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AFRICAN INSPIRATIONS IN EMBROIDERY By Mary Sleigh

AFRICAN INSPIRATIONS IN EMBROIDERY

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How to translate inspirational African motifs into stunning textiles.

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AFRICAN INSPIRATIONS IN EMBROIDERY by Mary Sleigh

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A leading embroiderer with a lifelong love and understanding of African culture and landscape translates the many striking images of Africa into textile art, using embroidery, dyeing and quilting. From the dusky colours of the savannah to the traditional beadwork and pottery of African tribes, the author has used a variety of sources and techniques to produce stunning textiles.
The book covers the original source material, the design process and the various techniques necessary to produce stunning final pieces, including dyeing with flour paste resist, seminole patchwork, piecing, patching, stitching, applique, roulleaux, drawn thread surface embellishment and mixed media. Beautifully illustrated with over 90 colour images.

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About Mary Sleigh


Mary Sleigh is a leading textile artist who regularly exhibits her work across the country. Several of her articles have appeared in best-selling magazines Stitch and Embroidery. She is an experienced tutor, teaching at day and weekend workshops as well as national and regional events, and is a City and Guilds examiner in Embroidery. She is a member of the Embroiderers' Guild, the Practical Study Group and the Textile Society. This is her first book. She lives in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Table of Contents


Inspirational pieces demonstrate how to translate African motifs into stunning textiles
Guides you through every aspect of the design process from page to product
Expert advice on all arts and skills makes even advanced techniques easy
Illustrations and case studies by leading artists both instruct and inspire

Additional information

GOR004858109
AFRICAN INSPIRATIONS IN EMBROIDERY by Mary Sleigh
Mary Sleigh
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2004-10-01
128
0713489219
9780713489217
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