This richly illustrated companion to country crafts, ranging from quilt making and basketweaving to ceramic painting and punched tin, provides a marvelous introduction to the work of today's leading artisans. Arranged by Needlecrafts, Wood Crafts, Decorative Crafts, and Kitchen Crafts, the book also features 20 delightfully simple projects, including a checkered game board, a cottage birdhouse, and a gilded lampshade. Complete with step-by-step instructions for each project and 250 gorgeous color photographs, this is a book for anyone whose heart is in the country. Miranda Innes is the author of Ethnic Style, Rags to Rainbows, Country House Decorating, The Candle Book, The Ornamental Garden, and Medieval Flowers.
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The tradition of country crafts stretches back thousands of years and has always had its roots in practical uses in the homestead. This book is a wealth of information on the handiworks that people cherish as collectibles, and can still use in everyday living. Many illustrations.
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Book Description Conran Octopus, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1850299005