Embroidered Art Of Chloe Giordano
An indepth, practical guide to the exquisitely detailed textile art of Chloe Giordano This stunning and inspiring book walks you through Chloe Giordano’s unique way of working and provides sumptuous galleries of her exquisite textile art.
Taking one project from conception through to completion, see how Chloe plans her designs, chooses colours, selects threads, blends colours and works in order to create her beautifully detailed embroideries. Packed with Chloe’s guidance on every aspect of the process, including hooping and framing, this book will inspire you to create stunning thread paintings of your own. The second part of the book contains collections of Chloe’s work, along with the back stories and inspirations behind each piece. Be inspired by Chloe’s most popular themes: foxes, fawns, rabbits, hares, mice and plants.
Chloe began to sew in the last year of her Illustration degree at the University of the West of England, and since graduating in 2011 she has continued to experiment with freehand embroidery, using sewing thread and hand-dyed fabrics. Her clients include Vintage Books and Penguin, for whom she has designed the book cover for The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick. Chloe is now regarded as one of the world's top embroiderers and has been featured on numerous textile art websites, including http://www.TextileArtist.org, http://www.thisiscollossal.com, as well as Mary Corbet's http://www.needlenthread.com and http://www.BoredPanda.com. She sells her original pieces, prints and greetings cards on Etsy and through her website: http://www.chloegiordano.com.