Individuality is key in today's DIY trends. Whether creating fabric art, sewing clothes, making home décor items, or quilting, people are looking for ways to make their projects unique and self-expressive. Fabric choices have narrowed and it certainly is not cheaper to sew than buy ready to use items, so when someone wants to use fabric to make something, their reasons are very often for the pure creative enjoyment of the craft. This is their comprehensive, how-to reference book illustrating all aspects of fabric art and manipulation. Artist galleries are included for inspiration.
Presented with a plethora of surface design technique options, readers will quickly discover that they do not have to settle when it comes to the fabrics they use in their art. The step-by-step instructions and colorful, well-placed photos will guarantee success. Look to this book to create “new” and exciting fabrics to add to your artwork.” - Barbara Delaney, “Now Read This” Cloth Paper Scissors July/August 2010