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Fabric Art Collage 40 Mixed Media Techniques

Author : Rebekah Meier
ISBN : 9781607051213
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32. 37 MB
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Mix It Up with Dozens of Exciting New Ways to Create Mixed-Media Fabric Art. Everything you ever wanted to know about mixed-media fabric collage - the techniques, the supplies, the fun of creating! Learn more than 40 original techniques, each illustrated with step-by-step photos. Find out which products work best for each technique. Test-drive your new skills with 5 small quilt projects. Have you ever melted crayons onto muslin? Painted wool felt with bleach? Heat-embossed quilt batting using lace? Rebekah Meier has, and she shows you how to create fabulous fabric collages with these techniques and many, many more.

Fabric Collage Quilts

Author : Joanne Goldstein
ISBN : 1564772632
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 36. 66 MB
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Provides ideas for creating pictorial quilts, including choosing fabrics, borders, and embroidery stitches, and offers advice on how to sharpen one's creative skills

Mixed Media Explorations

Author : Beryl Taylor
ISBN : 9781596689541
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 45. 47 MB
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With a sense of humor and creative abandon, this guide shows how surprisingly easy it is to turn fabric, paper, stitch, and embellishment into artistic treasures to keep and share. Step-by-step instructions for making projects such as greeting cards, wall hangings, and books are provided, while the latest mixed-media products and techniques are also used, including embroidery stitches, etching, burning, metallic threads, paints, embed fibers, and found objects. Basic design principles are also employed, such as layering, highlighting motifs, and creating grids to give art depth and meaning.

Paper Metal And Stitch

Author : Maggie Grey
ISBN : 0713490675
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 76. 78 MB
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Textile artists eagerly continue to explore new and exciting surfaces for their work, and paper and metal are among the most popular materials for adding color and texture to stitched pieces. Incorporating everything from cut, molded, and shaped handmade papers to glittering meshes, wires, and coils, this essential collection—created by two world-class artists and authors—offers great suggestions for producing books, panels, icons, frames, and more. Just bring your enthusiasm and a swing-needle sewing machine!

More Fabric Art Collage

Author : Rebekah Meier
ISBN : 9781607055198
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 43. 89 MB
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In this follow-up to her bestselling first book, Fabric Art Collage—40+ Mixed Media Techniques, Rebekah Meier inspires you even more to stretch the boundaries of fabrics, papers, and fibers. Explore more than 60 new surface-design techniques with 7 richly layered projects. Learn how to combine creative processes like resists and image transfers with unique surfaces, embellishments, and found objects to create dimensional works of art. Transform everyday materials such as batting and foil into something even more extraordinary than you ever dreamed was possible! Mixed-media artists at any skill level will find something fresh and fascinating to try.

The Complete Photo Guide To Textile Art

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ISBN : 9781610596190
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The Hand Stitched Surface

Author : Lynn Krawczyk
ISBN : 9781589239425
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 58. 20 MB
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"The Hand-Stitched Surface offers inspiring techniques and beautiful projects for creating richly layered mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric to encourage stitchers to slow down and savor their handiwork"--

Joyful Stitching

Author : Laura Wasilowski
ISBN : 9781617455681
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 48. 7 MB
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Dive into Laura’s delightful world of embroidery and learn how to create small, free-form embroidery pieces that are alive with color and texture. With instructions for 21 basic embroidery stitches and 6 projects, all in Laura’s signature colorful, whimsical style, you’ll transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful, design-packed art piece. Stitch on wool, felt, or silk, and enjoy the simple pleasure of slow stitching. Includes a gallery of display ideas, as well as additional ideas for using free-form stitching.

Stitched Memories

Author : Tilly Rose
ISBN : 1782215654
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Creating unique textile art using vintage cloth and embroidery to tell a story and preserve memories Vintage cloth, found objects, embroidery, layered cloth and hand-stitching are all artfully combined by Tilly Rose to create unique textile artworks that tell a story, record a special event, or preserve, display and celebrate a memory of a special person or place. Tilly describes how to create these textile artworks using scraps of fabric, thread, lace, ribbon, buttons, beads, photographs and other found items that readers either already own or have sourced from elsewhere. The projects take various forms, including cloth journals, lavender hearts, hoop art, framed collages, wall hangings and miniature quilts, and involve a variety of easy techniques that are explained through step-by-step demos at the start of the book. These include layering and collage, hand embroidery, creating your own fabrics, transferring your designs to cloth, stamping on cloth, appliqué, embellishing, patchwork, quilting, free motion embroidery and photo transfer. Create a textile artwork using fabric and items from your wedding, a child's first birthday, a Christening or your honeymoon, or even family heilooms that can be cherished in a new way. The whole focus of the book is on inspiration and experimentation - encouraging the reader to be creative, collecting and sourcing materials of special significance and incorporating them into textile artworks that become treasured keepsakes.

The Sewing Machine Embroiderer S Bible

Author : Elizabeth Keegan
ISBN : 9781250048257
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 40. 44 MB
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Describes how to get the maximum benefit from one's sewing machine's embroidery functions, explaining how to copy designs off the internet, stabilize fabric and determine which threads and needles to use for optimal results. Original.

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