Adornments: Sew & Create Accessories with Fabric, Lace & Beads

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North Light Books, Sep 18, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Adorn Yourself....

The beautiful and delicate projects in Adornments are the perfect finishing touches for creating a purely romantic look. Make floral-inspired necklaces, in-full-bloom fascinators, and earrings with wispy feathers and sparkling beads. At parties, galas, special events, or even on your wedding day, the accessories in Adornments are artful creations that are sure to turn heads and inspire romance.

Flip through the pages and you'll find... 20 accessory projects, from floral fascinators and hair pieces to necklaces, earrings and belts A techniques section that shows you how to use a millinery iron, cut lace appliques and work with wire and beads to create stunning pieces that would rival the wares of any high-end boutique Materials you'll love to work with: silk, linen and cotton fabrics, antique lace, delicate crystal beads and playful feathers Using simple hand-sewing, jewelry and millinery techniques, these accessories are easy to make and even easier to wear. In fact, you may not be able to take them off!

 

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User Review  - moviebuff1 - Overstock.com

A little hard to get through for a novice until you get to the cover shots project. Cant wait to try it. Needed to buy flower iron. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Chapter 1
9
Chapter 2
29
Chapter 3
69
Chapter 4
97
Resources
140
Index
141
About Author
142
Copyright
143

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About the author (2012)

Myra Callan is the creator of Twigs & Honey, an online store specializing in modern hair adornments. She has designed exclusive pieces for BHLDN (Anthropolgie's new wedding boutique) and was recently commissioned by Ann Taylor to design and create handmade paper flowers for their window displays and accessory moments nationwide. Twigs & Honey pieces have been featured in The TODAY Show, Brides Magazine, LA Times, Weddings Unveiled Magazine, The DailyCandy, Portland Bride & Groom, Southern Weddings Magazine, WedLuxe Magazine, WellWed Magazine, Oregon Bride Magazine, Nonpareil Magazine, Get Married Magazine, and many more. Myra has also had a tutorial featured on Martha Stewart's Bride's Guide website in January 2010.

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