Macramé today : contemporary knotting projects / Darlyn Susan Yee.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library||746.42 YEE (Text)||39206020979603||NonFiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780764337994 :
- ISBN: 0764337998
- Physical Description: 47 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Publisher: Atglen, Pa. : Schiffer Pub. Ltd., c2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
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