Macrame

The Craft of Creative Knotting for Your Home

Author: Fanny Zedenius

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

ISBN: 9781849499408

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1429

In recent months there has been an astonishing resurgence in the striking yet simple craft of macramé (first made popular in the 1970s). In Macramé, Fanny Zedenius offers a refreshing twist on the addictive craft. Beginning with the basics, she takes us through all the essentials: what you need to get started, a glossary covering 30 of the most popular knots, tips on how to create different patterns through various knot combinations, and advice on how to hang and display your makes. The book also takes readers through ombre-dyeing, fraying, and customizing with beads, and includes fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for 22 homeware projects such as impressive wall hangings, a beautiful table runner and napkins, whimsical dream catchers, and pretty plant hangers.

Modern Macrame

33 Stylish Projects for Your Handmade Home

Author: Emily Katz

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399579583

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 248

View: 5260

The ultimate guide to creating and styling modern macramé projects in the home from top creative tastemaker and sought-after macramé artist Emily Katz. Macramé--the fine art of knotting--is an age-old craft that's undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the heart of this resurgence is Emily Katz, a lifestyle icon and artist who teaches sold out macramé workshops around the world and creates swoon-worthy aspirational interiors with her custom hand-knotted pieces. Modern Macramé is a stylish, contemporary guide to the traditional art and craft of macramé, including 33 projects, from driftwood wall art and bohemian light fixtures to macramé rugs and headboards. The projects are showcased in easy to follow and photogenic project layouts, guiding both the novice and the more experienced crafter in a highly achievable way. Included with every project are thoughtful lifestyle tips showing how macramé can provide the perfect finishing touch for the modern, well-designed home--whether it's a hundred-year-old farmhouse, a sophisticated loft, or a cozy but stylish rental.

Macramé Plant Hangers

30 Creative Knotted Crafts for Your Stylish Home

Author: Abby Wells

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1510744428

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 4226

Adorn your cozy interiors with hand-woven knotted art and hanging plants. Are you a DIY home decorator or plant lover? We got you! Macramé plant hangers are the perfect little touch to accent your cozy, designer home. Macramé—the art of knotting made popular in the seventies—is now on a revival, bringing trendy boho vibes into your living room, bedroom, and more. And there’s simply no better way to display your hanging plants than stringing them up in handmade woven knots. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned knotter, Macramé Plant Hangers provides thirty easy, stunning projects that will spark your DIY artist’s imagination and get you creating. Follow detailed photographs and instructions to construct patterns with natural cotton string for a softer look or twisted rope for a chunkier, sturdier appearance—suitable for bigger eight-inch pots or small four-inch pots (ideal for succulent fans!). Including a practical beginner’s section of knot basics, as well as customizable variations to add playful beads, funky fringes, and chic rope tassels to your macramé design for “whimsy,” Macramé Plant Hangers is your handy guidebook to adorning interiors with your own custom hand-knotted, vintage art you can be proud of—while keeping it green!

Fray

Author: Julia Bryan-Wilson

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226077829

Category:

Page: N.A

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The New Macrame

Contemporary Knotted Jewelry and Accessories

Author: Katie DuMont

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579902278

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 1436

Now macramé is for making attention-grabbing jewelry, hot accessories, and other projects. Best of all, if you can tie your shoes, you can create any of these great-looking items. No expensive material to buy, no fancy equipment needed, and no experience required. The “Knots 101” course will show you how every stitch is done, so you can get started almost immediately.

Macrame for Beginners and Beyond

24 Easy Macrame Projects for Home and Garden

Author: Amy Mullins,Marnia Ryan-Raison

Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1446375706

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 3552

Discover a fresh, new take on the traditional craft of macrame, a craft that was incredibly popular in the seventies, and which is currently enjoying a renaissance. Macrame projects are the best way to bring the current trend for luxe, boho interiors into your home. This title includes very on trend macrame projects for inside and outside the home. Choose from 12 different projects with an 'easy' and 'more advanced' version for each so you can develop your skills as you go. Learn all the basic macramé knots with the knot tutorial library so you can get started with your favourite projects straight away, whether it's the ubiquitous hanging plant holder or a stunning statement arch for the garden or a doorway.

Häkeln für Dummies

Author: Susan Brittain,Karen Manthey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527710159

Category:

Page: 320

View: 9629

Chinese Knotting

Creative Designs that are Easy and Fun!

Author: Lydia Chen

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462916589

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 116

View: 5106

Knotting, "the joining of two cords," is an old and revered art form in China and an integral part of Chinese life. Since ancient times, Chinese knots have been used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes: to record events, aid in fishing and hunting, wrap and tie items, embellish personal attire, jewelry and fashion, ornament other works of art, and communicate. The intricate knot work and magnificent color combinations not only lent elegance to everyday objects, or a touch of gaiety and enchantment, but were an aesthetic expression of Chinese folk symbolism, expressing wishes for good fortune and wealth or the joys of love and marriage. In craft book Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen first traces the origins, history, and symbolism of this fascinating craft, before taking the reader through the fundamental elements necessary for tying Chinese decorative knots—the materials, implements, and main processes. Step-by-step instructions are then given for the 11 basic knots, which provide the building blocks for the 14 compound knots-combinations and variations of the simple knots-that follow in the next section. The final section presents 41 knotting projects of varying difficulty. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and color photographs, combined with an exciting assortment of creative applications, will help readers discover the relaxation, artistic satisfaction, and beautifully personalized ornamentation that Chinese Knotting can offer.

