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Slow Stitch free pdf The pleasures to be had from slowing down can be many, with connections to sustainability, simplicity, reflection, and tuning into traditional and other multicultural textile traditions. Slow Stitch is a much-needed guide to adopting a less-is-more approach, valuing quality over quantity, and bringing a meaningful and thoughtful approach to textile practice. Claire Wellesley-Smith introduces a range of ways in which you can slow your textile work down, including: * Using simple techniques inspired by traditional practice (including hand-stitch rhythms) * Reusing and re-inventing materials (reuse even old textile projects) * Limiting your equipment * Mending revisited (practical and decorative techniques) * Project ideas and resources that help towards making a more sustainable textile practice Richly illustrated throughout, and showcasing work from the best textile artists who work in this way, this is a truly inspirational book for those looking to reconnect with their craft and to find a new way of working.

About Claire Wellesley-Smith

Claire Wellesley-Smith is a textile artist living and working in Yorkshire, UK. She teaches exetensively, working in adult education, schools, community-based projects, museums and galleris. Her workshops involve sustainable stitch, repurposed cloth, and traditional techniques.

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Author : Claire Wellesley-Smith
Publisher : Batsford Ltd
Data Published : 03 September 2015
ISBN : 1849942994
EAN : 9781849942997
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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