Jan Messent's Have You Any Wool?

Jan Messent's Have You Any Wool?

by Jan Messent


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844481828
Publisher: Search Press
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Series: Search Press ClassicsSeries Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jan Messent qualified as a teacher in the mid-50s and, after teaching Art, History and English, became deeply involved with embroidery as an art form. As a member of the Embroiderers Guild, she taught embroidery design to its members, wrote and illustrated design books, and lectured worldwide. Her last embroidery book was about the Bayeux Tapestry. She became interested in the experimental use of knitting and crochet and hoped, by her books on the subject, to open up new dimensions in the creative use of yarn. Now, having retired from lecturing, Jan writes historical fiction full-time, embroidering as a side-line, reading, painting, and listening to good music.

Table of Contents

Packed with innovative ideas, Jan Messent shows how to create a fantastic selection of decorative, imaginative items. Discover how to make fun figures, cats, sheep, cacti, fruit and vegetables, landscapes and much more.

* Techniques and tips to help you get started

• Includes stitches and samplers

• Hundreds of witty and wonderful ways to use up oddments of yarns

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