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Sewing Love: Handmade Clothes for Any Body By Sanae Ishida Cover Image
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Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques (Dover Fashion and Costumes) By Kristina Harris (Editor) Cover Image
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A Beginner's Guide to Sewing by Hand and Machine: A complete step-by-step course By Jane Bolsover Cover Image
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A Beginner's Guide to Making Curtains, Shades, Pillows, Cushions, and More: 50 step-by-step projects, plus practical advice on hanging curtains, choosing fabric, and measuring up By Vanessa Arbuthnott, Gail Abbott Cover Image
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Sewing Happiness: A Year of Simple Projects for Living Well (Sanae Ishida Sews) By Sanae Ishida Cover Image
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Design Your Own Tees: Techniques and Inspiration to Stitch, Stamp, Stencil, and Silk-Screen Your Very Own T-Shirts By Jennifer Cooke Cover Image
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Sew Home: Learn Design Basics, Techniques, Fabrics & Supplies - 30+ Modern Projects to Turn a House Into Your Home By Erin Schlosser Cover Image
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Daydream Journals: Memories, ideas and inspiration in stitch, cloth & thread By Tilly Rose Cover Image
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First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Learn By Doing - Step-by-Step Basics and Easy Projects By Editors of Creative Publishing international Cover Image
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You Will Be Able to Sew Your Own Clothes by the End of This Book By Juliet Uzor Cover Image
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Couture Sewing Techniques By Claire B. Shaeffer Cover Image
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Quilts from Quarters: 12 Clever Quilt Patterns to Make from Fat or Long Quarters By Pam Lintott, Nicky Lintott Cover Image
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Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.

 

New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.