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|Description:||128 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||An Introduction to Turkish Oya The story behind this beautiful and ancient craft How to use this book Chapter 1: Gallery of Needle Lace Flowers Detailed photographs of all the flowers in the book Chapter 2: Needle Lace Flower Projects Spring Blossoms: how to make spring f lowers, such as White Apple Blossom, Daffodil, Hyacinth, Violet. Plus a project to make using each f lower, such as a cardigan detail, key ring, table runner. Summer Blooms: how to make summer f lowers, such as White Jasmine, Forget-menot, Oriental Lily, Daisy. Plus a project to make using each f lower, such as a necklace, hairclips and napkin ring. Fall Flowers: how to make autumnal f lowers and fruit, such as Calla Liliy, Salmon Begonia, Carnation, and Dahlia. Plus a project to make using each f lower, such as a lavender bag, hair barrette and a journal tie. Winter Color: how to make winter f lowers and fruit, such as Mexican Shellf lower, Ponsettia, Winter Rose, Chrysanthemum. Plus a project to make using each f lower, such as a headband, brooch or earrings. Chapter 3: Needle Lace Techniques Includes a guide to tools and ma terials; how to make the first knots and basic petals and leaves; how to make more complex petal sha pes; how to join elements; edg ing techniques. Glossary Index Acknowledgments|
Here's a technique for making pretty decorative flowers. This is a kind of crochet, called oya, that comes from Turkey, using a needle as opposed to a crochet hook. It is often used as a trim on