Author(s): Tansy Wilson
Magpie books are ideal for all those who would love to learn how to make sweet, fun and funky pieces of jewellery for themselves, friends and family. Here's a fabulous new series of books to show you how to make 20 lovely items that are inexpensive and easy-to-make for all skill-levels, especially the novice crafter. The simple techniques and projects are shown in clear step-by-step photographs, with plenty of tips on how to get them just right, first time. Each project is clearly laid out and each item can be completed in up to nine simple steps - many in much less! So, when you see that string of fabulous, cute beads at a craft fair but have no idea what to make with them, or have a special outfit and are looking for a unique piece of jewellery to set it off, then Magpie books are just for you. You'll never be short of ideas of little trinkets to make as gifts for loved ones, or yourself.
Tansy Wilson creates jewellery pieces for private clients using a wide variety of materials, as well as producing her own craft range. She also teaches jewellery design and works for the University of the Arts, London. Tansy contributes projects to Making Jewellery magazine, a GMC publication.