Free Form Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano

I keep various—sized Moleskine watercolor notebooks on hand. I purchase them from www.moleskine.com. I keep a pocket—sized watercolor Moleskine in my purse at all times, for fast sketches and notes. In the studio I keep a shelf of ...

Free Form Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano

Free Form Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano

The fiber artist and author of Crazy Quilting Odyssey shares her secrets for creating embroidered landscapes and seascapes in this illustrated guide. Beloved fiber artist and teacher Judith Baker Montano demonstrates how to beyond traditional embroidery in this new and comprehensive to free-form embroidery. In this book full of stunningly photographed examples and watercolor illustrations, she shows you how to apply the principles of fine art to various projects using fabrics, threads, and fibers. Judith explains how to use these materials with other embellishments to convey lifelike trees, flowers, ocean corals, and more with 60 stitches and 67 stitch combinations. She also demonstrates artistic embroidery techniques for building layers, creating dimension and perspective, and blending shapes. With techniques of free-form embroidery, you’ll be able to translate your favorite landscape or seascape photo into fiber art.

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