Creating Texture With Textiles

Author: Linda F. McGehee
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780873416573
Size: 79.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Why settle for ordinary fabric when you can transform it into a work of art with just a few simple changes? The master of adding texture to fabric, Linda McGehee has devised new and simple ways to dramatically enhance any piece of fabric to make a unique statement. You'll learn couching, beading, crinkling, dyeing and bleaching, appliqué, pintucking, heirloom sewing, and much more. McGehee's expert instructions guide you through choosing fabrics, spiral and lattice piecing, combining the elements, and everything else you need for Creating Texture with Textiles. Her gallery of projects will inspire you to use your fantastic new fabrics in a variety of ways, jackets, vests, handbags, pillows. Anywhere you would use fabric, you can use texture fabrics.

Layered Cloth

Author: Ann Small
Publisher: Textile Artist
ISBN: 9781782213345
Size: 49.43 MB
Format: PDF
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Ann Small's imaginative use of cutting and manipulating techniques, and her layering and colouring tricks, makes this your 'go-to' guide for bringing form and texture to your fabric work. This book is a rich resource and reference for textile artists seeking new ideas and who want to experiment with texture and pattern. Clear, close-up images and exciting hot tips help to make layering enjoyable and accessible. All aspects of texture and pattern are explored in this fantastic reference book that will bring new dimensions to your fabric work.

How To Be Creative In Textile Art

Author: Julia Triston
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1849941459
Size: 24.27 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Its a question asked by many budding textile artists: how can I be more creative? Youve got a few ideas and know some techniques, but youre not sure how to get started or make your work hang together. This book shows you how. It explains the creative process from the very beginning: where to find inspiration and how to harness those ideas; how to gather source material; how to pull together what you have. The authors then take you on a journey to develop a design. Learn how to put elements together to make a cohesive whole and develop a theme, learning established design rules along the way. Part Three, Moving into Stitch, gives you a range of techniques and easy experiments with which to turn your design into stitched-textile work. From choosing what fabrics to use, to layering, creating texture and adding embellishment, it covers the key techniques to try. This is a terrific book for those starting out in textiles who really do want to be as creative as they can possibly be.

Black Enterprise

Size: 39.51 MB
Format: PDF
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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Costuming For Film

Author: Holly Cole
ISBN: 9781879505803
Size: 55.11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is an illustrated guide to everything one needs to know to get started and work successfully in film costuming. It covers such essential artistic matters as looking for work, the roles played by various members of the costume/wardrobe department, union membership and regulation, the on-set and off-set duties of all costume department members, costume craftwork, script breakdown, writing and following budgets, organising and running a wardrobe department, designing for specific actors, fitting, dealing with deadlines, and much more.

Shirley Botsford S Decorating With Fabric Crafts

Author: Shirley Botsford
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780873416771
Size: 26.38 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Step-by-step instructions demonstrate procedures for creating quilting, patchwork, and applique projects, including an apron, a duffel bag, and a backpack, using fourteen interchangeable squares

Cash For Your Crafts

Author: Wendy Rosen
Publisher: Chilton Book Company
ISBN: 9780801989179
Size: 76.47 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6507
Shares ideas for creating crafts, and discusses start-up strategies and marketing techniques