Macrame Made Easy: Stylish Patterns and Projects for Beginners (Over 500 Photos and 200 Diagrams) (Paperback)

Macrame Made Easy: Stylish Patterns and Projects for Beginners (Over 500 Photos and 200 Diagrams) By Harumi Kageyama, Tomiko Fujisawa (With) Cover Image
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From knotting a simple spiral bracelet to creating a boho wall hanging--macrame has never been easier or more stylish.

In this book, Japanese macrame and handicraft guru Harumi Kageyama presents illustrated step-by-step lessons that introduce you to 28 different knots and 30 innovative projects, including ornamental, wearable, and useful items such as:
  • Reusable shopping bags that look chic and cut down on waste
  • Knotted handbags and pouches that add a boho touch to any outfit
  • An ornamental feather to embellish just about anything
  • Spiral bracelets that call back to everyone's favorite friendship bracelets
  • Covers to transform glass jars into unique decorative objects for events or home decor
  • And more

While this book offers practical instructions and opportunities to practice what you've learned, it also serves as a resource for inspiration. Once you get the hang of the basics, your imagination and creativity will take over.

About the Author


Harumi Kageyama is a dedicated designer, author and teacher. Her work focuses on upcycling and integrating multiple materials including wire, fabric and wood with knotted cotton and wool. Her teaching focuses on repurposing and recycling the things you already have available around you. She is the author of several innovative craft books in her native Japan--covering everything from weaving on homemade cardboard looms to making useful items with old textiles, wire and wood. www.kageyamaharumi.com Tomiko Fujisawa provided technical assistance and supervision for the projects in this book. She is the senior managing director of Marchen Art Company, her family business and serves as the secretary of the Japan Macrame Popularization Society. www.marchen-art.co.jp Instagram @marchen_art @hamiko39plus_h


Product Details
ISBN: 9780804854726
ISBN-10: 0804854726
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: April 5th, 2022
Pages: 112
Language: English

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