Stitch, Cloth, Shimmer & Shine

Stitch, Cloth, Shimmer & Shine

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Baker & Taylor
Features textile arts projects that employ the use of mixed media techniques, stitching, and embellishments to create and decorate artwork, necklaces, bags, and boxes.

Perseus Publishing
Sarah Lawrence’s gorgeous textile art is so richly decorated that it is impossible to guess how it has been created. In this book, she reveals the secrets, with clear step by step instructions on a multitude of innovative techniques from many different crafts, which are then combined to produce eleven beautiful projects. People who love textile art, rubber stamping, embroidery, gilding, embossing and many other crafts will be attracted to this book.


Independent Publishing Group

Using mixed media, stitching, and numerous innovative techniques, the projects in this book yield stunning textile art with the accent on shimmer and shine. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions first show how to make fabric from brown paper or by layering interlining with metal leaf, then go on to demonstrate gilding techniques—using mica, hot fusing adhesives, and metal—various coloring techniques, hand and machine stitching, free-machine embroidery, and unique embellishments. Eleven sumptuous projects, including flat pieces of artwork, necklaces, boxes, and bags, put techniques into practice. Beautiful finished pieces show the intricate, rich, bright, and shiny results of the techniques used in various combinations.

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent [England] : Search Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781844486274
1844486273
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm

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