Treat yourself to the breathtaking world of creative embroidery with U.K. tutors, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn. Each of their inspiring publications are filled with colorful and crisp photographs of their work, coupled with tips, techniques, and design ideas. With these theme-based books, Jan and Jean share their insight into free-motion embroidery, water-soluble stabilizers, creative sketchbooks, transfer-dyeing, hand and machine stitching with luscious textiles, and incorporating mixed media.
In this book:
Provides a wealth of instruction on working with, colouring, bonding and stitching velvet pile fabrics. Adding and removing colour (discharge techniques) are discussed in detail. Burning velvet pile chemically using devore paste and with a soldering iron are explained in simple terms.