Threads: The Basics & Beyond

Debbie Bates and Liz Kettle

Threads: The Basics & Beyond

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A bit of thread can spice up one's art by a good degree. Threads: The Basics & Beyond discusses thread and how to weave into the techniques of quilting, painting, and other artistic mediums. With no shortage of ideas and full color photos throughout, Debbie Bates and Liz Kettle will show you how to use thread in several versatile ways. Be inspired by the surprising evolution of threads into a creative tool that beautifies projects with design, color, texture, structure, and ornamentation. Follow each step-by-step technique in photos and text, then create a world of your own passport pages. Whether expanding your knowledge of traditional techniques or experimenting with thread painting and molding thread structures, you'll experience threads with new creativity and inspiration. · Learn the basics and the possibilities of thread techniques · Follow step-by-step instructions for dozens of thread techniques, from stitches and laces to thread painting, trapunto, and more · Discover how to use thread as paint, texture, structure, embellishment, ornament, and more · Photo-illustrated instructions and expert tips provide complete guidance
Pages 176
Publish Date 2005-07-06
series None
Size 8.25" x 11.0" x 0.38"
Author Debbie Bates and Liz Kettle
Product Form Paperback / softback
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