Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents (英語) ハードカバー – 2007/6/15
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The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.
In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesuhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsuand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.
"If you are a fan of macrame bracelets or creating friendship bracelets, this will be a fun new knotting technique for you to try. Skilled jewelry makers and novices alike will find this informative book appealing." —AllFreeJewelryMaking.com blog
"This book was a great resource in the art of Chinese knotwork. From the history of the craft to the diagrams of thread movement and the variety of crafts involved, it is a keeper." —Bookgirl Knitting: An Eclectic Book Blog
"Chinese knotting, often called Chinese macrame, is a celebrated ancient art form. By joining two silk or cotton cords into intricate patterns, a variety of beautiful shapes are formed. These shapes are the focus of this book which features jewelry, accessories, and even footwear designs! Learn basic knots like Button, Cloverleaf, Good Luck, Round Brocade, and Tassel following figure are drawings that show you each step of the way. You'll be inspired to add embellishments to clothing, purses, and scarves, as you learn how to manipulate and knot cording." —Craft Ideas Magazine
"Broken down into several knot types, including Basic Knots, Compound Knots, and Tassel Designs, Fun with Chinese Knotting breaks down Chinese knotting into the most basic steps and outlines them with color illustrations and photos. You can also see a variety of projects to make for each knot and get great ideas on how you can use these knots to create lovely accessories and home decor." —FaveCrafts blog --このテキストは、絶版本またはこのタイトルには設定されていない版型に関連付けられています。