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Framing and presenting textile art

By: Ruston, Annabelle

Part of the Textiles Handbooks series
0713688084 / 9780713688085
Paperback
746'.028
07/01/2009
Stock expected by 11/04/2020
England
24 cm 155 p.
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Published in association with the Fine Art Trade Guild.

This book is aimed at both professional framers and textile artists themselves.

It provides a thorough introduction to presenting and protecting original textile art.

The book includes: * A glossary of useful terms * Information about choosing a good framer, conservation framing, basic framing techniques and materials for textiles. * Before you start: preliminary work to be done, correcting any imperfections, discolouration, missing stitches, etc. * Squaring needlepoint, including types of canvas, equipment needed, techniques and methods. * Stretching and mounting textile art, including lacing and other mounting techniques, fabric extensions, types of support, heavy fabrics and large pieces. * The frame itself: mouldings and build-ups, glazing, windowmounts. * Alternatives to conventional frames, e.g. acrylic domes, etc.

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