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Chip Carving Pennsylvania Dutch Designs

Chip Carving Pennsylvania Dutch Designs

Pam Gresham

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This new book by Pam Gresham explores the wealth of design motifs developed by the German immigrants to Pennsylvania. These Pennsylvania “Dutch” designs are perfect for the medium of chip carving. Flowing lines combine with geometrical forms to create delightful and challenging patterns for the chip carver. Pam applies a variety the designs to a “Wilkom” plaque and a beautiful bible box. She leads the reader step-by-step through the process of chip carving each of these creations. In addition there is a gallery where the Pennsylvania Dutch designs are applied to other objects with wonderful results. For chip carvers who are familiar with Pam’s other books, this is a welcome addition. For those new to chip carving, this new book will inspire and guide you through the process of this delightful craft.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 250 step-by-step color photos, patterns | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780887407116 | Binding: soft cover