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    DescriptionThis book is about taking an image- a drawing, painting, digital photograph, computer design or photocopy- and, using simple methods, turning it into a piece of textile art. The author takes you through a variety of techniques for creating the image, such as scanning mixed-media artwork and digital photographs, or using imaging software to create exciting patterns and effects. No technical knowledge is required to use this book, as it offers easy-to-follow instructions, and the materials, technology and equipment are all readily available. But at the centre of the book lies the use of stitch. Having produced the image and transferred it to fabric, the next step is to enhance it with hand or machine embroidery. Innovative methods, both in the image transfer and the stitch, are simplified and broken down into the easy stages. Throughout the book, inspirational ideas are offered to get your creativity going. From books to bangles, panels, bags and vessels, the book offers all textile artists ideas to expand their creative work.


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    Title
    From Image to Stitch
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maggie Grey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 821 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906388027
    ISBN 10: 1906388024
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    LC classification: TT
    BISAC V2.8: CRA000000
    DC22: 746
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    Abridged Dewey: 746
    BISAC V2.8: DES013000
    B&T Approval Code: A04505600
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15890
    BIC subject category V2: AFW
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: ACVN
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AFW
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    Batsford Ltd
    Publication date
    07 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Maggie Grey runs the hugely influential website workshopontheweb.com. A former editor of Embroidery magazine, she is the author of several bestselling titles, including Paper, Metal and Stitch (9780713489187) and Stitch, Dissolve, Distort (9780713489965). She lives in Andover, Hants.
    Table of contents
    * Latest book from bestselling textile author Maggie Grey * How to design in textile art without any formal design and drawing skills * Designing with computer programs, digital cameras and photocopiers * Step-by-step instructions on how to go from image to stitch