Item Number: H20-3616BK
Use even the smallest scraps in your stash! Making Fabric Jewelry, the paperback edition of Stitched Jewels, presents 23 exquisite and beautifully photographed designs that incorporate cloth, textiles and other common sewing materials. Enjoy inventive projects from top designers, including Ellen Gerritse's ornate leaf earrings from colorful fabric and mesh, Deborah Boschert's necklace built from circular swatches and a sundress-inspired black-and-white gingham bracelet from Bethany Fields. Even if you're a sewer or quilter who's never made a piece of jewelry before, the techniques will have you creating new pieces in no time!
Learn how to:
• Recycle the collar of a sweater to make a beautiful cuff bracelet
• Fuse and embellish a citrus-colored cotton necklace with playful free-motion stitching
• Create columns of bold color with thin layers of tulle on a set of stylish earrings
• Embellish and fray silk, add beads and create a dramatic bracelet
• And more!
Softcover, full color, 136 pages
Book size: 9x8-1/2 inches
Level: Beginning to advanced
Books are shrink-wrapped and are returnable if unopened.
About the author: Marthe Le Van is an Asheville, NC-based jewelry, metals and beading editor for Lark Crafts. Since 2000, she has written, edited, juried or curated more than 60 books. Recent publications include 21st Century Jewelry, Ring A Day and 30-Minute Rings. Marthe has edited all jewelry books in Lark's popular 500 series and curated 500 Wedding Rings and Masters: Gold. She is a member of the Art Jewelry Forum and the Society of North American Goldsmiths.