79 Decorative Alphabets for Designers and Craftspeople

79 Decorative Alphabets for Designers and Craftspeople

by Carol Belanger Grafton
     
 

Comprising over 2,000 unusual copyright-free letters, this volume offers graphic artists, designers, needleworkers, and other craftspeople an extremely useful and versatile resource. Seventy-nine complete alphabets, selected from rare late-19th- and early-20th-century sources, feature a splendid array of styles ― perfect for attracting attention, making a

Overview

Comprising over 2,000 unusual copyright-free letters, this volume offers graphic artists, designers, needleworkers, and other craftspeople an extremely useful and versatile resource. Seventy-nine complete alphabets, selected from rare late-19th- and early-20th-century sources, feature a splendid array of styles ― perfect for attracting attention, making a vivid impression, or simply adding a delightful decorative note.
Choose from delicately flowering capitals, letters bearing fruit, inventive arrow alphabets, needlecraft numerals ― even intertwined snakes forming letters ― along with many other fonts. Needleworkers will particularly cherish the lacy, elegant letters, ideal for embroidery and cross-stitching, and easily adaptable for a tremendous variety of other art and craft needs.
The beauty, versatility, and practical application of these styles make this inexpensive compendium an invaluable resource for studio or workroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486417158
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/21/2001
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.31(d)

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