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The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook: Learn Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Fiber, Including Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Paint

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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

Owyn Ruck is the co-founder and general manager of the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY.

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Natalie Chanin

Introduction

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

Gallery

Resources

About the Authors

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592537778
Subtitle:
Learn Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Fiber, Including Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Painting, and More
Author:
Popovic, Visnja
Author:
Ruck, Owyn
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Crafts-Dyeing and Surface Design
Subject:
Crafts-Weaving and Spinning
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Studio Handbook Series
Publication Date:
20120701
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200+
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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