27 August 2019


BC Paperback with flaps

216x280 mm



128 pages

Search Press

Stitched Textiles

Stitched Textiles: Seascapes

by Amanda Hislop

Amanda Hislop’s Seascapes is a wonderful reference tool for all textile artists, whatever their skills level. Amanda puts particular emphasis on taking your work from initial inspiration through to the design stage. Her advice and guidance is all clearly explained through practical exercises and inspirational examples that then lead to projects which build upon and consolidate the lessons learned.

Textile artists, embroiders, painters and quilters whatever their skill level will be inspired by Amanda’s deep love for and fascination with the varied moods of the sea and coastal landscapes.

Exploration both of technique and design is at the heart of this book. Amanda reveals the skills and processes she uses to make her incredible textile seascapes. Featuring original projects, practical and enjoyable design exercises, and extensive sections on composition and mark-making, this instructional guide is brimming over with fabulous ideas for a stunning selection of fabric and stitch scenes.

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Materials 8
Inspiration 14
Colours 38
Using stitch 46
The sea, the sky and the shore 56
Imagined Seascapes 66
Step-by-step project
Mood and atmosphere 74
Stormy Seas, Waves Crash 84
Step-by-step project
The shoreline 92
Elements of the Shore 102
Step-by-step project
Rhythms, patterns and structures 110
Sand Banks in the Estuary 120
Step-by-step project
Index 128

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