01 June 2021

£15.99

BC Paperback With flaps

216x280 mm

9781782218227

9781782218227

128 pages

Search Press

Stitched Textiles

Stitched Textiles: Animals

by Mrs Bertimus

In this inspiring, practical guide, textile artist Letitia Thompson, aka Mrs Bertimus, shows you how to create colourful, contemporary, animal-themed stitched textiles with a quirky mix of vintage and whimsical style. Letitia's subjects range from playful, dancing mice to crafty foxes, their personalities skillfully captured in stitch using free-motion machine embroidery and hand stitching. The progression from idea to stitch is developed in easy stages, providing a valuable insight into the author's creative process and the methods she uses to achieve her stunning textile artworks. Starting with a comprehensive materials and techniques section, the book includes 3 step-by-step projects, templates, and numerous finished pieces to spark your creativity, resulting in a unique source of ideas and inspiration for textile artists of all abilities.

Book Contents

Introduction
Materials
Where to start (Core techniques)
Composition
Going further (Advanced techniques)
Telling a story
Sausage Dog
Midnight Fox
Acrobat Mouse
Afterword
Templates
Index

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