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Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery
  • Publisher: Quarto
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 30 March 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781633228849
  • Stock: 10 in stock
  • Size: 222x296 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £14.99
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Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery


Transform sketches into embroidery patterns and stitch strong, iconic women from the past and present by Amy L. Frazer (Author)

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Book Description

With Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery, learn to sketch and stitch strong, recognizable women from all walks of life.

Featuring sketching and illustration instructions, basic stitches, embroidery techniques, and six projects of famous women, this book is a must-have tool for hands-on artists and crafters.

If you’re a beginner, start with the basic stitches and embroidery instructions at the beginning of the book. Essential tools, warm-up exercises, tips for embroidering facial features and hair, and general information on embroidery will give you the know-how you need to get started. Then dive into sketching your favourite female cultural and historical icons: Frida Kahlo, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Harriet Tubman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Michelle Obama.

Follow along with the step-by-step instructions as you learn to stitch the women featured in the book and anyone else you admire! All of the projects are beautifully paired with large photos.

Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery makes it easy to sketch, stitch, and create your favourite female icons, from empowering women of today to icons of the past.


About the Author

About Amy L. Frazer

Amy L. Frazer is a Oregon, USA based illustrator, designer, and embroiderer. After studying art and illustration at the Columbus College of Art & Design, Amy worked as product designer. She left the corporate world in 2015 and now teaches art workshops in addition to working with a variety of clients.

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