Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents

Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents

by Lydia Chen
     
 
The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesuhair

Overview

The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesuhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsuand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804836784
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Lydia Chen is a leading authority on traditional Chinese decorative knotting. She has taught knotting at colleges, held several exhibitions of her work, and authored several books on the subject.

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