Outlet is pleased to host a book release party for Rachel Beyer’s first book, Felt Decorations: 15 eye-popping projects to create published by Arcturus Publishing.
We invite you to come meet the author, get a signed copy and make a gemstone refrigerator magnet (a simple ‘no-sew’ project featured in the book).
Rachel will be giving a short talk beginning at 7pm sharing some of her experience and creative process in how she stitched, wrote, illustrated and photographed her first published book! Q&A to follow.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. Admission is FREE! #feltdecorationsbook
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Felt Decorations features 15 eye-popping projects to create using felt and simple embroidery techniques. With easy-to-follow, hand-drawn illustrations, Rachel guides you through all the basics from choosing your felts and learning simple sewing techniques to mastering decorative embroidery stitches. Choose from gemstone-inspired refrigerator magnets and “Day of the Dead” theme sugar skull sachets to journal covers and Moroccan tile coasters. Whatever your skill level, you’ll find something wonderfully inspiring to create.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Rachel Beyer is an artist, graphic designer and creative maker based in Portland, OR. She has a BFA in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Seattle and specializes in illustration, surface design, lettering, product and packaging design and DIY blogging. Her style is characterized by a love of bright colors, nature, and art & crafts from the 1960s and 1970s. You can find more of her creative work at rachelbeyer.com and at her collaborative blog, adventures-in-making.com. Follow her on Instagram @feltdecorationsbook