Kalligrafie für Dummies

Author: Jim Bennett

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527704149

Category: Calligraphy

Page: 366

View: 3937

Mit Sch�nschrift k�nnen Sie gl�nzen: Nicht nur bei Einladungen, Gru�karten oder Urkunden, Sie k�nnen auch mit Etiketten oder Aufschriften viele Alltags- und Gebrauchsgegenst�nde versch�nern. Mit Jim Bennett k�nnen Sie die Kunst der Kalligrafie von der Pike auf lernen. Er erkl�rt Ihnen, welche Federn, welche Tinte und welches Papier Sie ben�tigen und zeigt Ihnen die grundlegenden Techniken, eine Feder richtig zu f�hren. Au�erdem erkl�rt er Ihnen anhand vieler Beispiele zum Nachschreiben, wie Sie die g�ngigen Alphabete der Kalligrafie wie Unzial- und Frakturschriften auf das Papier zaubern.

Die Kelten

Author: Alexander Demandt

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406447983

Category:

Page: 127

View: 8981

Complete Book of Chinese Knotting

A Compendium of Techniques and Variations

Author: Lydia Chen

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462916457

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8794

Make intricate and beautiful Chinese knots with this traditional Chinese craft book. Chinese knotting, the joining of two cords to form symmetrical paterns, is an ancient and revered art form in China and an integral part of Chinese life. Born first out of practical necessity in prehistoric times to bind materials for hunting, fishing, farming, shelters, communication and other inventions to aid production and convenience, Chinese knots were soon employed as decorative motifs on artifacts, both functional and ornamental, and for festive occasions and important rites of passage. Today, more sophisticated designs, materials and applications have rejuvenated this colorful Chinese craft and have attracted a large following worldwide. The Complete Book of Chinese Knotting is the culmination of 20 years of research into the ancient art of Chinese knotting and macrame by renowned authority Lydia Chen. Inspired by the decorative knots embellishing ancient artifacts such as pots, jade, statuary, boxes and paintings, the author has systematically classified the basic knots, many almost forgotten, and their variations, as well as developed new knots using various knotting combinations and innovative materials. In addition to a useful summary of the four major techniques for tying basic Chinese knots and the nine main ways of modifying them, the author introduces 56 brand new knots and creative designs which can be used to make jewelry, ornaments and stylish wardrobe and fashion additions.

Todesahnung

Thriller

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641062837

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 7227

Dieser Albtraum beginnt, wo andere enden Kristin Burns, 27, eine passionierte, aber noch erfolglose Fotografin, verdient sich ihren Lebensunterhalt als Kindermädchen in New York. Als sie eines Morgens von der Schule, in die sie die Kinder gebracht hat, nachhause fährt, sieht sie vor dem Falcon Hotel eine Menschenmenge. Beim Näherkommen erkennt sie, dass sich dort ein Drama mit mehreren Toten abgespielt hat. Instinktiv zückt Kristin ihre Kamera und fotografiert ununterbrochen – bis sie feststellt, dass sich der Reißverschluss eines der Leichensäcke öffnet und eine weibliche Hand daraus hervorkommt ... Ein rasanter, nervenzerreißender Thriller.

Knitting America

Author: Susan M. Strawn, Melanie Falick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610600835

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 697

Finding Moosewood, Finding God

What Happened When a TV Newsman Abandoned His Career for Life on an Island

Author: Jack Perkins

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310318270

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 4921

For twenty-five years, millions of Americans watched Jack Perkins on NBC News as a correspondent, commentator, and anchorman. People were familiar with his face, his bearing, and his rich, reassuring bass. Yet at the age of fifty-two and at the height of his career, Jack Perkins left the world of broadcasting and moved with his wife, Mary Jo, to a bare-necessities cabin on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine. This isolated home they came to call Moosewood was the setting for and the catalyst to Jack and Mary Jo’s spiritual awakening. For thirteen years they endured (and learned to enjoy) snowbound winters, shuttling supplies from the mainland, testing themselves and the strength of their marriage, and discovering the rewards and glories of a close-to-nature life. Which is to say, the rewards and glories of a close-to-God life. As far as the public was aware, Jack Perkins had vanished. In fact, he was doing research; not, for a change, about the unknown private life of a movie star or celebrated artist, but about the unknown sides of himself. Jack’s personal account in Finding Moosewood, Finding God tells a relatable story of one man drawn to cast off a shallow and unsatisfying lifestyle in order to seek out a deeper, more meaningful and spiritual life. Within the course of explaining how their lives were blessedly transformed especially during the cycle of their first year of island living, Jack draws in stories from his long career in an impressionistic, associative way that invites the reader to connect the dots. One finds—as he finally did—that there’d been many hints along the way of a greater plan at work. This rich memoir also contains a photo insert.