9781849942744

Stitch Stories Personal Places, Spaces and Traces in Textile Art

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  • ISBN13:

    9781849942744

  • ISBN10:

    1849942749

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/1/2015
  • Publisher: Batsford
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Summary

Everything, from a walk in the park to an exotic trip, can provide inspiration for textile art. See how to record your experiences in sketchbooks, journals, and photographs to create personal narratives that become beautiful stitched-textile pieces. Acclaimed textile artist Cas Holmes discusses such techniques as creating layered collages, "sketching" in stitches, and working with composition and color. The result will be unique—uniquely you!

Author Biography

Cas Holmes is one of the UK's most renowned textile artists. She exhibits widely and runs courses at West Dean College. She is the author of The Found Object in Textile Art and Connected Cloth (both Batsford), has written for magazines including The Quilter, and contributed to Workshop on the Web. Cas lives in Maidstone, Kent.

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