Drawn to Stitch

Explore the design possibilities of line. Line is an essential component of all textile and surface art. When used effectively, line and mark-making convey texture, tone, form, movement, and mood. With Drawn to Stitch as a guide, learn as artist and teacher Gwen Hedley shares a series of exercises designed to explore line's potential in embroidery and textile art as well as develop your creativity. Gwen explores stitch, explaining how to interpret different line qualities from crisp and sharp to soft and diffused and from raised and overlaid to recessed and inlaid. Full of inspiring ideas, Drawn to Stitch is illustrated with stunning examples of stitched-textile work from leading artists.