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Tear, Burn & Stitch Your Way to Beautiful Fabric Art
Learn how to create fabric art with incredible depth and meaning in Layered, Tattered & Stitched. Mixed-media artist Ruth Rae expands your creativity as she shows you how to singe, tear, stain, later and stitch fabric and paper for amazing texture and visual interest. Explore both traditional and atypical sewing techniques combined with collage, beading and photo transfers to make gifts, wall hangings, accessories and more.
Layered, Tattered & Stitched will inspire you with: 18+ artistic projects ranging from unusual greeting cards and gift wrap to art dolls, banners and apparelClearly explained steps with photos for all projectsThorough instructions for a wide range of techniquesSuggestions for expanding your creative process by working with poetry and symbolic objectsTreat yourself to an amazing fabric art workshop with Layered, Tattered & Stitched.
The step-by-step instructions found in Layered, Tattered and Stitched will provide you with the inspiration and techniques in order to create fabric-art with incredible depth and personal signifcance. Throughout the book, the author uses a mixture of atypical sewing techniques such as trapping found objects between layers, stitching and quilting paper and creating windows in fabric along with mixed-media techniques that include transferring photos, staining fabric, and more to create magnificent works of art. Expand your creative process, using such things as poetry and symbolic objects for inspiration.