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Description - Framing and Presenting Textile Art by Annabelle Ruston

This book is aimed at both professional framers and textile artists themselves. It provides a thorough introduction to presenting and protecting original textile art. The book includes: * A glossary of useful terms * Information about choosing a good framer, conservation framing, basic framing techniques and materials for textiles. * Before you start: preliminary work to be done, correcting any imperfections, discolouration, missing stitches, etc. * Squaring needlepoint, including types of canvas, equipment needed, techniques and methods. * Stretching and mounting textile art, including lacing and other mounting techniques, fabric extensions, types of support, heavy fabrics and large pieces. * The frame itself: mouldings and build-ups, glazing, windowmounts. * Alternatives to conventional frames, e.g. acrylic domes, etc.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713688085
ISBN-10: 0713688084
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Annabelle Ruston

Annabelle Ruston is an editor for the Fine Art Trade Guild. She has also written The Artists' Guide to Selling Work and Starting Up a Gallery and Frameshop for us.

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