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9780804844062

Fun With Chinese Knotting

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804844062

  • ISBN10:

    0804844062

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-02-04
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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Detailed instructions, clear diagrams and lovely color photographs combine to make craft book Fun with Chinese Knotting both attractive and useful—displaying the many creative uses these decorative knots can have, and the great variety of materials used to make them. This delightful book is sure to be a rich source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere. The art of Chinese knotting or macrame, has a surprisingly contemporary appeal, author artist Chen focuses on the decorative uses of Chinese knots to create your own personal fashion accessories which include:
  • Hair ornaments
  • Earrings
  • Necklaces
  • Pendants
  • Brooches
  • Belts
  • Bracelets and anklets
  • Accents that may be added to items of clothing
Chinese knots are attractive and alluring along with being an Asian craft that is relatively easy to learn. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes—to record events, to fish and hunt, to wrap and tie items, as ornamental works of art, and even to communicate, Fun with Chinese Knotting will allow readers to create something for anyone.

Author Biography

Lydia Chen is a leading authority on traditional Chinese decorative knotting. She has taught knotting at colleges, held many exhibitions of her work both at home and abroad, and authored a number of books on the art of Chinese knotting.

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