Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z: Your Source for Sewing and by Nancy Zieman

By Nancy Zieman

The solutions to your whole stitching Questions!

Whether you're a beginner sewer or a talented seamstress, who larger to visit for stitching solutions and recommendation than specialist Nancy Zieman? put aside your stitching fears and allow Nancy consultant you step by step via a hundred+ uncomplicated to complicated stitching tools and techniques.

• prepared in alphabetical order for quick and simple reference, this convenient consultant will make its everlasting domestic by way of your stitching computer or in your workspace.
• With over a hundred issues starting from Appliqué to Zippers, Nancy can assist you in achieving appealing effects with each project.
• important Notes from Nancy through the ebook offer insights and tips for various stitching ideas and skills.
• Spiral binding permits the e-book to put flat for hands-free reference whenever you stitch, minimize or press.
• transparent, concise directions and particular illustrations help in making even the main complicated options effortless to appreciate and effectively execute.
A wealth of knowledge and guideline out of your favourite stitching specialist is at your fingertips during this go-to advisor! sew conveniently and insurance with Nancy Zieman's stitching A to Z via your facet!

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Wax patterns were applied with a brush and lines were drawn into the wet wax with the hard end of the brush. Many layers of different colors were applied with diluted acrylic washes (page 35). White Candle Rubbing Resist It is a lot of fun to make rubbings for resists using a white candle. Many different textures can be created by using different items such as plastic needlepoint canvas, commercial rubbing plates, metal or plastic grids of various sizes, or other stiff textured surfaces. ) Create multiple layers by adding more rubbings and paint washes.

Acrylic paint and paper toweling were also added to the surface. Oil pastel glazes were applied over the design to make a stronger composition. Media 33 HOW-TO 1. Run a stencil brush across an oil pastel to apply color to the brush, peeling back the paper covering from the oil pastel if needed. 2. Brush the color on a paper towel or piece of scrap cloth to smooth the oil pastel color. 3. Apply the color to the piece as desired. 4. Repeat as needed, using the same or different colors. For this piece, the card stock background was covered with handwritten words and letters before being painted with washes of color.

I love working with these markers because they allow me to create interesting designs on paper and fabric. Try different papers and different fabrics for this technique. Silk is especially dramatic. When using this technique with fabric, I usually put two or three layers of fabric on top of one another. After creating the marker design, I spray the pieces of fabric below the water-soluble marker design. I lay the marker design on top of the wet fabric and spray it, so the design also transfers to the wet fabric in all the layers.

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