This is a book for embroiderers who are interested in developing new and exciting surfaces for stitch. In eight main sections, materials such as polythene and cellophane, as well as fibrous films, adhesive webbing, foams and puff paint, are combined with fabric and thread to provide innovative and inspirational work.
The book covers :
- various techniques , including fusing and bonding, laminating and layering, manipulating and moulding’recipe’
- format with clear step-by-step explanations of the various processes – ideas for further extending and developing skills
- a ‘Stitch Reference’ sections providing detailed guidance on the stitching techniques
Gwen Hedley is an author, teacher and embroiderer who exhibits widely. She is a member of The Society of Designer-Craftsmen and The Practical Study Group. She is the author of the best-selling Batsford title Surfaces for Stitch and Drawn to Stitch. She lives in Sandgate, Kent.