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Krause Book Review
by Gail Brown & Mary Mulari
Add a touch of elegance to the home with a new guide by Mary Mulari and Gail Brown "Simply Napkins" offers 25+ napkin folds, dozens of decorating ideas -- make a statement with innovative projects.
Iola, Wis -
Creating a new look in home décor doesn't have to be expensive or time consuming. With "Simply Napkin", it's all in the details. Using folding styles and popular design techniques such as stenciling, embroidery, stamping and appliqué, authors Mary Mulari and Gail Brown give crafters of all skill levels the tools to create a look they'll love, In addition to clear, easy-to-follow instructions the guide contains 300 full color photographs and illustrations.
Published by Krause Publications. "Simply Napkins" includes more than 25 napkin-folding ideas, and for those who wish to take their projects further, Mulari and Brown detail dozens of napkin-making and decoration ideas. Projects range from innovative table settings, to gift ideas, to other uses within the home such as valances, table toppers, slipcovers, and more. Expert advice on fabric selection, folding tips and serging is included, along with other helpful guidelines.
Mulari is an author of 17 books and also a popular machine embroidery designer. She resides in Aurora, Minn., and travels often as a public speaker and teacher. Brown has been a writer for 30 years and has authored 14 books. She has made frequent television and video appearances, and in additon to her books, she writes for Sew News and two Web sites (creativekindness.com and gailbrown.com). She resides in Hoquiam Wash.
"Simply Napkins" can be purchased from major bookstores or directly for the publisher Krause Publication.
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