Contemporary Patchwork: Techniques in Color, Surface Design & Sewing (Paperback)
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Enter the colorful world of contemporary patchworkDive into contemporary patchwork with fresh surface design techniques and beautiful projects from Arounna Khounnoraj, co-owner of Bookhou and well-known textile artist. Arounna's approach to patchwork, quilting, and appliqu stands out from traditional methods, making this book an incredible resource for building a foundation in textile design and expanding into unique improvisational patchwork. Get inspired by your environment and learn elements of color theory before jumping into several fabric surface design techniques. Then, master the art of decorating with stitches as you explore various sewing and appliqu techniques to make your patchwork projects pop. Includes ten beautiful and original projects that combine a variety of sewing and appliqu techniques and range from small quilts to bags and pouches.Discover the possibilities of surface design techniques, including natural dyeing, block printing with household objects and elements from nature, and even paintingIncorporate sustainability into your practice with guidance on using every scrap and drop of your materials.
About the Author
Arounna Khounnoraj is an artist and maker living in Toronto, Canada. She and her husband, John Booth, co-founded Bookhou, a multi-disciplinary studio where Arounna works with fabric surface design and textile art. bookhou.com