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Lena Corwin's made by hand / by Lena Corwin ; photographs by Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes.

By: Corwin, Lena [author.].
Contributor(s): Vettese, Maria Alexandra [photographer.] | Barnes, Stephanie Congdon, 1970- [photographer.] | Vettese, Maria Alexandra | Barnes, Stephanie Congdon, 1970-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 176 pages : cillustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781617690594.Other title: Made by hand | Made by hand : a collection of projects to print, sew, weave, dye, knit, or otherwise create.Subject(s): Textile crafts | Textile printing | Sewing | Weaving | Dyes and dyeing | Knitting | HandicraftDDC classification: 746.6
Contents:
Meet the Teachers -- LENA CORWIN -- Rotary-Printed Cloth Napkins -- Screen-Printed Multicolor Fabric -- JENNY GORDY -- Sewn Dress and Top -- Knitted Socks -- LIANE TYRREL -- Tea-Dyed Appliqué -- Cross Pillow -- Olive Oil Soap -- CAITLIN MOCIUN -- Hand-Painted Children's Leggings -- Batik-Dyed Beach Blanket -- CAL PATCH -- Crocheted or Braided Rugs -- Embroidery Sampler -- WENDY HANSON -- Fabric Origami -- Sewn Children's Tops and Bottoms -- JENNIFER SARKILAHTI -- Brass and Silk Jewelry -- Brick-Stitch Beaded Necklaces -- JAIME RUGH -- Beeswax Birthday Candles -- Woven Placements -- ILANA KOHN + EMILY EIBEL -- Knitted Cat Toys -- Marbled Scarves and Handkerchiefs -- ERIN WERKERLE -- Freeform Knitted Throw -- Crocheted Garland -- SHABD SIMON-ALEXANDER -- Tie-Dyed Pillowcases -- Tie-Dyed Baby Blanket -- SIAN KEEGAN -- Sew and Stuffed Toys -- Patchwork Pillow -- ERIN CONSIDINE -- Coiled Bowls -- Woven Camera Strap -- Templates -- Special Techniques.
Rotary-printed cloth napkins -- Screen-printed multicolor fabric -- Sewn dress and top -- Knitted socks -- Tea-dyed applique¿¿ cross pillow -- Olive oil soap -- Hand-painted children's leggings -- Batik-dyed beach blanket -- Crocheted or braided rugs -- Embroidery sampler -- Fabric origami -- Sewn children's Ttps and bottoms -- Brass and silk jewelry -- Brick-stitch beaded necklaces -- Beeswax birthday candles -- Woven placements -- Knitted cat toys -- Marbled scarves and handkerchiefs -- Freeform knitted throw -- Crocheted garland -- Tie-dyed pillowcases -- Tie-dyed baby blanket -- Sewn and stuffed toys -- Patchwork pillow -- Coiled bowls -- Woven camera strap -- Templates -- Special techniques.
Summary: "Gone are the days of a crafter only having a single interest. Between Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, Pinterest, and thousands of gorgeous blogs, today's makers are constantly inspired to make things by hand. All a crafter really needs are inspirational examples and excellent step-by-step instructions and By Hand provides plenty of both. The concept for By Hand came about in 2009 when Lena turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began to host an eclectic course of classes, such as machine-sewing, hand-embroidering, pickle-making and perfume-making. By Hand will include core techniques and projects for a wide array of crafts, from advanced screen-printing and dyeing techniques (which she teaches), to beginner's embroidery, braided rag rugs, knitted socks, simple sewn dresses, beaded and braided jewelry, toy-making, candle-making and soap-making (to name a few). Lena is highly regarded in the craft and design community as a tastemaker and for this book, Lena has acted as a "curator, " providing crafters with projects that she herself has found personally fascinating and has sought to learn over the years. For most of the projects, she turns to teachers, experts in their field, to walk crafters through the step-by-steps of each technique. Gorgeous photographs of the crafters in action will accompany lovely photos of finished projects"--Publisher's description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

nbsp; In 2009, tastemaker and bestselling author Lena Corwin turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began hosting classes for local crafters. In Lena Corwin's Made by Hand , she re-creates and builds upon her popular workshop series in order to reach crafters in Brooklyn and beyond. For this "best of" collection, she has chosen expert teachers and her favorite projects: Jenny Gordy introduces us to knitted socks and elegantly sewn tops and dresses; Cal Patch teaches how to make a modern embroidery sampler as well as a braided rag rug; and Corwin herself presents her favorite screen-printing and stamping techniques. In total, there are 26 lessons/projects, all presented with step-by-step photos and illustrations.

