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  • Publisher: Pavilion
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 24 October 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781849945301
  • Stock: 5 in stock
  • Size: 225x283 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £20
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For Textile Artists by Janice Gunner (Author)

Book Description

Shibori is one of the world's richest textile traditions. Commonly associated with Japan, it is in fact a technique long used in Africa, India and South America. Combine traditional Japanese, African and Indian shibori methods with contemporary techniques to create stunning textiles that are bursting with rich, intricate patterns and bold colour. A range of techniques is covered from tied and stitched designs to ideas for wrapping, folding, clamping, pleating and binding. Simple and safe instructions for a range of dyeing techniques are also included. Practical information is accompanied by clear instructions and diagrams, aimed at quilters, embroiderers and textile artists of all abilities. Stunning quilts and embroideries throughout demonstrate the full potential of the technique, alongside practical advice on turning your shibori textiles into beautiful quilts, hangings and textile art.

About the Author

About Janice Gunner
Janice Gunner is a leading textile artist particularly known for her quilting and her shibori in both the UK and the US. She won the Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for International Quilt Teachers and attended Quilt Market & Festical in Houston, Texas in 1999 and 2000. She is the Vice President of The Quilters Guild of the British Isles and part of the Contemporary Quilt group of the QGBI. She has been teaching patchwork, quilting and shibori for 30 years. Janice lives in London.

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