                                                  your project stitches. An entire section is devoted to the
DVD                                                               Foundation stitch, a technique used to start a project.
This is the final and most advanced program by designer           Perhaps the most important lesson learned is how to see
Kay Jacobs. Learn how to develop your own designs, how            your pattern stitches. An excellent guide to improve your
to determine what will sell, and how to work more difficult       crocheting techniques.
techniques into your projects. She gives you lots of tips and     # VC-V054          75 min. VHS              US$29.95
tricks. Over 30 of Kay’s designs are featured, and she gives      # VC-DV054         75 min. DVD              US$29.95
you inside information on how to work these projects.
Experience the maufacturing of unique jewelry.
# VE-DX433          190 min. DVD          US$39.95                CROCHETING A CARDIGAN
                                                                  Make a one-piece toddler size cardigan while learning
                                                                  about crocheted clothing construction. You start this
WIRE-LINKED NECKLACES (#5) DVD                                    cardigan at the neck and work the yoke, where all the
Learn more advanced techniques on how to build jewelry            shaping increases take place. Then divide the the yoke,
masterpieces. The single- and double-loop link method and         stitch the body, and then work the sleeves. You finish off
the wrap-loop linking method are thoroughly covered.              with the crab stitch and then put on the front plackets and
Kay’s beading skills will become yours as she offers many         buttonholes. Learn about “short rows” to make the collar fit
tips and tricks she employs. This is the fifth of her seven       better. Charts, diagrams, and a written pattern for the
dvds.                                                             child’s sweater are enclosed. The final segment teaches
# VE-DX434         97 min. DVD               US$24.95             you how to convert this sweater into an adult sized
                                                                  cardigan.
                      Crochet                                     # VC-V055
                                                                  # VC-DV055
                                                                                     90 min. VHS
                                                                                     90 min. DVD
                                                                                                              US$29.95
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CLASSIC CROCHET GRANNY SQUARES
VIDEO                                                             FREEFORM CROCHET DVD
This beginning level crochet video concentrates on                Learn how to use lots of textures and stitches to create
teaching you how to work granny squares. You’ll learn             unique and freeform designs. This fun technique is often
chain, single and double crochet. As you work a granny            called scrumbling; it allows you to pick up stitches and
square, row by row, you’ll learn how to increase and turn         move out from that point whether working in circles, on
corners and to crochet and sew squares together. You will         diagonals, in lines, or in any direction. Makes for luxurious
also learn how to read crochet instructions and select color      pieces of clothing, wall pieces, bags, and more. Freeform is
combinations. Granny square projects are easy for children,       the best way to describe Margaret’s methods, leaving you
too.                                                              plenty of room to experiment yourself.
# VC-X992         105 min. VHS             US$29.95               # VC-DX964                DVD               US$29.95

CROCHET BASICS VIDEO                                              TAPESTRY CROCHET
This is an excellent how-to video for crochet stitch basics.      This crochet technique will enable you to crochet a
Using good close-ups, you will learn how to chain, make a         two-or-more color motif with relative ease. It differs from
single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, triple       ordinary crochet in its texture, tension & how colors are
crochet, and slip stitch. While making a simple tote bag,         worked. While one yarn is being worked, another yarn is
you will learn how to work and measure a swatch. In               carried as a core. You will be taught the basics of tapestry
addition, you will see how to change colors and how to            crochet while making a two-color eyeglass case. By
finish your piece and weave in the yarn ends. If you want         increasing the number of stitches, these techniques can be
to start crocheting or need a little reminder to get going        used to crochet a purse, bag, or pillow. Tapestry Crochet is
again, then this would be the perfect video for you.              also known as “Jacquard”, “Mosaic”, or “Hard Crochet”. It
# VC-X854          29 min. VHS              US$16.95              enables the crafts person to create unique and sturdy
                                                                  clothing accessories, baskets and intricate wall hangings.
CROCHET FROM START TO FINISH                                      71 minutes Her books: Tapestry Crochet. US$18.95 More
This video does just what the title states, and it is             Tapestry Crochet. US$30.00
accompanied by a booklet which includes 16 projects. As           # VC-V035                 VHS               US$29.95
you learn the basics -- chain slip stitch, single crochet, half   # VC-DV035                DVD               US$29.95

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                                                                 MECHANICAL & CHEMICAL RESISTS
                       Dyeing                                    DVD
ADINKRA: CLOTH OF GHANA                                          Part 1 covers mechanical resists used to create surface
All the designs and motifs on the the printed ceremonial         designs on fabric by screening or submersion dyeing.
cloths of Ghana have symbolic meaning and significance.          Although there are many resists which can be painted or
This film explores and explains the designs as well as           screened onto the fabric, potato dextrin is shown in this
shows in detail the carving, dyeing and printing processes.      presentation. You will also learn how to set up a workroom
Filmed in Ghana, the contents include making Adinkra             table and how to properly screen dye onto the fabric. Part 2
print dye, carving the Adinkra stamps, printing Adinkra,         covers chemical resists to react with the dyes on the fabrics.
dyeing funeral cloths, embroidered and woven joins,              These resists are used with cellulose fibers; the type of
Adinkra designs.                                                 resist varies depending upon the dyes on the fabric.
# VD-X524          35 min. VHS             US$29.95              Steaming is usually required. 90 minutes.
# VD-DX524         35 min. DVD             US$29.95              # VD-DX926         90 min. DVD              US$45.00

BALANCING THE SURFACE DVD                                        IMAGERY TRANSFER DVD
Learn how to make the surface of the fabric you are              Safety issues are stressed for all image transfer processes.
working with suitable for certain types of dyeing and            Wendy covers thermo fax transfers, puff paint adders,
printing. You will learn about resist felting, dekatizing        paperless paper transfers, gel transfers, heliographic
(steaming), burnout of wool, crepe and sericin removal,          transfers, foil transfers, rubber stamp transfers, and solvent
degumming, and melt off of metallic fabrics.                     transfers using citra-solv and xylene. She gives good
# VD-DX921        78 min. DVD               US$45.00             details and helpful tips as well as demonstrating all of these
                                                                 processes; a handout is included. Safety issues are stressed
CLOQUE DVD                                                       for all image transfer processes.
Cloque, the process of shrinking parts of a loose weave          # VD-DX931          162 min. DVD             US$68.00
fabric for special effect, uses resists applied by painting or
screening to prevent certain areas from shrinking in a lye       PRINTING W/ DISPERSE DYES DVD
bath. Learn to handle lye properly and neutralize your           Disperse dyes for synthetic fabrics will work with various
fabric.                                                          transfer methods using the dyes painted on paper and then
# VD-DX922         50 min. DVD                US$35.00           transferred with an iron or with a heat press, by using
                                                                 transfer crayons, by collage transfer of various designs, by
DEVORE DVD                                                       screening using a cold water wax resist, and with dye
Devore is the burning out of part of the fibers of your          sublimation using a digital electronic printer.
fabric to give a gauze or openwork effect. For this to           # VD-DX935         69 min. DVD              US$40.00
happen, cellulose and polyester or cellulose and protein
blended-fabrics need to be used. When the cellulose is           BATIK IN JAVA
removed or burned-out, it leaves only the other fiber in the     In Java a rich tradition of complex batik artistry grew up
weave where the etching paste has been applied. The paste        around the court life of the Sultans of Jogyakarta and Solo.
can be painted or screened onto the fabric. Proper use of        Throughout Java this was extended and developed. It is
the products are shown.                                          still practiced widely today both as a means of earning a
# VD-DX923         70 min. DVD              US$40.00             living and to provide traditional daily costumes which are
                                                                 worn in Java and Indonesia. The film shows batik
DISCHARGE PRINTING W/ VAT DYES                                   processes in the traditional centres of Jogyaka, Solo and
DVD                                                              Cirebon using wax application with canting and stamps.
In order to discharge vat dyes from your fabric, you must        The complex waxing, dyeing and rewaxing processes are
use a reducing agent, the most common of which is                shown and explained in detail.
thiourea dioxide. This lesson teaches how to apply               # VD-X519          45 min. VHS              US$29.95
discharge paste to the fabric, then how to properly steam        # VD-DX519         45 min. DVD              US$29.95
and heat for good results. See how the various vat dyes
with their different chemical properties cause some dyes to      ADVANCED TIE-DYE DVD
discharge better than others. Some colors completely             This is a comprehensive two-volume set teaching you how
discharge back to white, while others leave residual colors      to tie dye a wide range of design shapes and mandalas. The
in the background.                                               first program shows you how to fold and tie designs for
# VD-DX924         60 min. DVD             US$48.00              hearts, arrows, stars, peace signs, and more without the use
                                                                 of expensive tools. Information is given on how to control
DISCHARGE USING THIOUREA DIOXIDE                                 the dye application process and how to prepare intense,
DVD                                                              vibrant colors. The second program goes into depth on
You will learn how to use thickened bleach for discharging       many mandala patterns showing you how to make specific
as well as thickened thiourea dioxide. You can also use a        designs as well as how to create your own patterns.
sodium alginate thickener on the fabric and then paint or        # VD-DX956         130 min. DVD            US$36.95
screen a more watery thiourea dioxide onto the fabric.
Once the fabric is painted, you will steam the area to           ART OF FIBER DYEING VIDEO
discharge with an iron or in a steaming pot. Shibori tied        Learn an uncomplicated approach to creating your own
fabric can also be reduced in a heated discharge bath            wonderful array of color on fiber. Three dye procedures for
# VD-DX925         90 min. DVD             US$48.00

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protein fibers are included. Method 1 shows the use of           multi-colors will be created in a multi-step process of color
union dyes. Methods 2 & 3 use acid dyes. You will create a       arrangement on wide combs or hackles. Designing plied
rainbow dye bath in method 2; method 3 demonstrates              yarns concludes this workshop. An excellent workshop for
injection dyeing. The dyes and methods work equally well         any level spinner. Her book: Color in Spinning, US$26.95
with yarn, although the video focuses on unspun fiber            # VS-V050          87 min. VHS              US$34.95
dyeing. Written outline included.                                # VS-DV050         87 min. DVD              US$34.95
 # VD-X953               53 min. VHS           US$29.50
                                                                 IKATS OF SUMBA, INDONESIA
AJRAKH: MORDANT RESIST                                           Sumba is a region in Indonesia where crafters still produce
Ajrakh cloth is produced by the men of Indian Muslim             superb ikats. Ikats are made by tie-dyeing the warp and the
communities to be used by them for shawls, lunghis, and          weft yarns prior to weaving. This complex ikat cloth uses
turbans. This complex process of producing cloth using           blue dye from indigo and a red dye from a tree root to
mordant resist was introduced by the Moghuls and is              produce ceremonial clothing in designs that are detailed
reputed to be of Sufi origin. The Ajrakh is the only             with traditional motifs. All local materials are used in the
remaining fabric using this process. This film shows in          fabric production. Video footage includes spinning, tying,
detail the making of the hand carved printing blocks, the        dyeing, weaving, designing, and adding supplementary
block printed mordant and resist dyed process in Damadka,        warp edgings. As you will see, the entire village
and the use of indigo and alazarin/madder dyes. There is         participates in this amazing hand craft.
also a section on block printing with wax and the tying of       # VD-X511           57 min. VHS             US$29.95
saris and dupattas. Filmed in Kutch, India.                      # VD-DX511          57 min. DVD             US$29.95
# VD-X514          50 min. VHS             US$29.95
# VD-DX514         50 min. DVD             US$29.95
                                                                       International Textiles
FIBER DYEING: IMMERSION & PAI                                    BACK STRAP WEAVING
Beginning with a full fleece, you will learn proper skirting,    Back strap weaving allows the weaver to weave in any
sorting, and scouring techniques as you prepare the fiber        location. This documentary shows how the complex and
for dyeing. The applying of color to protein fibers before       colorful traditional fabrics of Mexico and Guatemala can
the fibers are spun is easy and fun. First, learn step-by-step   be produced by a few sticks and balls of yarn. The weaving
how to use the dyes (lanaset) and dye your fibers in a           demonstration includes setting up the loom, warping up for
dyepot. A color wheel is used as a reference to figure out       4 selvedges, basic weaving techniques including
how to mix your own colors and create your own dye               warp-faced pick up patterning and weft-faced brocading.
formulas. A second approach to applying color on fibers is       This is an accurate and faithful recording of the craft by
to directly paint dye onto unspun roving; you will also          contemporary practitioners of back strap weaving.
learn how to use painted fibers to create complex,               # VW-X510          59 min. VHS             US$29.95
repeatable multi-colored yarns. Her books: Color Works.          # VW-DX510         59 min. DVD             US$29.95
US$24.95 Color in Spinning. US$26.95
# VD-V049          73 min. VHS               US$29.95            KALAGAS: BURMESE EMBR TAPESTR
# VD-DV049         73 min. DVD               US$29.95            The padded embroideries of Burma are virtually unique.
                                                                 They are produced on large frames so that a number of
FABRIC PAINTING SILK & COTTON                                    people can work on them. Their combinations of legendary
Finalist--Award for Excellence American Film & Video             figures and animals using sequins, stones, and mirrors,
Conference. This comprehensive award-winning course              create hangings unlike any others. Burma has been largely
begins with a brief explanation ofsupplies and materials         inaccessible for almost 50 years so this footage is new to
needed, along with information on fabrics and fabric dyes.       the hand-craft industry and is exciting to view. You will
You will work through three projects, beginning with a           see the designing process, the making of sequins, glass
color grid as you learn to mix four colors to create a palette   beads, and threads (gold and silver wound with tinsel), the
of 64 colors. You will learn how to use gutta as a resist,       applique process, and the final sewing, assembly, and
discharge and thickening techniques and many innovative          finishing of these tapestries.
and creative variations in a number of processes as you          # VN-X517          45 min. VHS              US$29.95
move beyond the basics.                                          # VN-DX517         45 min. DVD              US$29.95
# VD-V023          118 min. VHS            US$39.95
# VD-DV023         118 min. DVD            US$39.95              KENTE: WOVEN CEREMONIAL
                                                                 Kente cloth is one of Africa’s most celebrated textiles.
FIBER PREPARATION/MULTI-COLOR                                    Kente is woven in long narrow bands. Finished strips are
This program includes many ways to prepare fiber for             cut to the same length and sewn together to produce a large
spinning, using both drum carder and combs. The focus is         cloth. Kente’s bold and colourful patterns are intricately
on how to use fibers that have already been dyed to create       woven; each design and finished cloth has a name and a
multi-colored yarns. It starts with drum carding "101" on        meaning. Contents include warping up, weaving on two
how to effectively choose and use a drum carder. Then it's       heddles, weaving on four heddles, Ashante Kente designs,
on to blending colors to create new colors. Learn how to         Ewe weaving at Agbozume, and Ewe weaving at Sogakofe.
get predictable results, to blend luxury fibers, and to create   Filmed in Ghana.
multi-colored drum-carded batts so the colors stay clear         # VW-X522         48 min. VHS              US$29.95
and bright. Multi-colored rovings can also be created using
combs. By using already combed and dyed wool top, the

