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Innovative and beautifully illustrated, this
book explores an exciting range of mixed media techniques
and their effects on fabric and paper. Textile artists, embroiderers,
quilters, patchworkers and papercrafters will discover a
rich source of design ideas, inspiration and know-how within
- Contains hand and machine stitching, using paints
and creating your own embellishments.
- Includes three projects with clear detailed instructions.
- Over 270 clear step-by-step photographs
Embroiderer and mixed-media artist Angie Hughes finds
her inspiration from many sources including poetry, prose,
the natural world, landscape, history and plant forms. Angie
is a full-time artist and in 2005 she set up the Ledbury
Artplace, a center known for its high-quality workshops.
While a student she won the prestigious Charles Henry Foyle
Trust Award for Stitched Textiles with her piece Unfolding
Word, and Shroud was accepted for the Embroiderers
Guild's international open exhibition, Art of the Stitch.
She carried on her studies at Gloscat with Liz Harding, after
which she discovered a talent for teaching.
Her work has evolved over the years, being influenced by
the courses and students she has taught. Her current interest
are mixed media techniques and works on velvet.
She has written several articles for textile magazines, Stitch,
Cloth, Paper and Paint is her first book.