Traditional Chinese Designs: Iron-On Transfer Patterns

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Dover Publications, Incorporated, Jan 1, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 32 pages
Recreate the elegance and flavor of Oriental art with this attractive, modestly priced collection of authentic Chinese designs. Inspired in part by natural themes and easily adaptable to a variety of crafts such as embroidery, painting, applique, and woodburning, these delicate patterns have a simple beauty that craftspeople at all levels of expertise will readily appreciate.

Once used to adorn opera costumes, 38 traditional textile designs include chrysanthemums, dragons, cranes, fish, lotuses, and peonies. Perfect for decorating pillows, wall hangings, clothing, tote bags, boxes plaques, T-shirts and countless other craft items, these versatile and reusable patterns are printed with transfer ink on special paper, making application especially easy. Simply use a hot iron to transfer the design you want. A clearly written text outlines transfer procedures and also provides complete embroidery stitch and color information

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