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Stitch and pattern
Stitch and pattern
Draper, Jean2018
As she did in her successful Stitch and Structure, Jean Draper guides textile artists through some of the most creative ways of working up patterns, and harnessing our love for rhythm and repeat in fabric. She discusses the nature of pattern and its language, and explains grids, symmetry, and the positive and negative in design. Detailed studies explore patterns from other cultures, including Banjara; in plants and flowers; and on the human body. Throughout, Draper carefully teaches a variety of techniques, from putting stitches together, to exaggerating and overlapping stitches, to using just one type of stitch. With beautiful examples throughout, Stitch & Pattern provides ample inspiration to develop truly great textile art -- Provided by the publisher.
Main title:
Stitch and pattern / Jean Draper.
London : Batsford, 2018.
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 128) and index.
Machine generated contents note: The Nature of Pattern -- Pattern is All Around Us -- Natural Pattern Groups -- Fractals: A Brief Definition -- The Language of Pattern -- Pattern and Symbols -- Dots and Points -- Line -- Other Symbols and Their Meanings -- Creating Patterns -- Designing Patterns -- Grids -- The Positive and Negative in Design -- Symmetry -- The Power of Repeats -- Extended Study: Triangles -- Pattern and Culture -- Pattern Around the World -- Learning From Other Cultures -- Bands, Borders and Stripes -- Seminole Strip Patchwork Patterns -- Applique Bands and Borders -- Strip-piecing by Hand -- Extended Study: the Banjara People and Their Patterns -- Pattern From Flowers and Plants -- The Importance of Plants -- The Tree of Life -- Stitched Flower Forms -- Developing Patterns from Plants and Flowers -- The Patterned Body -- Body Decoration -- Girl With Tattooed Face -- Painting the Skin.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryArt and Craft746.041 DRAOnloan - Due: 03 Feb 2020