Fabric arts have played an important role in the creative expression of cultures all over the world. Native American blankets, traditional African textiles, the historical tapestries of Europe, Indian saris, the colonial quilts of the United States, even vibrant Hawaiian shirtseach of these instantly brings to mind the people and heritage it represents. From the patterns themselves to the colors and materials used, each piece represents the heart as well as the craftsmanship of its makers.
Tapestries, Fabrics, and Quilts: Coloring for Everyone brings intriguing designs to life with the skill of your own hand! Forty-five black-and-white designs are accompanied by forty-five coordinating pre-colored versions to guide your palette. Some patterns evoke rich cultural histories while others are modern fabric innovatorsevery one of them weaves its own story with the help of your imagination. The pages are perforated, so each masterpiece can be removed and placed on display for all the world to admire!
In this book, you’ll find:
An introduction describing the history and highlights of fabric in society and art Forty-five original black-and-white designs for your coloring pleasure on single-sided perforated pages Forty-five full-color versions of the designs to inspire and guide you while coloring Whether you’re an artist looking to improve your craft or you’re simply intrigued by the beauty and culture of textiles, this book is a must-have, guaranteed to provide hours of creative entertainment. Gather your colored pencils, get comfortable, and start stitching together your vision for these unique designs!