Micro-Macrame: 30 Beaded Designs for Jewelry Using Crystals and Cords

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Macmillan, Mar 31, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Macramé has reemerged with a gorgeous new twist. Evocative of the Victorian-era macramé lace that decorated fashionable women's shawls and purses this accessible new book updates the art of macramé lace with a range of stunning beaded jewelry designs. Beautiful and infinitely versatile, Micro-Macrame shows jewelry makers how to capture the allure of this classic craft by combining it with beads to create stunning items that rival the elegance and intricacy of pieces made years ago---but are easy to make and have a modern appeal.

The book includes:

· A comprehensive introduction to the craft including the five basic knots you need to know to get started

· Detailed step-by step photographs with complete instructions guide you every step of the way

· Practical advice on choosing the best equipment and supplies available

· For beginners and experts alike, as well as all jewelry and beading enthusiasts

· 30 glamorous designs for beaded bracelets, earrings, brooches, necklaces, watchbands, and more.

Pick up Micro-Macramé and all the inspiration and skill you need to create gorgeous jewelry will be right at your fingertips.

 

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User Review  - jenny999 - Overstock.com

This book was supposed to have advanced micromacrame designs but they are beginner level. If you have books by Kris Buchanan or Joan Babcock this book will not add to your knowledge or skills. If you dont this book has great instructions nice pictures and pretty projects. Read full review

Fabulous new technique.

User Review  - lindas167 - Borders

Love the book, great pictures. The instructions are well-written. Read full review

Contents

Materials
4
Knots Used in MicroMacrame
10
Something Pretty Bracelet
16
Icicle Earrings
23
Ojime Necklace
29
Got Rocks Ring
39
Zigzag Bracelet
48
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About the author (2009)

ANNIKA deGROOT's passion for micro-macramé began over ten years ago when she was inspired to recreate a beautiful bracelet that she found in a gift shop. In addition to exploring and developing different macramé techniques in her work, she teaches workshops on micro-macramé. Her macramé jewelry designs have been featured in Bead & Button magazine.

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