A fabulous book! So many techniques are covered: fabric, resin, wire, sewing, and more!
The step-by-step instructions found in Layered, Tattered and Stitched will provide you with the inspiration and techniques in order to create fabric-art with incredible depth and personal signifcance. Throughout the book, the author uses a mixture of atypical sewing techniques such as trapping found objects between layers, stitching and quilting paper and creating windows in fabric along with mixed-media techniques that include transferring photos, staining fabric, and more to create magnificent works of art. Expand your creative process, using such things as poetry and symbolic objects for inspiration.
Ruth Rae is a classically trained jeweler. During Ruth’s tenure as a metal smith she began to experiment with other forms of media and techniques. As time has progressed Ruth’s true passion has become "mixed media fiber art." Ruth’s pieces are recognized for their unexpected yet elegant combinations of altered fabrics combined with found objects and words that are bound together by hand and machine stitching. Ruth's work has been featured in galleries across the country, countless art publications as well as Quilting Arts TV and she has two workshop DVD’s and travels around the county teaching jewelry and fabric workshops. Ruth authored two books, A Charming Exchange, and Layered, Tattered and Stitched: A Fabric Art Workshop . Visit her website at www.ruthrae.com.