Crochet Adorned : Reinvent Your Wardrobe with Crocheted Accents, Embellishments, and Trims
Linda Permann presents an ingenious reference to add clever touches of crochet to a wardrobe. This title is full of solid techniques and stylish projects that are a must-have for fashion-conscious crafters. Restyling old clothes is now a hugely popular topic for crafters! This work includes a dictionary filled with 100 stitchings, edgings and motifs. Ideal for crocheters looking for something different or beginners who want a fun way to break into crochet, these simple crochet embellishment projects will give tons of personality to an array of clothes and home accessories. This must-have for fashion-conscious crafters also includes: crochet basics, tips on choosing the right garments and a dictionary filled with 100 stitches, edgings and motifs to be substituted into the projects - or used as the building blocks for designing new creations. In addition to exciting fashion and home projects, there are also accessories to crochet from scratch.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 214 x 274 x 18mm | 621.42g
- 21 Aug 2009
- Random House USA Inc
- Potter Craft
- New York, United States
- full colour throughout, 150 photographs, 100 2-colour illustrations & 30 line drawings, includes patterns
-This delightful book is a must-have for the crafty lady who wants to spruce up her life with a little crochet flair. Linda Permann's designs are approachable, fashion-forward, and totally cute!---Brett Bara, Editor-in-Chief, Crochet Today -The lacelike and sculptural qualities of crochet are beautifully highlighted in Linda Permann's clever book. Appearing in the form of subtle rick-rack on a plain T-shirt, a cute scalloped edging on a coat, a butterfly on an apron, or colorful flowers on a simple cardigan, crochet is here applied like icing on a cake, improving everything it touches. Permann's book is an inspiration for beginning and advanced crocheters alike---Debbie Stoller, author of the Stitch 'n Bitch series of knitting and crochet books -With outstanding style and creativity, Linda Permann takes crochet embellishment to a fashionable, creative high. Simple instructions, easy project adaptability, and clear stitch diagrams make this book a sure hit.---Kim Werker, author of Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution
About Linda Permann
LINDA PERMANN is a writer and crochet designer whose work has been featured in popular crafty magazines including Bust, Adorn, Crochet Today, and Knit. 1, as well as the books Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet and Hooked. She was the founding Craft and Decorating Editor of Adorn magazine and loves to mix and match her crafty skills whenever she can.