The Art of Whimsical Stitching

The Art of Whimsical Stitching

Creative Stitch Techniques and Inspiring Projects

Book - 2016
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Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a "sketchbook" of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide.
Publisher: Blue Ash, Ohio :, Interweave,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781632502056
1632502054
Characteristics: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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wmtlady
Mar 25, 2017

Oh, how I wish I had found this book 30 years ago--so many possibilities of venting creativity and inserting beauty into possessions or personal creations. Whether you are most comfortable with paper or fabric, and possess an artist's hand or a wall painter's broad paintbrush, this book will open the door to fabulous creations of beauty and usefulness .

It tells you everything you need to know to make them. It is a compilation of information and instruction on the use of paint and thread, applied to fabric or paper.

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LadyDi52
Nov 22, 2016

Cute, contemporary ideas

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