Discover one of the most innovative techniques in textile art: cutting, fusing and marking fabrics with the soldering iron to create stunning effects
Acclaimed embroiderer Margaret Beal gives full step-by-step instructions for the basic methods, plus a wealth of inspiring ideas for creative experimentation
Illustrated with over 100 colour photographs of beautiful finished pieces
From the front flap
Armed with this book and a soldering iron you will discover how to cut, bond, seal, seam, score and make marks on single or multiple layers of synthetic fabric, creating finished pieces that are beautiful in their own right, or make unique surfaces for further stitching, whether by hand or machine.
Building on the three basic techniques of mark-making, cutting and bonding, the book is packed with ideas for further creative experimentation, including:
Once you start experimenting, you will find the processes simple, safe and straightforward, and you can develop and combine ideas with a range of other mixed-media embroidery techniques. This is a book for all lovers of fabric.
Now in soft cover, 128 pages.
Price: $39.95 ($36.32)
1. Mark-making, cutting and bonding