Textile artists eager to expand their repertoire into two- and three-dimensional work will find this an essential and inspiring reference. With lavish illustrations, Stitch and Structure covers the entire process, from designing through construction to embellishment with mixed media. Diagrams, detailed drawings, and stitch information guide readers through the techniques, which include drawing tips, advice on customizing threads, creating knotted forms, and more.
Jean Draper is an experienced textile artist who belongs to the prestigious 62 Group and the Textile Study Group. She teaches all over the UK, as well as Australia and the US, Italy, and the Netherlands. She was the National Chairman of the Embroiderers Guild from 1995 to 2001. She is the examiner for various degree courses and for the well-known Windsor College Diploma in Stitched Textiles.