The Art of Stitching on Metal Hardback
by Ann Parr
Ann Parr's unique and awe-inspiring art of stitching on metal is showcased here, in this her first book.
Her work ranges from jewellery to richly decorated boxes and panels, and represents a rare fusion of traditional and contemporary methods and design which cannot fail to excite and inspire.Appealing to multi-media artists, textile artists, embroiderers and indeed anyone with a love of beautiful, innovative works of art, this book is a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration.
It provides not only a wealth of information on materials and methods, but also twelve step-by-step projects and numerous stunning photographs of Ann's own pieces, and so contains everything you need to explore this fascinating art.The twelve projects featured throughout the book will allow you to make some gorgeous items of your own, including a beautiful pewter pendant, a colourful brooch, decorative panels to adorn your home, and a fabulous metal-woven doll.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, 400 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/2008
- Category: Embroidery crafts
- ISBN: 9781844482252
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Review by aulsmith
This is almost entirely about machine stitching. Since I do hand embroidery, it wasn't helpful to me. I has some basic metal working techniques if you're new to the area. As usual, it doesn't explain how difficult and time consuming eliminating sharp edges is.