Textile Collage by Mandy Pattullo
[Hardcover, 128 pages] Textile Collage: Using Collage Techniques in Textile Art by UK textile artist and surface designer Mandy Pattullo marries fabric with collage techniques to produce beautiful pieces of art. With more than 130 full color illustrations, this book shows a fresh way to use scraps and odd pieces of fabrics to create something unique and personal, while also being economical -- perfect for those who have hoarded bits of fabric, trim and memory-filled vintage linens over the years. Mandy covers collecting and sourcing fabric including unpicking and storing found fabric, then guides you through all the artistic and creative elements that you need to consider to create a beautiful collage. Learn to piece together a collaged portrait human or animal with her figurative approach in collage work that includes transfer images and using found photographs. Her collage technique is also used to embellish skirts, jackets and accessories, plus a chapter is devoted to looking at the fabric book as a receptacle for textile collage, with a range of approaches and forms explored. Textile Art is a wonderful resource for all fiber artists looking to make the most of the found fabrics they love as they explore the exciting technique of collage with textiles.