Synopses & Reviews
This hands-on guide focuses on print as a means of getting color and pattern on fabric and embellishing and enhancing the design with stitch. With detailed, step-by-step demonstrations paired with numerous examples of the artists workstitched samples as well as three-dimensional designsthis reference makes a practical sourcebook suited for all skill levels. Taking crafters from the initial idea and the development of a theme to designing and making a block and creating pattern on paper, the guide ranges from how to make a stamp to the stitches that may be used to enhance a design. Block, soft-cut lino, mono, and collagraph printing are among the techniques surveyed, and the guides stitch library shows the range of available machine and hand stitches.
Learn how to print designs on to fabric, and then embellish them with stitching. Janet Edmonds teaches you about all the materials and techniques you need to develop your skills in this fascinating area of textile art.
About the Author
Janet Edmonds is an embroidery instructor and the author of "Beginner's Guide to Embroidered Boxes."