by Jane Callender, Stitched Shibori Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Stitched Shibori books, Written by expert shibori teacher Jane Callender, this beautiful, practical book is packed with both traditional and inventive stitch-resist techniques, a complete dyeing guide and an inspirational gallery of Janes work. This book contains all the information a beginner will need to get started - including tips on dyeing in small spaces and a guide to all the necessary health and safety considerations - but is also packed with innovative techniques and inspiring designs that will appeal to the experienced textile artist. The book is broken into three sections. The first shows you all the key stitch-resist techniques you need - from the basics right through to creating intricate designs and all are clearly explained with photography and illustrations. Learn how to create a range of different shibori styles, oversew, make circles and other shapes, use grids, double needles, stencils and caps, bind fabrics, work with machine stitch, use fabric buffers and incorporate appliqu�. The second section shows you how to use motifs to create pattern: learn how to create and position designs, including traditional arrangements such as Karamatsu and Tatewaku, create composite designs and get tips on how to plan your own patterns. Finally, the book contains a complete guide to dyeing it contains recipes, tips and advice so that you can get the very best from every dye bath you make. Learn how to dye with both natural and synthetic indigo, in organic and synthetic vats. Also choose from a wide range of natural dyes, iron rust and dazzling Procion dyes, which can be used in combination or alone for amazing effects.
by Catharine Ellis, The Weaver S Studio Woven Shibori Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Weaver S Studio Woven Shibori books, Rediscover Woven Shibori In this update of the classic Woven Shibori, master weaver Catharine Ellis teaches weavers of all skill levels how to create beautiful dyed woven cloth, using environmentally friendly natural dyes. Shibori is a traditional Japanese technique, in which a piece of cloth is shaped by folding, stitching, tying, or wrapping then dyed to create stunning color patterns. Ellis developed a method of weaving resist warp and weft threads directly into the cloth and shared her findings in her breakthrough book. Featuring all-new information on working with natural dyes and dozens of new photographs, this revised edition is an invaluable resource for weavers. It features: • Techniques for incorporating shibori into two-shaft weaves, monk's belt, overshot, twills, laces, and other patterns • Guidance and inspiration for creating your own woven shibori designs • Instructions for preparing the fabric for dyeing and finishing the dyed cloth • Recipes for creating natural dyes from plants and insects to dye both plant and animal fibers • Special effects for enhancing woven shibori, including layering colors, cross dyeing, felting, creating permanent pleats, and burning out Woven Shibori opens up a world of creative surface design possibilities for weavers and textile artists.
by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Memory On Cloth Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Memory On Cloth books, A sequel to the best-selling Shibori', this text provides a modern perspective on shaped-resist dyeing techniques in textile design. Japan's top fashion designers are examined, including Yohji Yamamoto and Issey Miyake and a 96-page section features the work of 24 international artists. A sequel to the best-selling 'Shibori', this text provides a modern perspective on shaped-resist dyeing techniques in textile design. Japan's top fashion designers are examined, including Yohji Yamamoto and Issey Miyake and a 96-page section features the work of 24 international artists.'
by Kathreen Ricketson, Whip Up Mini Quilts Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Whip Up Mini Quilts books, Kathreen Ricketson, founder of the internationally popular Web site WhipUp.net, presents 20 contemporary quilts from across the globe in this charming, easy-to-follow guide. From the lovely English Garden Quilt to the playful Road Transport Pillow, the projects collected in Whip Up Mini Quilts cover all sorts of themes and looks. With plenty of step-by-step instructions and helpful how-to illustrations, this book showcases an artful approach to design basics while outlining the fundamentals of quilting techniques
by Jessica Marquez, Make Mend Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Make Mend books, Make and Mend is an exquisite, full-colour guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories and home textiles - requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and some thread! Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, decorative projects for the home. With 15 projects applying a modern, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft, Make and Mend shows readers how to apply sashiko stitching to a variety of craft projects, such as repairing torn jeans, altering a hem, and making decorative pillows, napkins, a tablecloth, and a totebag.
by , The Traditional Crafts Of Japan Textiles Weaving Dyeing Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Traditional Crafts Of Japan Textiles Weaving Dyeing books, 1. Textiles I--2. Textiles II--3. Cermanics--4. Lacquerware--5. Wood and Bamboo--6. Metal and Stone--7. Paper and Dolls--8. Writing utensils and household Buddhist altars--A. Weaving and Dyeing--B. Ceramics and Lacquer--C. Woodworking and Metalworking--D. Papermaking and Brushes and Sumi ink.
by Katherine Duncan-Aimone, The Fiberarts Book Of Wearable Art Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Fiberarts Book Of Wearable Art books, “An overview of current trends in the field [with]...profiles of prominent fiber artists, with generous samples of their work...a good choice.”—Library Journal. “Lavishly photo-graphed...I defy any devotee of great textiles and powerful design not to find something in these pages they’d be thrilled to wear.”—Threads. “Inspirational...jam-packed with ideas, tips, and techniques....Get a copy and start the creative juices flowing.”—Vogue Patterns.