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. She is the author (with Jan Whitlock) of American Sewn Rugs: Their History with Exceptional Examples. She lives in New York City and can be found online at tracyjamar.com.