Crafted: A Compendium of Crafts - New, Old and Forgotten

SKU:
167648
  • Crafted: A Compendium of Crafts - New, Old and Forgotten Front of Book
  • Crafted: A Compendium of Crafts - New, Old and Forgotten inside of book
  • Crafted: A Compendium of Crafts - New, Old and Forgotten inside of book
  • Crafted: A Compendium of Crafts - New, Old and Forgotten Back of Book
$29.99
Frequently bought together:

Description

Crafted is a celebration of craft in the 21st century – a definitive visual guide to all things handmade. Featuring 80 of the most popular and well-established crafts, Sally Coulthard explores their history, materials and techniques as she offers a deeper insight into some of  your favorite crafts and provides inspiration for both new and ancient creative pursuits.

After an introductory section covering the culture of craft, why it matters, its history and community, the main body of the book consists of beautifully illustrated entries on 80 crafts. The  scope is encyclopedic and covers paper, paint and pen from bookbinding and calligraphy to stenciling,and marbling. Textiles include crochet, knitting, leather work and macramé.  Coulthard discusses metal work with enameling, gilding, and jewellery making. Chapters on printing cover etching, letterpress, and lino printing. There is information on clay, glass and stone, including bead making, pargeting, and stained glass. Wood, reed and willow feature basket making, pyrography, spoon carving and marquetry. Even candle making, driftwood sculpture and soap making are included. 

  • Authors: Sally Coulthard
  • Illustrator: Louise Lockhart
  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Quadrille, 2019
  • 240 pages, 9.5" x 6.3"
  • Fully illustrated throughout
  • ISBN:   9781787132566            
View AllClose