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Macrame Fashion Accessories & Jewelry
Sylvie Hooghe
• 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 20 DIYmacramé 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
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 29 • AVAILABLE IN July
Deep Relief Wood Carving:
Simple Techniques for Complex Projects
Kevin Walker
• Step-by-step guide teaching deep relief wood sculpture with one elaborate design inspired by nature
• Develop carving skills and knowledge of power and hand tools, wood pressure, and wood grain
• These simple techniques can be used to create a wide range of complex projects
This guide for carving an intricate, three-dimensional dogwood branch sculpture in butternut lends itself
well to wood carvers at most skill levels and will informand inspire carvers to create future 3D relief projects.
The book includes advice on power carving and back-cut techniques, and the step-by-step process is easy
to follow. These simple but innovative methods can be applied to flat-plane furniture or multi-depth relief
and implemented with themes from nature, the arts, or anything else the carver can imagine. The biggest
challenge for many may be taking the opportunity to reflect and hone wood-carving skills and to anticipate
a Best-of-Show quality by slowing down technique. Carvers can control the level of difficulty by modifying
the depth levels. The guide includes invaluable tips on specific chisels, router types and transfer methods, as
well as chapters on sealing, painting, and building a frame, and an inspiring gallery.
KevinWalker
is an artist who is true to his craft. He has developed his own technique over many years
and pushes the limits to create sculptures that inspire and amaze. Each sculpture he creates is one of a kind.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 294 color photos & drawings • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4821-1 • soft cover • $19.99
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 31 • AVAILABLE IN June
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