Discover a fresh, new take on the traditional craft of macrame, a craft that was incredibly popular in the seventies, is currently enjoying a renaissance. Macrame projects are the best way to bring the current trend for hippy luxe, boho interiors into your home.
These tutorials make macrame designs surmountable even to amateur crafters over the course of projects to make wall hangings, plant hangers, rugs, poufs and more, allowing for the incorporation of an earthy and retro vibe to enliven any home.
´´Learn how to make over seventy macramâe knots and small repeat patterns, then use them to create a wide range of projects. Each knot is shown in a close-up photograph with clear step-by-step diagrams showing how they are tied. Starting with the basics, the knots progress on to more complicated and complex designs, but as all are clearly diagramed it is very easy to follow along. This invaluable guidebook opens with a discussion of the different types of threads or cords available, shows a range of clasps and other findings, plus covers the types of beads to use. It also includes lots of tips and useful information like how to set up your work board, and other helpful lessons like how to keep track of the cord ends for less confusion. The thirty-three projects range from simple jewelry pieces like the classic friendship bracelet and watch straps to more complex ones like a variety of bags and baskets. Translated from the Japanese, Macramâe pattern book is an outstanding resource for both new and more experienced ´´knotters.´´´´--
Micro macrame is the technique of making tiny knots with cords that are much thinner than those used in the traditional macrame art of the ´60s and ´70s. With 15 projects, this book turns any novice jewelry maker into a master of this emerging technique. Many of the projects are bracelets, which are popular and quick to work up, but this illustrate
Micro-Macrame Jewelry, Stylish Designs for Everyday Wear by author and designer Kelsy Eason contains 20 plus knotting projects for the beginner. Her teaching style is simple for the beginner to learn and she adds tips throughout the book to make the experience even more enjoyable. Kelsy uses a variety of fiber materials and beads to create designs