Book of Fairy Patterns
Published by Fox Chapel Publishing, PA, USA
Extract from back cover of book:
A popular theme for any arts and crafts project
Lora S. Irish, author of Great Book of Dragon Patterns and other useful reference guides for artists, proudly introduces her latest book for Fox Chapel Publishing - with more than 100 patterns of those most mystical and elusive beings called "Fairies".
The Folklore of Fairies - sometimes referred to as Faes and Flutterbyes - has been passed down through the generations, and they have captured the hearts and minds of artists for centuries. This book is brimming with tips and techniques for artists and craftspeople with any number of projects, including paintings, woodworking quilts, garden decorations, needlepoint, ceramics and more.
Inside, you'll find the history of Fairies in legends, and clear descriptions of the various Fairy types and their appearances.
is followed by page after page of the most creative and engaging patterns, with
magical titles such as:
Photos: Colour and black and white line patterns
From the Author and Artist
Two: A History of Fairies in Legends
Three: Fairy Families and Their Wing Patterns
Four: Changing Your Fairy's Pose
Five: Creating New Wing Styles
Six: Altering Your Fairy's Outfit
Seven: Placing Your Fairy in a New Scene
A - Manikin Patterns