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Series: The Textile Artist

The Textile Artist: Layered and Stitched Pictures

$29.95

Using free machine embroidery and appliqué to create textile art inspired by everyday life by Katie Essam

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexi-binding with flaps
  • Publication: 01 July 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782215134
  • Carton Qty: 22
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 415
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: $29.95
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A modern source of fun and innovative inspiration for any textile artist, built on the everyday world around you.

Katie Essam's fresh, modern style uses unique combinations of traditional techniques, and in this book she shows you how to create beautiful textile art inspired by the beauty in everyday objects.

Stretch your imagination and be inspired by Katie's fun, innovative ideas; learn how to draw inspiration from the animals, birds, gardens, beach huts and scenes that surround you; and use that inspiration as the fuel you need to create gorgeous stitched pictures.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Materials10
Before you start18
Setting up your machine20
Beach Scene26
step-by-step project
Finding ideas and inspiration38
Planning40
Appliqué Hare48
step-by-step project
Paint and stitch62
Blue Tit64
step-by-step project
Hen and Rooster74
step-by-step project
Collage90
Sewing Collage94
step-by-step project
Choosing your own design106
Jimmy the Cat108
step-by-step project
Home118
step-by-step project
Displaying your work126
Index128

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