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Creative Embellishments for Paper, Jewelry, Fabric, & More

Julie Yonge 2008

   
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Title: Creative Embellishments for Paper, Jewelry, Fabric, and More
Author: Sherrill Kahn
Paperback 112 pages
Publisher: Martingale and Company
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-56477-616-7

In her book, Creative Embellishments for Paper, Jewelry, Fabric and More, Sherrill Kahn shares techniques that can be used for embellishing all kinds of projects. She uses a variety of materials, including paint, fabric, paper, clay, beads, plastic, decorative yarns and much more; from fun foam to Tyvek and back. This book is chock full of great colored pictures; over 150 in all, showing every detail of her techniques. Her directions are quite clear and easy to follow. If you enjoy creating, whether it is crazy quilting, embroidery, jewelry making, fabric collages, journals, or wearable art, you will find this book an amazing inspiration and treasure trove of ideas. Sherrill enjoys using materials that were not originally designated as art tools and you will find you are soon doing the same thing. If you are interested in mixed media embellishment this book is a must for you!
 
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