23 September 2014


BC Paperback Flexi-binding with flaps

216x280 mm



128 pages

Search Press

The Textile Artist

The Textile Artist: Appliqué Art

by Abigail Mill

This much anticipated guide to the work of textile artist Abigail Mill features five beautiful step-by-step projects as well as themed galleries of her contemporary, ethereal artworks. The book touches on Abigail’s inspirations and influences and looks in detail at the elements that bring her work to life: colour, texture, pattern and free machine embroidery techniques. From fraying and layering to free machine embroidery and embellishment, this gorgeous book teaches the reader how to recreate Abigail’s unique, contemporary style, and will inspire them to create wonderful pieces of their own.

Renowned textile artist Abigail Mill shares her unique techniques, ideas and inspiration
Five gorgeous projects to create along with galleries of Abigail’s quirky, contemporary work to enjoy
Offers original and exciting ideas, encouraging readers to explore, create and develop their own designs
Second title in the Textile Artist series

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Materials and equipment 8
Inspiration 16
Colour 20
Texture and pattern 24
Techniques 28
Shop fronts 50
Teatime treats 64
Country garden 78
Animals 92
Seaside 106
Templates 122
Index 128

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