Embellishing With Anything: Fiber Art Techniques for Quilts–ATCs, Postcards, Wallhangings & More

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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Recycle Found Treasures into Fun Little Art Quilts to Give, Trade, and Show Off. 17 small-scale projects give you a quick and inexpensive way to play with new fiber art techniques and materials. Have fun making artist trading cards, fabric postcards, wallhangings, journal pages, luggage tags, or pin dolls. Enhance your creations with found objects like wine labels, driftwood, feathers, costume jewelry, even beer cans! Make beautiful beads from fabric scraps, stabilizer, wool felt, or recycled-plastic felt. Includes informative sections on tools, techniques and supplies. Is that a broken thrift store necklace, or the perfect centerpiece for your next artist trading card? Is it an old wine label, or a witty embellishment for a fabric postcard? Learn how to use supplies from your stash (and maybe your trash) to make charming little quilts. You'll find art all around you, once you learn to Embellish with Anything.
 

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User Review  - SallyAma - LibraryThing

If you are a fiber artist who loves to embellish and be inspired, this is a great book for you. Use it for traditional quiltings, to art quiltings to ATCs, postcards, and much more. There are very ... Read full review

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User Review  - jbbkelsey - LibraryThing

"Embellishing With Anything" by Gladys Love is a fun book. Love shows you how to make fabric beads, how and where to use commercial beads, how to paint your own fabric, make small landscapes and more ... Read full review

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Contents

Techniques
3
Cutting and Piecing Curved Seams
5
TwinNeedle Top Stitching
6
DoubleFused Fabrics
6
Turned Pieces with Small Openings
6
RawEdge Appliqué
7
Ephemera from Everywhere
Dancing Wine Label
Heated Kunin Felt Beads
Beaded Print ATC
Beaded Goddess Postcards
Painted Hibiscus Postcard
Fused Landscape Postcards
Ginkgo Leaves Wallhanging
Red Dragonfly Wallhanging
Cherry Tree in Bloom Journal Cover

Feathers Bones and Driftwood
Sushi Wrap
Beer Can Calendar Girls
Thrift Store Jewelry
Dragonfly Skeleton
Fabric Beads
Stabilizer Beads
Felted Wool Beads
The Lady with the Blues Wallhanging
Leaf Vine Luggase Tags
Blossoms a la Mucha Collage
Gallery
Resources
Legal Page
Copyright

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