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Practical Textiles Techniques

Author : Ruth Sleigh-Johnson
ISBN : 140810587X
Genre : Textile crafts
File Size : 72.82 MB
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This title will present an overview of the core textiles techniques:applique; printing onto fabric; stencilling; fabric painting; dyeing;quilting and patchwork; batik; embroidery (hand and machine); felt-making; weaving; silk painting; fusing and bondingfabric; and mark-making. Each chapter will be packed with unique ideasdemonstrating different ways to use the technique as you are learning.Perfect for fashion and textile students, or anyone with a passion forcreative textiles. The cheapest and easiest methods for each technique will beexplained, and where possible the author will cover methods for workingon textiles at home, without expensive equipment. Format will be strictly practical and step-by-step, with tools and working techniques fully explained and illustrated.
Category: Textile crafts

A Practical Guide To Sustainable Fashion

Author : Alison Gwilt
ISBN : 9781350067066
Genre : Design
File Size : 33.91 MB
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Packed with examples from groundbreaking designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion is a much-needed overview of current models of fashion design and production. Alison Gwilt introduces the key issues associated with the production, use and disposal of fashion clothing and gives step-by-step guidance on how to identify and evaluate the potential impacts of a garment during the design process. With innovative examples of best practice from international designers and brands, the chapters follow each key stage in the life cycle of a fashion garment and explores approaches such as low-impact textiles techniques, mono-materiality, zero waste techniques, upcycling, repair and maintenance techniques and closed-loop design systems. New to this edition: More in-depth coverage of design thinking, materials manufacture, practical techniques for creating 'faster' recyclable fashion and new ways forward for fashion, such as including the circular economy and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Category: Design

Hot Textiles

Author : Kim Thittichai
ISBN : 0713490403
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20.81 MB
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An inspirational and practical guide to the potential of heat tools for textile artists. Soldering irons, heat guns and household irons can add texture and variety to textile work – whether it’s hand embroidery, machine embroidery, quilting or felting. Stunning work can be produced with a variety of materials: hot and cold foiling; painted and plain Bondaweb (fusible webbing) on wood, paper, fabric and pelmet Vilene; making beads from synthetic fabrics, Tyvek and Kunin felt; melting and distorting plastic bags and cellophane; working in three dimensions; and embossing powders. With step-by-step instructions, full health and safety advice and stunning photography, this is an important book for all textile artists. Following on the bestselling Fusing Fabric and Surfaces for Stitch, it demonstrates the latest techniques wanted by all those involved in textiles.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

British Vocational Qualifications

Author : Kogan Page
ISBN : 0749439610
Genre : Education
File Size : 89.49 MB
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Over the last decade as the importance of vocational qualifications has been firmly established, the system has become increasingly complex and hard to grasp. Now in its sixth edition, this popular and accessible reference book provides up-to-date information on over 3500 vocational qualifications in the UK. Divided into five parts, the first clarifies the role of the accrediting and major awarding bodies and explains the main types of vocational qualifications available. A directory then lists over 3500 vocational qualifications, classified by professional and career area, giving details of type of qualification, title, level, awarding body and, where possible, the course code and content. The third section comprises a glossary of acronyms used, together with a comprehensive list of awarding bodies, industry lead bodies, professional institutes and associations, with their contact details. Section four is a directory of colleges offering vocational qualifications in the UK, arranged alphabetically by area. Finally, section five is an index of all qualifications, listed alphabetically by title.
Category: Education

Textiles And Fashion

Author : Jenny Udale
ISBN : 9781350203389
Genre : Design
File Size : 70.7 MB
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Textiles and Fashion explores the integration of textile design with fashion. It begins with a brief history of textiles, showing the links with technical innovation and social developments. It then focuses on the processes of textile design, including the ethical and sustainable issues around textiles today. The book also provides practical information on fibre production, dyeing and finishing techniques. Various surface treatments are explored, as well as the way in which colour and trend influences fashion and textiles. Through case studies and interviews, fashion and textile designers discuss their production processes and how they use textiles in their work. New to the second edition are exercises to help students to explore and further their knowledge of textiles and fashion.
Category: Design

E Textiles In Libraries

Author : Carli Spina
ISBN : 9781538130490
Genre : Electronic textiles
File Size : 45.78 MB
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"This essential guidebook will teach librarians all they need to know about the tools, supplies, techniques, and science behind e-textiles and how to design successful collections and programs around this hot new topic"--
Category: Electronic textiles

Making Dolls And Creatures

Author : Ruth Sleigh-Johnson
ISBN : 1408133970
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 53.55 MB
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This fabulous introduction to making modern dolls and creatures features a varied selection of original projects by contemporary designers and makers. Whether you are looking for an advanced project using traditional techniques, or a 'one-hour-make' doll to put together on a rainy day from bits and pieces found around your home, you will find inspiration here. Techniques for the construction of the dolls is explained in simple illustrated steps, and surface application such as hand sewing, appliqué, fabric painting and machine embroidery are used to create beautiful dolls that you won't want to give away...
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

A Practical Guide To Textile Testing

Author : K. Amutha
ISBN : 9789385059629
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 43.30 MB
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A Practical Guide to Textile Testing is about the physical and chemical test procedures used in testing textiles at different stages namely, fibre, yarn, fabric and garment. It serves as a guide for young learners of textile discipline. In addition to the testing procedures, information related to textile testing is included for better understanding.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Textiles Technology For Key Stage 3

Author : Alex McArthur
ISBN : 0748744320
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.96 MB
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Accompanying the pupils' full-colour textbook, this pack enhances classroom effectiveness and helps raise standards of teaching and learning. It places emphasis on individual target setting, whereby pupils' achievement is easily monitored.
Category: Education

