Test with sew, cloth and thread to create your personal distinctive textiles.

This creative ebook is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring sensible workout routines, a wealthy and artistic exploration of material and sew, and an enchanting all-spherical learn. Elizabeth Healey’s method to stitching is that it must be a laugh, and now not like a chore or an examination we wish to excel in. Her goal is to easily inspire you to select up a needle and thread and get stitching!

The workout routines draw proposal from world wide: create corded artworks impressed via Milton Glaser’s iconic Bob Dylan poster; create daring embroidered African mask; layer up and reduce away to create Mola applique; use bleach and upholstery paint to create Aboriginal dreamtime lizards; create knotted artworks impressed via historic Mayan counting methods; embroider varsity go-sew letters or check out ornamental Jap ebook binding. However, take a look at a bunch of different tactics reminiscent of quilting, printing, dyeing, couching tumbled crockery, developing pleats and puckers and needlelace.

Packed with sew galleries and bursting with gradual stitching concepts, the ebook additionally accommodates ‘at the back of the stitches’ options: illuminating insights into stitching actions reminiscent of Boro textiles, Gee’s Bend quilting and Dorset buttons.