Exploring the art of papermaking, this reference provides instructions on how to transform distinctive papers into unique, one-of-a-kind handbags by using modern crafting techniques. Showcasing dozens of exquisite handmade bags and the methods for achieving similar success, this guidebook provides secrets for creating bags from various types of papers and materials, including silk cocoon strippings, linen, flax, merino, and paper clay. Details on how to personalize the bags with brooches, charms, trinkets, and other found objects accompany instructions on how to use embossing enamels and metals on paper fabric. With material lists and step-by-step instructions, this resource is an ideal companion for beginners and seasoned crafters alike.
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Isobel Hall is a papermaking, book-making, and bag-making instructor and textile designer.Review:
"An ideal book for both beginners and seasoned crafters alike. These bags are truly works of art!" - KLIATT
"This incredible book...includes directions for hundreds of projects and variations that will really start your creative juices flowing." - Fiber Arts News
"Hall's work will inspire any fiber artist to try her unique techniques. Her work is quite amazing." - The Detroit News
"Every time I thought I had picked a favorite bag, I turned the page and changed my mind!" - BellaOnline.com Guide to PaperCrafts
"Brimming with exciting ideas for creating beautiful, yet functional bags." - Total Embellishment Newsletter
"Beautifully photographed and the styles and finished objects pictured are inspirational." - Fiber Femmes online magazine
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Book Description Batsford Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000112118
Book Description B.T. Batsford Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 128 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0713490349