Macrame Pattern Book: Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects

Macrame Pattern Book: Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects

by Marchen Art

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250034014
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 06/11/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 190,652
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

MARCHEN ART is a craft studio based in Tokyo. Technical supervision for Macrame Pattern Book was provided by the Japan Macrame Association (J.M.A.).

Table of Contents

Introduction
Prologue: A fascinating history, a world of tradition
Getting Started in Macrame
Macrame Patterns: Sennit Patterns, 1-Knot Buttons and Balls, Pnael Patterns
Projects

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Macrame Pattern Book: Includes Over 70 Knots and Small Repeat Patterns Plus Projects 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have a lot of macrame books, and this one (which was translated from the Japanese publication), I will say, is probably the best....yes, even better than "The Macrame Book" by Helene Bress, I did not think it possible to "out do" the Bress book, but this one does, in my opinion. Loaded with patterns, design-inspiring photos (in color), and clear, well done instructions and directions....It brings you closer to a more contemporary macrame "bible" .....Now, the photography is very well done, with one exception....the exception violates all graphic design "rules"....I am actually surprised the editor/publisher didn't catch this and/or make changes. I think it's in chapter 2 (sorry, don't have it in front of me) that the photographs are done on a very "busy" background.....this background is SO inappropriate that you truly cannot see the macrame pieces due to this "competition" of background images.....the background of the photos nearly totally obscures the macrame pieces and that really spoils that whole chapter. Thankfully, they didn't carry that background through into the directions, and it is only one chapter of bad design.....that is my one and only complaint about this book (the reason for only 4 stars)....otherwise, it is truly a "must have" for any macrame lover's library.