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4 Freestyle Mixed-Media Stitch Projects: Make Fabric Art with Appliqué, Heat Transfer, Fabric Collage, and More

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Many artists have explored the use of fabric and stitch in mixed-media art, but often don't have the time or desire to create big quilts or complicated sewn pieces. Easy sewing projects plus favorite mixed-media techniques such as raw-edge appliqué designs, surface design, heat transfer images, fabric, paper, found objects—and most importantly, not a lot of rules—are often just what the doctor ordered.

As lovers of fabric, color, and pattern, creating fabric art is a natural extension of the mixed-media we have come to love. Here at Cloth Paper Scissors, we too love the use of fabric and stitch, so we gathered four articles to share the endless possibilities of creating textile art and fabric art, mixed-media style. Download your free eBook for get all four mixed-media stitch projects and start creating fabric art today!

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Ready for your fabulous fabric art adventure? Don’t wait! Download the latest fabric art eBook from Cloth Paper Scissors and get your share of project ideas, tips, and techniques. Fiber art projects offer endless opportunities to play with different materials, patterns, appliqué designs, and stitchery techniques. Embark on your next handmade arts and crafts adventure and express your wildest ideas using these contemporary fiber art techniques. The great thing about fabric art is that it offers a very interesting change from working on paper, canvas, and board. Even with easy sewing techniques, you can achieve beautiful results, giving a second life to your favorite scraps of fabric. With their helpful tips and individual approach to textile art, you will be on your way to creating your own fabric art projects in no time! Don't miss out on your opportunity to download this FREE eBook today!


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4 Freestyle Mixed-Media Stitch Projects: Make Fabric Art with Appliqué, Heat Transfer, Fabric Collage, and More

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Make fast and fabulous fabric art quilts using appliqué designs and stitchery.

Article #1: Fabric Art Quilts

"True Confessions of a Rebellious Quilter" by Debbi Crane

At 12, artist Debbi Crane attempted a quilt that still lays unfinished in her house. She realized that although she loved quilting, she had too short of an attention span and intolerance of rules to finish such a quilt, even as an adult. Still wanting to make quilts, she adapted a mixed-media approach to fabric art quilts that uses a variety of fabrics. Her rules? A fabric collage quilt that could be finished in a month or less using small, easy-to-handle blocks that could be combined to make an entire whole cloth quilt. She begins with coordinating fabrics and low-loft batting, arranging the quilt blocks on top of the surface to create the fabric collage, rather than creating a traditional pieced top. Discover how she makes each step in the process manageable, and how easy sewing, stitch, fabric, paper, and more come together for a mixed-media fabric art quilt that you too can start and finish!

Use canvas and a variety of fiber art techniques, including fabric collage and easy sewing, to make your own grid of textile art.

Article #2: Canvas, Fabric Collage, and Surface Design

"Get a Grid!" by Debbi Crane

For years, artist Debbi Crane lived with a disconnect between what she loved to do, and where she lived. Showing no evidence of her artwork in her house, she realized that showcasing her talents in her home was the next step as an artist. After a workshop with artist Keith LoBue, she found herself challenging the notion that things other than glue can be used to attach things. Starting as a project to display a few art dolls, the set of nine fiber art pieces became a study in stretching the limits of canvas using surface design techniques such as painting, easy sewing, fabric, paper, and fabric collage. Follow her unique process step by step, and learn how fun and easy it is to begin your own textile art study using canvas and mixed-media surface design.

Learn how to be spontaneous in textile art using raw-edge appliqué designs, stitch, and prompts.

Article #3: Prompts in Fiber Art Projects

"Spontaneous Combustion: Using Prompts to Spark Design" by Robin Olsen

Robin's freewheeling approach to textile art is most certainly a reaction to her natural affinity for chaos. Inspired by the handmade arts and crafts found in ethnic fiber art, she was constantly drawing to quilts that had a little wildness to them. As much as she appreciated the spark and energy in these fiber art projects, she had a hard time achieving them in her handmade arts and crafts. After discovering the idea of prompts, she found her work mirroring more and more the impulsive nature of the ethnic fiber art. Now, her textile art often has frayed edges, unexpected patches, and color combinations that are anything but commonplace. Learn how you can use raw-edge appliqué designs, stitch, surface design, easy sewing, and prompts to create your own spontaneous fiber art projects.

Create handmade arts and crafts using mixed media surface design and fiber art techniques.

Article #4: Easy Sewing in Fabric Art

"Stuffed Horse Ornaments" by Samantha Jenkins

Small projects can be just what you are looking for to challenge your mixed-media fabric art and to expand your skills. Artist Samantha Jenkins loves mixed-media fiber art because it offers endless opportunity for play. She developed the mixed-media horse pattern because it offers endless potential to make an interesting change from working with fabric, paper, canvas, and board; to fabric collage, paint, stitchery, and surface design techniques. Follow her easy sewing instructions to construct the horse using the fabric and stitchery of your choosing. Then add surface design using gesso and acrylics; then hand stitch the mane, saddle, embellishments, and ribbon for a final touch. Use her easy to follow process step by step, or challenge yourself to try new stitch techniques or materials such as fabric paper, appliqué designs, and heat transfer. Let your imagination run wild with these little bits of textile art and fabric collage.


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By definition mixed media artists think outside of the box, with tons of various materials. Really - anything is possible! In our new free eBook, we focus on this brilliant freestyle approach to creativity and feature four unique projects to show you just a few of the possibilities that fabric and stitch have to offer. This eBook, as I’m sure you’ll find out, is just the beginning! Try one or try them all when you download your free eBook today: 4 Freestyle Mixed-Media Stitch Projects: Make Fabric Art with Appliqué, Heat Transfer, Fabric Collage, and More.

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Cloth Paper Scissors Presents
4 Freestyle Mixed-Media Stitch Projects: Make Fabric Art with Appliqué, Heat Transfer, Fabric Collage, and More!

  Yes I Want My Free Collection of Freestyle Mixed-Media Stitch and Fiber Art Projects!