Publication Date: 07/03/2019 ISBN: 9781787132566 Category:

Crafted

Sally Coulthard

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Publication Date: 07/03/2019 ISBN: 9781787132566 Category:
Hardback

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Crafted is a celebration of craft in the 21st century – a definitive visual guide to all things handmade.

Featuring over 73 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 favourite crafts and provides inspiration for both new and ancient creative pursuits.

After an introductory section covering the culture of craft (its definition, why it matters, history and community), the main body of the book consists of beautifully illustrated entries on 73 of the world’s most established crafts. The scope is encyclopaedic and covers Paper, Pen & Print (bookbinding, origami, calligraphy, lino printing), Textiles, Cloth & Leather (fur & leather, embroidery, knitting, dyeing), Pottery, Glass & Stone (porcelain, stained glass, stone carving), Wood, Willow & Nature (basket weaving, wood carving, lime plastering and thatching) and Metal (gold, bronze, cast iron and steel).

A comprehensive directory of craft organisations and professional communities and guilds, completes this groundbreaking compendium.

Publisher Review

'The book is a thing of beauty itself...a fascinating read and serves as inspiration for those who love making things' * YORKSHIRE POST * 'A crafters' bible' * MOLLIE MAKES *

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