Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Woven treasures: one-of-a-kind bags with folk weaving techniques

By Lamb, Sara

Publishing Date: 2009

Classification: 700

Call Number: 746.14 LAM

With weaving enjoying a resurgence in popularity among crafters and cottage industries worldwide, this guide enables novice weavers to explore basic folk techniques and styles to produce beautiful and evocative handcrafted works of art. From creative conception to completion, aspiring fiber artists are given accessible yet in-depth instructions on hand-manipulating weaving techniques, such as soumak, twining, cut pile, cardweaving, inkle weaving, and plain weave. Containing six easy-to-follow weaving tutorials and projects for eight exquisite hand-woven bags, this manual encourages personal, creative distinctions and promotes understanding and appreciation of the color and textural components of traditional folk weaving style. Designed to instill a sense of creativity and accomplishment through the learned techniques and finished product, this delightful guide is certain to become an essential reference for those starting out in the rewarding and inspirational field of fiber arts.

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Knit prayer shawls: 15 wraps to share

Publishing Date: c2010

Classification: 700

Call Number: 746.432

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America, 1585: the complete drawings of John White

By White, John

Publishing Date: c1984

Classification: 700

Call Number: 759.2 WHI

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The saddest music ever written: the story of Samuel Barber's Adagio for strings

By Larson, Thomas

Publishing Date: 2010

Classification: 700

Call Number: 780.92 LAR

Explores the history and influence of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, which has become a seminal funeral hymn, and contains a sadness mirrored in the composer's own melancholic life of alcoholism and depression.

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Snow and ice climbing

By Barry, John

Publishing Date: c1987

Classification: 700

Call Number: 796.522 BAR

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