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KUMIHIMO                                                         SPLENDOR IN THE HIGHLANDS
The Communicator Awards 2000--Honorable Mention                  Meet 22 Guatemalan weavers and their weaving styles and
Rodrick begins by introducing you to yarns, tools, and           techniques. Both traditional back strap weaving for
equipment, then reviews the process for making a braiding        clothing and cloth as well as floor loom weaving for
stand (Maru Dai) from foamboard, which allows you to get         decorative blankets, ribbons and yardage are included, as is
started quickly with very little investment in equipment.        a visit to an ikat or jaspe dye workshop. You will get a
You will learn how to read pattern layout diagrams as you        clear picture of the variety of weaving techniques used
prepare four separate warps, each with a different end           today in Central America. A well-produced documentary
treatment: tassel end, finger point end, braided loop end,       on indigenous weaving.
and wrapped loop end. You will learn how to read and             # VW-DX533          27 min. DVD            US$15.00
follow braiding diagrams as you work four different
braiding projects: 8-strand spiral braid, 8-strand square        THAI HILLTRIBE EMBROIDERIES
braid, 8-strand hollow braid, and 8-strand flat braid.           Six quite distinct tribal groups have migrated and live in
Steaming and finishing techniques are also included.             the mountains of Northern Thailand. They brought with
Rodrick inspires you with works of international braiders.       them their own culture, language, and dress. This film
# VW-V052          105 min. VHS             US$29.95             shows the different dress of the Karen, Lisu, Akha, Yao,
# VW-DV052         105 min. DVD             US$29.95             Lahu, Blue and White Hmong and how they adorn them
                                                                 with an extraordinary variety of embroidery. Their
LAST NOMADS OF THE YAYLA                                         embroidery techniques include seed embroidery, braids,
# VW-X523                VHS               US$29.95
                                                                 horizontal and vertical stitch, patchwork, batik, couched
# VW-DX523               DVD               US$29.95
                                                                 and reverse applique. The footage is spectacular and not
MAKING OF A KILIM                                                normally seen in a documentary.
Kilims (slit tapestry rugs) have been woven in Turkey for        # VN-X848           50 min. VHS            US$29.95
thousands of years. In the villages of Anatolia, the tradition   # VN-DX848          50 min. DVD            US$29.95
survives with women weaving the traditional motifs using
local wools for spinning, natural dyes for coloring, and         TRADITIONAL FELTMAKING IN TURK
traditional upright tapestry looms for weaving. Once             Feltmaking is one of the oldest textile traditions. In
completed, the rugs are finished with singeing and intense       Anatolia, felt is still produced for making saddlecloths,
washing to remove excess wool fuzz and brighten the              rugs, and hangings. This program features the wool market,
colors. The motifs used have been handed down over the           the felting bow, laying fleece for felting with a forked tool,
years with some individual interpretations put in by the         patterning, kicking the wool, feltmaking machines, and the
weaver. This video attempts to show how these amazing            making of arakiye (bowl-style hat), kepenek (shepherd’s
tapestries have been woven over the years by showing             cloak) and sikke (dervish hat). See how a tubular piece of
today's weavers, dyers, spinners, and traders.                   felt is made for the cloak. Detailed patterns are placed on
# VW-X512          56 min. VHS             US$29.95              the rugs and the coats by laying in dyed pieces of fleece.
# VW-DX512         56 min. DVD             US$29.95              Filmed in Turkey, this documentary captures the real life
                                                                 practice of felting for everyday use.
MIRROR WORK & EMBROIDERY                                         # VP-X550           54 min. VHS             US$29.95
The Indian decorative embroidery art of mirror work              # VP-DX550          54 min. DVD             US$29.95
(shisha) is thought to have been developed by the wife of
Shah Jahan who built the Taj Mahal in her honour. Since
                                                                 TRADITIONAL PERUVIAN WEAVING
the times of the Moghuls, the women of Gujarat have
                                                                 High in the mountain valleys around Cusco some of the
continued to use the mirrors in their embroideries. This
                                                                 Peruvian textile traditions dating back thousands of years
film shows in detail how the mirrors are produced in small
                                                                 are still being carried on. This film goes into the villages to
furnaces and features dowry embroidery of bloused and
                                                                 see men and women spinning, dyeing, warping up,
dress fronts, shawls, bedding covers, jewellery bags, and
                                                                 weaving and finishing with woven braids. The contents
quilts--all incorporating the mirrors. Besides the shisha
                                                                 include spinning on a drop spindle, dyeing with cochineal,
work, you will view them using chain stitch, filling stitches,
                                                                 skeleton warping, complementary warp weaving, woven
cross stitch, appliqué, and interlacing and soof embroidery.
                                                                 tubular edgings and beaded ribbons. This film visits the
These are still used and worn by many nomadic and heding
                                                                 villages of Chinchero, Accha Alta, Chahuaytiri and
Mulims and Hindu communities.
                                                                 Pitumarca.
# VN-X515          50 min. VHS              US$29.95
                                                                 # VW-X518           57 min. VHS              US$29.95
# VN-DX515         50 min. DVD              US$29.95
                                                                 # VW-DX518          57 min. DVD              US$29.95
PERUVIAN KNITTED HATS
In the old Inca villages in the mountains around the Sacred      TRADITIONAL SILK WEAVING THAIL
Valley near Cusco and in islands in the middle of Lake           Isaarn (northeast Thailand) has been a main site of silk
Titicaca, men and women still knit hats as part of their         worm rearing and weaving; all the processes are carried out
traditional costume. Each village has its own unique shape       by families in this village. View the raising of silk worms,
and design of hat. This film shows men and women                 reeling the silk from the cocoons, tying and dyeing for weft
knitting hats in the villages of Accha Alta, Chinchero,          ikat, the traditional Thai weaving process on hand-made
Pitumarca, Chahuaytiri in the Cusco area and on the islands      looms, and the use of pattern heddles for supplementary
of Amantini and Taquile on Lake Titicaca.                        weft designs. The sarong and scarf weaving is very fine
# VK-X744          30 min. VHS              US$29.95             and delicate. The colors and designs woven are amazing to
# VK-DX744         30 min. DVD              US$29.95

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see created on such simple equipment. Filmed entirely in        BEYOND PURL DVD
Thailand.                                                       Beyond Purl is an ideal tool to improve your knitting skills.
# VW-X516         45 min. VHS            US$29.95               Learn 5 different cast-ons, 5 decreases and when to use
# VW-DX516        45 min. DVD            US$29.95               them, how to knit in your ends as you go, how to knit
                                                                backward, how to make cables with and without a cable
                                                                needle, and how to enhance English and continental
                     Knitting                                   knitting methods. The visual and verbal instructions are
ABSOLUTE BEST WAY TO LEARN TO                                   very good in this excellent program for beginner and
KNIT DVD                                                        intermediate knitters. A separate CD is included allowing
Leslye, a veteran knitting teacher, loves to teach new          you to print illustrations and directions should you want
knitters and old how to better their knitting by learning       them.
how to knit the continental way. She feels it is quicker,       # VK-DX743          102 min. DVD            US$24.95
more ergonomic, and creates a more even fabric. The
close-ups in the film are excellent and she shares tons of      BUTTONHOLES & BANDS
tricks and tips to make the beginning knitter more              Make cardigan bands with attractive buttonholes! Learn a
proficient. A great way to learn from the beginning or, if      special band cast-on and a variety of bands: stockinette,
you already knit, how you might improve your knitting           slip stitched or pipped cord, cabled, ribbed, curled, and
skills.                                                         steeked. Techniques for joining the band to your sweater
# VK-DX742               DVD                US$29.95            and buttonhole placement calculations are also shown. A
                                                                huge variety of vertical and horizontal buttonholes are
BASIC KNITTTING TECHNIQUES VIDEO                                given so that you can finish your band to your specification.
This video answers many of the questions encountered by         Two crocheted button holes are shown as well.
both the beginning & intermediate knitter. Working in the       # VK-X955           90 min. VHS
British method (right hand yarn carry), you will learn the      # VK-DX955          90 min. DVD
Cable cast on technique, plus 4 types of increases,
including the blind increase, yarn over and purl yarn over      CARDIGAN DETAILS-S51
increase, and how to decrease a number of ways. Plus            This video includes all the techniques necessary to knit a
you’ll learn about gauge, multiples, 1 row buttonhole,          basic circular drop-shoulder cardigan. The pattern includes
pocket insert, simple cable, knitting shoulders together,       a small color pattern at the top of the body and sleeves, and
picking up stitches, binding off, and knitting hints,           a scooped out neckline. The armholes and center front are
including tips on when to knit on the point of the needle.      machine stitched and cut open; the sleeves sewn in, and the
You’ll also learn how to count rows, knit in a basting          cardigan border knitted in one piece directly onto the body.
thread, rip out and join, plus tips on the crew neck and V      Techniques shown include: casting on and k1b, p1 rib,
neck sweater. Includes a comprehensive reference sheet.         increasing, short rows and wrapping, knitting-back
# VK-X911          90 min. VHS               US$39.95           backward, steeks, color pattern knitting, machine stitching,
                                                                cutting, mitered corners, neck shaping, one-row
BASIC SOCKS, WISEMAN                                            buttonholes, two-stitch I-Cord Cast Off and finish of cut
All the basics needed to knit a simple pair of socks. From      edge.
casting on with double pointed needles, to turning a heel, to   # VK-X875          90 min. VHS              US$29.95
kitchener stitch for the toe. This video will be a great        # VK-DX875         90 min. DVD              US$25.00
resource for review each time socks are knitted. Includes a
pattern for three weights of yarn.                              CHANTILLY LACE DVD
# VK-X731          60 min. VHS              US$20.00            This presentation provides instruction in the techniques
# VK-DX731         60 min. DVD              US$25.95            needed to make three edgings in Chantilly Lace plus a
                                                                bookmark pattern for extra practice. Chantilly lace is a
BEAD KNITTING                                                   black silk point ground lace. The silk used for Chantilly is
In bead knitting, the entire piece is constructed with beads    made with untwisted unboiled threads and, for the coarse
as opposed to beaded knitting where beads embellish the         pairs, untwisted boiled threads. Motifs in Chantilly are
surface of the knitted item. You’ll be able to make a           most often worked in half stitch plus other decorative
beautiful beaded bag, even if you’ve never knitted before.      stitches.
After a brief history and discussion on materials and           # VL-DX921         220 min. DVD            US$48.00
supplies, Alice will teach you basic knitting techniques and
then bead knitting stitches. After you practice stringing       CONTINENTAL KNITTING, WISEMAN
beads and knitting, you will learn how to read a chart          Used in Europe for years, this technique of knitting with
(enclosed) and string your beads following the chart. Then      the right hand while holding the yarn in the left hand is
the fun begins as you knit the purse project. You’ll learn      known for its speed and smoothness. Knit, purl, ribbing,
many wonderful tips from a master bead knitter that will        increases, and decreases are shown; plus a brief description
make the process easy and successful. Tips on lining,           of two-handed Fair Isle knitting. If you are trying to learn
fringe techniques and finishing your bag are also included.     this style of knitting, the close-ups of what your hands
# VK-V043          75 min. VHS               US$39.95           should be doing is invaluable.
# VK-DV043         75 min. DVD               US$39.95           # VK-X733           60 min. VHS             US$24.95
                                                                # VK-DX733          60 min. DVD             US$35.00



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ENTRELAC KNITTING HATS & BAGS                                    FORMATION OF LACE STITCHES &
DVD                                                              LACE SHORTHAND VIDEO
Make an entrelac bag in the round (felted or not felted) by      Sandy Terp, an avid lace knitter, teaches you some of the
using Nenah’s method of knitting base triangles and then,        basic stitches used in the construction of lace and how they
with a second color, knitting backwards to make more             are organized. In the three sections of the bookmark
triangles, working again to knit triangles, backwards again,     sampler you make, you learn first about a non-biasing
and so on. You will finish the bag off with I-cord handles.      cast-on, make 1’s, loop edges, enlarged and double
For the hat project, you will use the same technique but         yarn-overs and edge eyelets, second about faggoting
make decreases in the crown. A unique way to do entrelac.        stitches, and third about eyelets. Throughout the program
# VK-DX745               DVD                US$24.00             you are shown how your stitches relate to each other in the
                                                                 work as well as in written lace shorthand. Her way of
ENTRELAC SOCK/SEAMLESS ARGYLE                                    writing lace shorthand is fantastic for beginners or veteran
VIDEO                                                            lace knitters and is emphasized throughout the video. A
This video presents 2 techniques: Argyle socks without the       great way to start out with lace knitting.
bobbins and seams, and the Entrelac technique. In the            # VK-X747           90 min. VHS             US$39.95
Argyle technique, each section is created separately while
being joined to the next section. Therefore you don’t need       FREEFORM KNITTING DVD
bobbins or graphs, so the work is less complicated. In           Free form knitting is not a beginning video but is for the
Entrelac, the left and right slanting squares resemble           intermediate knitter who wants to expand into making
basketweave and create a puffy effect. Each of these             one-of-a-kind textured garments. Basic knitting skills and
processes can be easily translated to sweater work. Written      pattern reading is needed. You will learn stitches such as
instructions included. A basic understanding of knit socks       the 2-tone lattice, butterfly, trinity, gooseberry, and more
is helpful as the specifics of heel and toe knitting are not     plus how to put them together for an art-piece garment. A
detailed in this video.                                          booklet is included with the video.
# VK-X730           60 min. VHS              US$24.95            # VK-DX754          85 min. DVD               US$29.95

FAIR ISLE VEST-S54 VIDEO                                         HAND KNITTED LACE, WISEMAN VIDEO
This vest is worked on circular needles from lower edge to       Nancie shows you the basics of knitting lace. She starts by
armhole, where steek or cutting stitches are used. The           showing you how to cast-on and bind-off for borders, how
V-neck section is also worked in the round by decreasing         to start a doilie from the center, how to block and finish
stitches for the steek. Armholes and center front are            projects, and how to properly store lace. You will knit a
machine-stitched and cut, and the peculiar looking object        lace sampler from a pattern included with the video. She
falls open into a graceful V-neck with curved armholes.          also shows you how and when you can rip out stitches,
You will learn every step of the process for knitting this       how to pick-up dropped yarn-overs, which direction you
beautiful vest from plotting the shape, to casting-on, to        should wrap your yarn for specific yarn-over placement,
color-pattern knitting, shaping and blocking.                    and how to knit lace using the American or continental
# VK-X879           60 min. VHS             US$29.95             method of knitting. Her book: Lace From the Attic.
                                                                 US$17.95
FAROE ISLAND KNITTING-S52 VIDEO                                  # VK-X735            100 min. VHS           US$39.95
Like its cousin the Norwegian Luskofte, this garment is
recognizable at a distance: nearly always a                      HANDKNITTER'S GUIDE TO FINISH
dropped-shoulder turtleneck, knit in natural undyed wool         Leslye helps take the frustration out of sweater finishing.
and covered by a small-repeat pattern. Meg varies the            She explains how fibers will change from gravity, wear,
traditional style & circular construction slightly. There is a   and laundering and how to block all those fibers. Learn a
hem at the lower edge instead of ribbing, a modified,            variety of shoulder seams: the three needle bind-off,
slightly inset armhole instead of a dropped-shoulder, a          kitchener stitch from needles with waste yarn, and invisible
scooped neck and the sleeves are knitted-in instead of sewn      grafting for ribbing. Learn how to make side seams
in. Written insert included.                                     invisible, how to use short rows for shoulders and necks,
# VK-X876           60 min. VHS             US$29.95             how to sew in the sleeve or how to pick-up and knit the
                                                                 sleeves, how to sew in a zipper, how to pick up stitches for
FINISHING TOUCH                                                  necks (round, V-neck, and turtle), and how to bind off a
A basic video covering the most commonly used finishing          1x1 rib so it looks like a long tail cast on. Understand
techniques: weaving shoulder seams, double needle                calculations of buttonhole placement for cardigans. As a
bind-off, slip stitching shoulders, setting in sleeves,          bonus, see a new way to sew afghan pieces together. In
weaving side seams, weaving garter stitch, weaving stripes,      short, a thorough video.
weaving reverse stockinette, picking up stitches, one row        # VK-X940          VHS
buttonhole, faced band buttonhole, rolled edge cast-on,          # VK-DX940         DVD
rolled edge bind-off. Good close-up photography for easy
learning.                                                        HOW TO KNIT SOCKS-HAND VIDEO
# VK-DX725          43 min. DVD              US$25.75            Larger than life close-ups and Leslye’s expert instruction
                                                                 will make all your sock knitting successful, even for the
                                                                 first time sock knitter. You learn about yarns, planning,
                                                                 designing and measuring for an accurate fit. Basic knitting


