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The Art of Fabric Books by Jan Bode Smiley explores ways to incorporate a variety of techniques and materials into your scrapbooks, altered books or constructed fabric book projects. Whether you are a quilter, enjoy rubber stamping, or are a writer, there are projects here to stretch anyone's imagination and creativity.


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The Art of Fabric Books by Jan Bode Smiley

 

The Art of Fabric Books
Innovative Ways to Use Fabric in Scrapbooks, Altered Books and More

Author: Jan Bode Smiley
Pages: 112
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4Q0134
Weight: 1.10 lb
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Altered books are one of the hottest craft trend today. Artis Jan Bode Smiley blends fabulous fabrics with book arts for cutting-edge ideas every fiber artist, quilter, paper crafter, and scrapbooker will want to try.

Use fabric as a natural additions to altered books and scrap books. Creative, doable projects using paper, fabric, thread, findings, buttons, and other embellishments in variety of book styles, fabric pockets, frames, mini-quilts and much more!

Table of Contents

Introduction
6
How to Use This Book
8
Tools, Supplies, Terminology & Tips
9
Where to Find Supplies
16
Don't Sew? And Don't Want to?
18
Techniques
Setting Eyelets
20
Pattern Tissue Uses
21
Fabric Frames
24
Section Edges
31
Finished Fabric Edges
35

Pockets and Envelopes

39
Text onto Pages
51
Book Construction Projects
Fabric Tag Books
59
Altered Board Books
63
Folded Fabric Books
66
Fabric Books
69
Scrapbook/Journal
71
Altered Scrapbook
76
Gallery
82
Index/Artist Contacts
109
Resources
110
About the Author
112

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