Stitch, Fibre, Metal & Mixed Media Paperback
Part of the The Textile Artist series
This series showcases the work of some of the most innovative and talented textile artists, who use a huge variety of different techniques, design ideas and materials.
It covers all kinds of creative fabric embellishment, from creating striking art quilts and decorated patchwork items to dyeing different materials and incorporating mixed media such as papers, metals, transparent fabrics, silks and heavier fabrics into art or functional pieces. 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, applique, 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages, 300 colour
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/01/2014
- Category: Textile artworks
- ISBN: 9781844487622