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Macramé today : contemporary knotting projects / Darlyn Susan Yee.

Yee, Darlyn Susan. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 746.42 YEE (Text) 39206020979603 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780764337994 :
  • ISBN: 0764337998
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Atglen, Pa. : Schiffer Pub. Ltd., [2011]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47).
Formatted Contents Note:
Historical and cultural relevance. Arabic origin of macramé ; Sailor's knotting ; Religious and regal adornments ; Victorian arts ; 1960s and 1970s rediscovery ; Recurring focus on wearable art ; Presence in contemporary art -- Tools and supplies. Working surfaces ; Pins ; Needles ; Cutting implements ; Holding tools ; Bundling aids ; Planning aids -- Choosing fiber for a project. Strength ; Flexibility ; Comfort ; Care ; Visual attributes -- Preparing to work. Measuring ; Bundling or wrapping -- Tying the basic knots -- Beginners projects -- Intermediate projects -- Advanced projects -- Creating gallery.
Summary, etc.:
Knotting as an art form can be very diverse and result in a complex blend of texture and intricate patterns, using such materials as yarn, fiber, and string. With 110 color images and step-by-step instructions, this comprehensive guide provides artists and crafters with a platform for creating beautifully designed wearable and functional art pieces. Basic knotting is reviewed and ten projects of varying skill levels include bracelets, necklaces, scarf, cell phone pouch, and a yoga mat harness. Each chapter includes a list of supplies, materials, knotting techniques, and guidelines for successfully completing your very own creations -- Publisher.
Subject: Macramé.
Macramé > Patterns.

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