Layered, Tattered and Stitched: A Fabric Art Workshop

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F+W Media, Nov 26, 2009 - Design - 128 pages
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Tear, Burn & Stitch Your Way to Beautiful Fabric Art

Learn how to create fabric art with incredible depth and meaning in Layered, Tattered & Stitched. Mixed-media artist Ruth Rae expands your creativity as she shows you how to singe, tear, stain, later and stitch fabric and paper for amazing texture and visual interest. Explore both traditional and atypical sewing techniques combined with collage, beading and photo transfers to make gifts, wall hangings, accessories and more.

Layered, Tattered & Stitched will inspire you with: 18+ artistic projects ranging from unusual greeting cards and gift wrap to art dolls, banners and apparel Clearly explained steps with photos for all projects Thorough instructions for a wide range of techniques Suggestions for expanding your creative process by working with poetry and symbolic objects Treat yourself to an amazing fabric art workshop with Layered, Tattered & Stitched.

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About the author (2009)

Ruth Rae is a classically trained jeweler. During Ruth's tenure as a metal smith she began to experiment with other forms of media and techniques. As time has progressed Ruth's true passion has become "mixed media fiber art." Ruth's pieces are recognized for their unexpected yet elegant combinations of altered fabrics combined with found objects and words that are bound together by hand and machine stitching. Ruth's work has been featured in galleries across the country, countless art publications as well as Quilting Arts TV and she has two workshop DVDs and travels around the county teaching jewelry and fabric workshops. Ruth authored two books, A Charming Exchange, and Layered, Tattered and Stitched: A Fabric Art Workshop. Visit her website at

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