Ties That Bind: Life's Most Essential Knots and Ties (Finishing Touches Series)

Ties That Bind: Life's Most Essential Knots and Ties (Finishing Touches Series)

by Susan Oliver, Harry Bates
     
 

When we were kids, Mom or Dad taught us how to tie our shoes and fold our clothes. Most of us have been left to our own devices ever since! Finishing Touches is STC's small and stylish answer to our need to relearn all those basic home-keeping skills our parents took for granted.

The Ties That Bind offers a basic repertoire of knots and bows to…  See more details below

Overview

When we were kids, Mom or Dad taught us how to tie our shoes and fold our clothes. Most of us have been left to our own devices ever since! Finishing Touches is STC's small and stylish answer to our need to relearn all those basic home-keeping skills our parents took for granted.

The Ties That Bind offers a basic repertoire of knots and bows to make everything from getting dressed to wrapping a present easier. The book provides instructions for executing practical knots; making bows for gifts; and tying scarves, sarongs, and men's neckwear. More than 20 different tying techniques are shown.

Author Bio: SUSAN OLIVER, who learned to sew by watching her mother, designs and sews wedding gowns and couture dresses. She earned her B.A. in English Literature, Fine Arts, and Psychology from Stanford University and her M.A. in Art Therapy from New York University.

DAWN JACKSON-ROBINSON is a researcher at the New York Daily News, where she has worked for 20 years. She received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism at Western Kentucky University and her M.A. in Creative Writing at the City College of New York.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584793823
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Finishing Touches Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.37(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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