Needle Lace Flowers: Creating Exquisite Flowers and Borders with Just a Needle and Thread

Needle Lace Flowers: Creating Exquisite Flowers and Borders with Just a Needle and Thread

by Figen Cakir

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Overview

• An introduction to the traditional Turkish needlecraft of Oya• Clear, step-by-step instructions for making more than 25 needle lace flowers: daffodils, daisies, roses, lilies, chrysanthemums, poinsettias, and more• Includes beautiful projects, such as a lace-edge shawl and a flower barrette, to make with each of the flower designsOya, or Turkish needle lace, has been practiced in Turkey for hundreds of years. This delicate technique is perfect for creating flowers—lilies, daisies, crocuses, and more. In this book, readers will find all the information they need to get started making Turkish needle lace, as well as patterns more than 25 different flowers and a project to use each flower in. A perfect introduction to this ancient and beautiful craft.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811712965
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 859,408
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Figen Cakir is an avid needlecrafter and the owner of Figgi Yarns, a small business that sells locally-sourced yarn and accessories. She lives in Turkey.

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