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is covered, plus a unique way to cast on in rib pattern.       A matching cap completes this outdoor set. Lots of
You’ll learn how to knit in the round using 5 double           techniques shown.
pointed needles, how to weave in a marker stitch, work the     # VK-X869       60 min. VHS             US$29.95
heel flap, shape the heel with short rows and work the
gusset. Leslye shows you how to use the kitchener stitch to    INTARSIA FOR MACHINE KNITTING
close the toe and also offers instructions for a round toe     VIDEO
variation. Everything you need to knit beautiful socks that    Inlay designs of pictures, geometrics, or any type of
fit.                                                           graphic into your knitting. Learn how to know what
# VK-X951          60 min. VHS                                 equipment is needed and prepare your particular brand of
                                                               machine for intarsia. Make a tension swatch for intarsia
HANDKNITTERS GUIDE KNIT                                        knitting, place the yarns properly on needles following a
SOCKS-HAND DVD                                                 design on a grid, use many colors and textures in one
Larger than life close-ups and Leslye’s expert instruction     sweater, use techniques to control yarn tension, and change
will make all your sock knitting successful, even for the      and cross the yarns properly to avoid holes. Learn how to
first time sock knitter. You learn about yarns, planning,      avoid or fix common problems and mistakes. A bonus
designing and measuring for an accurate fit. Basic knitting    section demonstrates how to knit in beads using the intarsia
is covered, plus a unique way to cast on in rib pattern.       method of machine knitting.
You’ll learn how to knit in the round using 5 double           # VK-X944                VHS               US$34.95
pointed needles, how to weave in a marker stitch, work the
heel flap, shape the heel with short rows and work the         KNIT REPAIR TECHNIQUES VIDEO
gusset. Leslye shows you how to use the kitchener stitch to    Suzy has developed a process for repairing knits that
close the toe and also offers instructions for a round toe     makes the repair invisible to the eye. Learn to “rob yarn”,
variation. Everything you need to knit beautiful socks that    choose correct repair tools, clear the hole, and repair the
fit.                                                           worn or “eaten” area. Also includes an explanation of types
# VK-DX951         60 min. DVD                                 and styles of knit garments and their construction.
                                                               # VK-X943          57 min. VHS
HOW TO KNIT SOCKS-MACHINE;SOLO
VIDEO                                                          KNITTED TRIMS
Larger than life close-ups and Leslye’s expert instruction     Communicator Awards 2000 Video Competition--Award
will make all your sock knitting successful, even for the      of Distinction. Knit trims can be used to finish all types of
first time sock knitter. You learn about yarns, planning,      textile projects in a professional manner. Many of these
designing and measuring for an accurate fit. Basic knitting    trims can be worked right along the edge of the garment
is covered, plus a unique way to cast on in rib pattern.       while others are first constructed and then sewn on. You
You’ll learn how to knit in the round using 5 double           will learn about choosing yarns and needles and how to
pointed needles, how to weave in a marker stitch, work the     determine the length of trim needed and the quantity of
heel flap, shape the heel with short rows and work the         yarn. Ginger teaches you many variations of I-cord
gusset. Leslye shows you how to use the kitchener stitch to    including multiple I-cord, twisted, braided, and flat I-cord
close the toe and also offers instructions for a round toe     trims, mock cable, pie crust, picot, vertical garter stitch,
variation. Everything you need to knit beautiful socks that    two-color garter slipstitch, pointed saw-tooth, scalloped
fit.                                                           shell, picot point, and looped and afghan garter stitch
# VK-X952          60 min. VHS                                 edgings. This video will serve as a valuable reference
                                                               library of knitted trims.
HOW TO SWEATER NECK DOWN DVD                                   # VK-V053           84 min. VHS             US$29.95
Knit from the neck down and you will have a finished           # VK-DV053          84 min. DVD             US$29.95
sweater when you bind off at the bottom. For this sweater
project you can choose a sport weight to bulky weight yarn     KNITTING FROM START TO FINISH
(3, 4, 5, or 6 st./in. yarn) and select a finished chest       A complete knitting course with pattern booklet. The
measurementof 38-50”. With knitting down from the neck         following topics are thoroughly covered: Knitting basics
you can try on the garment as you go.                          (both American and Continental), needles, yarn,
# VK-DX746                  DVD                US$24.00        measurements, decreases, increases, textures, cables, lace,
                                                               seams, joining, finishing, buttonholes, pom-poms, fringe
ICELANDIC TURKISH COAT                                         and an introduction to color knitting.
Meg’s coat includes an all-over Turkish design, hood,          # VK-X968          150 min. VHS           US$39.95
snow cuffs, afterthought pockets, and triple I-cord border     # VK-DX968         150 min. DVD           US$39.95
with looped buttonholes. In the typical Zimmermann
fashion, it is knit in the round and then cut down the front   KNITTING WITH ERICA WILSON VIDEO
for the opening.                                               Erica demonstrates cast-on, knit, purl, garter, ribbing,
# VK-X788            60 min. VHS             US$29.95          increase, cast-off, picking up stitches, slip stitch joining
                                                               and introduces you to both right hand and left hand yarn
I-CORD GLOVES S42 VIDEO                                        carrying techniques. She also shows you how to knit a
I-cord fingers are knit on 2 needles, united, and the glove    simple one piece sweater. Of special interest are her
finished in the round on double point and circular needles.    detailed presentations of double knitting, duplicate stitch
Two thumb gussets are shown plus a gauntlet color pattern.     and embroidery on knitting to enhance both texture and
                                                               color.
                                                               # VK-X883           55 min. VHS              US$29.95

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KNITTING AROUND, VIDEO                                         LEARN THE CONTINENTAL STYLE DVD
This set of three videos presents the down home aspects        Nenah shows you how to knit using the continental method
and stories of Elizabeth and Meg plus tons of knitting         of knitting. To practice this technique, she has you make a
how-to information. The following projects are given in        scarf, hat, and face or dish cloth. Learn how to knit and
this Woolgathering series format: Moccasin Socks and           purl with the yarn being held in your left hand.
Other Stockings; Fair Isle Yoke Sweater; Knitted Dickeys       # VK-DX771                DVD               US$24.00
and a Very Warm Hat; Knitted Moebius; Bog Jacket; Pie
are Square Shawl; Norwegian Pullover; Mittful of Mittens;      LEARN TO KNIT, WISEMAN VIDEO
An Aran Coat. Learn from the masters of knitting while         Nancie presents all the information needed to become a
enjoying a charming life story. Their book: Knitting           proficient knitter. Besides all the get-started information,
Around. US$26.00                                               she also works you through a miniature sweater so that you
# VK-X898          720 min. VHS           US$95.00             can learn increases, decreases, picking up stitches, sewing
                                                               seams together, and finishing off a sweater. The written
KNITTING GLOSSARY                                              pattern is included with the video. A good, basic video for
Elizabeth and Meg demonstrate 130 techniques, in               a beginning knitter.
alphabetical order from Arans to yokes. This is an excellent   # VK-X734           165 min. VHS             US$49.95
way to quickly learn techniques and each stitch is
described and demonstrated. Many knitted garments show         LEARN TO KNIT WITH LAURA JEAN
how, when, and where you might want to use various             DVD
stitches and how they look as part of a completed piece.       Covering all the basics of knitting and more, Lura Jean
Learn from the masters; an excellent reference program.        takes you through casting on, knitting, purling, and casting
# VK-X969         240 min. VHS            US$66.95             off. A tour of a yarn store shows different types and
# VK-DX969        240 min. DVD            US$40.00             weights of yarn and how to choose them as well as needles
                                                               and accessories. You are shown increasing and decreasing,
MACHINE KNITTER'S UH OH VIDEO                                  using circular needles, sewing and crocheting seams,
Those of you with knitting machines know that there are        reading patterns and calculating your own patterns. You
frustrating moments when the machine seems to be against       are taught all these skills while being guided through 5
you! Leslye helps you understand your machine, any             projects: a scarf, a hat, a purse, a baby sweater, and a dog
buttons the machine carriage has, and how to correct errors,   sweater. By making all of these projects, you will feel like
dropped stitches, caught stitches, unjamming the carriage,     a confident knitter.
and many more problems you might encounter. A                  # VK-DX756                 DVD               US$24.00
machnine knitter’s reference manual.
# VK-X939         VHS                                          MANANITA-LACE PONCHO-S47 VIDEO
                                                               The word translates to “pretty little morning”, and the
KNITTING, MULTI-COLOR TECH                                     shawl you knit is as romantic as the name. Meg teaches
Bronze Award International Film & Video--Charleston            you how to knit the Peacock lace version with its triple YO
Worldfest 1994. This intermediate knitting course assumes      and sideways lace border. Lace terms and blocking are also
that you already know knitting basics -- casting-on, knit      discussed.
and purl. You will learn how to do color gradation with        # VK-X873         60 min. VHS              US$29.95
single and multiple rows of stripes, Intarsia, Jacquard,
stranded & weaving techniques with multiple colors as          MIMBRES VEST
well as how to knit seams together, incorporate beads, use     This button down vest is a great way to learn many
one-handed and two-handed knitting techniques (the             Swansen techniques. The following are covered: long tail
American/British & Continental methods of knitting).           cast-on, following a two-color chart, trapping the second
You’ll even learn how to carry multiple strands of yarn in     color on a long carry, kangaroo pouches, steeks, machine
both hands at the same time, as you combine the British        stitching and cutting the steeks, 3-needle I-cord cast off,
and Continental methods.                                       applied I-cord, neatening the cut edges and blocking. You
# VK-V039         117 min. VHS              US$39.95           will be working on circular needles. 56 minutes.
# VK-DV039        117 min. DVD              US$39.95           # VK-X884          56 min. VHS              US$29.95
                                                               # VK-DX884         56 min. DVD              US$20.00
KNITTING WORKSHOP
This program is from a 12-part series that was shown on        OOPS: CORRECTING KNITTING
PBS-TV and follows the information given in her book,
Knitting Workshop. In this workshop, you will start with       MISTAKES DVD
the basics by knitting a hat. Then you move on to two          This is an intermediate knitting presentation offering you
sweaters: a seamless yoke sweater and a drop-shoulder          information on how to fix mistakes. Lori teaches about
sweater. The final segment covers more advanced                stitch orientation and how to pick up dropped stitches for
techniques including shaping, lace patterns, Arans,            stockinette, garter, a long-tail cast-on, and edge stitches.
Guernseys, and Fair Isle designs. Elizabeth Zimmermann         She shows you how to change stitches in rows below, how
always knits in the round using the knit-to-fit method of      to rip your work, and how to make a duplicate stitch. Her
pattern design called EPS (Elizabeth's Percentage System).     section on creating missed stitches includes yarn over, knit
A classic video. Her book: Knitting Workshop. US$17.95         two together, SSK, right-slanting make one, left-slanting
# VK-X867          720 min. VHS            US$95.00            make one, and simple buttonholes. She also teaches
# VK-DX867         720 min. DVD            US$48.00            re-twisting and incorrect cable, tightening a loose bind-off,

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and cutting your work from the bottom up. A CD is                from gauge and casting on to knitting the sleeve seam
included so that you can print text and pictures for future      together (eliminating sewing), and knitting the cardigan
reference.                                                       border directly onto the garment. A twisted-stitch clinic is
# VK-DX757        180 min. DVD             US$24.95              presented on this textured stitch plus other techniques.
                                                                 Written instructions included.
PERUVIAN KNITTED HATS                                            # VK-X878          90 min. VHS              US$29.95
In the old Inca villages in the mountains around the Sacred
Valley near Cusco and in islands in the middle of Lake           SHAWL COLLARED VEST-S48 VIDEO
Titicaca, men and women still knit hats as part of their         This circular knitted vest is knit in moderately heavy wool
traditional costume. Each village has its own unique shape       from lower edge up. The center front and armholes are
and design of hat. This film shows men and women                 stitched and cut open. Includes casting on, twisted rib,
knitting hats in the villages of Accha Alta, Chinchero,          backward loop increase, L and R cable (with and without a
Pitumarca, Chahuaytiri in the Cusco area and on the islands      cable needle), the cable trick, Kangaroo Pouch steeks,
of Amantini and Taquile on Lake Titicaca.                        phoney seams, V-neck shaping decreases, short rows,
# VK-X744          30 min. VHS              US$29.95             knitting backwards, machine stitching and cutting, 3 needle
# VK-DX744         30 min. DVD              US$29.95             I-cord cast off, shawl collar, running thread increase,
                                                                 reversible phoney seams, and I-cord tab buttonholes.
PUZZLE-PILLOW BLANKET-S45 VIDEO                                  Whew!
You will knit a mysterious garter-stitch blanket that folds      # VK-X877          60 min. VHS              US$29.95
up into its own attached pillow cover. You will use
sew-as-you-go square corners and I-Cord trim on the              SOCKS I: HOW TO KNIT SOCKS ON 2
pillow cover, all knitted in one piece. This project has been    CIRCS DVD
very popular, especially for new knitters. The blanket is        Instead of using double-pointed needles to knit in the round,
sofa-sized and you can snug your feet into the pillow            why not use two long circular needles? Nenah will show
cover.                                                           you the long tail cast-on, how to position your stitches on
# VK-X871          30 min. VHS              US$29.95             two circular needles, use ribbing for the leg, make a heel
                                                                 flap, turn the heel, pick up the gusset stitches, make toe
ROUND THE BEND VIDEO                                             decreases and finish with the kitchener stitch.
The Round-the-Bend Jacket is knitted in two halves; all          # VK-DX772                DVD                US$24.00
garter stitch with circular stocking stitch sleeves. It is a
unique approach to shaping and includes a number of              SOCK II: HOW TO KNIT 2 SOCKS AT THE
useful techniques for a no-sew assembly. There is a              SAME TIME DVD
jacket-style vent in the back; trimmed in I-cord.                Using the two long circular needle method, make two
# VK-X789          60 min. VHS               US$29.95            socks at the same time so you end up with a finished pair
                                                                 all at once. Nenah recommends that you make the single
RUSSIAN INSP LACE SHAWL DESIGNS                                  sock first as shown in her Sock I program before trying out
DVD                                                              this more advanced technique.
Begin to learn the design process by looking at eyelet           # VK-DX773              DVD               US$24.00
patterns and their placement as you examine various
shawls. You will then chart patterns and make a sampler to       SOCKS III: DVD
develop your gauge and settle on the needles you want to         Using the two circular needle method, make eight different
use. Finally you learn how the patterns are placed in            pairs of socks using different cuff designs. They include
Sandy’s project shawl and how this placement is mapped.          mock cable, knit/purl pattern stitch, eyelet and rib, basket
With these intermediate skills, you can design shawls of         weave, 2-color check, lace, 8-round lace pattern, and aran
your own.                                                        with a cable needle. Nenah uses sport or DK weight solid
# VK-DX748              DVD                US$39.95              and self-patterning yarns.
                                                                 # VK-DX758               DVD                US$24.00
RUSSIAN INSP LACE SHAWL
TECHNIQUES DVD                                                   SWEATER FINISHING-HAND/MACHINE
Sandy, a veteran lace knitter, leads you step-by-step and        VIDEO
stitch-by-stitch through the development of a project doily      This comprehensive video includes all you need to know to
that has all of the stitches and techniques used in a typical    finish those hand and machine knits: block (before
full-sized shawl. This smaller project allows you to             assembling) by using wires, make invisible side/shoulder
concentrate on learning the techniques. A companion CD           seams, improve ribbed neck bands, make reversible seams
provides written instructions, charts and pictures of the        for Afghan, install set-in or drop shoulder sleeves, use
project for you to refer to. This is a good intermediate class   kitchener stitch, easily install a zipper, shorten or lengthen
to learn lace knitting based on Russian lace techniques.         knits, plus a whole lot more.
# VK-DX749          90 min. DVD              US$39.95            # VK-X934          118 min. VHS

SADDLE-SLEEVE SWEATER-53 VIDEO                                   SWEDISH DUBBELMOSSA SCARF
The V-neck design cardigan is unique in that the garter          Learn to make a traditional patterned Swedish stocking cap
stitch saddle sleeves are worked from the center of the neck     that folds to produce 4 thicknesses over the ears &
back to each cuff. All aspects of the garment are chronicled,    forehead, sealed at either end. Meg’s Jogless Circular

