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Art of Fabric Collage An Easy Introduction to Creative Sewing

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ISBN-10: 1561585858

ISBN-13: 9781561585854

Edition: 2003

Authors: Rosemary Eichorn

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Take your creative spirit to new heights with the fun of fabric collage. It is easier than you think, and with Rosemary Eichorn's thorough instruction, you will enjoy learning dozens of new and exciting techniques. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Eichorn was awarded the Grand Prize in the 1995 Sulky Challenge and has a fabric-collage ensemble included in the 1997 Fairfield Fashion Show. She was alos a participant in the 1998 Threads Magazine Design Challenge.

Designing the Collage
But I Don't Know How to Sew!
Finding Inspiration
Translating Inspiration into Designs
Creating a Sample Collage
Design Principles: Assessing Your Work
Developing a Fabric Stash
Assessing Your Stash
Finding Your Inner Landscape of Color
Choosing Fabrics for Variety and Emphasis
Preparing and Storing Fabrics
Free-Motion Sewing
Machine-Quilting with an Attitude
This Old Machine Is Going to Do What?
Putting the Right Foot Forward
Getting Started on Free-Motion Stitching
Using Novelty Threads
Stitching Techniques to Embellish Your Collage
Basic Finishing Techniques
It All Comes Out in the Wash
Shaping Up the Collage
Finishing the Edges: A Nontraditional Approach
Final Laundering
Creativity Begets Creativity
Collaging a Vest
Designing a Vest Collage
Modifying a Vest Pattern for Collage
Identifying Your Size
Fitting the Vest Pattern
Making a Clean Copy of the Pattern
Making a Muslin Shell
Cutting Out the Muslin Underlining
Cutting Out the Lining
Collaging the Vest
Making the Lining
Free-Motion Stitching on a Garment
Using Your Pattern to Cut Out the Laundered Vest
Camouflaging the Shoulder Seams
Finishing the Edges
Collage for Outerwear
Choosing a Pattern
How Much Collage Is Too Much Collage?
Planning Placement of the Collage
Selecting Fabrics for Collaged Outerwear
Constructing a Coat
Constructing an Unlined Sleeveless Tunic
Camounflaging Seams
Linings Alive: Enhancing the Other Side of Artwear
To Line or Not to Line
Selecting a Lining Fabric
Flat Lining a Collaged Garment
Embellishing Linings
Bringing Closure to the Task
Which Is the Right Button?
Jazzy Closures
Care of Special Buttons
Snappy Closures
Manila-Envelope Closures
Brass-Hasp Closures
Little Extras Mean a Lot
Adding Prairie Points
Making Plied Cords
Adding Tassels
Applying Shisha Mirrors and Flat Disks by Machine