Автор: Starmore Alice Название: Alice Starmore`s Book of Fair Isle Knitting ISBN: 0486472183 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486472188 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 4131 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Scotland's Fair Isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-color knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing regional tradition. Starmore's richly illustrated guide offers both beginning and advanced knitters a complete workshop in the Fair Isle style. It not only explores the art's history, patterns, and traditional techniques but also encourages knitters to develop their own creativity. Starmore explains the traditional Fair Isle techniques of circular knitting and presents detailed tutorials on incorporating classic motifs, exploring color schemes, and creating unique patterns and designs. She sharesfourteen of her own original designs, including patterns for cardigans, vests, fishermen's sweaters, hats, gloves, and mittens. More than 250 photographs, drawings, and easy-to-follow charts illustrate sources of inspiration, simple instructions, and spectacular results. Knitting devotees agree: If you have only one book of Fair Isle patterns, this is the one to have "
Описание: In the course of her career as an internationally recognized authority on knitting design and instruction, Alice Starmore has acquired a remarkable collection of charted designs for color knitting. This treasury features a choice selection of her source material, arranged into four parts: (1) Traditional patterns from Europe, Russia, and South America (2) Adaptations from textiles and other art, including Japanese porcelain and Celtic metalwork (3) Alice Starmore's own geometric and nature-inspired originals (4) Practical instructions that explain how to incorporate these motifs into unique designs. Suitable for beginning as well as advanced color knitters, these charted designs can also be adapted to other crafts, including weaving and embroidery. The first U.S. publication of Charts for Color Knitting, this new and expanded version explains how to incorporate color into your work and features color photographs of knitted swatches created expressly for this Dover edition.
Exotic birds and butterflies, hypnotic paisley prints, and flowers galore -- these mehndi designs offer colorists an array of exciting challenges. Derived from the ancient art of henna body painting, 31 striking patterns are based on authentic Indian, African, and Middle Eastern sources. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Mehndi Designs and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Автор: Noble Marty Название: Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art ISBN: 0486438600 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486438603 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 959 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: The ancient, traditional art of henna body painting - widely used in India, Africa and the Middle East - has also become highly popular in the West. This design collection incorporates scores of these lovely patterns (largely Indian) that cover hands, forearms and feet. Included are fine line, lacy and paisley motifs; assorted floral borders, heart-shaped insets and repeat patterns featuring abstracts and woven tendrils.
Автор: Feller Josef Название: Traditional Ironwork Designs ISBN: 0486443620 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486443621 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 1648 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From an exceptional collection of the finest examples of German ironwork comes this rich source of royalty-free images for artists and craftspeople. More than 270 illustrations depict a broad variety of magnificent ironworks from the city of Dusseldorf, with finely rendered examples of the craft ranging from elaborate castle gates to ornate weather vanes. Balustrades, screens, balcony railings, and other decorative ironworks abound in this handsome compilation. Derived from a rare, turn-of-the-century portfolio, these splendid designs offer uncommon glimpses of a rich array of motifs that are sure to inspire and delight designers, architecture enthusiasts, antique lovers, and devotees of vintage ironwork."
Автор: Hollingworth Shelagh Название: Traditional Aran Knitting ISBN: 048644807X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486448077 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 2062 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Learn how to turn creamy untreated wool into sturdy, stylish, cosy Aran specialities - pullovers, cardigans, hats, mitts, shawls and jackets.
Название: 2,286 Traditional Stencil Designs ISBN: 0486268454 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486268453 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 1786 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A unabridged republication of two catalogs (ca. 1918 and ca. 1920) of "Excelsior" fresco-stencils , originally published by H. Roessing, Chicago. A preface and a publisher's note have been added to the present edition. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Описание: "I think I was lucky in the timing -- I learned to knit just when your book first came out. The other books on the subject seemed to be aimed at people who already knit. . . . and it] is the only one I read for pleasure, not just for patterns." -- Gordon Reid, www.ganseys.com "For years knitters have been pining for the return of Michael Pearson's lovely book, Traditional Knitting, complete with historical notes, charts, photos and patterns for Fair Isle, Guernsey, and Aran sweaters. Once again, our wish is granted by dear Dover." -- Meg Swansen, Schoolhouse Press "A fascinating and well researched book." -- Evening Press After visiting the remote fishing villages of Scotland and England, Michael Pearson compiled this extensive record of unique patterns. His sources include oral traditions, documents, family albums, and photos. Pearson combines a social history of the villages and the living history of these crafts with detailed patterns and practical instructions for knitters. For this revised and expanded edition, the author has added an extensive selection of new pattern charts and full knitting instructions, making this essential work even more valuable to lovers of traditional knitting. "Great collection of patterns. So much history. I learned so many interesting things. The pictures were amazing and definitely my favorite part. A history and knitting lesson wrapped up in one book." -- Debbie's Bookcase
Автор: Compton Rae Название: The Complete Book of Traditional Knitting ISBN: 0486476472 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486476476 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 2062 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Knitters of all skill levels will find this volume an excellent source of inspiration as well as a guide that ranges from familiar Shetland and Fair Isle patterns to charming, lesser-known styles of Norway, Greece, Turkey, and other countries. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and charts, it also provides instructions for 13 traditional garments.