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Color-Pattern trick is demonstrated in this circular hat and       TATTING II DVD
scarf. Choose from several edgings and use an I-cord fringe.       If you already have a basic understanding of tatting, or if
# VK-X870         60 min. VHS              US$29.95                you’ve completed “Tatting I”, you are now ready to learn
# VK-DX870        60 min. DVD              US$20.00                other stitches and more complex techniques among them
                                                                   the rolled, twisted, and Josephine stitches. Learn how to
THREE TECHNIQUES, WISEMAN VIDEO                                    make fewer thread ends, ways to attach tatting to fabric,
Slipped stitches, intarsia, and Fair Isle -- learn the basics of   beading, and two shuttle tatting. Old tatting terms will be
each of these techniques. These methods of knitting are            clarified. Mildred also presents a brief introductory
shown in both Continental and American style                       overview to needle tatting, crochet tatting, and hook tatting
knitting--even two-handed knitting. Learn how to work              techniques.
with bobbins, the proper way to read charts, and the correct       # VL-V028          81 min. VHS               US$29.95
way to slip stitches. Lots of close-ups offer good                 # VL-DV028         81 min. DVD               US$29.95
instruction.
# VK-X732          80 min. VHS                US$35.00
                                                                                    Neddlework
VID KIT KNITTING UNSPUN SILK                                       BEAD EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES
Knit a beautiful scarf out of silk fiber. In addition to the       Hand bead embroidery can be used to embellish fabric,
instructional video, your kit includes some natural colored        incorporate into a wall piece, use in crazy quilting,
silk to practice with and enough dyed silk fiber to knit a         completely cover the surface to make a pin or brooch, and
unique scarf approximately 6" x 46". No spinning                   much more. This video covers all the uses for this simple,
necessary, just draft (pull) the silk fibers and knit,             yet potentially ornate, method of beading. Stitches covered
following Sammy’s step-by-step instructions. The knitting          will be canvas work, running stitch, scatter beading, lazy
pattern and a pair of size 2 knitting needles are also             stitch, back stitch, couching, feather stitch, stem stitch,
included. It is assumed that you know knitting basics,             beaded edgings, beaded fringes, and more. Several projects
cast-on, knit, purl, cast-off. Available in teal, blue, or rose.   will put these stitches to use: a canvas-work floral pin
# VZ-K2010          26 min. VHS               US$32.95             cushion, a nautilus-shaped pin, a house-shaped pin, and an
                                                                   embellished doll using all kinds of beaded crazy quilt
                                                                   stitches and fringe. As the video progresses, you will make
              Lace & Tatting                                       a sampler of stitches which will be a useful reference tool
MILANESE LACE DVD                                                  for future projects. Although this video can be for a
Louise takes you step-by-step through instructions teaching        beginner beader, it offers detailed instruction and
you how to make a delightful hummingbird. Along with               embellishment ideas for the more experienced beader as
the hummingbird pricking sheet, she also includes a page           well.
of working diagrams and a pattern for a small heart motif          # VE-V057           119 min. VHS             US$39.95
for extra practice. Key techniques covered are how to work         # VE-DV057          119 min. DVD             US$39.95
four different decorative braids, tight-point and scroll turns,
turning stitches, adding pairs, back-stitch, sewings, setting      BOBBIN LACE
up at a point, and bundle and tie finishing.                       Lace lovers will definitely want to learn bobbin lacemaking.
# VL-DX923          210 min. DVD            US$45.00               You will learn about tools and equipment, how to construct
                                                                   a simple pillow, and how to read and make a pattern.
RUSSIAN TAPE LACE DVD                                              Patterns for five projects are included, and are of graduated
In this program, Lia shows how to make a Russian Tape              difficulty. First you learn the basic twist and cross. Then
Lace butterfly as it is made in Vologda, Russia. She gives         the whole stitch, cloth stitch, half stitch, Torchon ground,
intstructions for the starting of the lace, a stem stitch, a       and Brussels ground. You will also learn how to combine
chain stitch, a false plait, turning a corner, a variety of        stitches as you work a sewing edge, a fan, and a spider,
fillings and the finishing of the lace. An additional pattern      turn a corner, and join a piece of lace to its beginning. Tips
for a doily is included for further practice. 135 minutes.         on finishing are also included. Her book: Lessons in
# VL-DX922          135 min. DVD              US$42.50             Bobbin Lacemaking. US$14.95
                                                                   # VL-V013           109 min. VHS              US$39.95
TATTING I                                                          # VL-DV013          109 min. DVD              US$39.95
"The camera work is beautiful. Each step can be viewed &
followed with ease" LACE & CRAFTS It's great fun...and             BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY VIDEO
one of those things that you can take with you wherever            A complete course on raised 3-dimensional embroidery,
you go...all you need is a tatting shuttle and some thread!!       commonly referred to as Brazilian Embroidery. You’ll
You will become very well acquainted with this fascinating         learn how to interpret patterns, all about supplies, needles,
lace making technique, as you learn the basic stitch, picots,      threads and how to use them successfully as you work
joinings and how to create chains and rings in the                 many stitches including stem, couching, french knots,
traditional shuttle tatting method. You will work a two            bullions, cast-on, double cast-on, lazy daisy stitch, etc.
color edging, and learn how to apply the edging to a project.      Includes a booklet with diagrams of various stitches.
You will learn the vocabulary and how to successfully read         # VN-X849          154 min. VHS             US$39.95
a pattern. It won't be long before you're ready to continue
your study with Mildred in Tatting II.
# VL-V027           78 min. VHS              US$29.95
# VL-DV027          78 min. DVD              US$29.95

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CROSS STITCH WITH ERICA WILSON                                       the north pole, the south pole, and the equator. The ball is
VIDEO                                                                wrapped with thread from location to location, building
Erica shares her design ideas and provides lots of                   designs from these three divisions. The two other
inspiration for types of cross stitch projects you may not           fundamental divisions are double 8ths (which places the 6
have considered. Patterns are included. An understanding             square sides of a cube onto the ball) and pentagons (which
of basic cross stitch is helpful. Erica does demonstrate the         applies 12 equal pentagons). Many projects are given in
basic stitch, half stitch, brick stitch, back stitch, french knot,   this video from start to finish. This is a great teaching
half cross stitch, how to work with floss & how to work              resource for adults and children. Her book: Temari: How to
cross stitch on plain fabric.                                        Make Japanese Thread Balls.
# VN-X882           53 min. VHS                US$29.95              # VZ-N741          138 min. VHS              US$18.95

KALAGAS: BURMESE EMBR TAPESTR                                        TEMARI TOGETHER VID & BOOK
The padded embroideries of Burma are virtually unique.               This video follows Diana’s book, Temari: How to Make
They are produced on large frames so that a number of                Japanese Thread Balls, which is included. Thread-wrapped
people can work on them. Their combinations of legendary             Temari balls are based upon three divisions (the Polar
figures and animals using sequins, stones, and mirrors,              Divisions) of the ball: the north pole, the south pole, and
create hangings unlike any others. Burma has been largely            the equator. The ball is wrapped with thread from location
inaccessible for almost 50 years so this footage is new to           to location, building designs from these three divisions.
the hand-craft industry and is exciting to view. You will            Two other fundamental divisions are double 8ths (which
see the designing process, the making of sequins, glass              places 6 square sides of a cube onto the ball) and pentagons.
beads, and threads (gold and silver wound with tinsel), the          Many projects are given in this video from start-to finish
applique process, and the final sewing, assembly, and                with reference to more details in her book.
finishing of these tapestries.                                       # VN-X741          138 min. VHS & Book US$57.90
# VN-X517          45 min. VHS              US$29.95
# VN-DX517         45 min. DVD              US$29.95                 THAI HILLTRIBE EMBROIDERIES
                                                                     Six quite distinct tribal groups have migrated and live in
NEEDLEPOINT/ERICA WILSON VIDEO                                       the mountains of Northern Thailand. They brought with
You will learn a variety of stitches that you will want to           them their own culture, language, and dress. This film
include in your needlepoint projects. Demonstrations of              shows the different dress of the Karen, Lisu, Akha, Yao,
diagonal tent stitch (basket weave) continental, crewel              Lahu, Blue and White Hmong and how they adorn them
point, bargello, split stitch, padded satin stitch, french knots,    with an extraordinary variety of embroidery. Their
buttonhole, lazy daisy and stem stitch are included plus tips        embroidery techniques include seed embroidery, braids,
on design and color and what to do where colors meet.                horizontal and vertical stitch, patchwork, batik, couched
# VN-X880          53 min. VHS                US$29.95               and reverse applique. The footage is spectacular and not
                                                                     normally seen in a documentary.
                                                                     # VN-X848           50 min. VHS            US$29.95
NEEDLE TATTING                                                       # VN-DX848          50 min. DVD            US$29.95
This lacemaking process uses a needle instead of a
traditional tatting shuttle to create tatted lace. A tatting
needle and 2 yards of thread are included along with a               SWEDISH WEAVING DVD
written insert that includes pattern diagrams. You will learn        Barbara gives you detailed instruction in the technique of
the double stitch (for right and left handers), picots, joining,     huck embroidery (Swedish weaving) on monk’s cloth. Her
rings, chains, working off the ball, reversing the work, split       tips on planning your project, weaving the pattern,
rings, joining rings, joining to a doily, how to add beads,          finishing techniques and even designing your own pattern
etc.                                                                 are invaluable. An excellent learning program.
# VL-X861           50 min. VHS                US$24.95              # VN-DX847              DVD                US$29.95
# VL-DX861          50 min. DVD                US$26.50

TATTED LACE FROM START TO FIN
                                                                                    Miscellaneous
A tatted lace course with accompanying 16 page booklet.              CORNICE BOARDS
The tape covers the basic stitch, one shuttle lace, shuttle          Discussion of how to build a cornice board, the types of
and ball lace, two shuttle tatting, mock picots and mock             wood to use, and the dimensions to make it. You will learn
rings, split rings and bridges, Josephine knot, twisted stitch       how to pad, cover, cord and line a cornice board. For the
and beads, padded tatting and petal tatting. This video              cording, you will see how to cut bias strips, cover the
offers good instruction with details to all the basics of            cording, and attach it to the cornice. Also included is a
tatting so that one can read patterns and continue on their          discussion of covering shaped boards and using double
own.                                                                 cording.
# VL-X966           120 min. VHS             US$39.95                # VF-X775         82 min. VHS               US$30.00
# VL-DX966          120 min. DVD             US$39.95                # VF-DX775        82 min. DVD               US$30.00

TEMARI TOGETHER                                                      HOW 2 SHIRRET VIDEO
This video follows Diana’s book, Temari: How to Make                 Step-by-step lessons for Shirrét stitching, cutting old and
Japanese Thread Balls. Thread-wrapped Temari balls are               new fabric, filling the needle with strips to turn them into
based upon three divisions (the Polar Divisions) of the ball:        folds, using the tiniest scraps without sewing the fabric,
                                                                     using continuous strips with half and whole folds,

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beginning the chain stitch row, Shirrét stitch-making in         VICTORIAN STYLE LAMP SHADES DVD
rows, turning at the end of rows, bridging up to next level,     Step-by-step instructions are given on how to choose
making the finish row and increasing at corners of a square      materials and measure and cut the fabrics for each unique
or rectangle.                                                    panel. You will learn the proper way to pin and sew on the
# VR-X957                VHS                US$20.00             lining and lace panels, how to form silk chiffon rosettes
                                                                 and add decorative trims and beaded or long fringe. Mary
ORIGAMI VIDEO                                                    also shows you how to custom dye darker edges to your
A unique and fascinating video tape that reveals the secrets     lampshade or fringe.
of this ancient art form. For centuries people all over the      # VF-DX851        75 min. DVD              US$48.00
world have loved the art of paper folding. Now you and
your entire family can quickly learn the magic of origami.       VICTORIAN SUGAR SHADES DVD
With step-by-step, easy to follow instructions, children can     Best How-to Video, California Videographers Association
learn as quickly as adults. You will learn to make many          1997. This program teaches fan pleating, inverted rosettes,
designs, including a sailboat, cup, flying bird, butterfly,      quick corner pleats, pulled-off rosettes, and the almost lost
snake and a whale. You will also learn about making              art of Victorian Sugar lamp shades. Sugar shades
origami paper, creating giant origami figures, and a little      incorporate small glass beads onto one or two of the
history.                                                         shade’s panels to create a unique texture. Over 20 shades
# VX-X900           65 min. VHS             US$19.95             are shown throughout this intermediate level program.
                                                                 # VF-DX852        75 min. DVD               US$49.50
PLEATED DRAPERIES
This detailed program not only gives explicit directions on
assembling the pleated drape but also presents a thorough                Quilting & Applique
discussion of how to measure the proper dimensions and           DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS BOOK &
how to figure the pleats with several examples of the math       DVD
involved. This workshop will take the frustration out of         Delectable Mountains was given its name by Colonial
drapery making using the pleating method. 110 minutes.           quilters to memorialize John Bunyan’s allegory, The
# VF-X778         110 min. VHS            US$30.00               Pilgrim’s Progress. Eleanor demonstrates a strip technique
# VF-DX778        110 min. DVD            US$30.00               of slicing rectangles into peaks then sewing them back
                                                                 together to form mountain and sky blocks. This easy quilt
RESTORE TRAD STYLE LAMP SHADES                                   is made in rounds, beginning with the center square which
DVD                                                              can be a pieced star or appliqued flower. An acrylic
Instructions are given for restoring traditional Soft Bell and   template is included in the book for accurate
Drum lamp shades of all sizes and Oriental and Campo di          measurements.
Monte style shades from Italy. Stretch linings and               # VQ-DX313         75 min. DVD & Book US$34.90
pattern-making are highlighted as well as other tricks of the
trade. Directions are designed for the beginner; all you         EGG MONEY QUILTS-BOOK & DVD
need are basic sewing skills.                                    This program is a collection of thirteen vintage quilt block
# VF-DX855         65 min. DVD               US$45.00            patterns with two sampler layouts, and a treasury of extra
                                                                 projects created from the blocks. Eleanor shows many
ROMAN AND BALLOON SHADES                                         short cuts to making your projects quick and painless to
Flat Roman shades, shirred balloon shades, and pleated           make whether with her cutting methods or sewing
balloon shades are covered in this video. Detailed               techniques. Full size, reusable templates are included, and
measuring, cutting, and sewing instructions are shown so         the book contains yardage and cutting charts for all the
that you can contour your project to the specific size of        projects.
your window. Included is a close-up view of stringing            # VQ-DX323         345 min. DVD & Book US$57.90
these shades with the use of a cord lock.
# VF-X776         107 min. VHS             US$30.00              RADIANT STAR BOOK & DVD
# VF-DX776        107 min. DVD             US$30.00              Also known as the Lone Star, Texas Star, and Star of
                                                                 Bethlehem, this familiar but sometimes difficult pattern
TRADITIONAL FELTMAKING IN                                        receives the “quick and easy Quilt in a Day treatment”.
TURKEY DVD                                                       This is a stunning design for those wanting a large center
Feltmaking is one of the oldest textile traditions. In           motif design. Simple-to-follow yardage and cutting charts
Anatolia, felt is still produced for making saddlecloths,        included; this is for the more advanced quilter.
rugs, and hangings. This program features the wool market,       # VQ-DX324          55 min. DVD & Book US$19.90
the felting bow, laying fleece for felting with a forked tool,
patterning, kicking the wool, feltmaking machines, and the       DOUBLE PINWHEEL BOOK & DVD
making of arakiye (bowl-style hat), kepenek (shepherd’s          This beginning level traditional quilt has easy-to-follow
cloak) and sikke (dervish hat). See how a tubular piece of       directions and short-cut methods. Besides yardage and
felt is made for the cloak. Detailed patterns are placed on      cutting charts, assistance is given on planning your quilt
the rugs and the coats by laying in dyed pieces of fleece.       top. A bonus project for a quilted travel bag is also
Filmed in Turkey, this documentary captures the real life        included.
practice of felting for everyday use.                            # VQ-DX325         55 min. DVD & Book US$28.90
# VP-DX550          54 min. DVD             US$29.95


