This book is a comprehensive guide to traditional and up-to-the-minute craft techniques, sumptuously illustrated with over 2000 glorious full-colour photographs. Explore the possibilities of a wide range of skills: from papercrafts to stencilling and stamping; from machine embroidery to applique, patchwork and cross stitch; from modelling with polymer clay and salt dough to simple woodwork; from wire and tinwork to decorating ceramics and glass. Each chapter has an introduction explaining the basic techniques for that particular craft, while expert practical step-by-step advice simplifies the method and makes it possible to achieve stunning results every time.
Lucy Painter, consultant editor, is a creative artist and editor. For this book she has brought together an original collection of practical projects and activities from a range of fabulous contributors and craftspeople.