Textile Translations: Mixed Media / Maggie Grey
Everyone loves making sketchbooks and they are even more useful when they provide inspiration and ideas for a series of stitched textiles. This book shows you how to work from design source to finished piece, exploring a variety of mixed media techniques on the journey. This 80-page book first provides step-by-step instructions through a basic technique. These are followed by exciting ideas for extending the technique. From backgrounds built-up with gesso and paper to finished pieces using kozo fibres and embossing powder. Learn about heat techniques with felt and gesso, and make painted borders using grungeboard.