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Description - Bags with Paper and Stitch by Isobel Hall

Isobel Hall is well known for her exquisite yet fully functional embroidered bags, made from handmade paper and embellished with print, stitch and beading. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the secrets of her techniques for the first time. It contains over 30 different bag projects, plus a wealth of techniques to inspire you to make your own examples, including : * Using silk cocoon strippings to make the softest handmade paper * How to create the author's signature 'distressed' look * Ingenious ways to use found objects as handles and fastenings * Creative use of natural materials such as twigs and flower petals Illustrated throughout with stunning pictures of the author's work but with full instructions on all the techniques, this book is ideal for embroiderers and textile artists who are fascinated by bags and other three-dimensional pieces.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713490343
ISBN-10: 0713490349
Format: Hardback
(285mm x 225mm x 15mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Isobel Hall

Isobel Hall is a teacher and textile designer who specialises in creating handmade paper and using it to make embroidered bags. She teaches papermaking, book-making and bag-making and also takes on commissions.

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