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Canal Book Shop

brought to you by those friendly people at Audlem Mill on the Shropshire Union Canal

The website for canal and waterway books, maps and DVDs

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Our shop, Audlem Mill:

www.audlemmill.co.uk


Needlework kits etc:

www.abacusdesigns.com

Rose Skinner’s Cabin Lace

Charted by Sarah Chanin

Instructions for Rose Skinner’s own cabin lace design (assumes crochet skills).  Original pieces can be seen at Audlem Mill.


Leaflet £2.25

(include £1.50 donation to Shropshire Union Canal Society)

Boatwoman’s Bonnet

Mary Parry

A brief history, and instructions for making your own traditional boatwoman’s bonnet.

Softback

£6.95

Canal Painting, Crochet & Crafts

Canal Arts and Crafts

Avril Lansdell

Boatwomen were competent at needlework, embroidery and crochet and used all of these to embellish their families' clothes and surroundings.

Softback  £5.99


Flowers Afloat -

Folk Artists of the Canals

Tony Lewery

Traditional canal boat painting through the lives of the painters who created it, and the boat families who lived with it.  Hardback

£16.99

Paint Roses and Castles

Anne Young

The “standard” reference diy guide.  Step by step demonstrations of painting roses, daisies, leaves, castle scenes and many more.

Softback

£16.99


The Art of the Narrow Boat Painters

AJ Lewery

The heritage and techniques that define the culture of canal art -diamonds, hearts, clubs, 'roses and castles'.

Softback edition of the book above

£12.00  £8.99



Narrow Boat Painting

AJ Lewery

The heritage and techniques that define the culture of canal art -diamonds, hearts, clubs, 'roses and castles'.

Hardback edition of the book below

£16.00  12.99



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The Clothes of the Cut

Avril Lansdell

An introduction to boaters’ clothing, based on detailed research over twenty years.

Softback

£3.99


Brightwork  Mike Clarke & Sam Yates

The painted decoration of the old working boats on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was one of the most colourful of Britain's folk traditions. Softback

                           £16.50


Roses & Castles

Robert J Wilson


Informative account of traditional canal boat decoration



Softback

£4.99

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Boatman’s Spiderweb Belt

Mary Parry

A brief history, and instructions for making your own belt.


Softback

£7.95

Inland Waterways

(cross stitch charts)
Dave Shaw

Charts and instructions for stitching four inland waterway pictures.


Softback

£4.95

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Cabin Crochet of the Inland Waterways

Janet M Reeve

Traditional and contemporary patterns, with full instructions.


Softback

£3.50



Cabin Crochet of the Inland Waterways  Book 2

Janet M Reeve

Traditional and contemporary patterns, with full instructions.


Softback

£3.50



Cabin Crochet

A Simple Guide

Sarah Chanin and Ann Gardiner

Introduction to cabin crochet, crochet instructions, and several simple patterns to follow.

Softback

£3.50

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Cabin Crochet

“Sea Shells and Wedding Bells”

Sarah Chanin

Instructions to crochet this traditional boat cabin design (assumes some knowledge of crochet).  Leaflet   £1.50 (includes £1.00 donation to Shropshire Union Canal Society)

Cabin Crochet

“Susan”

Sarah Chanin

Instructions to crochet this traditional boat cabin design

(assumes some knowledge of crochet).  Leaflet   £1.50 (includes £1.00 donation to Shropshire Union Canal Society)

Cabin Crochet

“Sue’s Spider Web”

Sarah Chanin

Instructions to crochet this traditional porthole design

(assumes some knowledge of crochet).  Leaflet   £1.50 (includes £1.00 donation to Shropshire Union Canal Society)

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The Joan Turpin Collection

Ann Gardiner

Traditional boat cabin crochet designs - ticket drawer, shelf edging, curtain tie-backs

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£6.95



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Simple Steps to Roses and Castles

Shirley Ginger

Beginners guide to the technique of painting canal roses and castles. Illustrated with drawings and photos.

Softback

£3.50


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From Stem to Stern

John M Hill

Practical guide to all aspects of narrow boat signwriting and decoration - very detailed and comprehensive, with many diagrams and drawings. Wirebound

£10.99

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Rose & Castles

Jane Marshall

History of narrow boat decoration, ’master’ painters and present day painters. Practical guide on how to paint roses, castles, lettering and graining.

Softback   £18.95

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