APPLIQUE ART THE TEXTILE ARTIST

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Layered Cloth

Author : Ann Small
ISBN : 1782213341
Genre : Appliqué
File Size : 62.8 MB
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Ann Small's 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 work. This book is a rich resource and reference for textile artists seeking new ideas and who want to experiment with texture and pattern. Clear, close-up images and exciting hot tips help to make layering enjoyable and accessible. All aspects of texture and pattern are explored in this fantastic reference book that will bring new dimensions to your fabric work.
Category: Appliqué

The Textile Artist S Studio Handbook

Author : Visnja Popovic
ISBN : 9781592537778
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 78.12 MB
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Explore the world of textile arts, one thread at a time. Expand your repertoire of textile crafting and design techniques. Shows the foundations of design and fabrication, includes a glossary of materials, and classic techniques that include weaving, dyeing, painting, and more.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Contemporary Appliqu

Author : Julia Triston
ISBN : 9781849943055
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 42.63 MB
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Appliqué is a classic embroidery technique that has recently been experiencing a revival. Appearing in the most cutting-edge contemporary textile work, it can be interpreted in many different ways - layering, patching, applying, overlaying - and offers endless creative possibilities. Each technical variation of appliqué has traditionally had its own set boundaries, but nowadays all the rules are being broken and the technique has become relevant, up-to-date and suitable for all varieties of textile art. This impressive book takes a fresh look at the world of appliqué and surface embellishment, showing you how to develop distinctive and individual designs, create exciting compositions and use unusual combinations of materials. It covers the traditional variations, including bonded appliqué, broderie perse, cut-away appliqué and Mola work, and explains how the standard techniques can be developed to give exciting results in your own textile work, in both hand and machine embroidery. Accompanying the techniques is a wealth of examples of contemporary appliqué to inspire you. The authors are renowned for their thoughtful, creative but practical approach to teaching textiles, making this book suitable for beginners and established textile artists alike.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Art Of The Spirit

Author : Helen Bradfield
ISBN : 1550021524
Genre : Design
File Size : 48.42 MB
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Rich colours and arresting designs capture the mood of celebration and joy that characterizes this photographic record of contemporary religious works of art. Chosen for their excellence in design and stitchery, these works represent the achievements of artists who have created art, in fabric, for places of worship. This book celebrates this important artistic expression, a significant part of our heritage. Pieces are selected from communities across Canada: from a small parish on a Micmac reserve in Nova Scotia to a large urban synagogue in Vancouver; from the igloo-shaped cathedral in Iqaluit to a suburban church nestled beside a wildlife march in southwestern Ontario.
Category: Design

Textile Artist

Author : Katie Essam
ISBN : 9781781265130
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 44.49 MB
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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, innovative ideas; learn how to draw inspiration from the animals, birds, gardens, beach huts and scenes that surround you; and use that inspiration as the fuel you need to create gorgeous stitched pictures.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Applique Embroidery

Author : Florence Daisy Collingwood
ISBN : 9781785005404
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 73.3 MB
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Applique is the fascinating and versatile technique of applying one fabric to another. This beautiful book covers the principles within the technique, from the design stage through to padding, edgings and decorative stitches. It explains how to use a great collection of materials and threads, along with a rich array of stitches and textures to give dimension and contrast, thereby creating a unique piece of art. Written by a widely respected teacher, the book draws on her extensive examples to illustrate and introduce embroidery techniques, such as gold work, crewel work and silk shading, that can be used in a piece of applique; explain stitches that can embellish the piece further, such as the traditional buttonhole and blanket stitch, as well as couching, fly, feather, herringbone and knotted stitches; encourage experimentation and play with ideas, for example layering fabrics onto different backgrounds, trying different types of padding to create height, perspective and 3D effects, and using different edging stitches with a variety of threads around the fabrics. It is lavishly illustrated with 450 colour photographs supporting the detailed text and step-by-step instructions. It is a book to be kept close and treasured.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Appliqu Art

Author : Stewart Merrett
ISBN : 0670850519
Genre : Appliqué
File Size : 36.39 MB
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Attractively illustrated book which combines expert instruction in the art of applique with an anecdotal journey through the author's professional development as a textile artist whose works are displayed in public and corporate venues around the world. Includes a list of works and an index.
Category: Appliqué

Stitch Fibre Metal And Mixed Media

Author : Alysn Midgelow-Marsden
ISBN : 1844487628
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 79.17 MB
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Alysn Midgelow-Marsden shows how to use both textile-based and mixed media techniques to create beautiful artworks using metal in the forms of shim, foil and woven fabric alongside many other materials. She shares her expertise in an inspiring variety of techniques from free machine stitching to gilding, embossing, needle felting, beading, printing, appliqu�, making stitched foil fabric and using dry decal transfer images. There are eight beautiful projects to inspire and instruct textile artists everywhere, including a lampshade, bauble pods, a memory lampshade, decorative panels and a tablet cover. Artists can take inspiration from the individual surfaces that make up the pieces, he completed projects, and from the developments from each project, which have full, instructive captions. An invaluable resource for textile artists looking for new and beautiful ideas.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Local Global

Author : Deborah Cherry
ISBN : 0754631974
Genre : Art
File Size : 21.92 MB
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Local/Global: Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century is the first book to investigate women artists working in disparate parts of the world. This pioneering collection addresses issues at the heart of feminist and post-colonial studies: the nature of difference, discrepant modernities and cross-cultural encounters. Written in a lively and accessible style, this lavishly illustrated volume offers fresh perspectives on women, art and identity. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of women artists and the art of the nineteenth century.
Category: Art