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Hot Textiles free pdf This is an inspirational and practical guide to the potential of heat tools for textile artists. Soldering irons, heat guns and household irons can add texture and variety to textile work - whether it's hand embroidery, machine embroidery, quilting or felting. Stunning work can be produced with these tools: hot and cold foiling- painted and plain Bondaweb (fusible webbing) on wood, paper, fabric and pelmet Vilene- making beads from synthetic fabrics, Tyvek and Kunin felt- melting and distorting plastic bags and cellophane- working in 3D- and embossing powders. With step-by-step instructions, full health and safety advice and stunning photography, the book contains: an outline of the main heat tools with safety notes- Soldering irons: a range of techniques using media from synthetic and natural fabrics to paper and safe plastics- Heat guns: a range of techniques using media from synthetic and natural fabrics to paper and safe plastics- Household irons: a range of techniques using media from synthetic and natural fabrics to paper and safe plastics- Heat and other materials: glues and texture gels- and, Putting it all together: using a number of tools and fabrics in different layers on the same piece. This is an important book for all textile artists, following on from the bestselling "Fusing Fabric" (ISBN 0713489561) and "Surfaces for Stitch" (ISBN 0713489073), showing the latest techniques wanted by all those involved in textiles.

About Kim Thittichai

Kim Thittichai is a popular textile artist who specialises in teaching experimental textiles. Her speciality is creating three-dimensional textile forms. She does workshops and lecture nationally and exhibits her work at various textiles shows across the UK. She is the author of the best selling Hot Textiles. She lives in Brighton.

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Author : Kim Thittichai
Publisher : Batsford Ltd
Data Published : 16 September 2007
ISBN : 0713490403
EAN : 9780713490404
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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