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The Macramé Bible
  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 10 November 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781446309728
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 210x273 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £16.99
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The Macramé Bible


The complete reference guide to macramé knots, patterns, motifs & more by Robyn Gough (Author)

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Book Description

The Macramé Bible is a comprehensive guide to the craft of macramé with illustrated instructions for all the basic techniques, the knots and popular knot patterns as well as step-by-step instructions for projects.

The ultimate macramé pattern sourcebook with clear step-by-step tutorials for knots, patterns, motifs and more. Includes all the classic macramé knots and patterns as well as more contemporary designs such as leaves, wings, flowers and other motifs. Includes step-by-step instructions and photography for 17 projects. It includes all the classic macramé knots and patterns as well as more contemporary designs such as leaves, wings, flowers and other motifs. In addition to the knot and pattern instructions there are step-by-steps for 17 projects including large wall hangings and plant holders.

Author, Robyn Gough, explains all the basics including information about all the main tools and materials. She explains the difference between various types of macramé cord and what's the best one to use for a specific project to get the best results. As well as outlining the different types of cords there is information about the other essential tools and materials as well as advice about using accessories and beads to embellish your projects. Robyn shares her practical tips and tricks for getting started, as well as really useful advice such as how to manage lengths of rope as you are working on projects to stop them getting tangled. There is detailed advice about different finishing techniques including how to weave in ends to keep things tidy, and how to get the finished look that you want whether that's a super smooth fringe or a twisted, rustic look - the choice is yours. So that you don't get stuck there is a detailed section on troubleshooting where Robyn identifies common problems and how to fix them. So, whether you are new to macramé and looking for technical know-how or you are an experienced knotter who wants to expand your knowledge and build your skills, The Macramé Bible has it all.

About the Author

About Robyn Gough

Robyn Gough is a textiles designer, macramé artist, online store owner and content creator. She has collaborated with numerous brands and has had her work published in craft magazines including Mollie Makes. She is based in the UK.

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