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Mixed and Stitched: Fabric Inspiration & How-To's for the Mixed Media Artist

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paint and markers, fabric and thread?IT?S TIME TO MIX THINGS UP

Whether you?re a mixed-media artist or

a passionate sewer, discover innovative

ways to combine fabrics, textures, found

objects and more to create meaningful

pieces of fabric art.

In addition to inspiring mixed-media

techniques, inside Mixed and Stitched

you?ll find:

Step-by-step instructions for 16 personal projects such as journals, love notes, bags and home d‚cor items.

Free-form, ?sketchy? stitching techniques that put the stress of sewing perfection to rest.

Techniques for dyeing your own fabric to achieve custom colors for any project

Original ?bonus? embroidery designs to enhance

the projects or spice up your own fabric creations.

A gallery of mixed-media and fabric art to help inspire your own works of imagination.

Unleash your inner ?stitch artist? and get Mixed and Stitched today

Synopsis:

Mixed and Stitched marries your love of sewing with mixed media in projects like journals, a banner, love notes and more in a vibrant, fresh way. First, author Jen Osborn introduces you to easy techniques for custom dying fabric. Next, no matter your sewing level- you'll easily learn new techniques for sketching with stitches, how to use basic embroidery stitches for texture and function, and how to sew basic shapes. You will also learn basic machine piecing skills. Finally, you are guided through 16 projects incorporating your dyed fabrics, including journals, functional items for the home and creative studio (art apron, pincushion, rug) and gifts for friends and loved ones (love notes, bags, banners and more).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781440308376
Author:
Osborn, Jen
Publisher:
North Light Books
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Mixed and Stitched marries your love of sewing with mixed media in projects like journals, a banner, love notes and more in a vibrant, fresh way. First, author Jen Osborn introduces you to easy techniques for custom dying fabric. Next, no matter your sewing level- you'll easily learn new techniques for sketching with stitches, how to use basic embroidery stitches for texture and function, and how to sew basic shapes. You will also learn basic machine piecing skills. Finally, you are guided through 16 projects incorporating your dyed fabrics, including journals, functional items for the home and creative studio (art apron, pincushion, rug) and gifts for friends and loved ones (love notes, bags, banners and more).
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