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Hand-lettering techniques are a popular and visually dynamic way to add textual elements to crafts, from journals to mixed-media art. Sixteen accomplished contributors--including calligraphers, painters, collagists, card makers, fiber artists, and graphic designers--give their personal perspectives on lettering. They all offer their favorite tools, how they use them, their signature technique with step-by-step instructions and photos, and an alphabet sampler of their own font. Gorgeous gallery images of each contributor's work are also included. Contributors include : Andy Ainger • Francois Begnez • Flora Chang • Barbara Close • Philippe Debongnie • Karyn Denten • Aimee Dolich • Lisa Engelbrecht • Pam Garrison • Stine Kaasa • Rhianna Lederman • Martha Lever • Linda Schneider • Jessica Swift • Madeline Tomkins • Lori Vilegen •