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Series: The Textile Artist

The Textile Artist: Layered and Stitched Pictures


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 June 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782215134
  • Carton Qty: 22
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 415
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $29.95
  • Series: The Textile Artist
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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

Introduction 6
Materials 10
Before you start 18
Setting up your machine 20
Beach Scene 26
step-by-step project
Finding ideas and inspiration 38
Planning 40
Appliqué Hare 48
step-by-step project
Paint and stitch 62
Blue Tit 64
step-by-step project
Hen and Rooster 74
step-by-step project
Collage 90
Sewing Collage 94
step-by-step project
Choosing your own design 106
Jimmy the Cat 108
step-by-step project
Home 118
step-by-step project
Displaying your work 126
Index 128

Extra Information

Click here to download a BONUS project from the book - the Vintage Bicycle project from the cover.

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