There are plenty of hair accessories available in the stores but if you want to stand out from the crowd, why not make your own? It really couldn't be easier. The 21 projects in this book include all the possibilities - clips and grips, headbands and hair combs, tiebacks and garlands. The decorative elements are interchangeable giving you the chance to pick and mix, to dip in and out, and to come up with your own combinations. Making your own hair accessories is a great way to sample all sorts of crafts, from knitting and crochet, to beading and wirework, as well as simple sewing and embroidery.
Carol Meldrum has a background in textiles and a love of craft. She has worked as a Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns and has written several craft books including Knitted Icons, Anova's quirky book on knitting your own popstar. Carol lives in Glasgow but teaches craft workshops all over the UK. Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, she has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many High Street fashion outlets as well as internationally renowned hand knit label Rowan, and her unique take on all things textile can be found online at www.beatknit.com and in selected boutique shops in Scotland. Carol's main goal is to give others the confidence to create handmade objects of their own, by sharing skills that have been handed down through generations to produce new and exciting projects that will inspire others to do the same.
* Step-by-step instructions for novice crafters * Original designs to stitch, sew, knit and crochet * Use buttons, beads, ribbons and trims to embellish hair bands and slides to suit your style * These cute and quirky hair clips and combs are quick and easy to make and look fab