Make Your Large-Scale Macramé Dreams Come True
If you’ve ever seen a stunning piece of macramé and dreamed of someday being able to make your own . . . now you can! Consider this book your master class on creating large-scale macramé. Natalie Ranae is renowned for her large custom designs. As the follow-up to her bestselling introductory book Macramé at Home, here she takes things up a notch. Combining her years of design expertise and friendly teaching style, Natalie guides you step by step through 12 amazing pieces. From floor-to-ceiling backdrops for your wedding or special event to impressive wall art and multi-plant hangers for your home, these designs are big, bold, beautiful and guaranteed to make an unforgettable statement in any space. Natalie also shares two design tutorials for her most popular macramé pieces: headboards.
These showstopping pieces are best suited for those with previous experience in macramé. The process is achievable thanks to Natalie’s detailed directions and step-by-step photos. Whether you recreate the designs exactly as shown, make your own modifications or use this as an inspiring look-book, every page will have you swooning over Natalie’s boho-chic style and the intricate details in these stunning macramé pieces.
“Fiber artist Ranae (Macramé at Home) provides an appealing guide to supersized versions of macramé.… Ranae’s collection of intricate designs will give creative satisfaction to accomplished fiber artists.”
“Natalie’s statement designs are beautiful and show the breadth of what you can do with macramé. We can’t wait to try them.”
—Emily Katz, author of Modern Macramé
“Filled with unique macramé pieces along with gorgeous photography, Natalie’s second book is guaranteed to inspire.”
—Fanny Zedenius, author of Macramé and Macramé 2
“Unparalleled! Natalie’s exceptional aesthetic meets her innate teaching ability in this larger-than-life resource.”
—Teresa Carter, author of Modern Crochet
“A beautiful and useful manual. Natalie demystifies the process of making large-scale macramé pieces.”
—Windy Chien, author of The Year of Knots
“Natalie’s strong eye for design and beautiful photography give this the feel of a coffee table book, while also being a valuable resource for your macramé practice!”
—Rachel Denbow, author of DIY Woven Art
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.