The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook

The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook by Visnja Popovic and Owyn Ruck

Learn Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Fiber, Including Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Painting, and More

Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537778
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Explore the world of textile arts, one thread at a time!

The Textile Artist’s Studio Handbook is the only book you need for expanding your repertoire of textile crafting and design techniques. This is the go-to guide for the foundations of design and fabrication, glossary of materials, and classic techniques that include weaving, dyeing, painting, and more! Plus, where else can you get behind-the-scenes access to setting up the best home textile studio for you?

Inside, you’ll find exploration of basic materials (including fibers, dyes, paints, and other media); visual tutorials for spinning, felting, crochet, weaving, sewing, and quilting; primers for surface decoration techniques such as dyeing, painting, stitching, and screen printing; and patterns and project instructions.

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Visnja Popovic is the co-founder and education director of the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY. Owyn Ruck is the co-founder and general manager of the Textile Arts Center. They both currently reside in Brooklyn.

Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537778
Illustrations: 200+
Size: 8.5 in x 10.25 in x 0.625 in / 215.9 mm x 260.35 mm x 15.875 mm

Foreword by Natalie Chanin


Part I: Building a Home Textile Studio

Chapter 1: Planning the Layout

Chapter 2: Fiber Basics

Chapter 3: Felting

Chapter 4: Spinning, Knitting, and Crochet

Chapter 5: Weaving

Chapter 6: Printing

Chapter 7: Dyeing

Chapter 8: Sewing, Quilting, and Applique

Chapter 9: Needlework



About the Authors


"What knitter doesn't dream of having an in-home oasis capable of catering to her every stitching whim? The perfect personal crafting studio isn't a pipe dream if you follow the lead of authors Ruck and Popovic (of The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook)."—Cheryl Krementz, Yarn Market News magazine