The Art and Craft of Pounding Flowers

The Art and Craft of Pounding Flowers

Book - 2001 | 1st ed.
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The Art and Craft of Pounding Flowers by Laura C. Martin

No ink, no paint--just a hammer!

Who would imagine that flowers and leaves from your garden, from a houseplant, or even from a store, could be used--without the fuss of ink or paint--to make beautiful, lasting images? This remarkable new book shows you how to transfer pigment directly from a flower or leaf onto fabric or paper for an exquisite imprint--with just a hammer!

Complete instructions on choosing the best plants, selecting fabrics and paper, hammering flowers, and preserving your botanical impressions

More than 50 projects, including greeting cards, wrapping paper and ribbon, journals, place mats, napkins, throw pillows, wall hangings, curtains, T-shirts, scarves, baby gifts, Christmas ornaments, and much more--all with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions

Gorgeous color photographs and illustrations throughout

Craft and gardening enthusiasts alike will enjoy this beautiful book that combines two of the most popular and rewarding hobbies in America. Parents, teachers, and children will love it, too!
Publisher: Mt. Kisco, N.Y. : QVC Publishing, c2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781579548650
9781928998419
1928998410
Branch Call Number: 745.92 MARTIN
Characteristics: ix, 182 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Alternative Title: Pounding flowers

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SnoIsleLib_EmilyZ Jul 15, 2018

A beginner’s guide to the lovely and lively art of printing with flowers. Embellish clothes, paper crafts, home-goods, and gifts using only the bounty of nature and a sturdy hammer.


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