Paper, Metal and Stitch
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Paper, Metal and Stitch by Maggie Grey
Book DescriptionStunning 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. Paper is very popular choice; and handmade and purchased papers can be manipulated, cut, torn, stitched and moulded into any shape or form. You can add colour, texture and metallic effects. New forms of metal can be used in textiles, such as metal shim (very thin stitch-friendly slices of real metal), glittering metal meshes, wires and coils, beads and foils, and recycled domestic metals. And stitch is the ultimate enhancer. The book has great suggestions for combining elements of paper, metal and stitch to produce finished stitched pieces - books, panels, icons and frames. With step by step intructions, all you need is this book, your enthusiasm and a swing-needle sewing machine.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780713490671
(276mm x 216mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Maggie Grey
From Image to Stitch, Hardback (June 2008)
This 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.
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 is a leading textile artist and author. Former editor of the World of Embroidery, she now runs the highly influential workshopontheweb.com. Her bestselling titles include Stitch, Dissolve, Distort (07134 89960) and Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery (07134 8851 4). Jane Wild is an artist, specializing in mixed media. She has a particular passion for experimenting with paper and paper making. She writes for magazines and exhibts widely, including at the V&A. Reference Paper Metal and Stitch (hb edn) 07134 8918 9
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