Author(s): Margaret Beal
The latest and hottest technique in embroidery today is the use of the soldering iron to cut, bond and etch fabric and stitch to expand the reach of textile art. Margaret Beal is the pioneer of the technique and for the first time brings her expertise into book form. Fully illustrated with photographs of finished pieces, diagrams and drawings, the book covers everything you need to know, from choosing and cutting fabrics through to mark-marking and using three-dimensional material. All the principal techniques are clearly explained with step-by-step instructions, including appliqu
Margaret Beal is a teacher of embroidery and teaches her specialist techniques for burning and bonding around the UK, where her course is always sold out. She studied under the renowned and highly-respected embroiderer Gwen Hedley, author of the bestselling Surfaces for Stitch (0713489073), who is passionate about Margaret's work.