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Cartonnage Basics & Beyond: The Complete Guide for Fabric Box Making

Cartonnage Basics & Beyond: The Complete Guide for Fabric Box Making
 

Cartonnage is a lovely handmade art, originated in France long time ago and it has been revived around the world in the latest years. It is the art of box making, out of cardboard, glue and fabric or paper. With this technique, we can make much more than boxes, unique functional ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781543919028
Barcode 9781543919028
Published 10 January 2018 by Bookbaby
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Squio, Claudia
By Jones, Sherri
By Hodge, Lynn
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ISBN-13 9781543919028
ISBN-10 1543919022
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bookbaby
Imprint Bookbaby
Publication Date 10 January 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Squio, Claudia
By Jones, Sherri
By Hodge, Lynn
Category Patchwork & Applique
Quiltmaking
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 213mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 757g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 954302

Description of this Book

Cartonnage is a lovely handmade art, originated in France long time ago and it has been revived around the world in the latest years. It is the art of box making, out of cardboard, glue and fabric or paper. With this technique, we can make much more than boxes, unique functional pieces to decorate our homes, for everyday use or as unique gifts. With step by step color picture Cartonnage instructions (about 700 pictures), no steps missing, this book is a master class to make your own beautiful fabric boxes from the very beginning. Also covers how to build more advanced pieces including dividers, trays and drawers. You will learn how to start from the scratch cutting your own cardboard or you will be able to start from some DIY kits (sold separately) with all pieces of paperboard pre cut and have fun using your favorite fabrics. Very simple materials needed, no expensive tools! You will also have the opportunity to learn how to personalize your boxes painting your own fabric or adding embroideries! Online videos available for this book.

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Author's Bio

Claudia Squio is a Brazilian fiber artist living in Michigan and focusing on fabric cartonnage, that is a traditional art of making boxes covered with fabric or paper. She designs fabric boxes and cases and has been teaching this technique at quilt stores and quilt quilds and also through her online cartonnage school. She has authored the book Cartonnage Basics & Beyond - The complete guide to make fabric boxes and a Lecture Cartonnage - the art of box making. Some of her artwork also includes the preparation of the fabric, painting and sewing, combining techniques to make even more unique pieces. Besides creating the pieces and teaching she developed some DIY kits and tools that can be used for her students to start and facilitate the process of fabric box making.

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