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    DescriptionCreate cute sock monkeys and other creatures with this practical and entertaining guide to using up spare socks. Learn how to breathe new life into stray socks with the techniques featured which show you how to choose the right sock, what kind of tools and equipment you need and how to bring the creatures to life by embellishing them with buttons and beads. Stray Sock Sewing combines practical instructions with a whimsical narrative which gives you a glimpse into the wonderful world of sock dolls. A comprehensive techniques section breaks down the sewing essentials into easy-to-follow lessons. Eight full step-by-step projects show you how to use your new-found skills to make cute and cuddly creations such as the lotus kitty, sock pig and Indian elephant. Contents include: Introduction; 1 Gallery - a look at a group of kooky, lovable dolls made entirely from socks; 2 Basic sock doll sewing techniques; specific stitch techniques, embellishments such as buttons and beads 3 The projects - 8 step-by-step projects; Resources; Acknowledgements.


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    Title
    Stray Sock Sewing
    Subtitle
    Making One-of-a-Kind Creatures from Socks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dan Ta, By (author) Are Wei
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 202 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715330166
    ISBN 10: 0715330160
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    DC22: 745.5924
    BISAC V2.8: CRA022000
    Thema V1.0: WFB
    Illustrations note
    300 colour photos
    Publisher
    DAVID & CHARLES
    Imprint name
    DAVID & CHARLES
    Publication date
    26 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Newton Abbot
    Author Information
    Author Daniel Ta enjoyed great success in a career in advertising before deciding to throw it all in to create sock dolls. He now teaches regular workshops about how to make sock dolls and has written a number of books on the subject.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1 Gallery - a look at a group of kooky, lovable dolls made entirely from socks; 2 Basic sock doll sewing techniques; 3 The projects - 8 step-by-step projects; Resources; Acknowledgements.