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The Textile Touch By Susan Cooper

The Textile Touch

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Make the everyday gorgeous by turning functional items into objects of beauty. By using textiles to cover, quilt or otherwise enhance everyday items, the author shows you how to create works of art that will bring you pleasure every time you use them, from marking your place with a baroque bookmark to a glorious handbag.

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The Textile Touch: Beautiful Step-By-Step Projects For Everyday Living by Susan Cooper

Make the everyday gorgeous by turning functional items into objects of beauty. By using textiles to cover, quilt or otherwise enhance everyday items, the author shows you how to create works of art that will bring you pleasure every time you use them, from marking your place with a baroque bookmark to heading out on a shopping spree with a glorious handbag. The author simplifies the intricacies of dyeing fabrics so you can create your own colour ranges for individual looks, while beading techniques to give a unique range of individual trims are also explained. The projects - ranging from tissue box covers to luxurious shawls - are lavishly illustrated and carefully explained in detailed, step-by-step instructions and accompanying diagrams. Whether you are a novice with a sewing machine or a dedicated craftsperson, you'll soon be seduced by the rewards of textile art and enjoying your own opulent creations.

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About Susan Cooper


Susan Cooper is a well-known textile artist and tutor who lives just north of Sydney, Australia. She has taught textiles at TAFE and has had numerous articles published in craft and patchwork magazines. Susan is a member of NCETA (Newcastle Creative Embroiderers and Textile Artists) and Facets, a group of five well-known textile artists who exhibit annually.

Table of Contents


Introduction Techniques Dyeing cotton or rayon fabric Colour recipes Discharging and overdyeing - sarong Creating textures with fabric Foundation piecing Embellishing the surface Stitching the surface using metallic threads Working with soluble fabric stabiliser Beaded tassels Beaded brooches Projects Baroque bookmarks Earring hanger Velvet Shawl with machine lace fringe Luscious velvet quilt Heavenly hammock Tristan's drawing book Tissue box cover Document holder Bejewelled bag Suppliers list

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GOR007015796
The Textile Touch: Beautiful Step-By-Step Projects For Everyday Living by Susan Cooper
Susan Cooper
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Exisle Publishing
2007-10-01
144
0908988796
9780908988792
N/A
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