Easy Guide to Sewing Tops and T-Shirts, Skirts, and Pants

Author: Lynn MacIntyre

Publisher: Taunton Press


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 377

View: 433

The New Outdoor Kitchen covers initial design and planning and in subsequent chapters, covers "stove" options; the rest of the kitchen (outdoor refrigerators, sinks, cabinets, and countertops); the entertaining and eating areas (including a discussion of outdoor heaters, and social fireplaces); and, finally, the grace notes of the outdoor kitchen - lighting and sound systems, plantings and water features. Ten portfolio kitchens are laced between the chapters and the book concludes with an extensive source list. The kitchens pictured in the book run from kitchens sited on decks and patios to a small urban back garden set up to elaborate built-in, freestanding outdoor environments.

Fancy Pants

Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 932

Handsome, brew-guzzling American Dallas Beaudine encounters British playgirl Francesca Day on a backwoods English lane, and the two discover a chemistry that allows their respective natures--akin to oil and water--to mix. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Author: Ann Brashares

Publisher: Delacorte Press


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 312

View: 880

The first novel in the wildly popular #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, from the author of The Whole Thing Together and The Here and Now. Some friends just fit together. Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible. Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself. "Funny, perceptive, and moving." --USA Today “An outstanding and vivid book that will stay with readers for a long time.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred, Flying Start “The loving depiction of enduring and solid friendship will ring true to readers.” —The Bulletin, Recommended “A feel-good novel of substance.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred “Uplifting.” —Seventeen

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Complete Collection

Author: Ann Brashares

Publisher: Delacorte Press


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 1584

View: 569

Ann Brashares’s New York Times bestselling Sisterhood novels—The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, and Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood—are available for the first time together in one ebook omni edition. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood With a bit of last summer’s sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the sisterhood who wears them—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—embark on their second summer together. Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood It’s the summer before the sisterhood departs for college . . . their last real summer together before they head off to start their grown-up lives. It’s the time when Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen need their Pants the most. Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. It’s a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Bridget, Tibby, and Carmen, here and now, past and future, together and apart.

From Rat Pants to Eagles and Tweeds

The Memoirs of a Soldier-teacher

Author: James L. Morrison

Publisher: Kent State University Press


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 251

View: 391

Annotation "From Rat Pants to Eagle and Tweeds is James Morrison's firsthand account of experience growing up in the segregated South, his attitudes and approaches to the military as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, and his years as a history teacher at York College in Pennsylvania." "Morrison attended several army service schools; served as a midshipman before and after World War II completed several overseas tours, including service is an American adviser to a Vietnamese Infantry division, 1964-65; obtained an M.A. in history from the University of Virginia and a doctorate from Columbia University; and served on the history faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point for eleven years." "Morrison shares his critique of the army, West Point, and teaching, along with his assessment of the present status of American life and his attitudes toward the quality and effectiveness of army officer education and training. He analyzes some of the pitfalls and the strengths of preparing U.S. military organizations for service now and in the future, and he furnishes the reader with insights into how history is taught at a typical American college." "It is a significant contribution to the study of American military history and will be of interest to military officers, military educators and historians, and alumni of the Virginia Military Institute and West-Point."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


A History Afoot

Author: Laurence Benaïm

Publisher: Vilo Publishing


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 271

View: 761

Pants. Trousers. Knickers. Pajama. Pantaloon...What kind of pants will I wear today? Pants have transformed the history of fashion into something else than just fashion; it is definitely with pants that the real revolutions have happened.

Sassy Pants

Author: Carol Brown

Publisher: Tate Publishing


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 78

View: 598

Sassy Pants lives up to her name for sure! The runt of a litter of nineteen piglets, Sassy Pants is taken to live in the big house with Farmer White and his family-but it doesn't take long for her to act as though she owns the place. She's not content to stay in her box in the kitchen, so she wanders out and makes a mess! She wraps herself in toilet paper, tips over a bucket of mop water, and knocks over Mrs. White's flowers. Right then and there Mrs. White decides Sassy Pants is old enough to go back to the pigpen. But Sassy Pants thinks she's 'a people, not a pig' and decides to escape the pigpen and move back into the big house, where she belongs...or so she thinks. She escapes through the fence day after day and is sent back to the dreaded pigpen day after day. Sassy Pants gets fed up, and no amount of convincing-not even from the top hog-can persuade her that the pigpen is the place for a pig. Deciding that some learn the easy way and some learn the hard way, Farmer White comes up with a surefire plan to keep Sassy Pants in the pigpen. Find out if Sassy Pants learns the easy way...or the hard way.

The General's Pants

Author: Everett A. Blackman




Page: 120

View: 941

The saga of an infamous pair of pants and the role they play when a renegade asylum director and his ragtag band of loonies set out to liberate Paris in defiance of the bureaucratic establishment. A fictionalized account of a World War II incident culled from the pages of "Is Paris Burning?"

Pants for Real People

Fit and Sew for Any Body

Author: Marta Alto

Publisher: Palmer/Pletsch Publishing


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 777

This pattern book features step-by-step instructions on fitting and sewing pants for women of all body types using the twin techniques of tissue fitting and fabric fitting. Important sewing choices are highlighted, including choosing fabrics, selecting appropriate alteration tools, and finding styles that are most flattering. The fit-as-you-sew process of making pants is illustrated with progressive photographs and step-by-step illustrations. A variety of styles are covered, including nonroll, expandable, and contour waistbands; side seam and patched pockets; and easy hems and cuffs. This updated second edition features refinements to the fitting and sewing information and has added instructions on the fitting and sewing of jeans and no-side-seam pants.

Mr. Crabby Pants and the Zoo

Author: J.L. Peck

Publisher: AuthorHouse


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 659

No matter what parents do, sometimes Mr. Crabby Pants takes over their child’s personality. So what is a parent to do? They try to find the fastest way to get Mr. Crabby Pants to leave. After picking up her son from daycare one day, J.L. Peck came up with the idea for Mr. Crabby Pants after she realized her son was crabby. To keep the drive home interesting and fun, she encouraged her son to help make up the story with her. Her son had lots of fun helping to decide the outfit and activities for Mr. Crabby Pants.