Woodworkers, quilters, glass painters, and other artisans will welcome this awe-inspiring collection of motifs. Thousands of choicesall suitable for reducing or enlargingrange from simple interlacings, braidings, and basket weaves to intricate tartan, paisley, art deco, and arabesque patterns. Varied and beautiful, they also take inspiration from a variety of cultures and historical periods, including ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Gothic, and Chinese, as well as contemporary Islamic, African, Asian, Indian, Native American, and Aboriginal. A special topical index makes it quick and easy to locate a desired mood or difficulty level from all the available designs. Author Graham McCallum’s fine draftsmanship makes this large resource an essential addition to the library of every designer and crafter.