The Art of Manipulating Fabric has ratings and 28 reviews. Jana said: I usually don’t keep fiber or art books in my public studio, but I had this one. 1 Oct Available in: Paperback. The possibilities for three-dimensional manipulation of fabric – gathering, pleating, tucking, shirring, and quilting. 1 Feb In The Art of manipulating Fabric, Colette Wolff has set herself just this task, and she succeeds brilliantly. Working from the simplest possible.

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If you do have that, you are really going to enjoy this book! This is an exciting book about shaping fabric using pleating, darts, folding, elevated applique, tucking, etc. Sloth Coloring Book Alex Art. Scout Sinclair Brody rated it it was amazing Jul 03, I have so many ideas regarding how I could incorporate these wonderful shap This is an exciting book about shaping fabric using pleating, darts, folding, elevated applique, tucking, etc.

As with any technique book with such scope, off is more breadth than depth in some areas. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Fashion Patternmaking Techniques – Haute Couture: May 05, Ciaobella rated it manipulatinv liked it.

I haven’t had a chance to try out any of the techniques. Just take a large hankerchief or large square of fabric hold it by one of the 4 corners and let the fabric drape by itself. Stitch Stories Cas Holmes. Good information, but I was very disappointed because all the pictures are black and white, and it is difficult to see the detail.


The Art of Manipulating Fabric

I wish to create a sample of many of the techiques. English Choose a language manipuulating shopping. Colette not only shows you all the different pleats, but she also shows atr how to change them and make them look completely different.

Such a thorough description with beautiful diagrams Be warned, however, that that is ALL this book does, though it is excellent if that is what you are looking for. Return to Book Page. Fashion Embroidery Jessica Pile.

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Knitting Without Tears Elizabeth Zimmermann. Folding Techniques for Designers: This one is a lot of fun for its target audience. Finally I did, because again, the information in it is very useful and presented well. This is a book you’ll go to again and again.

Great book with detailed instructions on how to do anything you might ever think of wanting to do with fabric. Diane Mccauley rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I am taking this book to my instructors so they can teach me how to thee a godet go-day. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Love at First Stitch Tilly Walnes. Wonderful instruction for adding texture and shape to fabric.

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Each section shows you a technique, such as pleating, and progresses from the basics to the more artistic uses of that technique. If you sew, and you’ve ever wondered what else you could do to perk up collars, cuffs, etc.


Aug 22, Lee Kinkade rated it it was amazing. Add manopulating Wish List. I recently completed a project on smocking and tucking techniques for school and this book was a gem.

The Swatch Book, 2nd Ed. Breaking the Pattern Saara Huhta. There was one explanation of a particular technique that didn’t make sense to me; when I tried to follow the instructions they just didn’t work; but I have a feeling the fault lies in me; not the author.

Pattern Magic 2 Tomoko Nakamichi. The writing is engaging and the instructions are clear. Mar 14, Emily rated it it was amazing Manipulaitng it for: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

This book was very helpful to me. Customers also viewed these items. This book is nothing more nor less than a categorized set of instructions for three-dimensional fabric manipulations. In “The Art of manipulating Fabric,” Colette Wolff has set herself just this task, and she succeeds brilliantly.