Silk Paper for Textile Artists

A creative step by step demonstration of basic methods for crafting this unique luminous fabric. In four chapters, Sarah Lawrence displays how silk paper can be embellished and adapted through the clever use of dyes, natural and manmade ingredients and simple techniques such as cutting and layering, embroidery and more. It includes examples of the myriad ways textile artists can create flat and 3-D designs in this medium, from framed articles to jewellery. Featuring photographs of the original pieces made especially for this book, along with photographs and descriptions of the authors exhibitions pieces. Includes a helpful glossary of silk making terms.

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