Author: Marchen Art Studio
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
"Learn how to make over seventy macramâe knots and small repeat patterns, then use them to create a wide range of projects. Each knot is shown in a close-up photograph with clear step-by-step diagrams showing how they are tied. Starting with the basics, the knots progress on to more complicated and complex designs, but as all are clearly diagramed it is very easy to follow along. This invaluable guidebook opens with a discussion of the different types of threads or cords available, shows a range of clasps and other findings, plus covers the types of beads to use. It also includes lots of tips and useful information like how to set up your work board, and other helpful lessons like how to keep track of the cord ends for less confusion. The thirty-three projects range from simple jewelry pieces like the classic friendship bracelet and watch straps to more complex ones like a variety of bags and baskets. Translated from the Japanese, Macramâe pattern book is an outstanding resource for both new and more experienced "knotters.""--
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 macram� 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.
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.
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.
Author: Laura Williams
Release Date: 2011-03-29
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Instructs crafters on how to make dozens of decorative knots that can be used to create jewelry, sharing step-by-step instructions on a variety of techniques while providing 15 jewelry projects that use traditional and modern styles. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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.
From colorful statement necklaces and bracelets to anklets and cuffs adorned with beautiful beads and stones, the 20 stunning pieces in Bohemian Macramé may look complicated--but they actually have a surprisingly simple construction. Full-color step-by-step images and comprehensive instructions ensure that even first-time crafters of macramé jewelry will achieve impressive, attention-grabbing results.
Macramé at Home is the easy, DIY way for anyone to add an earthy, boho vibe to their homes with 20 gorgeous décor projects, including a variety of wall hangings, unique plant hangers, a rug, hanging light, pillow, floor pouf and more. An ancient fiber art, macramé utilizes knots and cotton rope in intricate patterns. The art has had multiple moments in the spotlight; many people remember its widespread popularity in the 70s. With the “back to nature” movement, macramé has made a modern-day comeback among young people. Cotton-corded macramé planters and wall hangings can be found in Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, West Elm and Etsy shops. Now you can make you own décor at the same quality level as these high-end retailers but with a unique artisanal flair, thanks to Natalie Ranae’s stunning creations shared in this book. With beginner-friendly step-by-step projects and a helpful guide to common macramé knots, anyone can pick up this craft and get impressive results from their first project. A huge appeal of macramé is how easy it is to get a variety of different looks with a few basic techniques, so each of the 20 impressive designs features a variation at the end, giving readers endless inspiration to adapt the projects in new ways. Readers will be amazed at how easy it is to create stunning works of art that add a special touch to their home décor.