Macrame Pattern Book: Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects (Paperback)

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Are you itching for a hobby? Something hands-on that allows you the freedom to express your creativity and unwind at the same time? Do you love having unique, handmade items that you can take pride in?

Satisfy your urge to create with the Macramé Pattern Book!

This book is your key into the ancient art of Macramé, the craft of tying knots to create a wide range of projects. You'll first learn the basics. This guide includes clear, step-by-step tutorials with close up photographs for over seventy macrame knots and small repeat patterns. Then, when you're ready to take it to the next level, the knots progress on to more complex designs, but the clear and straightforward diagrams make it a cinch to follow along!

Not only will you learn how to form the knots, but this invaluable guidebook covers the different types of threads or cords available, and shows a range of clasps, beads, and other findings you can use to add a personal touch to your knotwork. It also includes tons of expert tips like how to best set up your work board and how to keep track of the cord ends for less confusion.

In no time, you'll master the thirty-three projects featured in the book ranging from small-scale jewelry like a classic friendship bracelet to more intricate, large-scale ones like bags and wall-hangings, each with your own beautiful touch. Order your copy and start creating today!

About the Author

MARCHEN ART is a craft studio based in Tokyo. Technical supervision for Macrame Pattern Book: Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects was provided by the Japan Macrame Association (J.M.A.).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250034014
ISBN-10: 1250034019
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: June 11th, 2013
Pages: 160
Language: English


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