Metal foil and wire are endlessly versatile materials that can be embossed, pierced, bent, shaped, twisted and plaited. In a range of tones, from gleaming copper to muted gray, and in different thicknesses, their potential for crafting is huge. The creative possibilities are immediately apparent, and this book shows how to create beautiful home accents using these two fabulously compatible materials. As well as covering basic techniques, it also includes 18 fantastic projects, each explained with step-by-step instructions, and suitable for all standards of skill from beginner to experienced crafter.
Mary Maguire originally studied Fine Art and Textiles at Goldsmiths College, London, and since then she has continued to develop and exhibit her own work. She is the author of five other craft titles including Wirework, published in 1996. Mary lives near Buckfastleigh, in Devon.