Anyone with a basic sewing machine and lots of enthusiasm can create the stunning clothing and accessories shown in this book. Readers will develop their fabric decoration skills as they learn to create embellished fabrics that can be used to make beautiful clothing and accessories.
Covering a wide range of machine embroidery and textile decoration techniques, this book will show machine embroiderers and those with an interest in fashion and accessories how to apply exciting and innovative techniques to their work.
From coloring, painting, dyeing, and printing fabrics to a wide range of decorative stitching techniques, talented fabric artist and instructor Elli Woodsford shows how the simplest methods can be combined to create astonishing fabric surfaces. Each topic includes step-by-step illustrated instructions, as well as project ideas for making jackets, bags, shoes, hats, corsets, jewelry and more.