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7
2015 new books
Macrame Fashion Accessories & Jewelry
• Projects include the tutti frutti bag, ribbon purse, ‘50s belt, cotton-candy scarf, necklaces, and more
• Illustrated directions for creating the basic macramé knots and knitting techniques
• Make pretty flower and butterfly pins for your handbags or blouse
Create your own fashion accessories and jewelry through 20DIYmacramé projects. Illustrated step-by-step directions
for projects at three different skill levels will guide you through the making of your own unique scarves, handbags,
belts, decorative embellishments, and jewelry, including bracelets and necklaces. Give your designs a unique, personal
style by choosing from a wide variety of materials, including satin cotton, wool, rattan, and fancy yarns. Illustrated
descriptions of the basic knots used in macramé are provided, as well as information about knitting techniques, color
selection, and creating embellishments for textiles, such as fringe and netting.This book is perfect for both beginner and
seasoned hobbyists who want to learn a new craft and the fashionista who wants to create her own fashion accessories.
Sylvie Hooghe
considers herself an all-around designer who specializes in the visual arts. Through different
techniques (paper, needlecrafts, ceramics, resin, beads, etc.), she brings together visual arts and crafts. She lives and
works in Provence in southern France.
Size: 8 1/8" x 9 1/8" • 87 color images • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4857-0 • soft cover • $19.99
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Sylvie Hooghe
Paper Jewelry:
55 Projects for Reusing Paper
• Instructions for 55 projects, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and hair accessories
• Re-use a variety of papers from maps and candy wrappers to cardboard and stationery
• A wide variety of projects for everyone from beginning crafters to jewelry artists
With detailed instructions, templates, and colorful photography, this book shows how to craft 55 paper jewelry projects.
Colorful and graphic designs range fromnecklaces, brooches, earrings, and bracelets to hair accessories. Learn how to
find inspiration in awide variety of recycled papers. Projects re-usemaps, stationery, comic books, cardboard, magazines,
and even candy wrappers. The various projects appeal to a wide variety of aesthetics, from the more traditional and
refined to the more contemporary and flamboyant. There are also projects for a wide range of skill levels, making this
an inspiring and practical book for everyone from beginners to established jewelry artists.
Barbara Baumann
is a teacher of textile crafts. After many years of working in adult education she now heads a
school media center. She loves patterns, structures, colors, and materials, as well as helping crafters interpret, collect,
and combine ideas in their work.
Size: 8 1/8" x 9 1/8" • 217 color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4852-5 • soft cover • $34.99
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Barbara Baumann, Photography by Flurina Hodel
Bags for Fashionistas:
Designing, Sewing, Selling
• 25 projects for creating your own stylish handbags for sewers of all skill levels
• Step-by-step instructions include variations of themed bags, from casual to romantic
• Handbag designers give tips for starting your own business
This do-it-yourself book for stylish handbags features 25 projects with more than 500 illustrations. Sewers of all skill levels
will gather the information they need to create many kinds of bags, from casual to romantic, as well as ideas for jazzing up
their old bags. Handbag styles include clutches, totes, makeup cases, and roll-up pencil case. They’re made with a variety
of styles, including lovely vintage, charming felt, and ’80s graphics designs. Chapters include adding accessories and prints
to your bags, and each section ends with an interview with a handbag designer. A wealth of tips and information is also
provided for adding zippers, making the perfect lining, developing your own variation of the handbagmodel, and enlarging
andcopyingdesignpatternsandtemplates.Creatingyourownhandbagcanbefunandrewarding,andalsofashion-forward.
NadineHeintze
is the designer and illustrator behind the handbag label
nanicoldine
.Her bags have beenpublished
in
InStyle
and
Elle
. Nadine’s love of the craft and her passion for unusual and creative bags continues to be her inspiration.
Size: 9" x 10" • 582 color illustrations • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4912-6 • soft cover • $29.99
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