This new cardmaking compendium comprises material from the following 18 titles in the Handmade Greetings Card series: Punched Cards, Embossed Cards, Eyelet Cards, Glitter Cards, Metal & Wire Cards Polymer Clay Cards, Silk Ribbon Cards, Card & Thread Cards, Quick Parchment Cards, Glass Painted Cards, Tea Bag Folded Cards, Peel-Off Cards, Rubber Stamped Cards, Watercolour Cards, Beaded Cards, Quilled Cards, Three-Dimensional Cards and Iris Folded Cards. The compendium features the introductions and techniques sections from the original titles with projects that have not appeared in any previous compendium. Together they make an exhaustive guide to cardmaking techniques that will inspire beginners and experienced craftspeople alike.
Julie Hickey is a regular contributor to "Crafts Beautiful" and "Practical Crafts" magazines. Polly Pinder is a former graphic design professor at Wakefield District College. She has written and illustrated several craft books and also designs bed linens and wallpapers. Judy Balchin is a book jacket and television title designer. A former graphics assistant for the BBC Television Centre and lettering artist, she also designs craft kits and runs workshops in silk painting, glass painting, and painting on porcelain. Michelle Powell is the editor of "Practical Crafts" magazine.
Fourteen creative crafters show how to create beautiful cards using techniques such as rubber stamping, quilling, beading, watercolour painting, punching and many more. All the projects are clearly demonstrated using step-by-step photography and there are plenty of wonderful card ideas to inspire beginners and experienced crafters alike. * Eighteen techniques simply explained * Over 400 step-by-step photographs * The perfect way to try new crafts * Cards for any occasion