Author(s): Mandy Pattullo
Mandy Pattullo, textile artist and author of Textile Collage, builds on her previous work demonstrating how to create beautiful and new collages from found and cherished textiles.
Transform old and vintage textiles into beautiful new art Author and artist Mandy Pattullo demonstrates how to source, refashion, and repurpose old and worn textiles through embellishment, stitch, and appliqu ; she also shows how to turn them into stunning quilts, books, table linen, wall hangings, and more. Following the make-do-and-mend and folk-art traditions of previous generations, Mandy gives simple instructions for handling these vintage and precious materials, and provides projects for quilts and patchworks, linen and lace, wool and knitting, and deconstructing worn garments. Her ideas--from making rag dolls and lace books to stitching on blankets, sewing tapestry panels, and customizing children's clothes--will inspire you to incorporate these past beauties into your own unique textile work.