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paint and markers, fabric and thread?IT?S TIME TO MIX THINGS UP
Whether you?re a mixed-media artist or
a passionate sewer, discover innovative
ways to combine fabrics, textures, found
objects and more to create meaningful
pieces of fabric art.
In addition to inspiring mixed-media
techniques, inside Mixed and Stitched
Step-by-step instructions for 16 personal projects such as journals, love notes, bags and home dcor items.
Free-form, ?sketchy? stitching techniques that put the stress of sewing perfection to rest.
Techniques for dyeing your own fabric to achieve custom colors for any project
Original ?bonus? embroidery designs to enhance
the projects or spice up your own fabric creations.
A gallery of mixed-media and fabric art to help inspire your own works of imagination.
Unleash your inner ?stitch artist? and get Mixed and Stitched today
Mixed and Stitched marries your love of sewing with mixed media in projects like journals, a banner, love notes and more in a vibrant, fresh way. First, author Jen Osborn introduces you to easy techniques for custom dying fabric. Next, no matter your sewing level- you'll easily learn new techniques for sketching with stitches, how to use basic embroidery stitches for texture and function, and how to sew basic shapes. You will also learn basic machine piecing skills. Finally, you are guided through 16 projects incorporating your dyed fabrics, including journals, functional items for the home and creative studio (art apron, pincushion, rug) and gifts for friends and loved ones (love notes, bags, banners and more).