3D Textiles

Stumpwork Flowers by Sachiko Morimoto

Stumpwork Flowers by Sachiko Morimoto is an excellent instruction book for helping you apply one of the more challenging embroidery techniques in a floral context. It is a must-have for the keen embroiderer and will empower you to make elegant flower embroideries for friends and loved ones.

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Unravelling Women’s Art: Creators, Rebels, & Innovators in Textile Arts | Weaving Book Review

Within Unravelling Women’s Art, P.L. Henderson symbolically unties the woven structures of female textile artists and their work. She focuses on the links between the artists she has curated together, examining the messages found within their work, providing fascinating insights into the finer details of female textile art. Over twenty artist interviews back up her interpretations; embroidery, weaving, sculpture and patchwork are all covered, as well as notes on their cultural context, historical meaning and identity within the contemporary arts field.

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What is batik - development framed portrait idea

What is Batik?

In this Living for Dyeing column, writer Ailish Henderson explains what is Batik, history, how it can be used and teaches us the basic steps so that readers can have a go themselves.

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Maria Filipe Castro

Maria Filipe Castro

Maria Filipe castro is a needle felt artist who works in the UK. Her creatures are inspired by nature and food. They are fun and will attract kids and adults alike.

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Harriet Powers

Harriet Powers | Art Quilts

This Quilty Pleasures reveals the story behind the historical figure Harriet Powers. She was considered to be one of the most skilled quilters known. Our columnist discusses her place in history and the quilt techniques she is famous for.

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Pascale Michalski - Meet Me Today (2021)

What Is An Art Quilt?

An art quilt is a quilt style which moves away from the traditional types that are most commonly associated with quilting. It is method of quilting which is art-led, not pattern-led like patchwork quilting. The focus of interest in art quilts is in the aesthetic design rather than the use of the quilt. Art Quilts vary in style from realistic to abstract and use many techniques or fibre varieties.

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Manooni - Geometric Friends - Needle Felting

Manooni – Feelgood Felts

Hannah and Olga Dovhan from Ukraine, are better known as Manooni, and they make charming needle felted creations with weather characters, mindful meditators and much more. It’s another Felter Skelter post from Mr X Stitch!

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