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Mixed and Stitched
Fabric Inspiration & How-To's for the Mixed-Media Artist
Mixed and Stitched marries the sewing craze with mixed media in projects like journals, a banner, love notes and more in a vibrant, fresh way. First, the reader is introduced to easy techniques for custom dying fabric. Next, readers of all sewing abilities learn new techniques for sketching with stitches, how to use basic embroidery stitches for texture and function, and how to sew basic shapes. They will also learn basic machine piecing skills. Finally, the reader is guided through 16 projects incorporating their dyed fabrics, including journals, functional items for the home and creative studio (art apron, pincushion, rug) and gifts for friends and loved ones (love notes, bags, banners and more).