Screenprinting On Textiles

Author : Sue Westergaard
ISBN : 9781785007545
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 55.95 MB
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Screenprinting is essentially a stencil method of printing, but is has vast potential. This beautiful book explains the techniques behind the art and introduces ideas to explore its exciting and versatile qualities. Packed with step-by-step sequences and practical advice, it not only explains the process but inspires designers and makers to experiment with the creative potential of this striking art form. It introduces the basic technical aspects of printing on fabric, as well as the equipment and materials. Ideas for designing and developing different types of motifs, images, patterns and repeats are given and how to combine the different elements together. It covers effective low-tech methods that exploit physical skills and simple tools, as well as contemporary printed textile practice with digital input and sophisticated technologies. Advice on the use of colour is given as well as dye recipes and the instructions for their use on fabric. Methods are included such as cross dyeing, crimping and mark making on fabric, which can be used in conjunction with screenprinting. Drawing on the author's over forty years of experience, it shares her practical tips and ideas for both the traditional processes of screenprinting and the latest techniques that embrace contemporary practice ready for a new textile audience.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Indigo Textiles

Author : Gösta Sandberg
ISBN : 0937274402
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 59.97 MB
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The oldest natural dye in use today is indigo. Learn about cultures that have used this wonderful dye and the chemistry of the dyeing process. Then develop varied applications and techniques through the recipes and projects. "...a must-have reference for fiber artist."--Ornament Magazine.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Practical Patchwork And Applique Techniques

Author : Dorothea Hall
ISBN : 1555210155
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51.48 MB
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Provides instructions for creating original quilting, patchwork, and applique projects, discusses the practical applications of these skills, and includes both traditional and modern patchwork designs
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Woven Textiles

Author : Sharon Kearley
ISBN : 9781847978158
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 43.25 MB
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Weaving is an age-old craft but it has boundless potential. The beauty and joy of weaving a finished piece of cloth can be enhanced by creating your own designs and using the latest ideas and techniques. This new book explains to the novice how to start weaving textiles, but also develops techniques for the more experienced so they can learn to appreciate colour, patterns and structures, and thereby design their own richly-textured cloth. As well as practical information on how to get started, Woven Textiles looks at design concepts and how to experiment with ideas, such as mark-making skills on paper and embroidery on fabric. It introduces new weave structures and suggests ways to explore colours and yarns. The author shares her passion for this craft in pages packed with inspiring ideas, exciting examples and lavish illustrations. Her own work is supported by that of other leading contemporary designers, making this book a visual treat. Aimed at all weavers, craftsmen, dyers, feltmakers and interior designers, and lavishly illustrated with 332 colour photographs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Textiles Magazine

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ISBN : IND:30000111157123
Genre : Clothing trade
File Size : 54.10 MB
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Category: Clothing trade

Textile Folk Art

Author : Anne Kelly
ISBN : 184994458X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75.16 MB
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A practical and inspirational guide to textile folk art from cultures all around the world, accompanied by step-by-step projects. From samplers and quilts in Europe, to tribal and nomadic cloth further afield in Mongolia and China, folk and traditional designs have played a crucial part in the development of textile art and craft. In this book, Anne Kelly explores the traditional motifs used in textile folk art and shows you how contemporary textile artists use these in their work today. The beautifully illustrated guide is also packed with helpful step-by-step projects that demonstrate how to apply folk motifs to your own work. Drawing inspiration from the Far East to Scandinavia, artists and designers have often used folk art to influence their work. Beginning with the chapter 'Samplers in Stitch', Anne looks into handmade momentoes and souvenirs created in the UK and USA. Samplers as statement pieces are also explored and are contextualised within the role of women and children recording their personal histories and lives. 'Nordic Notes' then looks at Scandinavian traditional textile art, and how modern screen printing and embroidery have been used by contemporary makers. 'Silk Road' looks at the influence of nomadic cultures and textiles, including yurts in Mongolia and Miao folklore in China. Projects on how to make felt, pouched and jewellery are also covered. Lastly, 'Trees of Life' looks the motif of the tree in a variety of cultures. Anne also looks at traditional techniques from South Asia and how to create your own 'Family Tree' using photo transfers and appliqué. Featuring step-by-step projects as well as work from contemporary artists and makers throughout, this practical and beautiful guide shows how practitioners of all kinds can draw from folk art for making and inspiration.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Basics Fashion Design 02 Textiles And Fashion

Author : Jenny Udale
ISBN : 9782940373642
Genre : Design
File Size : 45.31 MB
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Textiles and Fashion explores the art of creating fashion textiles, from practical processes including fibre production, dyeing and finishing, to construction techniques such as weaving and knitting.
Category: Design

Creative Quilts

Author : Sandra Meech
ISBN : 1849941114
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 44.22 MB
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Following on from her bestselling first book 'Contemporary Quilts', award-winning contemporary quilt artist Sandra Meech explains how to harness your own creativity to add innovation and depth to your quilt and embroidery work. In 'Creative Quilts', she shows you how to take inspiration from a wealth of sources, including art, textiles and architecture, and gives special emphasis to journals and sketchbooks. The book contains full instructions for a range of exciting techniques, including surface embellishment, mixed-media techniques, and taking quilt work into three dimensions, plus practical advice on exhibiting work. Special 'Creativity Plus' and 'Design Workshop' exercises help you to develop confidence in your own creativity. Illustrated with work from the world's leading quilt and textile artists, this book is both a practical workbook and a precious source of inspiration.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Textile Surface Decoration

Author : Margo Singer
ISBN : 0713669535
Genre : Dyes and dyeing
File Size : 34.36 MB
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Category: Dyes and dyeing