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In Stitches

Author : Gloria J. Kaufman
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Given in memory of Ethel A. Tsutsui, Ph. D. and Minoru Tsutsui, Ph. D.

In Stitches

Author : Anthony Youn
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The celebrity cosmetic surgery blogger describes his misfit youth as a nerdy Korean-American student with a misshapen jaw whose life-changing surgery led him to become a successful plastic surgeon.

Sailing in Stitches

Author : John Cocker
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Sailing in Stitches relates the story of a circumnavigation in a 74 foot Yawl. Dr. John Cocker, a retired Family Physician and Publisher of STITCHES, the Journal of Medical Humour, decided at age 67 that he still had time for one more adventure. The book relates the planning and purchase of the vessel and then the adventures that happened along the way. A motley crew was assembeld and left Fort Lauderdale in November, 2000. Dr. Cocker, with 20,000 miles of blue water sailing experience, was the only one on board who had sailed out of sight of land before. Heading down the Caribbean to Trinidad and then the Panama Canal, Dr. Cocker relates stories of the sailing, along with anecdotes and incidents that occurred. The vast space of the Pacific, the 3,000 mile leg to the Marquises, when no other boat was seen for three weeks, and the events that occurred on scattered Pacific Islands, together with some natural history, economics and gossip make fascinating reading. From Australia, the voyage headed from Bali through the South China Seas, where they were boarded at night by pirates, then through 'Pirate Alley', the straights of Malacca and to Phucket. Next came the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterreanean, and home across the Atlantic. Dr. Cocker's interest in foreign land, history, geography and people is evident, and his outspoken criticism of regimes and religions make fascinating reading for those of us who choose to stay at home and a guide for those of us who wish to sail.

Travel In Stitches

Author : Patrick Sam
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We all love going on vacation, but getting there isn’t always half the fun. Recent Research has revealed that travelling has been a stressful experience for many, contributing to the increase in blood pressure whilst the recent economic trauma has compounded the problem. In this book, the author tries to reach out to the everyday traveller with this carefully compiled and edited everyday jokes without prejudice. Whether you’re travelling by Plane, Train, Ferry or Coach this book will hopefully put you at ease and put a smile on your face. Most of us who have been involved in the unpleasant and stressful side of travelling can all agree that any antidote to a stressful journey will be more than welcomed. It can equally be enjoyed at home or the work place. Laughter is one of the healthiest antidotes to stress. When we laugh or even smile, Endorphins are released enhancing blood flow to the brain. Laugh a lot and when you’re older all your wrinkles will be in the right places *AND ALWAYS REMEMBER: Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Ps. Author apologizes to anyone who finds any joke offensive. WATCHOUT FOR VOL.2

Greeting Cards in Stitches

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From Hockey to Baseball I kept them in stitches

Author : Ken Carson
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Ken Carson's career as rink rat, athletic trainer and executive has spanned sixty years from junior hockey to the NHL and from major-league baseball to the minors. Carson has sharpened skates with Bobby Orr as his helper; been frightened out of a wrestling ring by Yukon Eric; lived at the arena in Rochester, N.Y.; stitched up players for the Pittsburgh Penguins; celebrated the Blue Jays' first AL East championship on the turf of Exhibition Stadium as the team trainer who doubled as director of team travel. He was the first trainer for two expansion teams in two sports, the Penguins and the Blue Jays, participating in the 1976 NHL All-Star Game and the 1980 MLB All-Star Game. In 1987, Carson became the Blue Jays' director of Florida operations, which included the role of general manager of the Class A team at Dunedin. As a respected minor-league executive, he became president of the Class A Florida State League in 2015. Carson's story, as told to Toronto sports writer Larry Millson, offers a unique perspective of sports over the generations....

In Stitches

Author : Nick Edwards
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The true story of an A&E doctor that became a huge word-of-mouth hit.

Amy Butler s In Stitches

Author : Amy Butler
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Celebrated designer Amy Butler brings her fresh, modern style to the timeless craft of sewing. In this lavishly illustrated collection of patterns, she presents more than 25 charming projects ranging from cushy floor cushions to smart aprons to stylish handbags. Lush photographs inspire, while how-to illustrations and straightforward text (minus the confusing sewing lingo) make it a cinch to achieve beautifully finished projects. In addition, Amy offers thoughtful tips on finding and treating new or vintage fabrics, an easy-to-navigate techniques section, and a glossary and resource guide at back. Whether it's chic placemats and napkins for the kitchen, a luxurious kimono-style robe for the bath, or handy organizer baskets for the home office Amy Butler's In Stitches makes it easy to create beautiful accessories for every room and every mood.

The Geometry of Hand Sewing

Author : Natalie Chanin
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As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child’s play. In The Geometry of Hand-Sewing Chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions (for both right- and left-handed stitchers) for more than 100 stitches—from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one’s repertoire further. To simplify learning, the book also offers downloads for two stitching cards with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These printable cards can be used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.

Retro Fun in Stitches

Author : Jane Prutton
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Retro Fun in Stitches is a collection of pastel animals, cupcakes, flowers and retro vehicles which are perfect to make into cushions, simple gift cards or pictures for the wall. Make birth and wedding samplers by simply adding names and dates using the alphabets provided. Some of these patterns can be used to celebrate family events such as births and weddings or stitch a sweet animal for a bedroom wall. Let your imagination go wild and stitch cupcakes on aprons, make miniature fridge magnets using plastic canvas or a row of cars to make a cake band or a camper van on a giant cushion. The cross stitch designs are a variety of easy and hard pictures making them suitable for a beginners and the more experienced stitcher. Why not start with a simple cupcake or for the more experienced stitcher try the "Congratulations beetle" as a wedding sampler. Add personal details with the alphabet I have included to make a lovely gift.