* An introduction to the traditional Turkish needlecraft of Oya* Clear, step-by-step instructions for making more than 25 needle lace flowers: daffodils, daisies, roses, lilies, chrysanthemums, poinsettias, and more* Includes beautiful projects, such as a lace-edge shawl and a flower barrette, to make with each of the flower designs Oya, or Turkish needle lace, has been practiced in Turkey for hundreds of years. This delicate technique is perfect for creating flowers--lilies, daisies, crocuses, and more. In this book, readers will find all the information they need to get started making Turkish needle lace, as well as patterns more than 25 different flowers and a project to use each flower in. A perfect introduction to this ancient and beautiful craft.
Figen Cakir is an avid needlecrafter and the owner of Figgi Yarns, a small business that sells locally-sourced yarn and accessories. She lives in Turkey.