Freestyle Machine Embroidery PDF ePub eBook

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Freestyle Machine Embroidery free pdf Explore the possibilities of freestyle machine embroidery for quilting and fiber art with this technique and inspiration guide for all skill levels. This comprehensive guide reviews all the basic methods and stitches for each technique, with step-by-step photographs and illustrations from start to finish. Learn the basics of freestyle machine embroidery, starting with supplies, understanding fabric distortion, thread tension, and how to care for your sewing machine Learn color mixing with thread to create visual interest in your work, how to choose image and design, the details of stitching images, and how to combine freestyle stitching with different materials and techniques Expand your knowledge with diagrams, close-ups of sample swatches, troubleshooting tips and design guidance for taking your machine embroidery to an artistic level. A gallery of artists' work using freestyle machine embroidery is featured, plus an appendix includes a useful chapter on setting up your workspace and caring for your machine. Regardless of skill level, Freestyle Machine Embroidery is an indispensable guide for every textile artist's personal library.

About Carol Shinn

Carol Shinn is a studio artist from Tempe, Arizona, known internationally for photo-realistic machine-stitched images. She holds a BFA from the University of Colorado and a MFA from Arizona State University. She has taught many classes and workshops across the country, including at schools such as Arrowmont, Penland, and Haystack, and her work can be found in numerous public and private collections. Her work has been featured in such publications as American Craft, Embroidery, Fiberarts, Georgia Review, and Surface Design Journal and in books such as The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience, Discovery: 50 Years of Craft Experience at Haystack Mtn. School of Craft, Celebrating the Stitch, Fiberarts Design Book Six, and Fiberarts Design Book Seven.

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Author : Carol Shinn
Publisher : Interweave Press Inc
Data Published : 04 May 2009
ISBN : 1596680423
EAN : 9781596680425
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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