Front cover for Maggie Smith's Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitch
The introduction page to Maggie Smith's Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitch"Applied and stuffed shapes" from Maggie Smith's Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitchSmall stuffed fabric birds embellished with hand-stitchTwo African-inspired fabric Stump Dolls made using handprinted fabric from Zimbabwe

Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitch

£9.95

Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitch presents a fresh approach to quilt and applique techniques, featuring inspiring samples and practical advice to inspire both beginner and experienced maker alike.

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Written in clear, concise language and accompanied by over 60 colour photographs, Get Stuffed takes you through a logical sequence from designing, shaping and stuffing surfaces, through embellishing with hand embroidery and paint, to developing quirky and imaginative finished pieces using basic three-dimensional forms.

Whether you’re interested in English, Italian, and Trapunto quilting or three dimensional stuffed birds and characterful dolls, the book will delight and encourage you to get started, experiment, and inspire your creativity.

Contents: Introduction, Design, Photographs, Materials, Stuffing and Quilting basics, Sampling, English Quilting, Italian Quilting, Trapunto Quilting, Applied & Stuffed shapes, Stuffing by any other means, Constructed and Stuffed shapes, Circles, Squares & Rectangles, more Stuffed Birds, 3d Vessels, Colour & Surface Treatments, Gallery, Notes, Conclusion & Bibliography.

Length29cm
Width24cm
Height0.4cm
ISBN-13 978-1904499367
ISBN-10 1904499368
Paperback 24 full colour printed pages,over 60 colour photographs.
Publisher Roundtuit Publishing (21 Mar 2012)
5.00 out of 5

1 review for Get Stuffed: shape, stuff and stitch

  1. 5 out of 5

    Rating by Karen Platt on May 13, 2015 :

    A superb book. Very enjoyable just to look at the pics, but great for ideas too. Easy to follow and a joy to read and contemplate.

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