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BIRDS IN THE AIR BOOK & DVD                                     into a thread painting with free-motion stitching), longarm
Based on the traditional triangle block, Eleanor presents       quilting, rotary cutting basics, Flying Geese units, point
her rendition of Birds in the Air. She has developed a          trimming tool know how, and making a quilt using 5
method to make eight blocks at a time, by using the two         half-yard pieces.
block method. There are several variations for layout and       # VQ-DX336         360 min. DVD            US$29.95
construction included. The design lends itself to unlimited
creative and artistic interpretation. This program has          GRANDMOTHER'S GARDEN QUILT
easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. An intermediate      VIDEO
project.                                                        Eleanor demonstrates a simple grid technique for making
# VQ-DX326         45 min. DVD & Book US$28.90                  pieced baskets for a garden sampler quilt--some in
                                                                dimensional flower blocks and some in flat blocks. The
STILL STRIPPING BOOK & DVD                                      following flower designs are given: Crocus, Harebell,
Eleanor reminisces as she journeys from 1978, with her          Bluet, Tiger Lily, Japanese Balloon Flower, Jonquil,
first book, through her 25 years of strip quilting. “Still      Trillium, Canterbury Bells, Tulip, Fuchsia, Bleeding Heart,
Stripping” is a collection of 14 quilt patterns, some           Rose, Zinnia, Poppy, and Shooting Stars. Two quilts are
traditional, some contemporary. Lots of tips and tricks are     made with one quilt being finished with solid squares and a
presented along with her quick-quilting methods. This           sawtooth border, while the other is set in a lattice and
program gives you a wide range of projects to hone your         cornerstone border. A one-block wallhanging is also given
quilting skills. A 2 DVD program.                               as an optional quick project.
# VQ-DX327          345 min. DVD & Book US$57.90                # VQ-X317          331 min. 3 VHS set       US$39.95

LOVE OF QUILTING 400 SERIES DVD                                 IRISH CHAIN VIDEO
The Fons & Porter TV program has compiled thirteen              This video covers both Single and Double Irish Chain
quilting presentations into each of their DVD series. This      quilts. Eleanor and her youngest son team up to make a
400 series DVD includes easy Pineapple blocks,                  baby quilt and then she moves on to larger versions. Her
triangle-rectangle Evening Star pattern, Falling Leaves         son shows proper use of the rotary cutter while Eleanor
table runner (with sewing machine embroidery),                  gives pointers to adults who will be sewing with children.
Washington Pavement pattern, quilted tote construction,         For the more advanced Double Irish Chain, she shows you
Sunburst quilt pattern, Crazy Quilt needle case with            how to make the 25 piece chain block in no time by sewing,
stitching embellishment, Blue Lagoon Tumbling Block             cutting and re-sewing 2.5” fabric strips; then she cuts the
quilt, longarm quilting in Japan, Diamond Patch crib            second block making sure the seams match. The quilt is
blanket, thread for machine quilting, print your own fabric     finished with a Seminole border and nine-patch corner.
with ink-jet technology, and tools and supplies for             Good step-by-step instructions.
keepsaking your quilts.                                         # VQ-X315          52 min. VHS              US$14.95
# VQ-DX333         360 min. DVD            US$29.95
                                                                MACHINE QUILTING PRIMER
LOVE OF QUILTING 500 SERIES DVD                                 This video is exactly as the title says: a primer or a
This series of 13 programs includes Sassy Stars quilt,          start-to-finish how-to video on machine quilting. Tips,
Winter Stars I and II, Panorama quilt using photo images,       tricks, and problem solving methods will make this an
miniature quilt making, longarm methods for customizing         invaluable tool to quilting with the machine. Full size
quilts, Luminosity Stars (kaleidoscope star), no-mark           stencils are bound into the back of the book. Learn from
quilting design transfer, embellishing with free-motion         one of today’s master quilters. An excellent presentation.
quilting and couching, Nine-Blade Fan Block quilt, and          # VQ-X318          55 min. VHS               US$24.95
Big Block quilts.                                               # VQ-DX318         55 min. DVD & Book US$34.90
# VQ-DX334         360 min. DVD            US$29.95
                                                                QUILT IN A DAY LOG CABIN BOOK &
LOVE OF QUILTING 600 SERIES DVD                                 DVD
This 13-series DVD includes speedy methods for cutting          Eleanor Burns is the presenter of the TV series Quilt in a
curved pieces, diagonal set with sashing, zigzag, strippy,      Day. Her eager presentation will inspire you to get quilting
and standard layouts, fusing techniques, baby room              in a simple, efficient manner. In this log cabin class, she
accessories, machine quilting methods, Gone Fishin’ panel       teaches easy strip quilting techniques. Learn how to turn
quilt, embroidery stitch recipes, preparing state fair quilts   the blocks into different layouts for an entirely different
for being judged, chenille applique, longarm quilting,          look. This is probably the most well-known quilt pattern of
pre-quilted backpack, and methods for adding borders to         all times. The book contains complete yardage and cutting
quilts and handling corners.                                    charts for all quilt sizes.
# VQ-DX335        360 min. DVD             US$29.95             # VQ-DX316          55 min. DVD & Book US$28.90

LOVE OF QUILTING 700 SERIES DVD                                 QUILTING WITH ERICA WILSON
This series of programs includes trangle trimming               This video includes tips & techniques for perfect piecing,
techniques, English paper pieced ornaments, machine             tufting, applique and pinwheel patchwork. Inspiration is
embroidering large quilt blocks, Equilateral Triangle quilt,    provided by a wonderful collection of quilts, some from the
use of novelty prints in quilts, Pine Burr quilt, vintage       1700s. You will also learn about stencil, shadow, trapunto
handkerchief quilt, thread painted scene (turn photograph       and channel quilting techniques, and how to combine many


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of these techniques to create beautiful unique quilts.           RUG HOOKING &: BRAIDING MADE
# VQ-X881         51 min. VHS              US$29.95              EASY VIDEO
                                                                 This is video was produced to give you a quick
RAIL FENCE VIDEO                                                 understanding of the techniques of hooking and braiding
Looking for a quilt project to share with a child or             rugs. It is so thorough, however, that one can easily get
grandchild? Rail Fence can be used as a beginning quilt          started on projects. If you want a simplied approach to
project for kids of all ages. Directions are given for tearing   these great rug making techniques, this one is for you.
the fabric or cutting with scissors. The strips or rails are     Shows how to use heavy wool fabric, light weight cotton
wide to keep the pattern simple. A great beginner project.       fabric, and yarn. A good, get-started video.
# VQ-X319                 VHS                US$11.95            # VR-X902           35 min. VHS            US$12.95

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD BOOK &
DVD                                                                       Spinning & Felting
Eleanor shares a story passed down through families about        CHARKHA SPINNING: TIPS DVD
a link between slave-made quilts and the Underground             Elaine’s years of experience will help existing and new
Railroad. Slaves reportedly made coded quilts and used           Charkha users with discussions of fibers and fiber
them to navigate their escape to free territory. Enjoy their     preparation, advanced and non-traditional Charkha fibers,
historic designs in a quilt of your own. Step-by-step            trouble-shooting, positions, techniques for faster and more
directions are given for 15 traditional quilt blocks.            consistent throughput, plus lots of additional topics. 75
# VQ-DX321         DVD & Book               US$24.95             minutes.
                                                                 # VS-DX417         75 min. DVD             US$35.00

  Rug Hooking & Braiding                                         COME BYE! AND AWAY!
HOOKING & BRAIDING RUGS VIDEO                                    Glyn Jones is an International Supreme Champion trialist
This comprehensive video teaches the basic techniques of         as well as a superb trainer who runs courses for sheepdog
making a traditional hand-hooked rug from planning to            handlers at all levels of experience. This video covers the
completion. The hooked rugs are made from strips of wool         first stages of training a young dog. He shows you how to
fabric pulled up as a loop through burlap or monk's cloth        teach the four basic commands and how to gain the dog’s
with a hook to make the rug surface. This is different from      willing co-operation. A good training video.
the punch needle approach. You will learn ways to dye            # VS-X402           45 min. VHS             US$34.95
fabrics, finishing and backing techniques as well as color       # VS-DX402          45 min. DVD             US$29.95
tips. Plus, you will learn rug braiding techniques by
attaching braiding around a hooked center..                      DROP SPINDLE SPINNING
# VR-X959          240 min. VHS             US$39.95             # VS-V2001               VHS                US$19.95
                                                                 # VS-DV2001              DVD                US$19.95
RUG BRAIDING-RECTANGULAR VIDEO
Includes braiding techniques unique to square and                FEATHERWEIGHT FELT
rectangular rugs, how to maintain square corners, tips on        This program focuses on traditional wet felting techniques,
butting, rickrack and arrowhead techniques.                      but with a whole new twist. Sharon uses traditional felting
# VR-X904          180 min. VHS           US$29.95               to produce lightweight and shimmering featherweight
                                                                 scarves. You will make six projects: A wensleydale lace
RUG BRAIDING - ROUND RUGS VIDEO                                  scarf, a lattice merino wool scarf, a tencel/merino scarf, a
All the basics, plus how to eliminate cupping. Includes          bonded silk and merino scarf, a Nuno (wool felted into
good color planning tips for round rugs.                         fabric) scarf, and another scarf using a variation of the
# VR-X908          180 min. VHS           US$29.95               Nuno technique.
                                                                 # VP-X555          163 min. VHS             US$39.95
RUG BRAIDING WITH VERNA (OVAL)                                   # VP-DX555         163 min. DVD             US$39.95
VIDEO
Verna shares 30 years of expertise as she guides you             FELTING-GARMENTS, VICKREY
step-by-step through the process of making a 2' x 3' oval        If you already have a basic understanding of felt-making
rug from strips of wool fabric. Learn about fabrics, tools,      and want to learn more advanced techniques, this is the
and how to figure quantity of materials needed. Then it’s        video for you. You will learn surface design methods that
on to planning, how to braid, starting the rug, creating the     can be done before or after felting, with a variety of inlay
“T”, braiding double corners, using a lacer and lacing           techniques. Anne will also take the mystery out of making
thread, regular lacing, splicing the lacing thread, following    a large seamless felted garment, such as a coat or jacket.
color patterns, adding new colors, increasing, tapering and      This process is explained step-by-step, from making a
butting the last rows, plus tips on catching and correcting      pattern, to layering batts and felting the wool, to finishing.
mistakes.                                                        94 minutes. Her books: Felting by Hand. US$13..95 Art of
# VR-X954          120 min. VHS              US$24.95            Feltmaking. US$24.95
                                                                 # VP-V031                 VHS               US$34.95
                                                                 # VP-DV031                DVD               US$34.95




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FELTMAKING BY HAND, VICKREY                                      INTRO TO NEEDLE FELTING
Feltmaking is a simple technique requiring very little           What a wonderfully fun video to learn this popular craft by.
equipment to produce warm woolen wearables like hats,            The dolls that Sharon make are fabulously detailed;
slippers and mittens that are fun to wear. Learn to choose       watching her make the face is down right cheerful! She
the best wool, to prepare fleece for felting, and to make        works you through making the face, body, and fine
your own patterns. You will be given complete instructions       clothing, hand, feet, hair, and accessory details for a doll
for making a felt hat & ideas for lots of other projects. A      allowing you to give your doll its own personality. This
craft for all ages.                                              technique is a non-water technique. You will use felting
# VP-V030           51 min. VHS             US$29.95             needles to felt your wool fibers together. Sharon reviews
# VP-DV030          51 min. DVD             US$29.95             the type of fiber needed to work with when doing needle
                                                                 felting.
FIBER DYEING: IMMERSION & PAI                                    # VP-X554          131 min. VHS             US$39.95
Beginning with a full fleece, you will learn proper skirting,    # VP-DX554         131 min. DVD             US$39.95
sorting, and scouring techniques as you prepare the fiber
for dyeing. The applying of color to protein fibers before       SHEPHERD'S PUP DVD
the fibers are spun is easy and fun. First, learn step-by-step   Derek Scrimgeour is a well-known working-dog trainer.
how to use the dyes (lanaset) and dye your fibers in a           This program is for the farmer/shepherd wanting to train a
dyepot. A color wheel is used as a reference to figure out       dog ready for farm work. He covers choosing a pup from a
how to mix your own colors and create your own dye               litter and then gives the 8 key steps of training the pup,
formulas. A second approach to applying color on fibers is       starting when the pup is a few weeks old and ending with a
to directly paint dye onto unspun roving; you will also          well-trained confident young sheep dog. Very detailed and
learn how to use painted fibers to create complex,               comprehensive. Set of 2.
repeatable multi-colored yarns. Her books: Color Works.          # VS-DX405                DVD                US$39.95
US$24.95 Color in Spinning. US$26.95
# VD-V049          73 min. VHS               US$29.95            SILK FUSION VIDEO
# VD-DV049         73 min. DVD               US$29.95            Silk fusion is a unique process that bonds silk fibres into a
                                                                 lustrous kind of felt which can be either made transparent
FIBER PREPARATION/MULTI-COLOR                                    or opaque. Fused silk is perfect for stitching, beading,
This program includes many ways to prepare fiber for             stamping, origami, quilting, jewelry, book covers,
spinning, using both drum carder and combs. The focus is         embossing, and other printing methods. Eight projects are
on how to use fibers that have already been dyed to create       presented in this video, each one demonstrating a different
multi-colored yarns. It starts with drum carding "101" on        technique. You will make a journal slip- cover, a
how to effectively choose and use a drum carder. Then it's       3-dimensional vessel, a gossamer window hanging, and a
on to blending colors to create new colors. Learn how to         series of five greeting cards using scrunching, embedding,
get predictable results, to blend luxury fibers, and to create   embossing, rubber stamping, stencilling, and nature
multi-colored drum-carded batts so the colors stay clear         printing. Karen talks about silk fiber and shows the
and bright. Multi-colored rovings can also be created using      complete process of making fused silk.
combs. By using already combed and dyed wool top, the            # VP-X551          120 min. VHS             US$39.95
multi-colors will be created in a multi-step process of color    # VP-DX551         120 min. DVD             US$39.95
arrangement on wide combs or hackles. Designing plied
yarns concludes this workshop. An excellent workshop for         SPINDLES AROUND WORLD DVD
any level spinner. Her book: Color in Spinning, US$26.95         This program shows advanced spindle techniques for using
# VS-V050          87 min. VHS              US$34.95             ethnic spindles such as Navajo, Russian, Turkish, Takli,
# VS-DV050         87 min. DVD              US$34.95             Akha, and Balkan. It includes segments on low and high
                                                                 whorl spindle designs, hook tweaking, whorl notching,
HANDSPINNING: ADVANCED TECH                                      winding cops, doffing (removing) yarn, plying and Andean
Mabel says that when we first learn to spin, we take what        Plying, using Nostepindes, using various distaffs, and
we get, and try to do something with it. In this workshop,       spinning from the fold. There’s even a chapter about
Mabel will change all that for you as she teaches you how        making CD spindles and accessories from household items.
to spin yarn to a predetermined size that fits the need of       # VS-DX416        60 min. DVD             US$35.00
your current project. You will learn how to prepare and
spin different lengths of fibers to make worsted and woolen      SPINNING & PLYING TEXTURED YARNS
yarns for weaving or knitting, using short and traditional       Communicator Awards 2001--Honorable Mention The
long draw techniques, and how to make a plied yarn of any        video spinners have been waiting for! Using seven
exact thickness with just the right amount of twist plus how     spinning recipes, you will make cabled, knotted, soft twist
to repeat it exactly, at any time. Learn to spin yarns of        singles, spirals from different singles, 3-pass boucles,
average thickness, very thick yarn, soft knitting yarn, and      core-spun boucles, and mixed twist “illegal” spirals. With
extremely fine gossamer yarn for knitting lace. Her books:       these recipes, you will then make many varieties by using
Essentials of Handspinning, US$14.95 Essentials of Yarn          nine design factors to change the resulting yarn. You will
Design, US$34.95                                                 learn the importance of having a control yarn so you can
# VS-V017           112 min. VHS             US$39.95            continue creating the same yarn and how to make quick
# VS-DV017          112 min. DVD             US$39.95            skeins and set the twist. The section on twist analysis will
                                                                 help you determine how much plying each type of yarn
                                                                 needs. Try using various fibers together or spinning on a

