Free-form Embroidery: Transforming Traditional Stitches into Fiber Art

Free-form Embroidery: Transforming Traditional Stitches into Fiber Art

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By (author) Judith Baker Montano

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  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 278mm x 10mm | 520g
  • Publication date: 14 March 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Concord
  • ISBN 10: 1607055724
  • ISBN 13: 9781607055723
  • Illustrations note: full-colour illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 15,659

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Best-selling author Judith Baker Montano shows you how to create truly stunning works of fibre art. Bestselling author Judith Baker Montano is back with a new comprehensive stitch guide that will take you beyond traditional embroidery. "Free-Form Embroidery" shows you how to create stunning landscapes and seascapes by applying fine art principles to your fabrics, threads, and fibres. You can learn how to use these materials with other embellishments to convey anything from seaweed to shells, pine trees to pond lilies. Plus, discover how to turn your favourite snapshot of any landscape or seascape into fibre art.

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Judith Baker Montano is an award-winning fibre artist, a bestselling author, and a world-renowned teacher whose career has taken her from painting, to crazy quilting, to embroidery art and beyond.

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Create a work of art as you translate your favorite picture of any landscape or seascape into fiber art by learning how to use artistic embroidery techniques for building layers, creating dimension and perspective, and blending shapes together cohesively. I was completely amazed by how the different stitch combinations can be used in context to create the theme you are portraying. This is the perfect guide to get you using all those threads, scraps of tulle and lace, wool, and buttons you have been saving just in case they are needed! --Fabrications Quilting for You Magazine; February/March 2013 Issue; Book of the Month