Julia Triston

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Publications

Contemporary Appliqué

co-authored, published by Batsford, 2014

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This impressive book takes a fresh look at the world of appliqué and surface embellishment, showing you how to develop distinctive and individual designs, create exciting compositions and use unusual combinations of materials. It covers the traditional variations, including bonded appliqué, broderie perse, cutaway appliqué and mola work, and explains how these standard techniques can be developed to give exciting results in your own textile work, in both hand and machine embroidery. Accompanying the description of techniques is a wealth of beautiful imagery and examples of contemporary appliqué to inspire you from both new designers and established artists from around the world.

The book is £19.99, plus P&P; please email me if you would like a signed copy.

How to be Creative in Textile Art

co-authored, published by Batsford, 2011

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Do you ever ask yourself how can I be more creative? Or do you ever wish that you had the tools and confidence to develop exciting textile work that expresses your own creativity? If so, this inspiring book is for you. Whether you are a complete beginner, accomplished embroiderer, student or teacher, it will boost your skills, confidence and enthusiasm. Packed with ideas, suggestions, tips and techniques, it demystifies the whole process of developing and creating your own designs and stitched textiles. Discover how to find inspiration, gather source materials and choose a theme; develop original and creative designs using established elements and principles; explore traditional and contemporary fabrics and materials; experiment with a wide range of key techniques in hand and machine stitch; and turn your own ideas into successful stitched textile art. This book is the perfect resource for everyone interested in textile art who wants to be as creative as they can be.

The book is £19.99, plus P&P; please email me if you would like a signed copy.

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  • Work by Julia Triston
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