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  • Acknowledgment
  • Intoduction
  • Principles of Linear Design:
    • Regular Shapes
    • Circles
    • Spirals
    • Polygons
    • Moire Patterns
    • Curve Stitching
    • Representational Design
  • Linear Design with Threads and Wire:
    • Working Drawings
    • Panel Materials and Preparation
    • Surface Treatments
    • Pins and Nails
    • Wire and Thread
  • Development of Linear Design:
    • Other Linear Materials and Material Treatments
    • Other Graphic Media
    • Other Support Materials
    • Other Methods of Fastening
    • Linear Design in Three Dimensions
  • Nail Art

Title: Pin and Thread Art
Author/Designer: Warren Farnworth
Format/Publication Date: HC:1975
Publisher: Taplinger Publishing Co., NY
Language: English
Page Count: 94
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8" x 8"
ISBN: 0800864522

SUMMARY- This book is so typical of the 1970's, when we had an amazing renaissance of creativity involving textiles of all stripes and colors. This book isn't just a pattern book, but tries to teach you how to explore the medium - a worthwhile goal. I was quite happy to have gotten this one.