An inspiring look into the world of creative textile-making, illustrated with beautiful textile pieces. This inspiring book guides the reader through Deborah's creative and inventive textile work: from painting fabrics and building textures to embellishing with hand and machine stitching. This book contains a wealth of inspiration for any textile artist, showing them how to create gorgeous, textured pieces of art.
Creating Art Quilts with Panels: Easy Thread Painting and Embellishing Techniques to Create Your Own Colorful Piece of Art From Panels Landauer Stunning Pictorial Quilts with Step-by-Step Photos
Learn how to make gorgeous seasonal panels, beautiful florals, and magnificent panel replicas. Discover how to transform ordinary premade fabric panels and thread into one-of-a-kind art quilts! six step-by-step projects include seasonal panels, holiday designs, beautiful florals, and gorgeous landscapes Add dimension and texture with easy thread painting and embellishing techniques See your fabric come to life as you sew and layer threads on top of the design Get inspired by a photo gallery of magnificent art quilt masterpieces In Creating Art Quilts with Panels, award-winning quilter and fiber artist Joyce Hughes reveals her creative methods for creating stunning pictorial quilts.
Create your own piece of art! Sure to please both traditional and contemporary artists alike, Creating Art Quilts with Panels also features a photographic gallery of inspirational art quilt masterpieces. Discover how to make your quilt pop and explore endless options for creativity with free-motion quilting, machine techniques, three-dimensional effects, raw edge applique, thread painting, trapunto, overlay, and a variety of embellishments.
New panels are designed every year, even better, so try the ideas and techniques in this book on ones that are similar to those featured inside or, mix it up to make something new and different. In this book joyce shows you how to take an ordinary fabric panel and turn it into a beautiful work of art. From simple beading to more advanced three-dimensional pieces, Joyce presents her techniques clearly and concisely with detailed photographs in a step-by-step format.
Stitched Textiles: Nature
Stitched textiles: the natural world also features examples of the author, exploring the means by which the pieces have been created, Steph Redfern's own intricate and detailed works based on nature, and the wonderful stories behind Steph's journey as an artist. The wealth of information and visual stimuli in stitched textiles: the natural world is intended to inspire the reader to create their own works inspired by nature, personal piece of stitched textile work on fabric or on cotton-blend Khadi paper, progressing to picking out iconic elements from sketches and photographs, or machine stitch in whimsical and beautiful patterns, beginning by exploring the use of sketchbooks and study pages, applying handstitch in metallic threads, and eventually assembling a stunning, and embellishing with natural beads or found objects.
It contains an extensive section on techniques, featuring step-by-step guides to machine- and hand-stitching, such as leaves, silk and Khadi paper; and using objects found in nature, attaching embellishments and found objects to your work; painting and printing on fabrics including cotton, to make unique and iconic prints.
The book includes four inspirational projects based on different facets of the natural world: Ocean, Botany, Rainforest, Birds and Animals. An inspiring step-by-step guide to creating contemporary textile artworks themed on nature. Stitched textiles: the Natural World is the fourth title in this successful theme-based series.
The Quilting Arts Idea Book: Inspiration & Techniques for Art Quilting
Inside you'll find: • step-by-step tutorials for everything from surface design and mixed media techniques to themed quilts featuring people, landscapes, pets, and more, as well as projects to make for--and with--friends. Inspiring project galleries with graphic designs, festival favorites, and featured projects showcasing techniques from the book to show you the variety of items you can make with your new skills.
Articles on finding inspiration and nurturing creativity as well as tips and advice from artists and contributors invite you to become an active maker in the art quilting community. Whether you're just getting started or looking to up your skill set, The Quilting Arts Idea Book has everything you need to make your quilting arts dreams a reality.
Peppered with gorgeous imagery and expert advice, The Quilting Arts Idea Book will help you hone your skills while enjoying the creative process. Get inspired to learn new techniques with this gorgeous how-to guide! Written for new and seasoned fiber artists alike, this all-in-one resource includes everything you need to create one-of-a-kind art quilts and more.
Textile Artist: Layered Cloth, The: The Art of Fabric Manipulation The Textile Artist
This book is a rich resource and reference for textile artists seeking new ideas and who want to experiment with reverse appliqué and related techniques such as layering, stacks, trapunto, puffs and fabric manipulation. Packed with techniques suitable for quilting and other textile art • Three wearable step-by-step projects • Clear, close-up images make layering enjoyable and accessible.