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thread core yarn (Patsy’s thread-in-a-bag trick will make        ball; make a 3-ply from one source. Make your
the process effortless). Also learn how to decode a yarn         handspinning beautiful & successful.
you want to duplicate. You should already have basic             # VS-V041         90 min. DVD           US$39.95
spinning techniques down before delving into these
textured yarns. This video provides you will all the             TAKE TIME!
ingredients you need for successful yarn design.                 Glyn Jones takes two very different dogs and their handlers
# VS-V056          117 min. VHS            US$39.95              through their paces on his farm in the scenic Welsh
# VS-DV056         117 min. DVD            US$39.95              countryside. Graphics showing right and wrong in the
                                                                 dog’s movements around the course are particularly useful.
SPINNING COTTON SILK & FLAX                                      The skills of the handlers are also assessed with Glyn
Finalist--Award for Excellence in Video Production               encouraging more positive commands when needed. He
Worldfest Houston 1993. Each of these fibers has its own         also helps the trainers at the lift and when turning the sheep
unique history, and each is available in its own unique          towards a gate or pen. A good trial training video.
form and each requires various modifications of spinning         # VS-X404          55 min. VHS               US$34.95
technique. Learn about the various fiber preparations that       # VS-DX404         55 min. DVD               US$29.95
can be purchased, plus appropriate drafting, plying and
finishing techniques for each fiber. You will learn how the      THAT'LL DO!
choice of original preparation affects the finished yarn.        The program Come Bye! and Away! teaches the first four
Each fiber will be addressed separately, allowing you to         commands for sheep dogs. This sequel teaches more
study one fiber at a time. It will be helpful if you are         specific commands and reduces command contact. The
familiar with wool spinning, and comfortable with your           training sessions teach the dog to learn to control sheep in a
spinning wheel.                                                  detailed way over a wide area.
# VS-V036          111 min. VHS              US$39.95            # VS-X403          55 min. VHS              US$34.95
# VS-DV036         111 min. DVD              US$39.95            # VS-DX403         55 min. DVD              US$29.95

SPIN EXOTIC FIBERS/NOVELTY                                       WOOL CHALLENGE VIDEO
1997 Award of Distinction Videographers Awards. In this          This documentary is perfect for young children, schools,
course you will learn how to spin many exotic fibers,            libraries, museums, and weaving/handcraft shops as it
including camel, llama, alpaca, cashmere, angora, dog,           thoroughly describes the process of transforming the raw
rabbit, and qiviut from the musk ox. The video also              wool into a woven garment. You’ll see the entire process
includes live footage of many of these animal so that you        from shearing the sheep, to spinning the wool, warping the
can become better acquainted. You will learn how to spin         loom, weaving, washing the fabric, and constructing a
many types of novelty yarn using a combination of fibers         garment. Informative and enjoyable.
and spinning techniques. Tips on buying these fibers and         # VS-X108         19 min. VHS             US$14.95
the best end use of the yarn are also included.
# VS-V046          96 min. VHS              US$34.95
# VS-DV046         96 min. DVD              US$34.95                        Sewing & Fabrics
                                                                 SIMPLE SKIRT, YOU CAN DVD
SPINNING ON THE CHARKA DVD                                       The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build
This program is divided into two sections: Basic                 your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge
Techniques and Charkha Proficiency. Learn how to                 from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and
assemble the Charkha, safety tips, basic spinning, potential     progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These
problems and their solutions, techniques for winding on,         programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.
storing spindles, setting up and using the charkha and           There are project and fabric requirements for each level;
skeiner. The second section is more intermediate. Learn          you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to
how to start a new spindle without a leader, several speed       make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually
spinning techniques, ways to achieve consistency, and how        all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 1: Simple
to measure yarn diameter, twist angle and yarn count.            Skirt DVD
Eileen’s angle gauge helps you with qualitative checks to        # VF-DX761         100 min. DVD            US$43.95
get consistent results time after time.
# VS-DX420                DVD               US$34.95             INTERMEDIATE SKIRT, YOU CAN DVD
                                                                 The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build
SPINNING WOOL-BASICS & BEYOND                                    your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge
If you’re ready to start spinning on a spinning wheel or         from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and
have been doing some but don’t quite have the control            progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These
you’d like, this is the video for you. In addition to a          programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.
thorough explanation of single drive band, double drive          There are project and fabric requirements for each level;
band, and bobbin lead spinning wheels, you will learn            you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to
about wheel setup, fiber preparations, spinning various          make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually
fiber preparations, pre-drafting, the importance of              all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 2:
understanding wraps per inch, how to use a control yarn,         Intermediate Skirt
woolen & worsted spinning techniques including point of          # VF-DX762         130 min. DVD            US$43.95
twist, fingered draft, double drafting and spinning a parallel
preparation. Learn how to ply from 2 bobbins or from one

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BLOUSE OR DRESS, YOU CAN DVD                                    ANATOMY OF A JACKET DVD
The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build          Peek behind the linings of 8 top-notch designer jackets and
your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge          see what’s inside. Learn about what interfacing to use and
from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and       where, preferred linings, sleeve ease, sleeve heads and
progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These          shoulder pad insertion, making fringe, applying fold-over
programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.   braid, attaching a lining, and weighting a hem. Make your
There are project and fabric requirements for each level;       jackets look professional.
you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to    # VF-DX889         60 min. DVD             US$29.95
make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually
all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 3: Blouse or      COPY READY-TO-WEAR DVD
Dress                                                           Do you have a favorite well-worn jacket or pair of pants
# VF-DX763         150 min. DVD            US$43.95             you can’t bear to throw away? Let Sandra show you how to
                                                                copy them by making new ones without having to take the
JUMPER, YOU CAN DVD                                             old jacket or pants apart to do it.
The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build          # VF-DX886         60 min. DVD           US$29.95
your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge
from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and       FOOLPROOF BUTTONHOLES DVD
progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These          This program covers just about any style button hole you
programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.   could ever want. It includes machine-made buttonholes
There are project and fabric requirements for each level;       showing tips to make them stable and perfect, round
you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to    buttonholes, faced and shaped openings, button loops made
make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually      uniform in size, shape and spacing every time, button
all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 4: Jumper         openings in a seam, and Chinese ball buttons and closures.
DVD                                                             # VF-DX891         60 min. DVD            US$29.95
# VF-DX764         100 min. DVD            US$43.95
                                                                POCKET PARTICULARS DVD
PANTS, YOU CAN DVD                                              Pockets can make the garment. Learn all about pockets
The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build          with a flap, invisibly stitched and lined patch-pockets, welt
your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge          pockets with or without a zipper, jean pockets, and trouser
from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and       pockets with a pant front stay. A good class in finishing
progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These          professionally.
programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.   # VF-DX885         60 min. DVD              US$29.95
There are project and fabric requirements for each level;
you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to    PRECIOUS PETTICOATS DVD
make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually      You can duplicate the delicate look of heirloom hand
all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 5: Pants DVD      sewing on the sewing machine. Debra begins with a
# VF-DX765         100 min. DVD            US$43.95             discussion of supplies needed, including detailed
                                                                information on fabrics, laces and notions. Nine techniques
TAILORED BLOUSE, YOU CAN DVD                                    are included; French seam, roll and whip, flat lace to fabric,
The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build          lace to lace, entredeux to lace, entredeux to gathered lace,
your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge          entredeux to fabric, puffing and pintucks. These techniques
from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and       are great for lingerie and other fine fabrics.
progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These          # VF-DX888         60 min. DVD               US$29.95
programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.
There are project and fabric requirements for each level;       REUPHOLSTERING THAT OLD
you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to
make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually      CHAIR-DVD
all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 6: Tailored       Use this video as your step-by-step guide to the exciting
Blouse DVD                                                      hobby of reupholstery. You will go through the six steps of
# VF-DX766         105 min. DVD            US$43.95             upholstery: tear down--the removal of old fabric and
                                                                inspection of the frame and finish; rebuilding--the fixing of
                                                                springs, re-webbing with jute, and simple wood touch up;
TAILORED JACKET, YOU CAN DVD                                    measuring and cutting fabric--the way to measure fabric
The “You Can Make It Program” will progressively build          pieces and cutting them correctly; sewing--learning to
your sewing skills. Each level builds on the knowledge          make the perfect welting, sewing the deck and arms inside
from the previous levels. Learn the basics in Level 1 and       and out; installing--putting chair back together (deck, arms,
progress through comprehesive skills in Level 7. These          back, and bottom); making the cushion--fit, cut, sew, and
programs leave nothing out, even where to put that first pin.   stuff the perfect cushion.
There are project and fabric requirements for each level;       # VF-X779          90 min. VHS             US$29.95
you just need to go out and find a pattern of your choice to    # VF-DX779         90 min. DVD             US$39.95
make the garment. This is the ideal way to learn gradually
all the steps to good sewing practices. Level 7: Tailored
Jacket DVD                                                      SEW--YOU WANT TO GET FANCY-DVD
# VF-DX767         120 min. DVD            US$43.95             Specialty machine techniques like fancy pintucks and lace
                                                                shaping not only look impressive but they're easy to do, as

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you'll see in this video. Debra takes you step-by-step
through fancy pintucks (including points and curves, loops,                           Weaving
in the round, scalloped hemline, and folded tucks), lace          INTRO TO WEAVING
shaping (including scallops, diamonds, loops, hearts, fancy       This video is designed for the new weaver. It introduces
center insets, and lace-shaped hemline), plus many other          you to the tools, yarns, vocabulary, projects, and types of
techniques. Includes tips on lace and recommendations on          weaving and equipment that will help you choose a
needles and tips on mitering. Includes written insert.            direction that is just right for you. You learn how to
# VF-DX887          60 min. DVD             US$29.95              calculate and measure yarn quantities needed, and how to
                                                                  wind your warp using a warping board. This video serves
SHIRTMAKING TECHNIQUES VIDEO                                      as a prerequisite to all other weaving courses for those of
Coffin is an expert shirtmaker and associate editor of            you who are new to weaving.
Threads magazine. He demonstrates the special skills              # VW-V005           57 min. VHS              US$29.95
needed in classic shirtmaking--making rolled hems,                # VW-DV005          57 min. DVD              US$29.95
flat-felled seams, and precisely sewn plackets, cuffs and
collars. To master these techniques, Coffin encourages you        ART OF NAVAJO WEAVING
to sew samples along with him. With a little practice, you        Explore the traditional art of Navajo weaving and its
will soon be able to produce the hallmarks of fine                origins with visits to a contemporary Navajo weaving
shirts--collars that roll, symmetrical cuffs and collar points,   family. See how these artists create magnificent pieces of
stripes that match from placket to sleeve, and carefully          art that may take over a year to weave. In addition, you will
topstitched details. The fine sewing skills you develop here      see the Durango Collection, the most extensive private
will become a valued addition to your sewing repertoire.          collection of Navajo weaving in the world. This is not a
# VF-X846           45 min. VHS              US$19.95             "how-to" video.
                                                                  # VW-X107          56 min. VHS             US$29.95
SLIPCOVERS, LEARN TO MAKE VIDEO                                   # VW-DX107         56 min. DVD             US$29.95
This straightforward, hands-on guide to the art of making
fitted slipcovers can be applied to all types of furniture.       BEGINNING FOUR HARNESS
Investigate all the steps from tools and terminology, to          You begin by measuring the warp on a warping board and
measuring for yardage, blocking out, and sewing each              then you’ll warp the loom from front to back. You will
section. A variety of camera angles clarify the tricky areas      learn how to read a weaving draft (pattern), how to tie up
as Driscoll shows you how to cut and shape the fabric to          the loom (direct tie-up), and how to weave a number of
achieve a perfect fit. An excellent resource for anyone           different weave structures from the pattern draft that is
wanting to make a slipcover.                                      provided. You will explore plain weave, basket weave, rib
# VF-X833          59 min. VHS              US$29.95              weave with one and two colors, several twill combinations
                                                                  and the basics of doubleweave. (Note: If you have not
SMOCKING TOMORROW'S TREASURES                                     woven before, “Introduction to Weaving” is a prerequisite.)
This video teaches you easy techniques for English                Her book: Learning to Weave. US$24.95
smocking. You will learn how to pleat the fabric using a          # VW-V006          86 min. VHS            US$34.95
pleater and how to prepare the fabric sections for smocking.      # VW-DV006         86 min. DVD            US$34.95
Learn eight geometric smocking stitches using excellent
                                                                  BACK STRAP WEAVING
close-ups and learn to do picture smocking and flower
                                                                  Back strap weaving allows the weaver to weave in any
embellishment stitches. All of the main stitches used in
                                                                  location. This documentary shows how the complex and
smocking will be demonstrated by doing a sampler.
                                                                  colorful traditional fabrics of Mexico and Guatemala can
Construction of a smocked Bishop dress is also covered.
                                                                  be produced by a few sticks and balls of yarn. The weaving
# VF-X863         98 min. VHS              US$29.95
                                                                  demonstration includes setting up the loom, warping up for
# VF-DX863        98 min. DVD              US$29.95
                                                                  4 selvedges, basic weaving techniques including
                                                                  warp-faced pick up patterning and weft-faced brocading.
SWAG TREATMENTS                                                   This is an accurate and faithful recording of the craft by
Swag window treatments are one of the most popular
                                                                  contemporary practitioners of back strap weaving.
window adornments today. Various swag styles are
                                                                  # VW-X510          59 min. VHS             US$29.95
covered: board swags, pole swags, knotted swags, knots,
                                                                  # VW-DX510         59 min. DVD             US$29.95
and rosettes. Details of proper measuring, cutting, and
sewing for the different styles are given. A thorough video.      BOUNDWEAVING
# VF-X777         97 min. VHS               US$30.00              Are you fascinated and curious about weft-faced patterns
# VF-DX777        97 min. DVD               US$30.00              and figures in a woven piece? Nancy teaches you how to
                                                                  design, draft and weave those interesting and intriguing
TIE-DYE 101 DVD                                                   loom-controlled figures with “boundweaving” techniques.
Learn from the beginning how to get good results every            You will learn how one threading (Rosepath), can create an
time you tie dye projects using the Rolofson’s foolproof          infinite variety of designs by varying the tie-up, treadling,
system. Good information on how to select colors and              and color order of the wefts. The sample projects, woven in
prepare them for vivid colors is covered as well as how to        different fibers, can be enlarged for pillows or framed wall
fold and tie traditional tie dye patterns. You will be using      pieces. The boundweaving theory & weaving techniques
Procion MX dyes. Learn how to take control of your                learned will prepare you for further exploration with
projects, avoid problems, and work economically with your         weft-faced weaves using other threadings.
dyeing. Great for adults and children.                            # VW-V020           140 min. VHS            US$39.95
# VD-DX957          97 min. DVD              US$24.95             # VW-DV020          140 min. DVD            US$39.95

