Coils, Folds, Twists, And Turns: Contemporary Techniques In Fiber by Tracy JamarCoils, Folds, Twists, And Turns: Contemporary Techniques In Fiber by Tracy Jamar

Coils, Folds, Twists, And Turns: Contemporary Techniques In Fiber

byTracy Jamar

Paperback | February 1, 2017

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Learn to use traditional fabric techniques in modern ways Fiber artists are experimenting with and combining techniques like never before, and this book gives detailed instructions on the rediscovered techniques of folding, shirring, gathering, bundling, quilling, and more. These techniques can be used to create rugs, wall hangings, clothing, bags, and even jewelry. The techniques are explained and illustrated, and patterns and instructions are given for 7 projects.
Tracy Jamar has had a long, varied career in the fields of antique and contemporary fiber arts. She was head of textile restoration in a premier gallery in NYC. An accomplished textile artist herself, she is currently exhibiting her work at venues around the country. She teaches, lectures, and consults on a wide range of textile topics...
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Title:Coils, Folds, Twists, And Turns: Contemporary Techniques In FiberFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 10.97 × 8.39 × 0.39 inPublished:February 1, 2017Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811716589

ISBN - 13:9780811716581

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The title says it all. Tracy shows you how to use these varied techniques to add interest, depth and excitement to your fiber projects. I personally love her coiled and standing wool projects. The instructions are all in the book and I can't wait to get started. But then I flip the page to a shirred project and I am smitten again. And mixed techniques, too. Tracy also includes a gallery of incredible work by other fiber artists. These photos are sure to inspire you. I love this book!