Bandboxes: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

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Stackpole Books, Sep 15, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 132 pages
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First made in Elizabethan England, bandboxes remain popular in decorating. Patterns and techniques to make your own.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
Introduction
7
A Brief History of Bandboxes
9
Tools and Materials
13
Basic Skills
19
Project 1 Glove Box
61
Project 2 Heart Box
67
Project 3 Comb Box
75
Project 5 Tea Caddy
89
Patterns for Additional Bandboxes
107
Ideas for Bandboxes
119
Gallery of Early Bandboxes
125
Supplies and Resources
129
Museums and Historic Sites
130
Bibliography
131
Copyright

Project 4 Hexagon Box
81

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About the author (2009)

Edwina Cholmeley-Jones lives in Lititz, Pennsylvania, and has been making bandboxes for more than 30 years. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including American Country Christmas, McCall's Needlework and Crafts, House Beautiful, and Women's World.

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