Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery
By (author) Maggie Grey
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Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery by Maggie Grey
Book DescriptionA 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. 'Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery' is a book for everyone who is interested in texture in embroidery. Beautifully illustrated, it is structured in six chapters, covering : * Backgrounds, often using experimental or unusual materials * Raising the surface a little to produce highly textured, low-relief embroideries * The next step - raising the surface even more * Using applied motifs for high-relief textiles * Frames, masks and high-relief panels * Three-dimensional constructions, bowls, vessels and towers Lavishly illustrated with over 95 colour photgraphs, the book includes clear diagrams and detailed instructions, step-by-step where necessary. All you need is enthusiasm and a swing needle sewing machine to make the wonderful textures featured within these pages.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780713490282
(276mm x 216mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
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.
Paper, Metal and Stitch, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Maggie Grey
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.
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Author Biography - Maggie Grey
Maggie Grey is now one of the leading textile artists and authors. She is the author of Layers of Stitch (with Valerie Campbell-Harding) (0 7134 8906 5) and Paper, Metal and Stitch (0 7134 8918 9) with Jane Wild. She runs the highly influential WorkshopOnTheWeb website and is the former editor of Embroidery magazine.
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