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Top Reviewer Ranking: 8,768 - Total Helpful Votes: 78 of 82
New Encyclopedia of Jewellery Making Techniques by McGrath
Received item within a few days of ordering. Pleasently surprised. Book in good shape, lightly warped spine. Contents as expected: very useful visual information on the many techniques used in Jewelry making.
New Creative Collage Techniques: How to Make Origi&hellip by Nita Leland
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Mixed review, Jan. 12 2012
Well it is hard to say that this is not a good buy. The book is crammed with many techniques, few of which are new. The interpretation of collage is expanded to include many other techniques in combination with glued papers. Making it more of a mix-media book of techniques than actually about collage. The book acts as a compendium of ways of thinking and creatively using glued papers (found, created, altered, painted)which in itself is not a bad thing.

The book would benefit from much more editing, combining derivative or alternative techniques on the same page(s). Another drawback are the often poor examples of each technique. Many of the illustrations look dreadful and are far… Read more
Stitch Magic: A Compendium of Techniques for Stitc&hellip by Alison Reid
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars simple but effective, Oct. 7 2011
I bought this book because of the simple fabric manipulation techniques it offered. The choices are modern and inspirational and were perfect for working on the beach this summer where I did some easy cutting, folding, pleating and stitching. If you want more technically challenging fabric manipulation offerings consult the bible on the subject: Colette Wolff The Art of Manipulating Fabric

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