By Cathi Milligan
Yes, it's macramé!
Creating superb jewellery, add-ons or even garments is beautifully effortless with macramé. convinced, macramé. The artwork of knotting is oh-so easy. And oh-so enjoyable, too. no matter if you're a primary time knotter or a professional on the craft, you'll love the clean spin that Mod Knots places at the conventional craft of macramé.
Inside you'll study step-by-step the fundamental strategies of macramé in addition to find out how to create 25 tasks from yarn, leather-based, twine or even twine. Your cloth wardrobe isn't an identical when you commence developing necklaces, bracelets and jewelry for each party, belts to compare any outfit, particularly gentle and comfy scarves, or even extraordinary handbags and bags.
Let Mod Knots express you all there's to like approximately macramé!
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Extra resources for Mod Knots: Creating Jewelry and Accessories with Macrame
Press seams open at front neckedge. Press both edges up at back neckedge. 5* Turn facing right side out. Hem collar to position at back neckedge. ). 1. Slash seam allowance at upper and low- er part of opening; then sew a hook to position at center. 2. Slipstitch an underfacing (about %" wide finished) to front part of opening, covering sewed on part of hook. 3. For underlapâ€”Cut a strip of material about 2Y4" wide; then sew one edge to back edge of opening, right sides to- gether. Fold through center, turn to in- side and hem free edge to position.
When seams are not pressed open, as in an armhole, overcast both edges together. PINKED SEAM Suitable for velvet, woolen or heavy silk materials. Pink edges by hand, machine or pinking shears; then press seam open. , made in velveteen, linen, or woolen materials. Crease seam binding near center and arrange over seam edges, with wider part of binding on the inside; then stitch. SEAM EDGES TURNED IN Suitable for light-weight silk or cotton ma- terials. Press seam open; then turn under edges about '/g" and sew with running stitches, or machine stitch close to turned edge.
PINKED SEAM Suitable for velvet, woolen or heavy silk materials. Pink edges by hand, machine or pinking shears; then press seam open. , made in velveteen, linen, or woolen materials. Crease seam binding near center and arrange over seam edges, with wider part of binding on the inside; then stitch. SEAM EDGES TURNED IN Suitable for light-weight silk or cotton ma- terials. Press seam open; then turn under edges about '/g" and sew with running stitches, or machine stitch close to turned edge. 36 SEAM FINISHINGS FRENCH SEAM This is a seam within a seam.