BOOK REVIEW - The Textile Artist: Expressive Stitches
'beneath the folds with Christine Cunningham' reviews 'The Textile Artist: Expressive Stitches' -
Jan Dowson delves into the creative process of collecting and storing natural items, exploring pattern, texture, media and marking-making to cultivate the final design. Dyeing, embellishing and stamping transform fabrics into vibrant, textured artworks using a combination of traditional hand stitching, machine stitching, and other media. A step-by step guide of techniques explores Jan's stitched landscape, memory cloths and bird sculptures. Each project includes a break down of materials, tools and techniques used providing inspiration for your own textile artwork.
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