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


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Detailed instructions, clear diagrams and lovely color photographs combine to make andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt; both attractive and usefuland#8212;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 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:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Hair ornamentsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Earringsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Necklacesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Pendantsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Broochesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Beltsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Bracelets and ankletsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Accents that may be added to items of clothingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;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 purposesand#8212;to record events, to fish and hunt, to wrap and tie items, as ornamental works of art, and even to communicate, andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt; will allow readers to create something for anyone.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Lydia Chenandlt;/Bandgt; 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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Chen, Lydia
Tuttle Publishing
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Chinese knotting; macrame; asian crafts; fashion accessories; Chinese traditions; Chinese craft
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Trade Paperback
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135 projects; 2-color diagrams of techni
279.4 x 215.9 mm

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Beauty and Fashion » Fashion » General and Costumes
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Collecting
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Technique
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Needlework

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