Inspiration and Techniques with Heat Tools
By (author) Kim Thittichai
Hot Textiles by Kim Thittichai
Book DescriptionAn inspirational and practical guide to the potential of heat tools for textile artists. Soldering irons, heat guns and household irons can add texture and variety to textile work - whether it's hand embroidery, machine embroidery, quilting or felting. Stunning work can be produced with a variety of materials: hot and cold foiling; painted and plain Bondaweb (fusible webbing) on wood, paper, fabric and pelmet Vilene; making beads from synthetic fabrics, Tyvek and Kunin felt; melting and distorting plastic bags and cellophane; working in three dimensions; and embossing powders. With step-by-step instructions, full health and safety advice and stunning photography, this is an important book for all textile artists. Following on the bestselling Fusing Fabric and Surfaces for Stitch, it demonstrates the latest techniques wanted by all those involved in textiles.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780713490404
(284mm x 225mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kim Thittichai
Layered Textiles, Hardback (September 2011)
Bestselling author Kim Thittichai demonstrates a range of techniques for layering textile art to produce simple to extreme surfaces for stitch.
Experimental Textiles, Hardback (August 2009)» View all books by Kim Thittichai
A much-needed book on cutting-edge textile design and practice with experimental design ideas, unusual materials and the latest techniques. The author takes you through the design process - with exercises - from finding original ideas, to the latest techniques various artists use to transform the designs into finished textiles.
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Author Biography - Kim Thittichai
Kim Thittichai is a popular textile artist who specialises in teaching experimental textiles. Her speciality is creating three-dimensional textile forms. She does workshops and lecture nationally and exhibits her work at various textiles shows across the UK. She is the author of the best selling Hot Textiles. She lives in Brighton.
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