The Textile Artist: Small Art Quilts: Explorations in Paint & Stitch

Author(s): Deborah O'Hare

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Using colour and an intriguing mix of surface techniques, layers, piecing and simple stitching, Deborah O'Hare's beautiful small art quilts capture the magic of her themes and subjects. In her unusual, whimsical interpretations of nature and the landscape, she builds up torn and cut layers of coloured cloth with stitch to create beautiful works of textile art. With her fresh, innovative approach, Deborah provides inspiration and step-by-step instruction on all the techniques she uses and shows the reader how to create moonlit scenes, seas, flowers, meadows, mountains, moors, animals and birds. From an original idea through to finishing and embellishing - this book will offer a rich source of ideas for experienced art quilters as well as those setting out on their creative journey who are inspired to start small.

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Deborah O'Hare is a contemporary quilter and textile artist with a love of many techniques, who produces machine-embroidered and quilted pieces that incorporate her favourite medium: textile paint. Having studied Patchwork and Quilting and Machine Embroidery to City & Guilds level, Deborah now teaches workshops and produces hand-painted fabric, patterns and kits. Her work reflects the influence of the coastline and countryside of the Heritage Coast of South Wales, where she lives.

Introductionâ 6 Materialsâ 10 Ideas, inspiration and designâ 18 Colourâ 26 Fabric paintingâ 32 Art clothsâ 46 Creating your quiltâ 54 Landscapesâ 70 Whole cloth quiltsâ 78 Adding focal elementsâ 86 Themed quiltsâ 96 Decorative stitchingâ 106 Display and finishedâ 118 Autumn Sunriseâ 124 Moon hareâ 130 Templatesâ 137 Indexâ 144

General Fields

  • : 9781782214502
  • : Search Press, Limited
  • : Search Press, Limited
  • : March 2018
  • : 280mm X 216mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 746.46041
  • : 144
  • : 370 Illustrations, color
  • : Deborah O'Hare
  • : Paperback