Metal Embellishments Incorporating Wire Foil Metal Sheeting & More into Fiber Art DVD

Join multi-media fiber artist Mary Hettmansperger to explore the concept of incorporating metals on quilts to add dimension, interest, texture, imagery, & content using low-tech metalsmithing techniques.
SKU: 10QM09

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Starting out with metal sheeting as the focus, foils and copper sheeting are explored. Next, Mary demonstrates how wire (in a variety of metals and gauges) can be used to create shapes, images, weaving, and baubles to personalize art quilts and fiber art. Forging, shaping, and texturing sheet metal and wire are covered, along with simple techniques for using a propane torch to add special effects, achieve color, and obtain distressed surfaces. Surface techniques are explored, and options for designing with metal are introduced. With simple fabric applications, what to do and what to avoid when incorporating metals and found items into art quilts are considered. The final focus is on finishing, with special consideration given to methods of attaching metal embellishments to fiber art.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU 10QM09
Product Type DVD
ISBN 13 9781596683365
Author/Designer Mary Hettmansperger
Customer Reviews (8)
one of my favorite instructional dvd
I love being exposed to different ideas to include in my art. This dvd stimulated my imagination for different applications of the methods being taught, because it was full of info and techniques i hadn't used before. Most helpful was her instructions in the use of the tools for metal work. I never would have considered using metalsmith techniques in my art quilts, if it were not for this totally informative dvd. I have purchased many instructional dvd's, this is one of my favorites. I have viewed it several times, and highly recommended it to my fiber arts group. Review by NULL NULL (Posted on 11/26/2010)
Very informativ and great ideas
one star?? Is it possible we have seen the same workshop? I got really inspired to make my own protect with use of metal embellishments. It was loaded with samples,and how to make it(I need that more than a finished product, step 1-5) of cause there was information on tools (its necessary to)I learned a lot, and I will recommend this to everyone that like to experiment with new stuff, and can create out of their own ideas. A good teacher, and a great workshop. Review by FR (Posted on 11/7/2010)
Metal Embelhishent!
I like the video and I learned a lot!! Now I have to use my creativity!! Review by Eloisa Mueller (Posted on 11/2/2010)
very good!!
I love this video and she gave me a lot of ideias. Review by Eloisa Mueller (Posted on 10/30/2010)
happy huge tool investment not needed
I feel the exact opposite of the one star comments. The cover photos as well as title let me know where she is heading and the tool overview lets me know I will not need to make a huge investment in order to experiment. I ordered it based on that. Review by Colleen North (Posted on 10/9/2010)
What is she making?
What is the project? I would have liked to see what she is making before she started showing what tools to purchase. Review by constance Peterson (Posted on 9/7/2010)
Metal Embellishments
I was a little disappointed in the video that showed only tools. I would have liked to see some images of the finished products that could be made with these tools. Review by Diane Hoersting (Posted on 9/2/2010)
I gave one star. Not enough information
This is interesting but she only covers the materials and tools that she uses. I would like to have seen the process and finished product. Otherwise, how do I know I would want to spend money to buy all these tools and materials I may not use? Review by M. Watson (Posted on 4/15/2010)
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