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CARD WEAVING                                                     DRESS YOUR SWEDISH DRAWLOOM
This weaving technique allows you to weave without a             VIDEO
loom. It involves simple tools--card-weaving cards and           If you are considering adding a draw system to your
yarn. This video teaches the basic techniques of card            countermarche loom or already have one, then this
weaving, how to measure the warp, thread the cards, set up       program is indispensable to you. It covers the mechanics of
and weave patterned bands and how to stitch bands                the If you are considering adding a draw system to your
together to form larger fabrics. Once the enclosed pattern is    countermarche loom or already have one, then this
selected and the cards are threaded, the weaving goes very       program is indispensable to you. It covers the mechanics of
quickly. This course involves two projects. The first project    the draw loom, extending the loom, threading the
is a cotton band which can be used as a belt, neck piece, or     drawloom, the shaft draw system, the vertical single unit
strap. The second project, using wool, involves a                draw system, combination of shaft draw and single unit
completely different warping and weaving process and             draw systems on the same warp, horizontal single unit
produces numerous patterns which will be woven in four           draw system with pattern saving lashes, weaving damask
bands which can be stitched together to form a handsome          with a sword, damask tie-ups, opphamta, and smalandsvav.
tote bag or purse. All you need are cardweaving cards and        Whew! Since very little is written about the draw systems,
cotton or wool yarn. Her book: Cardweaving. US$24.95             this video will take the mystery out of the process.
# VW-V002          97 min. VHS             US$34.95              # VW-X907          128 min. VHS             US$49.95
# VW-DV002         97 min. DVD             US$34.95
                                                                 KUMIHIMO
COLOR INTERACTION                                                The Communicator Awards 2000--Honorable Mention
This video offers a systematic approach for applying color       Rodrick begins by introducing you to yarns, tools, and
principles to handwoven structures, from warp-faced to           equipment, then reviews the process for making a braiding
weft-faced and in between. Woven examples illustrate the         stand (Maru Dai) from foamboard, which allows you to get
range of color interactions in weaving. Yarn sequences,          started quickly with very little investment in equipment.
needle weavings, and handwoven samplers are suggested            You will learn how to read pattern layout diagrams as you
as initial opportunities to study color effects ranging from     prepare four separate warps, each with a different end
blending to vibration. You will learn how to successfully        treatment: tassel end, finger point end, braided loop end,
use color, and how the color interaction is affected by your     and wrapped loop end. You will learn how to read and
choice of fiber and weave structure, size, distance and          follow braiding diagrams as you work four different
lighting. A valuable guide for all handweavers.                  braiding projects: 8-strand spiral braid, 8-strand square
# VW-V032          40 min. VHS               US$19.95            braid, 8-strand hollow braid, and 8-strand flat braid.
# VW-DV032         40 min. DVD               US$19.95            Steaming and finishing techniques are also included.
                                                                 Rodrick inspires you with works of international braiders.
CUT PILE RUG WEAVING                                             # VW-V052          105 min. VHS             US$29.95
This video begins with a little history and then solves the      # VW-DV052         105 min. DVD             US$29.95
mystery of tieing the knots. It includes detailed instructions
for building a small frame loom that is strong enough to         HANDWOVEN FABRIC: STRUCTURE &
support a tight warp, which is necessary for this type of        PATTERN
weaving. Step-by-step instructions for warping the loom,         Let Madelyn assist you, as she answers your questions
weaving, and finishing are so detailed that even a new           about weave structure and pattern as she classifies and
weaver will be proud of his first pile rug. A design is          clarifies the difference. Graphed drawdowns, cross sections,
provided as well as ideas for preparing future projects.         and woven samples illustrate the descriptions. A pocket
# VW-V003         101 min. VHS              US$34.95             dictionary is included which features a “Family Tree of
# VW-DV003        101 min. DVD              US$34.95             Weaves". Understand what you are weaving--think of this
                                                                 as a course in the Theory of Weaving. Teachers and
DOUBLE WEAVE                                                     students of textile history as well as handweavers will find
If you have a small loom, you’ll love the flexibility that       the information a valuable resource of textile construction.
this technique gives you to weave a wider width cloth. If        Her book: Complete Book of Drafting. US$23.95
width isn’t a concern, you will find fun challenges in           # VW-V024           45 min. VHS            US$19.95
weaving a double layer of cloth, making one side one color       # VW-DV024          45 min. DVD            US$19.95
or pattern, and the other side a different color. You will
weave a beautiful sampler which incorporates all the four        KENTE: WOVEN CEREMONIAL
harness techniques which are based on the doubleweave            Kente cloth is one of Africa’s most celebrated textiles.
principle. The sampler will remain an excellent reference        Kente is woven in long narrow bands. Finished strips are
for later study. The techniques include weaving two              cut to the same length and sewn together to produce a large
separate layers, folded cloth, tubes, slits, color-and-weave     cloth. Kente’s bold and colourful patterns are intricately
effects, pique, stitching, quilting, and doubleweave pick-up     woven; each design and finished cloth has a name and a
patterning.                                                      meaning. Contents include warping up, weaving on two
# VW-V025           95 min. VHS               US$34.95           heddles, weaving on four heddles, Ashante Kente designs,
# VW-DV025          95 min. DVD               US$34.95           Ewe weaving at Agbozume, and Ewe weaving at Sogakofe.
                                                                 Filmed in Ghana.
                                                                 # VW-X522         48 min. VHS              US$29.95
                                                                 # VW-DX522        48 min. DVD              US$29.95


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DRESS YOUR LOOM SWEDISH WAY                                     manipulating the warp threads allows almost unlimited
VIDEO                                                           possibilities for color placement using only a 4-H loom.
This video is packed with information using the Swedish         Along the way he covers beaming for high tension,
method of threading Scandinavian-style looms. Becky             ensuring neat and durable selvedges, and finishing the
gives you the confidence to dismantle parts of the loom to      fringes. Jason demonstrates on a jack-type floor loom to
make threading easier. This back-to-front systematic            show you how to adapt any loom to shaft switching. As he
process leaves little room for error. She covers winding the    takes you from warping to finishing, he shows inspiring
warp on a reel, pre-reeding, preparing the loom, preparing      examples while explaining the elements of creating and
the warp for beaming, beaming the warp, threading the           weaving a beautiful rug.
heddles, sleying the reed, and tying the warp to the front of   # VW-V051           132 min. VHS           US$39.95
the loom. Once threaded, you will learn about tie-ups for       # VW-DV051          132 min. DVD           US$39.95
the counter-balance and counter-marche looms. Besides
learning about her method of threading, you will also           SPLENDOR IN THE HIGHLANDS DVD
become better acquainted with the counter-balance and           Meet 22 Guatemalan weavers and their weaving styles and
counter-marche looms and how to make simple                     techniques. Both traditional back strap weaving for
adjustments for efficient weaving.                              clothing and cloth as well as floor loom weaving for
# VW-X905          120 min. VHS             US$49.95            decorative blankets, ribbons and yardage are included, as is
                                                                a visit to an ikat or jaspe dye workshop. You will get a
NAVAJO WEAVING: SHARING                                         clear picture of the variety of weaving techniques used
Finalist Award--Red Earth American Indian Film & Video          today in Central America. A well-produced documentary
Conference 1998. This comprehensive video workshop              on indigenous weaving.
begins with personal remarks by Navajo weaver Angie             # VW-DX533          27 min. DVD            US$15.00
Walker Maloney. It includes information on tools, yarn,
and equipment, and a look at several different styles of        SUPPLEMENTARY WARP
Navajo looms. You will learn how to spin and ply edging         You will see an overview of historical textiles. Then you
cord, prepare the warp, apply the edging cord, and make         will learn the optimum techniques for setting up and
the heddles. Tips on how to use the loom, create the sheds,     weaving on an inkle loom, including yarn and tool
and use the tools get you started. You will weave stripes,      preparation. You will quickly learn how to weave
vertical lines (by interlocking wefts on the same row),         supplementary warp-patterning as Jacquetta shares her
squares or blocks, diagonals and diamonds. You can follow       years of expertise with you. By hand manipulating warp
along by weaving the design provided or create one of your      yarns, you can have a great time with color and create
own based upon the discussion in "Planning a Rug Design",       unusual, intricate designs. These techniques can also be
which includes specific information on weaving a design         worked on a floor or table loom.
that reverses at the center of the rug. Many tips and           # VW-V033          87 min. VHS            US$29.95
solutions to potential problems are given throughout the        # VW-DV033         87 min. DVD            US$29.95
video. Angie's method of finishing a rug the Navajo way is
magic!                                                          TAPESTRY LEVEL I
# VW-V048           231 min. VHS            US$39.95            Tapestry is a pictorial weaving technique that can be
# VW-DV048          231 min. DVD            US$39.95            woven on any type of a loom—even a simple
                                                                self-constructed frame. This course includes technical
RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING I                                          considerations as well as many tapestry techniques. You
If you want to weave but don’t have space for a large floor     will learn how to weave horizontal, vertical, diagonal,
loom, this is a great way to get started. Betty will amaze      circular, vertical curving and horizontal curving shapes,
you with what this small, inexpensive and very portable         using a variety of tapestry techniques as you complete
rigid heddle loom can do. She guides you through two            three projects which can be made into pillows. Finishing
warping processes and offers tips and techniques as you         and mounting methods are also presented. This course
weave a wool scarf. Finishing techniques, including             builds a solid foundation for any further tapestry
washing and fringe treatments are also presented. Then you      exploration and is a prerequisite for Tapestry Weaving --
weave a set of cotton placemats using pick-up sticks to         Level II. If you have not woven before, Introduction to
create different weave structures. Pick-up pattern              Weaving” is helpful. Her book: Tapestry Weaving.
instructions are provided on the written insert.                US$24.95
“Introduction to Weaving” is a prerequisite to this course      # VW-V001           110 min. VHS            US$39.95
unless you know how to calculate & measure warp. Her            # VW-DV001          110 min. DVD            US$39.95
book: Hands on Rigid Heddle. US$18.95
# VW-V004          93 min. VHS              US$34.95            TAPESTRY LEVEL II
# VW-DV004         93 min. DVD              US$34.95            Finalist Special Interest Video American Film & Video
                                                                Festival This course continues where Level I left off, and
RUG WEAVING                                                     includes tips and techniques as they apply to weaving from
This comprehensive video workshop covers all information        the back or the front of your work. Techniques include
needed to weave a successful weft-faced rug. Jason              horizontal shading, hatching, hachures and floating bars,
Collingwood teaches you to make a durable rug beginning         vertical shading, vertical outlining and refinements of
with how to warp the loom. He shows how to create blocks        many interlocking techniques. The student will be involved
of color using a standard threading and then how to change      in many of the planning and weaving decisions. Learn how
the placement of blocks to alter the design. This method of

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to create a cartoon and color sampling. The finished piece        TRADITIONAL SILK WEAVING THAIL
will be constructed into a functional tote bag.                   Isaarn (northeast Thailand) has been a main site of silk
# VW-V012          107 min. VHS             US$39.95              worm rearing and weaving; all the processes are carried out
# VW-DV012         107 min. DVD             US$39.95              by families in this village. View the raising of silk worms,
                                                                  reeling the silk from the cocoons, tying and dyeing for weft
TAPESTRY TECHNIQUES FOR FABRIC                                    ikat, the traditional Thai weaving process on hand-made
Nancy developed this process of using tapestry techniques         looms, and the use of pattern heddles for supplementary
(hachures and hatching) with a pick or two of perle cotton        weft designs. The sarong and scarf weaving is very fine
between passes to create a fabric that is soft, drapable, and     and delicate. The colors and designs woven are amazing to
suitable for clothing. After an introduction to traditional       see created on such simple equipment. Filmed entirely in
tapestry you will learn how to create this fabric by              Thailand.
choosing the appropriate yarn. You will weave a variety of        # VW-X516           45 min. VHS             US$29.95
samples so you can choose the weight and look of the              # VW-DX516          45 min. DVD             US$29.95
fabric you need for your project, calculate shrinkage
accurately (based on your sample), calculate warp and weft        TRI-BABIES AND HANDWOVEN VIDEO
quantities, create a design and transfer the design lines to      This clever handweaving technique requires a simple
your full scale cartoon. There is lots of planning and            portable triangular frame loom which you can make
preparation but the weaving progresses quickly for this           following the written instructions. No loom warping,
one-of-a-kind garment. Appropriate cutting, weaving, and          cutting or measuring is required and there is no yarn waste
sewing tips are also included.                                    since you weave with a continuous loop of yarn. As you
# VW-X914          118 min. VHS              US$39.95             make a small neckpiece (a tri-baby), you'll learn about
# VW-DX914         118 min. DVD              US$39.95             weaving, changing colors, correcting errors, fringe, neck
                                                                  edge finishes and blocking. Then try a scarf, shawl or ruana
TAPESTRY TECHNIQUES FOR RUG                                       on a larger frame.
This tapestry video covers warping and weaving as they            # VW-X832          58 min. VHS            US$29.95
relate to rug weaving. It includes tips on joining wefts,
edge control, weft direction and the elimination of ridges.
You will learn how to weave each interlocking technique           TRIANGLE FRAME LOOM WEAVING
with the wefts traveling in the same and opposite direction       The triangle loom dresses itself. No individual yarns are
for both diagonal and vertical joins with many other              measured and threaded through heddles on shafts or
variations explored. Striping techniques and finishing are        through slots in the reed as with traditional weaving. You
also included. Weaving is done on a four harness loom.            will learn about yarns to choose, how to determine
This is a thorough video for those wanting to use tapestry        quantities needed, how to select colors, and how to design
for rug weaving.                                                  a project. Weaving techniques include plain weave, leno
# VW-X913         142 min. VHS              US$34.95              lace, twill plus color changes. Projects don’t have to be
# VW-DX913        142 min. DVD              US$34.95              triangular -- learn how to put several pieces together. Great
                                                                  finishing tips end the presentation.
TIPS & TRICKS                                                     # VW-X513           90 min. VHS             US$34.95
The solutions are here. Sallie points out many potential          # VW-DX513          90 min. DVD             US$34.95
problems encountered in the handweaving process, and
then offers a variety of practical, successful solutions. She     TUBULAR WOVEN FINISH
begins with “Planning & Preparation”, which includes tips         Learn how to weave beautiful edgings and finishes for your
on yarn and color, as well as planning rectangular shaped         woven pieces. After a demonstration of how a traditional
garments, and how to adjust commercial patterns to the            large backstrap loom works, you’ll quickly make a small
width of your handwoven fabric. Includes tips on dressing         1" to 2" wide warp and learn how to weave a plainweave
the loom, record keeping, using a raddle, correcting              flat band that teaches you the basic techniques of backstrap
threading errors, treadling, and shuttle tricks. Sallie offers    weaving. You’ll progress to a flat patterned band, a tubular
solutions to many common and not so common problems               plain band, a tubular patterned band and finally a tubular
that weavers will undoubtedly encounter sooner or later.          patterned band that is attached to the edge of another
# VW-V022          105 min. VHS              US$29.95             woven piece while the band itself is being woven. Patterns
# VW-DV022         105 min. DVD              US$29.95             for all bands are enclosed with the video, including the
                                                                  complex and beautiful crossed and diverted warp tubular
TRADITIONAL PERUVIAN WEAVING                                      weave --“the little band of many eyes”. These exquisite
High in the mountain valleys around Cusco some of the             finishes are typical of those from Peru and Bolivia.
Peruvian textile traditions dating back thousands of years        # VW-V034          73 min. VHS             US$29.95
are still being carried on. This film goes into the villages to   # VW-DV034         73 min. DVD             US$29.95
see men and women spinning, dyeing, warping up,
weaving and finishing with woven braids. The contents             WARP PAINTING PLUS...
include spinning on a drop spindle, dyeing with cochineal,        You will learn how to plan, mix and apply dyes to a
skeleton warping, complementary warp weaving, woven               pre-measured cotton warp, and how to use these painted
tubular edgings and beaded ribbons. This film visits the          warps to design fabric for garments. Learn a direct
villages of Chinchero, Accha Alta, Chahuaytiri and                application technique with fiber reactive dyes using a
Pitumarca.                                                        “batching” technique for setting the dyes. You will begin
# VW-X518           57 min. VHS              US$29.95             with a simple scarf project to learn the basics of color
# VW-DX518          57 min. DVD              US$29.95             mixing. Many design and construction tips will guide you

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through the process for making jackets and kimonos                WEAVE DRAFTING II
(patterns included). Fabric for these jackets are woven in        You will learn to design your own weaves, work with
plain weave with 5/2 perle cotton set at 20 epi and woven         two-thread constructions, diagonal drafts and profile drafts.
in 14" to 32" width, depending upon the garment you               You will learn many tips and shortcuts as you explore lace
choose.                                                           weaves, waffle weave, overshot and twills for 4 and 6
# VW-V042         90 min. VHS               US$39.95              harnesses. Weave Drafting Part I is a prerequisite, unless
# VW-DV042        90 min. DVD               US$39.95              you are familiar with the information described above.
                                                                  # VW-V018         74 min. VHS             US$29.95
WARPING & LOOM PREPARATION                                        # VW-DV018        74 min. DVD             US$29.95
Successful warping is just a video view away! This
comprehensive video includes warping from back to front           WEAVING FOUR SELVEDGE VIDEO
with a stationary paddle, using a raddle. Weavers can             Rug weaver Martha Stanley adapted the indigenous
measure warps easily using from 4 to 20 ends at a time            process of weaving four-selvedge textiles so they could be
with a stationary warping paddle. The motion is rhythmical,       woven on floor looms. This method utilizes a continuous
crosses are made quickly, and all warp ends remain                figure-8 warp to create a textile with four selvedges similar
untwisted. When combined with back to front beaming,              to that of a Navajo rug. While slower than working on a cut
this method is ideal for multi-color warps and all types of       warp, it is substantially quicker than indigenous methods
yarn (coarse, textured, fine, or delicate). Includes aspects of   since the sheds are loom-controlled clear to the end of the
loom preparation including reading drafts, plus threading,        warp. Martha works on a large loom making the process
treadling, and tie-up as they relate to jack, counter-marche,     clear and easily adaptable to any type of floor loom. No
and counter-balance looms.                                        more fringes or hems using this process on your rugs!
# VW-V047          88 min. VHS               US$29.95             # VW-X995          81 min. VHS              US$39.95
# VW-DV047         88 min. DVD               US$29.95

