1000 Great Motifs for Crafters

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Collins & Brown, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 512 pages
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A thousand more designs! This follow-up to 1000 Motifs for Crafters brims with patterns to inspire, work from, and expand upon. All types of artists--from stitchers and stencilers to glass painters and mosaicists--will find this colossal collection ideal for their purposes. There are so many themes to choose from, with chapters on animals, the seashore, people, the home, celebrations, foliage, frames, and various countries. And since it’s organized in easy-to-access categories, they’ll find whatever they’re looking for in a flash. A techniques chapter explores such processes as enlarging and transferring motifs; needlepoint, cross-stitch and hand-free embroidery; appliqu , beading, and more! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned crafter, this beautiful reference is an invaluable addition to your library.

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This is great for anyone into crafts. The ideas are endless with these. I use them as the base to my glass works. Read full review

About the author (2007)

ALAN D. GEAR and BARRY L. FREESTONE are craft experts and the owners of Rainbow Glass, a company that sells a range of paints and teaching videos. They live in Peterborough, England.

Alan Gear and Barry Freestone have been painting for over 20 years and are recognized as experts in their field. Their successful company, Rainbow Glass, sells both finished pieces and their own unique range of paints. They run popular courses and produce videos on all aspects of glass painting and have made numerous appearances on television, both in the UK and United States. Both authors live in Manchester, England.

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