Автор: Spinhoven, Co Название: Celtic Charted Designs ISBN: 0486254119 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486254111 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 545 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sometimes referred to as "the work of angels" because of their elaborate spirals, interlacings, and knotwork, Celtic designs have long been used to create fine art. Their distinctive patterns have appeared on stone- and metalwork, in jewelry, and on magnificent illuminated manuscripts. Now the enduring beauty of this ancient are form is available in a collection specially designed for those who love to do embroidery and needlepoint. Dutch artist and designer Co Spinhoven has adapted over 300 unique designs -- with all their compelling strength, drama, and simplicity -- from the Book of Kells, the Tara Brooch, the Petrie Crown, and many other authentic Celtic sources. Divided into four basic sections, Celtic Charted Designs contains step, fret, and key patterns; spiral work, knotwork, and biomorphic patterns (designs with images resembling forms of living organisms). Patterns range from simple step motifs to ornate, highly stylized elements modeled after animal and plant life. Most designs are suitable for creating lovely needlepoint pillows, cross-stitch pictures, latch-hook rugs, knitted or crocheted garments, woven fabrics, and much more. An easy-to-follow text includes explanatory notes on designs, many of which are presented here for the first time in charted form. Here are patterns that will not only inspire needleworkers but will be welcomed by artists, craftspeople, and students of Celtic history and culture everywhere.
Filet crochet is a simple method of producing beautiful lace by crocheting closed and open squares. This book includes complete instructions for working the squares plus tables, materials, and charts for over fifty projects such as doilies, table cloths, a lampshade, centerpieces, borders and insertions, panels for pillows and bedspreads, baby items, a tray, coffee cloths, and luncheon cloths. Each pattern has a photographs of the finished article, close-up photos of detail work, indications of the amount of thread, and the size of the crochet hook to use.- Crocheters will welcome this unique collection of hard-to-find patterns. They can be used as is, in combination, or as a source to develop your own unique ideas. The charts can be used for cross-stitching, latch-hooking, knitting, or any other forms of counted thread embroidery.
Название: Say It in Danish ISBN: 0486208184 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486208183 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 388 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Celtic Animals Charted Designs ISBN: 0486291251 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486291253 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 466 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Distinguished by its intricate interlacings and elaborate spirals, Celtic art has provided needlecrafters with countless motifs for use in varied projects. This intriguing collection of charted designs by Ina Kliffen incorporates the fascinating shapes of mythical Celtic creatures. Included are forty-three carefully devised color-coded charts depicting a variety of strange and mystifying beasts. Intertwined in the traditional snake-like weaves are eye-catching representations of fabulous fauna that will enhance any needlecrafter's work. Complete instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams enable even beginners to embellish clothing, linens, cushion covers, and other domestic items with a menagerie of eye-catching creations. Ideal for cross-stitch, these unusual designs also work well in needlepoint and other counted-stitch techniques.
Описание: A century ago, a folk art enthusiast collected these ornate, highly stylized designs from among a now-dispersed community of ethnic Germans residing in Transylvania. Nearly 200 designs include birds, flowers, mythical creatures, and other motifs in styles ranging from simple to complex and in themes from medieval to modern. Easily adapted to other crafts projects.
Автор: Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen Название: Mother Goose Charted Designs ISBN: 0486254836 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486254838 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 274 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Lindberg Press, Название: Butterfly Charted Designs ISBN: 0486256391 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486256399 Издательство: Dover Цена: 388 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Among the most colorful of nature's creatures, the butterfly has long been a source of artistic inspiration not only in works of art and literature, but also in jewelry, stained glass, textiles, and a host of other ornamental and decorative areas. Now from one of Europe's most respected publishing houses comes this delightful and inexpensive collection of 45 butterfly charted designs. Available in a number of sizes and often framed by floral and foliate motifs, these delicate patterns can be worked in a variety of needlework forms: counted cross-stitch, needlepoint, latchhook, and more.Create such exquisite beauties as the copper, blue and yellow peacock butterfly, the red-dotted brimstone butterfly, and the bright yellow sulphur butterfly. Also included are patterns for these species: monarch, alfalfa butterfly, cabbage butterfly, old world swallowtail, tiger moth, red admiral, ctenuchid moth, giant swallowtail, ornithoptera paradisea, swallowtail, checkered skipper, mourning cloak, tortoiseshell butterfly, red lacewing, and many more Add exotic, personalized touches to table linen, pillows, cushion covers, and other domestic accessories, or create delicate motifs for wall hangings and samplers. Clear easy-to-follow instructions, detailed charts, and color keys enable needleworkers at all levels to create a treasure chest of beautiful items that will be cherished for years to come. "