Synopses & Reviews
“Material of choice is wire—as in screens, meshes, and filaments....Tools and equipment are simple, such as glues, pliers, and cutters....more than 60 fairly easy-to-follow patterns, from a wrapped amber necklace and decorated goblets to a wondrous mesh handbag.”—Booklist.
“Fun project ideas.”—Good Housekeeping.
Wire can make distinctive jewelry, table accessories, candleholders, frames, lampshades and lamp bases, and all sorts of interesting containers, including baskets, bud vases, and bottles. Each project showcases wire's versatility, created simply by bending, wrapping, and forming it. Complete patterns come with instructions and photos that display shiny gold, silver, copper, brass and bronze, and the matte look of aluminum and steel, in styles that range from fancy to funky, formal and informal, traditional or modern. "Just when we thought nothing was truly new under the arts-and-crafts sun, up pops...yet another new handmade wrinkle. This time the material of choice is wire...The author is a Georgia pro who, within her career lifetime, has written more than 2,000 instructions and directed more than 40,000 projects. Tools and equipment are simple...Baskett conjures up more than 60 fairly easy-to-follow patterns...with flair."--Booklist.
3Material of choice is wire 7as in screens, meshes, and filaments. Tools and equipment are simple, such as glues, pliers, and cutters...more than 60 fairly easy-to-follow patterns, from a wrapped amber necklace and decorated goblets to a wondrous mesh handbag. 4 7"Booklist. 3Fun project ideas. 4 7"Good Housekeeping.