Part project book and part history lesson, this unmatched collection of lace patterns offers techniques for embellishment and edgingtoshawls and scarves. The 40 projectsare deciphered, rewritten, charted, and adapted for modern tools and fibers, and are presented with full-color photos and illustrations of both the works-in-progress and thefinished items.Comprehensive information on the tools and techniques of lace knitting helps beginning knitters, and challenging patterns keep experienced and ambitious knitters engaged. Delicate and decorative, the historical lace patterns in this book are adventurous and dynamic."
Make your wedding your own with personalized jewelry! This exciting new title from Sian Hamilton, the editor of Making Jewellery magazine, is the ideal book for jewelry makers eager to learn the intricacies of creating wedding jewelry. Packed with 30 designs, Wedding Jewelry is broken down into six different collections with five different pieces in each collection. The collections are themed as follows: Vintage, Nature, Classic, Lace, Floral and Celtic.
Although the book assumes some jewelry making knowledge, the techniques cover most of the basics that the reader will need to know. In addition to a techniques section, tools and materials are discussed in detail. Sian provides tips to help the bride incorporate colors to match wedding themes, outfits, and more.
Projects include: headpieces, tiara, hairpins, brooches, necklaces, bracelets and earrings.