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The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook: Learn Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Fiber, Including Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Paintby Visnja Popovic
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Explore the world of textile arts, one thread at a time!
The Textile Artist’s Studio Handbook is the only book you need for expanding your repertoire of textile crafting and design techniques. This is the go-to guide for the foundations of design and fabrication, glossary of materials, and classic techniques that include weaving, dyeing, painting, and more! Plus, where else can you get behind-the-scenes access to setting up the best home textile studio for you?
Inside, you’ll find exploration of basic materials (including fibers, dyes, paints, and other media); visual tutorials for spinning, felting, crochet, weaving, sewing, and quilting; primers for surface decoration techniques such as dyeing, painting, stitching, and screen printing; and patterns and project instructions.
About the Author
Visnja Popovic is the co-founder and education director of the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY. Owyn Ruck is the co-founder and general manager of the Textile Arts Center. They both currently reside in Brooklyn.
Owyn Ruck is the co-founder and general manager of the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Natalie Chanin
Part I: Building a Home Textile Studio
Chapter 1: Planning the Layout
Chapter 2: Fiber Basics
Chapter 3: Felting
Chapter 4: Spinning, Knitting, and Crochet
Chapter 5: Weaving
Chapter 6: Printing
Chapter 7: Dyeing
Chapter 8: Sewing, Quilting, and Applique
Chapter 9: Needlework
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