In Textile Collage Mandy Pattullo shows a fresh way to use scraps and oddments of fabrics to create something unique and personal, while also being economical - perfect for those who have hoarded bits of fabric, trim and memory-filled domestic textiles over the years.
How to make the most of collage techniques in your textile work
Textile artist and trained surface designer marries collage techniques with fabric techniques to produce beautiful pieces of textile art. For those who have hoarded bits of fabric, trim and memory-filled domestic textiles over the years, she shows you a fresh way to use all of them to create something unique, personal to you and also be economical.
Her book chapter one covers collecting and sourcing fabric including, unpicking and storing found fabric. Chapter two is the Collaged Portrait showing the figurative approach in collage work that includes transfer images, and using found photographs. In the chapter Collaged and Embellished Garments, collage technique is used to embellish skirts, jackets and accessories. The final chapter looks at the Fabric Book as a receptacle for textile collage, with a range of approaches explored.
This is a wonderful resource for all textilers looking to make the most of the found fabrics they love and fully explore the technique of collage with textiles.
Mandy Patullo trained as a surface pattern and textile designer and now is a textile artist, exhibiting her own work around the UK and also running textile and printmaking workshops. Her work is based on collage technique and she makes a conscious effort not to buy new fabric but repurpose the range of beautiful existing pieces that can be found everywhere.
How to make the most of collage techniques in your textile work From creating collaged portraits to collaged garments to wear Make stunning textile art from all the scraps of fabric you have Design and technique guidance throughout
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