This is a complete guide to paper textiles. The first part of the book deals with the history - 1000 years in the Orient, 100 years in the Europe; the second part with techniques and projects, covering weaving, knitting, plaiting, crocheting etc., and the third part is a gallery of the work of 12 leading international artists.
The range of items made of paper spans jewellery, furniture, furnishing textiles, and clothing.
Paper textiles are incredibly versatile and the ideal environmentally friendly material.
This is the first English-language volume on an exciting new trend in the textile/paper field. "Provides a complete guide to this versatile material which is being rediscovered by a whole new generation of textile artists.
All in all, a complete guide to this most fascinating subject." The Collector
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages, 259
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 06/04/2005
- Category: Needlework & fabric crafts
- ISBN: 9780713674446