Julia's latest co-authored book (published August 2014) takes a fresh look at the world of appliqué and surface embellishment. It examines the historic use and cultural importance of appliqué, and gives an insight into the versatility of the many methods and techniques. It encourages you to explore, develop and push the boundaries of the traditional to create unique, personal pieces of textile art. The book is full of practical advice and tips and is beautifully illustrated throughout with the fabulous work of many renowned artists.
If you would like to order a signed copy from Julia (£19.99 plus p&p) please get in touch.
How to be Creative in Textile Art
Julia's first book, 'How to be Creative in Textile Art', was published in September 2011 by Batsford Books. This popular book, co-authored with Rachel Lombard, is an ideal and key text for anyone studying textiles, and is the perfect resource for everyone interested in textile art who wants to be as creative as they can be. It guides you through the whole creative process - from finding inspiration, gathering source materials, choosing a theme, developing original designs, exploring traditional and contemporary fabrics and materials, right through to experimenting with a wide range of techniques and turning your own ideas into successful stitched textile art. You will love it!
Contact Julia if you would like a signed copy - £19.99 plus p&p.