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Folk Art Gifts: 20 Authentic Hand-Crafted Projects to Make
     

Folk Art Gifts: 20 Authentic Hand-Crafted Projects to Make

by Simona Hill
 
Folk art is a celebration of the skills and artistry of ordinary people from all over the world who have always sought to beautify their simple surroundings and functional household objects with locally available materials and traditional, readily-identifiable motifs. This unique book contains twenty projects inspired by a wide variety of folk cultures ranging from a

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Folk art is a celebration of the skills and artistry of ordinary people from all over the world who have always sought to beautify their simple surroundings and functional household objects with locally available materials and traditional, readily-identifiable motifs. This unique book contains twenty projects inspired by a wide variety of folk cultures ranging from a colorful braided rag rug to textured Christmas tree ornaments made with aid of a ball-point pen. Using metalworking, woodworking and needleworking techniques, home crafters will create gifts to suit every recipient featuring the hearts, birds, flowers and fruit that have warmed hearths and homes for hundreds of years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754801788
Publisher:
Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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