WARPING BACK TO FRONT
This is a comprehensive video on warping the loom by
yourself from back to front. You should have some basic
weaving knowledge and have threaded a four shaft loom at
least once. Peggy divides the warping process into six easy
steps: measuring the warp, loading the raddle, beaming the
warp, threading the heddles, sleying the reed, and tying the
warp to the cloth beam. This video is loaded with many
timesaving techniques and problem solving tips to make
warping easy. Her books: Guide I: Winding a Warp &
Using a Paddle US$39.95 Guide II: Warping Your Loom
& Tying On New Warps US$39.95 Guide III: Weaving
and Drafting Your Own Cloth US$44.95
# VW-X530         62 min. VHS              US$34.95
# VW-DX530        62 min. DVD              US$34.95

WARPING ON A SHOESTRING
This back-to-front speed warping method will jump start
your next weaving project. In this video, you will see tying
on warps with shoestrings for easy tensioning, using a
supplementary rod to lash to the warp beam, using string
cradles to hold lease sticks, rods, and the beater, and
removing a warp quickly. Also included is how to warp
and use a second warp beam. Nadine takes you
step-by-step through this warping process.
# VW-X835          39 min. VHS               US$20.00
# VW-DX835         39 min. DVD               US$20.00

WEAVE DRAFTING I
This course begins with a simplified method of writing
weaving drafts. You learn how to write a weave plan and
develop the threading, tie-up and treadling. You will be
introduced to the concept of blocks, drafting shortcuts, and
a simple method of writing a drawdown that will match the
weave as you see it on the loom. You will also learn about
color and weave effects. You should be familiar with a
4-harness loom.
# VW-V014         69 min. VHS              US$29.95
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Index
ABSOLUTE BEST WAY TO LEARN TO KNIT DVD                                P.9
ADINKRA: CLOTH OF GHANA                                               P.6
ADVANCED TIE-DYE DVD                                                  P.6
AJRAKH: MORDANT RESIST                                                P.7
ANATOMY OF A JACKET DVD                                               P.21
ART OF FIBER DYEING VIDEO                                             P.6
ART OF NAVAJO WEAVING                                                 P.22
BACK STRAP WEAVING                                                    P.7
BACK STRAP WEAVING                                                    P.22
BALANCING THE SURFACE DVD                                             P.6
BASIC KNITTTING TECHNIQUES VIDEO                                      P.9
BASIC SOCKS, WISEMAN                                                  P.9
BATIK IN JAVA                                                         P.6
BEAD CROCHET                                                          P.3
BEAD EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES                                            P.3
BEAD EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES                                            P.14
BEAD KNITTING                                                         P.4
BEAD KNITTING                                                         P.9
BEAD WOVEN NECKLACES                                                  P.4
BEADWEAVING: HERRINGBONE                                              P.4
BEADWEAVING-PEYOTE STITCH                                             P.4
BEGINNING BEADING (#1) DVD                                            P.4
BEGINNING DROP & EARRINGS (#2) DVD                                    P.4
BEGINNING FOUR HARNESS                                                P.22
BEYOND PURL DVD                                                       P.9
BIRDS IN THE AIR BOOK & DVD                                           P.17
BLOUSE OR DRESS, YOU CAN DVD                                          P.21
BOBBIN LACE                                                           P.14
BOUNDWEAVING                                                          P.22
BRAZILIAN EMBROIDERY VIDEO                                            P.14
BUTTONHOLES & BANDS                                                   P.9
CARD WEAVING                                                          P.23
CARDIGAN DETAILS-S51                                                  P.9
CHAIR CANING VIDEO                                                    P.3
CHANTILLY LACE DVD                                                    P.9
CHARKHA SPINNING: TIPS DVD                                            P.18
CLASSIC CROCHET GRANNY SQUARES VIDEO                                  P.5
CLOQUE DVD                                                            P.6
COLOR INTERACTION                                                     P.23
COME BYE! AND AWAY!                                                   P.18
COMPLETE METALSMITH                                                   P.4
COMPREHENSIVE BEAD STRINGING                                          P.4
CONTINENTAL KNITTING, WISEMAN                                         P.9
COPY READY-TO-WEAR DVD                                                P.21
CORNICE BOARDS                                                        P.15
CROCHET BASICS VIDEO                                                  P.5
CROCHET FROM START TO FINISH                                          P.5
CROCHETER'S GUIDE                                                     P.5
CROCHETING A CARDIGAN                                                 P.5
CROSS STITCH WITH ERICA WILSON VIDEO                                  P.15
CUT PILE RUG WEAVING                                                  P.23
DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS BOOK & DVD                                       P.16
DEVORE DVD                                                            P.6
DISCHARGE PRINTING W/ VAT DYES DVD                                    P.6
DISCHARGE USING THIOUREA DIOXIDE DVD                                  P.6
DOUBLE PINWHEEL BOOK & DVD                                            P.16
DOUBLE WEAVE                                                          P.23
DRESS YOUR LOOM SWEDISH WAY VIDEO                                     P.24
DRESS YOUR SWEDISH DRAWLOOM VIDEO                                     P.23
DROP SPINDLE SPINNING                                                 P.18
EGG MONEY QUILTS-BOOK & DVD                                           P.16
ENTRELAC KNITTING HATS & BAGS DVD                                     P.10
ENTRELAC SOCK/SEAMLESS ARGYLE VIDEO                                   P.10
FABRIC PAINTING SILK & COTTON                                         P.7
FAIR ISLE VEST-S54 VIDEO                                              P.10


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                                                         P.27
FAROE ISLAND KNITTING-S52 VIDEO                                       P.10
FEATHERWEIGHT FELT                                                    P.18
FELTING-GARMENTS, VICKREY                                             P.18
FELTMAKING BY HAND, VICKREY                                           P.19
FIBER DYEING: IMMERSION & PAI                                         P.7
FIBER DYEING: IMMERSION & PAI                                         P.19
FIBER PREPARATION/MULTI-COLOR                                         P.7
FIBER PREPARATION/MULTI-COLOR                                         P.19
FINISHING TOUCH                                                       P.10
FOOLPROOF BUTTONHOLES DVD                                             P.21
FORMATION OF LACE STITCHES & LACE SHORTHAND VIDEO                     P.10
FREEFORM CROCHET DVD                                                  P.5
FREEFORM KNITTING DVD                                                 P.10
GLASS BEAD MAKING TURKEY& GHANA DVD                                   P.5
GRANDMOTHER'S GARDEN QUILT VIDEO                                      P.17
HAND KNITTED LACE, WISEMAN VIDEO                                      P.10
HANDKNITTERS GUIDE KNIT SOCKS-HAND DVD                                P.11
HANDKNITTER'S GUIDE TO FINISH                                         P.10
HANDSPINNING: ADVANCED TECH                                           P.19
HANDWOVEN FABRIC: STRUCTURE & PATTERN                                 P.23
HOOKING & BRAIDING RUGS VIDEO                                         P.18
HOW 2 SHIRRET VIDEO                                                   P.15
HOW TO KNIT SOCKS-HAND VIDEO                                          P.10
HOW TO KNIT SOCKS-MACHINE;SOLO VIDEO                                  P.11
HOW TO SWEATER NECK DOWN DVD                                          P.11
ICELANDIC TURKISH COAT                                                P.11
I-CORD GLOVES S42 VIDEO                                               P.11
IKATS OF SUMBA, INDONESIA                                             P.7
IMAGERY TRANSFER DVD                                                  P.6
INTARSIA FOR MACHINE KNITTING VIDEO                                   P.11
INTERMEDIATE SKIRT, YOU CAN DVD                                       P.20
INTRO TO NEEDLE FELTING                                               P.19
INTRO TO WEAVING                                                      P.22
IRISH CHAIN VIDEO                                                     P.17
JUMPER, YOU CAN DVD                                                   P.21
KALAGAS: BURMESE EMBR TAPESTR                                         P.7
KALAGAS: BURMESE EMBR TAPESTR                                         P.15
KENTE: WOVEN CEREMONIAL                                               P.7
KENTE: WOVEN CEREMONIAL                                               P.23
KNIT REPAIR TECHNIQUES VIDEO                                          P.11
KNITTED TRIMS                                                         P.11
KNITTING AROUND, VIDEO                                                P.12
KNITTING FROM START TO FINISH                                         P.11
KNITTING GLOSSARY                                                     P.12
KNITTING WITH ERICA WILSON VIDEO                                      P.11
KNITTING WORKSHOP                                                     P.12
KNITTING, MULTI-COLOR TECH                                            P.12
KUMIHIMO                                                              P.8
KUMIHIMO                                                              P.23
LAST NOMADS OF THE YAYLA                                              P.8
LEARN THE CONTINENTAL STYLE DVD                                       P.12
LEARN TO KNIT WITH LAURA JEAN DVD                                     P.12
LEARN TO KNIT, WISEMAN VIDEO                                          P.12
LOVE OF QUILTING 400 SERIES DVD                                       P.17
LOVE OF QUILTING 500 SERIES DVD                                       P.17
LOVE OF QUILTING 600 SERIES DVD                                       P.17
LOVE OF QUILTING 700 SERIES DVD                                       P.17
MACHINE KNITTER'S UH OH VIDEO                                         P.12
MACHINE QUILTING PRIMER                                               P.17
MAKING OF A KILIM                                                     P.8
MANANITA-LACE PONCHO-S47 VIDEO                                        P.12
MECHANICAL & CHEMICAL RESISTS DVD                                     P.6
MILANESE LACE DVD                                                     P.14
MIMBRES VEST                                                          P.12
MIRROR WORK & EMBROIDERY                                              P.8
NAVAJO WEAVING: SHARING                                               P.24
NEEDLE TATTING                                                        P.15
NEEDLEPOINT/ERICA WILSON VIDEO                                        P.15


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                                                         P.28
OOPS: CORRECTING KNITTING MISTAKES DVD                                P.12
ORIGAMI VIDEO                                                         P.16
PANTS, YOU CAN DVD                                                    P.21
PERUVIAN KNITTED HATS                                                 P.8
PERUVIAN KNITTED HATS                                                 P.13
PINING FOR YOUR SPIRIT VIDEO                                          P.3
PLEATED DRAPERIES                                                     P.16
POCKET PARTICULARS DVD                                                P.21
PRECIOUS PETTICOATS DVD                                               P.21
PRINTING W/ DISPERSE DYES DVD                                         P.6
PUZZLE-PILLOW BLANKET-S45 VIDEO                                       P.13
QUILT IN A DAY LOG CABIN BOOK & DVD                                   P.17
QUILTING WITH ERICA WILSON                                            P.17
RADIANT STAR BOOK & DVD                                               P.16
RAIL FENCE VIDEO                                                      P.18
RESTORE TRAD STYLE LAMP SHADES DVD                                    P.16
REUPHOLSTERING THAT OLD CHAIR-DVD                                     P.21
RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING I                                                P.24
ROMAN AND BALLOON SHADES                                              P.16
ROUND THE BEND VIDEO                                                  P.13
RUG BRAIDING - ROUND RUGS VIDEO                                       P.18
RUG BRAIDING WITH VERNA (OVAL) VIDEO                                  P.18
RUG BRAIDING-RECTANGULAR VIDEO                                        P.18
RUG HOOKING &: BRAIDING MADE EASY VIDEO                               P.18
RUG WEAVING                                                           P.24
RUSSIAN INSP LACE SHAWL DESIGNS DVD                                   P.13
RUSSIAN INSP LACE SHAWL TECHNIQUES DVD                                P.13
RUSSIAN TAPE LACE DVD                                                 P.14
SADDLE-SLEEVE SWEATER-53 VIDEO                                        P.13
SEVEN SECRETS TO PROF JEWELRY (7) DVD                                 P.5
SEW--YOU WANT TO GET FANCY-DVD                                        P.21
SHAPING IN PLAITING FOOTED BASK VIDEO                                 P.3
SHAPING IN PLATING HANGING BAS                                        P.3
SHAWL COLLARED VEST-S48 VIDEO                                         P.13
SHEPHERD'S PUP DVD                                                    P.19
SHIRTMAKING TECHNIQUES VIDEO                                          P.22
SILK FUSION VIDEO                                                     P.19
SIMPLE SKIRT, YOU CAN DVD                                             P.20
SLIPCOVERS, LEARN TO MAKE VIDEO                                       P.22
SMOCKING TOMORROW'S TREASURES                                         P.22
SOCK II: HOW TO KNIT 2 SOCKS AT THE SAME TIME DVD                     P.13
SOCKS I: HOW TO KNIT SOCKS ON 2 CIRCS DVD                             P.13
SOCKS III: DVD                                                        P.13
SPIN EXOTIC FIBERS/NOVELTY                                            P.20
SPINDLES AROUND WORLD DVD                                             P.19
SPINNING & PLYING TEXTURED YARNS                                      P.19
SPINNING COTTON SILK & FLAX                                           P.20
SPINNING ON THE CHARKA DVD                                            P.20
SPINNING WOOL-BASICS & BEYOND                                         P.20
SPLENDOR IN THE HIGHLANDS                                             P.8
SPLENDOR IN THE HIGHLANDS DVD                                         P.24
SPLINT BASKETRY I VIDEO                                               P.3
SPLINT BASKETRY II VIDEO                                              P.3
STILL STRIPPING BOOK & DVD                                            P.17
SUPPLEMENTARY WARP                                                    P.24
SWAG TREATMENTS                                                       P.22
SWEATER FINISHING-HAND/MACHINE VIDEO                                  P.13
SWEDISH DUBBELMOSSA SCARF                                             P.13
SWEDISH WEAVING DVD                                                   P.15
TAILORED BLOUSE, YOU CAN DVD                                          P.21
TAILORED JACKET, YOU CAN DVD                                          P.21
TAKE TIME!                                                            P.20
TAPESTRY CROCHET                                                      P.5
TAPESTRY LEVEL I                                                      P.24
TAPESTRY LEVEL II                                                     P.24
TAPESTRY TECHNIQUES FOR FABRIC                                        P.25
TAPESTRY TECHNIQUES FOR RUG                                           P.25
TATTED LACE FROM START TO FIN                                         P.15


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                                                         P.29
TATTING I                                                             P.14
TATTING II DVD                                                        P.14
TEMARI TOGETHER                                                       P.15
TEMARI TOGETHER VID & BOOK                                            P.15
THAI HILLTRIBE EMBROIDERIES                                           P.8
THAI HILLTRIBE EMBROIDERIES                                           P.15
THAT'LL DO!                                                           P.20
THREE TECHNIQUES, WISEMAN VIDEO                                       P.14
TIE-DYE 101 DVD                                                       P.22
TIPS & TRICKS                                                         P.25
TRAD NEW ENGLAND BASKETMAKING VIDEO                                   P.3
TRADITIONAL FELTMAKING IN TURK                                        P.8
TRADITIONAL FELTMAKING IN TURKEY DVD                                  P.16
TRADITIONAL PERUVIAN WEAVING                                          P.8
TRADITIONAL PERUVIAN WEAVING                                          P.25
TRADITIONAL SILK WEAVING THAIL                                        P.8
TRADITIONAL SILK WEAVING THAIL                                        P.25
TRIANGLE FRAME LOOM WEAVING                                           P.25
TRI-BABIES AND HANDWOVEN VIDEO                                        P.25
TUBULAR WOVEN FINISH                                                  P.25
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD BOOK & DVD                                       P.18
VICTORIAN STYLE LAMP SHADES DVD                                       P.16
VICTORIAN SUGAR SHADES DVD                                            P.16
VID KIT KNITTING UNSPUN SILK                                          P.14
WARP PAINTING PLUS...                                                 P.25
WARPING & LOOM PREPARATION                                            P.26
WARPING BACK TO FRONT                                                 P.26
WARPING ON A SHOESTRING                                               P.26
WEAVE DRAFTING I                                                      P.26
WEAVE DRAFTING II                                                     P.26
WEAVING FOUR SELVEDGE VIDEO                                           P.26
WIRE-LINKED NECKLACES (#5) DVD                                        P.5
WOOL CHALLENGE VIDEO                                                  P.20




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