crochet embellishments leisure arts jean leinhauser

I’ve seen this book around the blogosphere, but nowhere nearby to take a closer look. I had to get it through interlibrary loan and it’s now on my wish list.

crochet embellishments leisure arts jean leinhauser

The book design isn’t the most spectacular. In fact, it looks a little dated. The content is pretty amazing, though. You’ll find “borders and decorative bands, dimensional flowers from life-like roses to dainty daisies, elegant tassels, charming beads, all types of fringes, versatile cords and braids, ruffles and curls.”

crochet embellishments leisure arts jean leinhauser

You can definitely find a lot of these patterns in other places, but it’s nice to have them all in one book. If you are beginning your library of crochet references, this is good place to start.

review: Crochet Embellishments by Jean Leinhauser. There are quite a few sample pages in if you “click to look inside.”

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5 Responses to book review: crochet embellishments

  1. I did buy this one! It arrived this week on Wednesday, but this week has been so busy I have not had a chance to get to making any of the ’embellishments’, soon, soon…

  2. […] details: Pattern from Crochet Embellishments. All of my supplies were from my […]

  3. Agnes Briseno says:

    These are beautiful… I have seen them on several site, but couldn’t find the pattern.


  4. shelia says:

    i would like to get that book

  5. […] my quest to do one creative thing a day, I asked her to pick something out of my Crochet Embellishments book for me to make for her. She picked a daisy, of […]