Needle Felted Tapestries : Make Your Own Woolen Masterpieces
Bring pictures to life with needle felting From simple mug rugs to Renaissance-style tapestry wall hangings, 16 charming projects lead fiber lovers on a journey to discover the art of needle felting. Felt artist Neysa Russo shares her years of experience with felt and felt design so that you can confidently create your own felted masterpiece. - How to get started with felting, from tools and materials to techniques and finishing - Instructions for both wet felting and needle felting - Design techniques for adding color and dimension to your projects - Step-by-step photos for each project
- Paperback | 112 pages
- 215 x 278 x 10mm | 381g
- 01 Apr 2017
- Stackpole Books
- Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
- 160 Halftones, color; 6 Illustrations, black and white
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From simple mug rugs to Renaissance-style tapestry wall hangings, 16 charming projects lead fiber lovers on a journey to discover the art of needle felting. Create a colorful coaster, a handy needle and pin case, and a charming table runner, or crank it up a notch and design a fabulous wall hanging to grace your home. This book will give you the skills and inspiration you have been looking for. -How to get started in felting: from tools and materials to techniques and finishing -Instructions for both wet felting and needle felting -Design techniques for adding color and dimension -Instructional photos to illustrate steps Neysa Russo lives in Bradford, Vermont, where she creates handmade felt tapestries, rugs, and home décor items. Inspired by ancient embroideries and antique fabrics, she is fascinated by the rich history of textile design. "When my mother taught me to felt, I began a journey that has kept me in raptures. Now I am producing items I never imagined I could create." She markets her own line of kits, exhibits her work in galleries, and teaches the fine art of needle felting.
About Neysa Russo
Neysa Russo combines the techniques of wet felting and needle felting to create museum-quality tapestries of exquisite beauty and charm. Inspired by ancient textiles from around the world and through the ages, her expertise comes to life with her creative design composition and dramatic use of color. She works from her home studio in Bradford, Vermont.