The Hand-Stitched Surface - Slow Stitching and Mixed-Media Techniques for Fabric and Paper
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
“Improvisational hand-stitching lies at the heart of Krawczyk’s collection of embroidery projects . . . The overall style is loose and free-wheeling.” —Library Journal
Add new color and flair to your home with hand-stitching projects! Written by noted surface designer Lynn Krawczyk, The Hand-Stitched Surface offers inspiring techniques and beautiful projects for creating richly layered mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric. It’s a fast world we live in; it’s important to remember to slow down and savor your handiwork, and hand-stitching is the perfect craft for that.
After Krawczyk gives you an overview of tools and supplies you’ll be using, she will move you into a section on stitching essentials which covers a range of basic stitches and how they can be modified.
You will learn the following skills: Mixing thread weights for textural effectsUnique ways to create patterns for hand stitchingExploring colorTips and tricks for improvisational stitchingAnd much more!
The fifteen keepsake-quality projects are perfect for the times when you feel you need to disconnect from the modern world and enjoy a quieter, more meditative hobby.
“Delightful.” —The Papercraft Post
Available since: 05/01/2017.
Print length: 144 pages.