The Art of Manipulating Fabric

The Art of Manipulating Fabric Author Colette Wolff
ISBN-10 0801984963
ISBN-13 9780801984969
Year 1996-10-01
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Krause Publications
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The possibilities for three dimensional manipulation of fabric gathering pleating tucking shirring and quilting woven materials are seemingly endless To describe them all would be to describe the entire history of sewing In The Art of manipulating Fabric Colette Wolff has set herself just this task and she succeeds brilliantly Working from the simplest possible form a flat piece of cloth and a threaded needle she categorizes all major dimensional techniques show how they are related and give examples of variations both traditional and modern The result is an encyclopedia of techniques that resurface reshape restructure and reconstruct fabric More than 350 diagrams support the extensive how tos organized into broad general categories then specific sub techniquesHandsome photos galleries showcase the breathtaking possibilities in each technique and aid visual understanding by emphasizing the sculptured fabric surface with light and shadowTextile artists and quilters as well as garment and home decor sewers will expand their design horizons with the almost limitless effects that can be achieved

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ISBN-10 1780672861
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