Hot Textiles

Hot Textiles

Inspiration and Techniques With Heat Tools

Book - 2007
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An inspirational and practical guide to the potential of heat tools for textile artists. Soldering irons, heat guns and household irons can add texture and variety to textile work - whether it's hand embroidery, machine embroidery, quilting or felting.

Stunning work can be produced with a variety of materials: hot and cold foiling; painted and plain Bondaweb (fusible webbing) on wood, paper, fabric and pelmet Vilene; making beads from synthetic fabrics, Tyvek and Kunin felt; melting and distorting plastic bags and cellophane; working in three dimensions; and embossing powders.

With step-by-step instructions, full health and safety advice and stunning photography, this is an important book for all textile artists. Following on the bestselling Fusing Fabric and Surfaces for Stitch, it demonstrates the latest techniques wanted by all those involved in textiles.

Publisher: London : Batsford, 2007.
ISBN: 9780713490404
0713490403
Call Number: 746 THITTICHAI
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Subjects: Solder and soldering.
Fusible materials in sewing.
Textile crafts.
Alternative Title: Hot textiles

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Mar 04, 2010

This book is filled with such off-the-wall types of textile manipulations that will really surprise and inspire. If you're looking for some new ways to kick your creations and artwork up a few notches, this may be what you're looking for!

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