Synopses & Reviews
Tiny works of art called inchies are captivating the hearts of textile and mixed-media artists the world over, and this guide demonstrates just how easy they are to make. Their small sizea square with one inch dimensionsmakes inchies perfect for trying out new techniques and media such as scraps of fabrics, yarns, and items found in nature or around the home. This manual also gives many ideas on how to incorporate inchies into various items such as jewelry, keyrings, and bags. With clear, step-by-step projects from a number of designers and top artists, this instructional resource is sure to spark creativity, imagination, and fun.
"The projects illustrate the many ways in which inchies can be used in lots of decorative and practical ways." Fabrications Magazine
"These tiny, creative one-inch squares (2.54 cm squares doesn't sound quite the same) are a growing trend in the world of mixed media." Stitch Magazine
"This is the sort of thing that makes recycling fun, and these tiny works of art really do have a lot of uses." MyShelf.com
This book offers a unique insight into the world of inchies - one-inch square pieces of mixed media art - with expert guidance on materials and techniques as well as a wealth of ideas and inspiration for creating gorgeous designs of your own.
About the Author
Peggy Donda-Kobert is a quilter and clothing designer. She runs creative workshops on constructing inchies and has an internet group on the subject.