The Cumulative Cloth, Wet Techniques: A Guide to Fabric Color, Pattern, Construction, and Embellishment (2023)
Coming next month….
The Cumulative Cloth, Wet Techniques: A Guide to Fabric Color, Pattern, Construction, and Embellishment (Schiffer Publishing, November 2023)
A comprehensive how-to reference that teaches wet textile surface design techniques for making custom cloth.
For surface designers from novice to advanced, expert Susan Brandeis offer an authoritative companion allowing. you to learn the methods, confirm tehcnical procedures and safety guidelines, and constantly expand your expressive capabilities. Learn wet techniques in detail, from application and layering of textile dyes, pigments, and chemicals to adding color, pattern and images. The 39 projects help you experiment with each method. Dip into any chapter that interests you, or go chapter by chapter, adding new features, to create a “cumulative cloth”–an artwork that brings surface design to life.
• Covered separately in a future volume: dry techniques: how to combine these handmade fabrics (or store-bought fabrics) using cutting, piecing, layering, building, and embellishing.
• Praise for the author’s previous book: “Brandeis takes us on a journey into the expressive nature of stitch . . . reveals how to manipulate stitches much like an artist might a pencil or paintbrush.” —Embroidery Magazine
PUB DATE: Nov. 2023
Hard cover 8.5” x 11”
320 pp 425 color images