From Image to Stitch
By (author) Maggie Grey
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From Image to Stitch by Maggie Grey
Book DescriptionThis book is about taking an image- a drawing, painting, digital photograph, computer design or photocopy- and, using simple methods, turning it into a piece of textile art. The author takes you through a variety of techniques for creating the image, such as scanning mixed-media artwork and digital photographs, or using imaging software to create exciting patterns and effects. No technical knowledge is required to use this book, as it offers easy-to-follow instructions, and the materials, technology and equipment are all readily available. But at the centre of the book lies the use of stitch. Having produced the image and transferred it to fabric, the next step is to enhance it with hand or machine embroidery. Innovative methods, both in the image transfer and the stitch, are simplified and broken down into the easy stages. Throughout the book, inspirational ideas are offered to get your creativity going. From books to bangles, panels, bags and vessels, the book offers all textile artists ideas to expand their creative work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781906388027
(281mm x 221mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Maggie Grey
Paper, Metal and Stitch, Paperback (August 2007)
This is a stunning bestseller now in paperback! This is an essential book on using paper and metal in textile art and embroidery. Interest in new and exciting surfaces in textile art continues unabated and this is still the best book on the subject by two leading textile artists.
Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery, Paperback (June 2006)» View all books by Maggie Grey
This is a very strong bestselling title - new in paperback. A ground-breaking book when first published in 2003, it is now a classic for all those involved in the textile world. It features exciting, innovative and modern machine embroidery from one of the most accomplished writers on the subject.
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Author Biography - Maggie Grey
Maggie Grey runs the hugely influential website workshopontheweb.com. A former editor of Embroidery magazine, she is the author of several bestselling titles, including Paper, Metal and Stitch (9780713489187) and Stitch, Dissolve, Distort (9780713489965). She lives in Andover, Hants.
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