Praise for Lena Corwin's Made By Hand :

"Decorate with coffee table books. A few Glamour picks: Lena Corwin's Made by Hand . . ." --Glamour Magazine

"A must-have for anyone who wants to create unique décor." -- Decorating Shortcuts magazine

" Made By Hand offers the perfect range of usable textile handiwork, presented by fourteen teachers who obviously enjoy their craft -- ForeWord Reviews

"The 385 detailed illustrations, along with excellent step-by-step photographs and clear instructions, make each project tempting and approachable." -- Studios magazine
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"Those messy hands alone are inspiring me to get creative." -- Modern Eve
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"I got a sneak peek at a mostly lovely book. I can't contain my excitement over this book. The projects are varied and so much fun." -- The Stylish Nest
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"The photography and layout of the book is gorgeous: wide open with lots of white space, reminiscent of Japanese craft books. And there are people, whole people, sitting and doing crafts, not just disembodied hands. Isn't that part of the reason we craft--for the human contact?" --Knitty.com
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" Made By Hand is gorgeous . . . filled to the brim with beautifully executed diy tutorials from a host of talented artisans." -- Michelle S Blog

"Craft book is like a private studio class . . . this book is a breath of fresh air" --Examiner.com

"She's the most talented person I know, and probably in all of Brooklyn." -- Lucky magazine

"This project is a personal favorite of mine and the colors are easy to customize for fall." -- Design*Sponge

"Attention nbsp;DIY'ers: You Need Lena Corwin's New Book!" -- Lucky magazine

"As brilliant as it is beautiful!" -- The Purl Bee

"The diversity of offerings within these pages makes you feel like you're at a retreat with too many good things to choose from . . . except you get to make them all! The photography is clean and simple. Gorgeous--really. This is a good one, folks . . . and Lena--you've done it again." -- maya*made

"Even if none of you know where to begin, you can easily use the projects in this book as a guidebook . . ." -- Urban Comfort "

"A must-have if you want to stretch your creativity and get your hands dirty--literally." --Big Cartel

"It boasts stunning visuals with simple imagery." --The Capsule Show

" Made by Hand introduces readers to ageless crafting techniques with modern projects.
--HGTV.com

"The 26 delightful projects are scrumptiously photographed as step-by-step tutorials, creating the impression that we, too, are in the light-filled studio among the generous and pleasant makers . . . all of these carefully curated projects will result in products that are perfect in their own unique way." --BookPage.com

"We have been fans of designer/illustrator/authornbsp; Lena

On cover: "a collection of projects to print, sew, weave, dye, knit, and otherwise create."

"STC Craft/A Melanie Falick book."

Meet the Teachers -- LENA CORWIN -- Rotary-Printed Cloth Napkins -- Screen-Printed Multicolor Fabric -- JENNY GORDY -- Sewn Dress and Top -- Knitted Socks -- LIANE TYRREL -- Tea-Dyed Appliqué -- Cross Pillow -- Olive Oil Soap -- CAITLIN MOCIUN -- Hand-Painted Children's Leggings -- Batik-Dyed Beach Blanket -- CAL PATCH -- Crocheted or Braided Rugs -- Embroidery Sampler -- WENDY HANSON -- Fabric Origami -- Sewn Children's Tops and Bottoms -- JENNIFER SARKILAHTI -- Brass and Silk Jewelry -- Brick-Stitch Beaded Necklaces -- JAIME RUGH -- Beeswax Birthday Candles -- Woven Placements -- ILANA KOHN + EMILY EIBEL -- Knitted Cat Toys -- Marbled Scarves and Handkerchiefs -- ERIN WERKERLE -- Freeform Knitted Throw -- Crocheted Garland -- SHABD SIMON-ALEXANDER -- Tie-Dyed Pillowcases -- Tie-Dyed Baby Blanket -- SIAN KEEGAN -- Sew and Stuffed Toys -- Patchwork Pillow -- ERIN CONSIDINE -- Coiled Bowls -- Woven Camera Strap -- Templates -- Special Techniques.

Rotary-printed cloth napkins -- Screen-printed multicolor fabric -- Sewn dress and top -- Knitted socks -- Tea-dyed applique¿¿ cross pillow -- Olive oil soap -- Hand-painted children's leggings -- Batik-dyed beach blanket -- Crocheted or braided rugs -- Embroidery sampler -- Fabric origami -- Sewn children's Ttps and bottoms -- Brass and silk jewelry -- Brick-stitch beaded necklaces -- Beeswax birthday candles -- Woven placements -- Knitted cat toys -- Marbled scarves and handkerchiefs -- Freeform knitted throw -- Crocheted garland -- Tie-dyed pillowcases -- Tie-dyed baby blanket -- Sewn and stuffed toys -- Patchwork pillow -- Coiled bowls -- Woven camera strap -- Templates -- Special techniques.

"Gone are the days of a crafter only having a single interest. Between Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, Pinterest, and thousands of gorgeous blogs, today's makers are constantly inspired to make things by hand. All a crafter really needs are inspirational examples and excellent step-by-step instructions and By Hand provides plenty of both. The concept for By Hand came about in 2009 when Lena turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began to host an eclectic course of classes, such as machine-sewing, hand-embroidering, pickle-making and perfume-making. By Hand will include core techniques and projects for a wide array of crafts, from advanced screen-printing and dyeing techniques (which she teaches), to beginner's embroidery, braided rag rugs, knitted socks, simple sewn dresses, beaded and braided jewelry, toy-making, candle-making and soap-making (to name a few). Lena is highly regarded in the craft and design community as a tastemaker and for this book, Lena has acted as a "curator, " providing crafters with projects that she herself has found personally fascinating and has sought to learn over the years. For most of the projects, she turns to teachers, experts in their field, to walk crafters through the step-by-steps of each technique. Gorgeous photographs of the crafters in action will accompany lovely photos of finished projects"--Publisher's description.

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