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Magpie : Birds

Magpie: Birds
  • Publishing: Autumn 13
  • Pub month: November
  • ISBN-13: 9781861089762
  • Author: Sophie Robertson
  • Price: £9.99
  • Binding: PB with flaps
  • No. of pages: 120
  • Photos: Includes photographs
  • Dimensions: 210 x 210 mm
  • Colour : Full colour throughout

Magpie : Birds

This fabulous new book is packed with ideas for making fun and stylish jewellery and accessories. Using Sophie Robertson’s charming designs, all inspired by birds, you can easily create individual pieces for yourself or as personalized gifts for friends and family. Whether you want to make a fashion statement, create some bling or upcyle quirky vintage finds, you’ll find plenty of designs here to suit you. Birds will show you how to make 20 eye-catching pieces, from cufflinks to collar pins. Techniques to learn range from wire wrapping to decoupage, shrinking plastic and resin casting. As you progress through the book you’ll discover an array of materials to incorporate too, such as wire, fabric, feathers, quirky charms, sparkling beads and even a miniature owl!

With clear step-by-step photography and plenty of tips on how to get it right first time, plus informative tools, materials and techniques sections to guide beginners, making unique jewellery and accessories has never been easier. Projects include: parrot charm earrings, bird’s nest ring, owl head cufflink, hummingbird bangle, feather head band and button artwork brooch.

Inside pages - click to enlarge