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Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents

by Lydia Chen

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0804836787, Hardcover)

The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:35 -0400)

HANDICRAFTS. The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects. In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessories-hair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and anklets-and as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.… (more)

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