Yoko Saito, a world-famous quilter, designer, teacher and shop owner from Japan delights her audience with this book that focuses on quilts, bags and other projects made primarily of wool and yarn-dyed homespuns. Instructions are included for rug hooking, needle-felting, piecework and appliqué.
Yoko Saito shows 120 original embroidery designs : animals, flowers, airplanes, trees and so much more. There are various embroidery techniques for making wonderful quilts.
Natalie Chanin presents all of the stenciling, hand-stitching, and beading techniques her company uses to create the Alabama Chanin line of organic cotton clothing, plus more than 50 variations that lead to infinite design possibilities. Includes patterns and instructions for dresses, skirts, tops, a wrap, a poncho, a bolero, fingerless gloves, and a hat.
This is a step-by-step guide to the stitching, stenciling, and beading techniques used in the 20 projects showcased in the book: T-shirts, skirts, and corsets that are sold around the world under the Alabama Chanin label, plus a journal cover, sampler quilt, and tablecloth, among others. Also included are a pullout stencil, perforated postcard for bead...
Natalie Chanin, founder and creative director of Alabama Chanin shares her stitching, stenciling, and beading methods and applies them to 20 clothing and home décor projects, each made with organic or recycled materials and designed with “haute homespun” flair.