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Free Motion Embroidery
Creating textile art with layered fabric and stitch.
by Katie Essam

Soft Cover, 128 pages, $37.00


Publisher's Description:
This revised and updated title is drawn from Katie Essam's successful Layered and Stitched Pictures in The Textile Artist series.

Incorporating a new bonus project, this book showcases Katie's free machine embroidery techniques. Her fresh, modern style uses a unique combinations of traditional techniques, and in this book she shows how to create stunning textile art inspired by the beauty in everyday objects.

With eight projects and lots of finished artworks to spark creativity, this book teaches the reader how to draw inspiration from the animals, birds, gardens, beach huts and scenes that surround us all; and use that inspiration as fuel to create gorgeous stitched pictures.


About the Author:
Katie Essam, a textile artist and author, lives in Bexhill, East Sussex, UK. Since graduating in 2011 from the University of Hertfordshire with a BA Hons in Contemporary Applied Art, she has been struck with a passion for textiles. Having taught herself freehand machine embroidery, appliqué and many other textile techniques, she now combines them to make original framed, mixed media textile art pieces, inspired by the beauty in everyday objects and vintage.


A Comment from Machine Kiting Monthly:
Create stunning textile art with machine embroidery.
This fresh, modern style uses combinations of traditional techniques and the eight projects are inspired by the beauty in everyday objects.
The book teaches us to create gorgeous stitched pictures from scenes that surround us.


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