RSN: Applique : Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration Paperback
by Kate Cross
Part of the Royal School of Needlework series
New from the Royal School of Needlework (RSN), this contemporary guide to the art of applique is written by Kate Cross, one of their trained experts and teachers.
It showcases the traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair of the RSN, and provide practical guidance and inspiration.
This is a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in all essential applique techniques: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and will lead you through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance.
It shows you how to knot thread and start stitching correctly, how to create a design, transfer it onto fabric, frame up a slate frame, build up, cut away, apply a variety of edges and apply fabric, as well as basic ribbonwork, goldwork, shadow work and silk shading.
The book contains two beautiful projects that put these techniques into practice.
The book also features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage, as well as revealing the history and context of applique and showcasing galleries of inspiring applique work from around the world. The book is flexibound, so will lay flat when open, making it handy for use while you are sewing.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, 540 Colour Illustrations
- Publisher: Search Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 30/07/2016
- Category: Quiltmaking, patchwork & applique
- ISBN: 9781782211884