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Textile surface decoration : silk and velvet / Margo Singer.

By: Singer, Margo.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Textile handbook: Publisher: London : Philadelphia : A&C Black Publishers ; University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007Description: iv, 108 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780713669534 (pbk.); 0713669535 (pbk.).Subject(s): Textile printing | Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibresDDC classification: 746.6/04
Contents:
Silk and velvet -- Easy painting and dyeing -- Resist, devore and discharge -- Blockprinting and stencilling -- Embroidery -- Other decorative techniques -- Making accessories and gifts -- Inspiration, planning and development.
Review: "The opulent and luxurious qualities of silk and velvet have made them treasured fabrics throughout the world for many centuries. In this book, Margo Singer Introduces the reader to the history and traditions of decorating these textiles and the varied techniques developed and adopted in China, India, Indonesia, Africa, and Europe." "Having explained the rich heritage of textile surface decoration, the author then Introduces the practical methods of decorating silk and velvet Her clear, step-by-step instructions will familiarise the reader with a broad and varied range of techniques, such as dyeing, painting, applique, mixed media, resist, and embroidery." "Throughout this wealth of practical information, the author has woven in numerous photographs of work from around the world - from traditional ethnic techniques to contemporary fashion design - which will inspire both beginners and experienced textile artists."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index.

1. Silk and velvet -- 2. Easy painting and dyeing -- 3. Resist, devore and discharge -- 4. Blockprinting and stencilling -- 5. Embroidery -- 6. Other decorative techniques -- 7. Making accessories and gifts -- 8. Inspiration, planning and development.

"The opulent and luxurious qualities of silk and velvet have made them treasured fabrics throughout the world for many centuries. In this book, Margo Singer Introduces the reader to the history and traditions of decorating these textiles and the varied techniques developed and adopted in China, India, Indonesia, Africa, and Europe." "Having explained the rich heritage of textile surface decoration, the author then Introduces the practical methods of decorating silk and velvet Her clear, step-by-step instructions will familiarise the reader with a broad and varied range of techniques, such as dyeing, painting, applique, mixed media, resist, and embroidery." "Throughout this wealth of practical information, the author has woven in numerous photographs of work from around the world - from traditional ethnic techniques to contemporary fashion design - which will inspire both beginners and experienced textile artists."--BOOK JACKET.

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