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Cloth : Over 30 Beautiful Projects from Linen, Cotton and Silk to Wool and Hide - Cassandra Ellis


Over 30 Beautiful Projects from Linen, Cotton and Silk to Wool and Hide


Published: 1st November 2013
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Organised into five sections – Cotton, Wool, Silk, Linen and Hide – Cloth provides insight into their craftsmanship and history and includes striking projects that make the most of each fabric’s properties, such as using antibacterial hemp to make napkins. Projects include:

  • Cotton tote bag
  • Waxed cotton purses
  • Liberty print cushions
  • Silk sari curtains
  • A tie-dyed silk scarf
  • Antique silk wheat bags
  • Wool oven gloves
  • Pillow covers
  • A dog bed fashioned from a kilim
  • Linen bedcovers
  • Slippers
  • Hand-dyed cushions
  • Leather purses
  • Journals
  • A sheepskin stool
With a resource guide containing all the information you need to indulge a passion for textiles, such as where to buy antique fabrics, suppliers of organic and well sourced cloth, specialist shops and websites, plus a toolkit of essential kit and instructions on hand-dyeing fabric.

About the Author

Cassandra Ellis is a designer and maker of high-end quilts and homewares. Originally from New Zealand, she now runs her own design studio in her home in Peckham Rye where she teaches contemporary craft and interiors workshops. Her gorgeous designs are stocked by leading retailers, including Liberty of London, and she works directly with clients on commissions and interior design projects. Cassandra's work has been featured in Elle Decoration, House & Garden, Easy Living and Red.

ISBN: 9780857831590
ISBN-10: 0857831593
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st November 2013
Publisher: Kyle Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.8  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.17