Glorious Inspiration

Glorious Inspiration Kaffe Fassett's Needlepoint Source Book

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GLORIOUS INSPIRATION, a design sourcebook, is a natural extension of the author's profoundly held conviction that anyone can create their own knitting and needlepoint designs. Here, Kaffe has chosen hundreds of objects and motifs from the decorative arts and the world of nature and grouped them into themes to inspire the artist in all of us. There are sections on Shells and Minerals, Small Creatures Wild Animals, Domestic Animals, Fruit and Foliage and Beautiful Blooms and the pieces illustrated range from paintings and ceramics to textiles and mosaics. By showing us what inspires him, Kaffe opens the door to anyone who would like to create and stitch unique designs. Kaffe's own interpretations of some of the 300 painted, beaded, embroidered or woven sources are included in the book to demonstrate his personal vision of the world around us and show how any reader can use the motifs and patterns to create their own special designs.

Book information

ISBN: 9780091853532
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Imprint: Ebury Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 746.4
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 191
Weight: 1082g
Height: 260mm
Width: 312mm
Spine width: 13mm