This book is all about experimenting with as many different colours, textures and materials as you can lay your hands on. Projects include combining fabrics, painting, printing, using wood, wallpapers and metals, to create both fashion garments and gorgeous one-off pieces for interiors.
This book is all about experimenting with as many different colours, textures and materials as you can lay your hands on. Projects include combining fabrics, painting, printing, using wood, wallpapers and metals, to create both fashion garments and gorgeous one-off pieces for interiors. Readers will learn how to apply and adapt basic and more advanced techniques to such projects as making a fashion garment or accessory, or recovering chairs or old lampshades. This book will inspire enthusiastic beginners with limited textile skills as well as engaging more experienced makers looking for new inspiration and techniques. The book will also provide useful pointers for sourcing vintage fabrics and recycled materials as well as other reuseable components.
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About Lucy Renshaw
Lucy Renshaw is an exciting new designer-maker who works with reclaimed materials and bold juxtapositions of colour inspired by her time spent living in the British Virgin Isles Caribbean. She graduated from The Royal College of Art with an MA in constructed Textiles in 2006 and has since exhibited in the UK and internationally, including New York and Paris - supported by Arts Council England. She has also worked on commissions for Kew Gardens, and Liberty London. Her work has featured in Selvedge and Embroidery Magazines, and has also been warmly received by overseas press. Lucy also runs textile and art workshops/talks and has been a guest speaker at Chelsea College of Art. Her current collection can be seen at www.lucyrenshaw.com
Mixed-Media and Found Materials by Lucy Renshaw
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