Ann smalls imaginative use of cutting and manipulating techniques, and her layering and colouring tricks, makes this your go-to guide for bringing form and texture to your fabric artwork.
Textile Artist: Layered and Stitched Pictures: Using Free Machine Embroidery and Appliqué to Create Textile Art Inspired By Everyday Life The Textile Artist
A modern source of fun and innovative inspiration for any textile artist, built on the everyday world around you. Katie essam's fresh, modern style uses unique combinations of traditional techniques, and in this book she shows you how to create beautiful textile art inspired by the beauty in everyday objects.
Stretch your imagination and be inspired by katie's fun, gardens, innovative ideas; learn how to draw inspiration from the animals, birds, beach huts and scenes that surround you; and use that inspiration as the fuel you need to create gorgeous stitched pictures.
Textile Landscape: Painting with Cloth in Mixed Media
Cas then looks at both urban and intimate spaces, creating stitchscapes, the technical aspects of painting and dying cloth, capturing the changing seasons, attaining inspiration from found objects, experimenting with photos, and so much more. Focusing on the common language between the two forms, she begins with basic advice on keeping a sketchbook, stitching on paper and fabric, and working digitally.
Combine the textural quality of stitchwork and the spontaneity of paint with this practical, beautiful guide to landscapes in mixed-media textile art. Renowned author cas holmes brings together the world of the stitcher and that of the painter as she demonstrates her technique known as “stitch-sketching” and shows how to develop your approach to textile art.
Wild Wool & Colorful Cotton Quilts: Patchwork & Appliqué Houses, Flowers, Vines & More
Best-selling author erica Kaprow shares three new medallion quilts with playful pieced backgrounds and perky appliqué. Using a mix of cotton and wool fabrics, vines, flowers, you’ll hand stitch houses, and more. With each border, you’ll fall more in love with the these textural quilts infused with color!
Basic appliqué instructions and full-size patterns are included. Happy, bold, and whimsical! Sew house-themed quilts to welcome you home.
Stitch, Fabric & Thread: An inspirational guide for creative stitchers
Her aim is to simply encourage you to pick up a needle and thread and get sewing! the exercises draw inspiration from around the world: create corded works of art inspired by Milton Glaser's iconic Bob Dylan poster; create bold embroidered African masks; layer up and cut away to create Mola applique; use bleach and fabric paint to create Aboriginal dreamtime lizards; create knotted works of art inspired by ancient Mayan counting systems; embroider varsity cross-stitch letters or try out decorative Japanese book binding.
Elizabeth healey's approach to sewing is that it should be fun, and not like a chore or an exam we need to excel in. Experiment with stitch, fabric and thread to create your own unique textiles. This inventive book is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring practical exercises, a rich and creative exploration of fabric and stitch, and a fascinating all-round read.
Search Press UK. Alternatively, dyeing, couching tumbled crockery, printing, try a host of other techniques such as quilting, creating pleats and puckers and needlelace. Packed with stitch galleries and bursting with slow sewing ideas, the book also contains 'behind the stitches' features: illuminating insights into sewing movements such as Boro textiles, Gee's Bend quilting and Dorset buttons.
Joyful Stitching: Transform Fabric with Improvisational Embroidery
Transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful art piece with instructions for 21 embroidery stitches and 6 projects. Slow stitch playful projects in laura's colorful, whimsical style. Nan search Press UK.
Art Quilt Collage: A Creative Journey in Fabric, Paint & Stitch
Search Press UK. This visual, step-by-step guide will help you dip your toes into the world of art quilting with mixed-media techniques, checklists, and work-along projects presented using 8 design guides. Make treasured art quilts from bits of cloth, stitched motifs and painted details. Slow stitch playful projects in laura's colorful, whimsical style.
Softcover, 96 pages. Transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful art piece with instructions for 21 embroidery stitches and 6 projects. To make great art, stitched motifs, you've got to start! Make treasured art quilts from bits of cloth, and painted details. Unlock your own artistic vision as you quilt in a series, finish small art pieces, and incorporate meaningful symbols into your work.
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