Small crocheted appliques are the perfect way to add flair to a garment or a gift--and there are myriad patterns for you in this booklet!
Looking for a quick and easy craft to make a birthday or holiday special? Small crocheted appliques are the way to go! This 32-page booklet offers easy-to-follow instructions as you delve into a wee holiday project. Thanks to the included patterns, you can slip a small crocheted heart into a Valentine, hang mini crocheted mittens on a winter garland, embellish a baby's onesie with a crocheted rattle, welcome spring with tiny crocheted dragonflies, or congratulate a graduate with a crocheted mortar board and diploma. The ideas and uses are many, and the fun is endless! Holiday Appliques to Crochetincludes patterns that are available in both written and symbol diagrams. Special techniques are explained.
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. Written pseudonymously as "A Square," the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions. This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926), it describes the journeys of A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women-thin, straight lines-are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Through strange occurrences that bring him into contact with a host of geometric forms, Square has adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions) and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions-a revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two-dimensional world. Charmingly illustrated by the author, Flatland is not only fascinating reading, it is still a first-rate fictional introduction to the concept of the multiple dimensions of space. Several films have been made from the story, including the feature film Flatland (2007). Other efforts have been short or experimental films, including one narrated by Dudley Moore and the short films Flatland: The Movie (2007) and Flatland 2: Sphereland (2012).
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