Author(s): Anne Kelly
Get inspired with this international guide to folk textile art, featuring work from the UK, USA, Mongolia, China, Scandinavia, and more
Discover a world of traditional motifs used in textile folk art, and see how contemporary textile artists incorporate these motifs into their own work. Explore handmade mementos and souvenirs from the UK and USA; Scandinavian textile art, with an emphasis on modern screenprinting and embroidery; the influence of nomadic cultures; and the internationally popular tree symbol. Anne Kelly's beautiful step-by-step projects include colorful tea towels documenting her travels in Australia and New Zealand, a family tree using photo transfers and appliqu , folding books, small collages with Nordic imagery, lettering samplers, pouches, and jewelry.