The Macrame Book
The Macrame Book
By Helene Bress
This very comprehensive book on the craft of Macrame can be used by beginners and experts alike. It explains the basic knots and describes the materials and equipment needed to begin. After giving patterns and directions for simple projects like belts and necklaces, it proceeds to bags and purses in great variety, dress accessories and hangings. More advanced techniques, such as twining and wrapping, the numerous illustrations, both diagrams and photographs, clarify the techniques at every stage. Some outstanding designs by contemporary artists are featured and these, with the author's own enthusiasm and expertise, should inspire the reader to create original pieces of decorative art.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #24428 in Books
- Published on: 1999-07-01
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Binding: Paperback
- 148 pages
Great source of info for everyone! The Macramé Book is an excellent source of techniques and ideas for anyone interested in macramé. It provides beginners with a complete source of required materials and lots of step-by-step diagrams of essential knots. Intermediate and advanced macramers (is that a word?) will get lots of ideas for future projects from the dozens of full-color photographs. And there's more than just macramé here; she integrates other materials to create virtual works of art, rather than just a bunch of tacky belts or something!
Outstanding book. I bought this book more than 10 years ago.I have the 1972 version)Recently (this year) I started reading it and doing the projects.I have never done macramé before.To my surprise I have done the first 4 projects easily and fast.This is a wonderful book .Ms Bress is an excellent teacher.30 years and still great.
The Best. I have been doing Macramé for quite some time and recently I have started to teach it as well. I own a number of Macramé books and I still think this is the best book for beginners to start out with. The illustrations for how to tie the knots are the best that I have seen and there are hundreds of ideas for projects.Click here to order.