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Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents

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The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt;, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesand#249;hair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsand#249;and as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

Synopsis:

With over 38 million Americans knitting and crocheting, and the popularity of handicrafts still on the rise, Fun with Chinese Knotting is sure to find a large and eager audience

Synopsis:

The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Lydia Chenandlt;/bandgt; is a leading authority on traditional Chinese decorative knotting. She has taught knotting at colleges, held several exhibitions of her work, and authored several books on the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Origins and History

Basic Techniques

123 Fashion Ideas

More Advanced Knots

135 Ways to Apply Knots

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804836784
Author:
Chen, Lydia
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
chinese knotting; chinese fashion; fashion; chinese jewelry; jewelry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
135 projects; 2-color diagrams of techni
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 34 oz

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With over 38 million Americans knitting and crocheting, and the popularity of handicrafts still on the rise, Fun with Chinese Knotting is sure to find a large and eager audience
"Synopsis" by , The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

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