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.

Author: Kashakar Shakarg
Country: Bangladesh
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 11 September 2011
Pages: 285
PDF File Size: 7.57 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.32 Mb
ISBN: 888-4-21201-721-1
Downloads: 5916
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulkilmaran

Textile artists and quilters, as well as garment and home decor sewers, will expand their design horizons with the almost limitless effects that can be achieved. Saana Baker rated it ary was amazing Jan 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An amazing book on how to do just about anything with fabric.

The Art of Manipulating Fabric

Same as the other sewing books I just purchased: Open Preview See a Problem? Modern Macrame Emily Katz. Ever wanted to use the correct terms to describe that skirt you liked solff had those things at the hem that gave manipullating fullness without bunching?

Wonderful details and instruction. I’ve tried quite a few of the techniques in the book, found a few errors such as one of the smocking patterns is not correct but the description and photos are so accurate that it isn’t difficult to figure out what to change.

The Art of Manipulating Fabric by Colette Wolff

Return to Book Page. Sloth Coloring Book Alex Art. One of the most informative and clear books Aart have read on fabric geometry ever.

Related Posts  RH333 EPUB

The writing is engaging and the instructions are clear. Working from the simplest possi The possibilities for three-dimensional manipulation of fabric – gathering, pleating, tucking, shirring, and quilting woven materials – are seemingly endless.

As many, many others have pointed out, the photos are black-and-white, the fabric used for demonstration is muslin, and the instructions are high-level. It is well written, full of amazing examples, very readable.

Sorry but I had manipulatinb heard of grainline balance, but I will never forget it now!

I never knew fabric could be manipulated in so many ways, that actually looked both interesting and nice. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Elsa Cai rated it really liked it Nov 19, Pattern Magic Tomoko Nakamichi. A lot of techniques and modifications are covered in this book.

Jul 22, Charlotte rated it it was amazing. Amazon Music Fabriic millions of songs. Maybe other people know about Circular Flounce and cutting the ruffle pieces as it shows on page 67 from a CIRCLE OF FABRIC – the strip closest to the center of the circle has tremendous flare, the next strip not so much and the third strip which is cut farthest from the center of the circle has very rhe flare.

To describe them all would be to describe the entire history of sewing.

Customer reviews

The writing is clear, the illustrations are wonderful. The Complete Guide Amanda Johnston. And here’s the funny bit of coincidence Lists with This Book. Aug 22, Lee Kinkade rated it it was amazing. I love it so much I bought another copy to give as a gift and I plan to do it again.

Ever wonder what the difference between a ruffle and a flounce is? Stitch Stories Cas Holmes. Such a thorough description with beautiful diagrams The photos are amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet.


The Art of Manipulating Fabric : Collette Wolff :

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I’ve been eyeing it for 8 years and never buckled down and bought myself a copy. Good information, but I was very disappointed because all the pictures are black and white, and it colettr difficult to see the detail. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

And it will be used for projects immediately. Almost one of the first things out of her mouth was, “Have you heard of that book on the art of manipulating fabric. This is an exciting book about shaping fabric using pleating, darts, folding, elevated applique, tucking, od.

I’m going to have to look at it again; I only remember a couple of ideas in the book. Knitted Bears Val Pierce. Scout Sinclair Brody rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Jan 17, Brigette rated it it was amazing. Wopff is a book you’ll go to again and again. The Swatch Book, 2nd Ed. But if I could! Mini Christmas Knits Sue Stratford. Jul 06, Raslalique rated it it was amazing Shelves: The result is an encyclopedia of techniques that resurface, reshape, restructure and reconstruct fabric.

I am taking this book to my instructors so they can teach me how to make a godet go-day. I love this book.