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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 24 July 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800921238
  • Carton Qty: 28
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 500
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.95
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Macramé Christmas

$19.95

24 festive projects using easy knotting techniques by Isabella Strambio


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Book Description

Make 24 statement festive pieces for your home using 100 per cent recycled materials.

Create 24 stunning festive decorations all made using simple macramé knots and 100 per cent recycled materials. 

Start by learning 24 key knots and 8 beautiful patterns, all shown clearly using step-by-step photography. Key safety advice is given, as well as helpful tips for working with large pieces of macramé, knotting from an irregular-shaped support and keeping an even tension.

The 24 projects range from stunning tree and table decorations, to statement wreaths, charming gift tags and cute garlands perfect to create a stylish, cosy Christmas at home, or to give away as enviable gifts! Each project clearly explains which knots to use, the difficulty level, how long the project will take, and photographs of the steps are provided as necessary.

The projects are easy to follow, genuinely desirable and, best of all, really simple to make!

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
How to use this book 8
Looking after your body 8
Tools 10
Materials 12
Macramé essentials 14
Knots 16
Patterns 28
Macramé tips 34

Snowflake 1 42 +
Snowflake 2 44 +
Snowflake 3 46 +
Christmas tree 52 +++
Chunky Christmas tree 56 ++
Advent calendar 60 +
Garland chain 66 +
Christmas tree garland 68 ++
Candycane 72 +
Cinnamon decoration 1 74 +
Cinnamon decoration 2 76 +
Cinnamon decoration 3 78 +
Angel 1 82 +
Angel 2 84 ++
Wreath 88 ++
Star 92 +
Shooting star 98 +
Roving wreath 100 +
Bauble 104 +
Gift tag 108 +
Stocking 110 +++
Reindeer basket 114 ++
Napkin ring 118 +
Star wall hanging 120

Acknowledgements 128

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About the Author

About Isabella Strambio

Isabella is a macramé artist and author who has turned her love for knotting into a business after the success of her blog, which followed her journey to learn 12 crafts in 12 months. She is inspired by design, natural materials and textures, and her passions are reflected in her work.

Her mission is to share her macramé knowledge and encourage her students to explore their creativity through the art of knotting as well as promoting macramé as a form of mindfulness, having witnessed the benefits first-hand.

Isabella runs online macramé courses and live events as well as experiences to help women connect and explore their creativity. She regularly contributes to craft magazines and blogs in the UK and US with easy-to-follow macramé patterns, knots and creative inspirations. Her website www.isabellastrambio.com is packed with ‘all things macramé’ as well as information on how to turn a craft passion into a creative business.

Follow Isabella on Instagram @_twome

Reviews

Customer Review

I already had Isabellas Macramé for the Modern Home so was excited to view this book.

Isabella explains all the cord types and what accessories you need, and also provides clear photos of how to do the different knots. As Im still a beginner to macramé, I like that the projects are graded by difficulty. I moved on to the Half Hitch Cinnamon Decoration which is a beginner project as I had made keyrings in the same knots and pattern so knew Id be able to do these. I will make more of these and will add a nice sparkly string for hanging along with the other cinnamon decoration and will get the right card to do a few other designs too.


Customer Review

I've wanted to do macramé for ages and I recently bought a kit but the instructions were awful. I was then given this book and it us truly amazing, instructions are really clear and there are some fantastic ideas for Christmas. I also love how it's broken down into skill levels. So look forward to making some beautiful Christmas decorations!

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