Create your own fashion accessories and jewelry through 20 DIY macramA (c) projects. Illustrated step-by-step directions for projects at three different skill levels will guide you through the making of your own unique scarves, handbags, belts, decorative embellishments, and jewelry, including bracelets and necklaces. Give your designs a unique, personal style by choosing from a wide variety of materials, including satin cotton, wool, rattan, and fancy yarns. Illustrated descriptions of the basic knots used in macramA (c) are provided, as well as information about knitting techniques, color selection, and creating embellishments for textiles, such as fringe and netting. This book is perfect for both beginner and seasoned hobbyists who want to learn a new craft and the fashionista who wants to create her own fashion accessories.
Sylvie Hooghe considers herself an all-around designer who specializes in the visual arts. Through different techniques (paper, needlecrafts, ceramics, resin, beads, etc.), she brings together visual arts and crafts. She lives and works in Provence in southern France.