Textile Surface Decoration Silk & Velvet
written by Margo Singer
A & C Black Publishing | ISBN 9780713669534
Paperback – 112 pages
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Textiles Handbooks is a series of practical paperbacks covering various topics in the textiles field. They are aimed at the serious student as well as professional textile artists who want to extend their skills. This title looks at different ways of decorating silks and velvets, introducing methods such as ikat, direct painting, block printing and stencilling, embroidery, needlefelting, foiling, dip dyeing and transfer dyeing. The book includes a brief history of various materials and then covers the practical requirements and techniques for surface decoration, including examples from around the world, as well as a series of projects for items you can make using decorated textiles.