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<i>The Easter Craft Book</i> by Thomas and Petra Berger

The Easter Craft Book by Thomas and Petra Berger

$13.95

The authors show how to make Easter figures and decorations of dough, wool, felt or tissue paper, different ways of decorating eggs, making egg cosies and puppets, and creating a festive table. A beautiful, fully illustrated book.

87 pp.  
6 3/4" x 7 1/4"

Paperback.

Includes:

Part 1 Spring: Mother Earth and the flower-children in coloured wool; flower-children made from felt; a picture made of fairy-tale wool; transparency of modelling wax; Palm Sunday branches; a paper Palm Sunday cock.

Part 2 Dough figures: figures made with smooth dough; dough-cock for the Palm Sunday branch; Easter hare made of smooth dough; an Easter nest with eggs; little bread men made of dough; Easter wreath made of dough; filled hens; Easter hare or lamb made of turban-dough ; whitsun bird made of dough.

Part 3 Easter figures with salt-dough: making salt-dough digures with children; a plaited wreath of salt-dough; salt-dough for intricate figures; an Easter hare made of salt-dough; an Easter medallion; an Easter tree made of salt-dough.

Part 4 A festive table: an Easter tree; Easter branches with eggs; a box or eggshell with cress; a lamb made of butter; home-made egg-cups; folding an egg-cup; cutting out doilies; a plaited Easter basket or box; decorating candles.

Part 5 Working with wool and textiles: a hare made with a cloth knotted; little chickens made of wool (pompoms); hares made of wool; a knitted hare; a knitted hen; knitted Easter hare as an egg-cosy; felt egg-cosy; felt hen as an egg-cosy; an Easter hare as a finger-glove-puppet; an Easter hare as a glove-puppet; knitted Easter hare as a glove-puppet.

Part 6 Before you begin to decorate: decorating Easter eggs; blowing out eggs; hanging up the eggs; eggs to be decorated by children; colouring eggs with plant dyes; painting eggs with water-colours; decorating eggs with decorating wax; decorating eggs by scratching away the colour; using a stamp on eggs; decorating eggs with trimmings and wool; decorating eggs with dried flowers and leaves; decorating eggs with paper-filigree; decorating eggs with paper flowers; decorating eggs with straw and wood shavings; decorating eggs with beads; making batik eggs with flowers and plants; making batik eggs; the golden egg.

Part 7 Working with paper: cutting out concertina paper; Easter transparencies; an origami hen; an origami hare; an origami swan; little doves of card and tissue-paper; butterflies made of tissue-paper; flowers made of tissue-paper; elves made of tissue-paper.

Part 8 Materials and tools.



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