Crocheted Accessories introduces crochet makers of all abilities to a new vista of exciting possibilities. This sumptuous step-by-step guide unites traditional crochet skills with contemporary fashion styles and icons. The book aims to give beginners the confidence to tackle exciting projects, as well as inspire intermediate crocheters to develop new skills and dexterity. Vanessa Mooncie takes the reader on a crochet journey, explaining the techniques needed to produce a wide range of vibrant and exhilarating pieces, from intricate bumblebee brooch pins and vintage-inspired tattoo emblem brooches, to delicate flower posy corsages and charming heart-shaped rings.
Each chapter includes a project that all levels of crocheters can make, as well as sidebars explaining the development of crochet through the ages. Projects include: fantail dove brooch, daffodil headband, mod target cufflinks, love heart tattoo brooch, trinket charm bracelet, and oak leaf necklace.
|Publisher:||Guild of Master Craftsman|
|Product dimensions:||8.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Vanessa Mooncie spent many happy hours as a child sitting with her mother and grandmother learning to knit and crochet. She went on to study fashion and textile design and became a children's wear designer, illustrator and interior designer. Vanessa now specializes in silkscreen work (www.vanessamooncie.com) and designing crochet jewelry through her company Kissy Suzuki (www.kissysuzuki.com). She lives with her family in a rural village in the south of England. Vanessa has written many successful books for GMC Publications, including Animal Hats , Crocheted Wild Animals , Sew Adorable , And Sew to Bed and Crocheted Sea Creatures. She is also a regular contributor to other craft books and magazines.