Practical Textiles Techniques
by Sleigh-Johnson Ruth (9781408105870)

Practical Textiles Techniques
Sleigh-Johnson Ruth
Release Date: 01 May 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 128
Category: The Arts
ISBN: 9781408105870

A step-by-step guide to a wide range of textiles techniques from applique to weaving.

This hands-on book covers all the core textiles techniques: applique, printing, stencilling, fabric painting, dyeing, quilting and patchwork, batik, embroidery, felt-making, weaving, silk painting, fusing and bonding fabric and mark-making. Each chapter is packed with unique ideas and projects demonstrating different ways to use the technique as you are learning. Perfect for fashion and textile students, or anyone with a passion for creative textiles.
The cheapest and easiest methods for each technique are explained, and where possible the author covers methods for working on textiles at home without expensive equipment. This is a practical and easy to follow handbook, clearly illustrated, with tools and working techniques fully explained.

About the Author
Ruth Sleigh-Johnson teaches art and textiles at a girls' grammar school in Southend. She has 17 years' experience working on magazines and freelance as a fashion and interiors stylist. This is her first book.

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