Making Frogs & Fancies (DVD) by Gina-B Silkworks
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A step-by-step guide to making frog fasteners, knots and other decorative passementerie using traditional techniques.
- Eye level cameras
- Selectable menus
- Clear & precise narration
- Smart editing to avoid repetition
- Includes five designs to trace
Available in PAL or NTSC versions
Running time approx 89 mins - 1 disc
Part of the Making Passementerie series of instructional dvds
Learn how to make knotted frogs, stand-alone motifs, beaded designs and continuous trims, as well as a few buttons. Includes notes on transferring designs, applying trims direct to fabric, stiffening, adding buttons, and basic beading. Each step is clear and easy to follow - select from simple, structured menus.
ISBN:978-0-9546618-7-8 (PAL) Techniques included on this DVD:
Transferring designs, pinned designs, stitched designs, continuous designs, beaded designs, a few buttons- toggle knot, ball and ring varieties
As well as sections on tools & materials, and hints and tips for finishing and use!
What others have said -
"Received my parcel today from the postman and have been watching the dvd's already. I have to say that the dvd's have to be one of the best instruction dvd's I have seen as usually you are squinting at the dvd to see exactly what they are doing. I am well impressed. "~D.D.
From the Create & Craft website:
"I really enjoyed this DVD and found it clear, easy to follow and highly informative. No gimmicks to distract, just clear instructions and lovely close photography. A real joy to watch! The bonus is learning the history of this wonderful art. No wonder Gina Barrett is in high demand for costume dramas. Thank you for such good entertainment and a new craft to get stuck into!"