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Book Review: Hooked: 40 Whimsical Motifs from Weird to Wonderful by Michelle, Cecile & Sylvie Delprat


Hooked: 40 Whimsical Motifs from Weird to Wonderful
Beautifully designed by using crisp, clean graphics like  pleasantly arranged motifs that made me smile;

Sunflowers
meandering strands of yarn; and colorful balls of yarn,


these whimsical motifs range from quirky to charming.

Sheep

Clear, colorful illustrations are paired with simple instructions that recommend that use of natural materials and allow latitude for various skill levels and finished sizes. Also included are practical ideas for using the motifs.

Inspired by their travels to India, nature and everyday life, this family design team whose embroidery and crochet workshop is in Madagascar has taken on an important social role. Their fair trade company, Emalisa  provides income for over 100 families

Published in March 2015 by David & Charles/F+W, Hooked is available for $19.99.


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