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Screen Printing At Home

Screen Printing At Home Author Karen Lewis
ISBN-10 9781446363904
Release 2014-05-17
Pages 128
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Do you love the idea of printing your own fabrics at home but don't know where to start? This comprehensive guide to screen printing shows you just how easy it is to create beautiful, hand printed fabrics at your kitchen table. Screen printing expert, Karen Lewis, demonstrates two screen printing techniques - stencilling and screen filler - and how they can be used to create stunning, professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen also explains how to create simple sewn projects from your hand printed fabrics. The sewing patterns include an apron, tote bag and tea cosy, as well as ideas for how to print on ready made items such as tea towels to make fantastic gifts for friends and family.

How to Print Fabric

How to Print Fabric Author Zeena Shah
ISBN-10 9781446305973
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 128
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Learn how simple hand printing techniques can transform your fabric into personalized designs with this easy fabric printing guide from talented textile designer Zeena Shah. In this beautiful yet practical project book, Zeena shows you how to create contemporary textiles though 20 easy-to-master techniques, each accompanied by a simple sewing project to put your prints on display straight away. Using easily accessible materials as diverse as vegetables, sponges, cardboard, rubber stamps, wood blocks, lino and simple silk screens, Zeena shows you how to create striking printed designs and then how to sew covetable items such as bags, table linen, cushions and pillows and more, to personalize your home interior with DIY style. Debut book from rising star Zeena Shah, whose striking designer textiles have earned her numerous TV, event and press appearances and over 300,000 Pinterest followers.

Printing on Fabric

Printing on Fabric Author Jen Swearington
ISBN-10 1454703946
Release 2013
Pages 160
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Provides an accessible guide to hand-printing fabric, and includes tips on translating design ideas into prints, the different modes of transfer, and how to use effective color combinations.

Sew Charming

Sew Charming Author Cath Derksema
ISBN-10 0307586596
Release 2010
Pages 168
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Simple, contemporary sewing projects that require little skill, ranging from children's toys to napery, cushions, decorations, bedlinen, bags and simple items of clothing such as shorts and aprons. Presents projects in room-by-room themes.

Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth

Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth Author Rayna Gillman
ISBN-10 9781607052876
Release 2010-11-05
Pages 96
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Fun, Foolproof Ways to Create Your Own One-of-a-Kind Fabric. Discover 8 can't-miss techniques for creating one-of-a-kind cloth for quilts or wearables. Produce fascinating effects with objects you find at home or in the hardware store. Print original fabric with no rules, no limits — explore the endless possibilities! Use these techniques on cotton, silk, or rayon. Discover your inner artist - and put your junk drawer to good use - in this practical guide to the exciting world of surface design. Learn 8 easy techniques: stamping, stenciling, random screenprinting, gelatin plate printing, deconstructed screenprinting, discharge printing, soy wax batik, and making rubbings. Then jump right in and start making your own gorgeous fabric!

A Field Guide to Fabric Design

A Field Guide to Fabric Design Author Kim Kight
ISBN-10 1607056186
Release 2011-11-16
Pages 160
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If you have ever dreamed of showing your designs on fabric, textile aficionado Kim Kight, of popular blog True Up, is here to teach you how. Comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward, this impressive volume features two main parts. First, the Design and Color section explains the basics with step-by-step tutorials on creating repeating patterns both by hand and on the computer. Next, the Printing section guides you through transferring those designs on fabric-whether it's block printing, screen printing, digital printing or licensing to a fabric company-and how to determine the best method for you.

Intentional Printing

Intentional Printing Author Lynn Krawczyk
ISBN-10 9781620335185
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 152
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Draw, stamp, screen print, and more to create gorgeous art cloth! Intentional Printing walks you through a two-part approach to fabric design. Author Lynn Krawczyk starts by showing you how to develop your own distinct printing style by first identifying the colors, themes, and processes that speak to you and then using those ideas repeatedly to explore your furthest possibilities. At the same time, Lynn urges you to think beyond simply printing fabric and consider how the finished cloth will be used. She demonstrates a variety of printing, stamping, painting, and color techniques, encouraging you to identify what draws you back again and again and to push your personal themes as far as possible. Using examples of her work, Lynn then shows how she adapts her own preferred imagery to projects, explaining what works and what does not. You emerge with a solid knowledge of basic printing techniques, an understanding of how to apply them for maximum impact, and an appreciation of your own personal creative voice.

Printing by Hand

Printing by Hand Author Lena Corwin
ISBN-10 1584796723
Release 2008-08-01
Pages 144
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A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to teach crafters the fundamentals of hand printing and offering an array of ingenious projects, from screen-printed bed linens to stationery.

Lena Corwin s Made by Hand

Lena Corwin s Made by Hand Author Lena Corwin
ISBN-10 9781613128060
Release 2014-12-15
Pages 176
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 In 2009, tastemaker and bestselling author Lena Corwin turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began hosting classes for local crafters. In Lena Corwin’s Made by Hand, she re-creates and builds upon her popular workshop series in order to reach crafters in Brooklyn and beyond. For this “best of†? collection, she has chosen expert teachers and her favorite projects: Jenny Gordy introduces us to knitted socks and elegantly sewn tops and dresses; Cal Patch teaches how to make a modern embroidery sampler as well as a braided rag rug; and Corwin herself presents her favorite screen-printing and stamping techniques. In total, there are 26 lessons/projects, all presented with step-by-step photos and illustrations. !--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--Praise for Lena Corwin's Made By Hand: “Decorate with coffee table books. A few Glamour picks: Lena Corwin’s Made by Hand . . .†? —Glamour Magazine “A must-have for anyone who wants to create unique décor.†? —Decorating Shortcuts magazine “Made By Hand offers the perfect range of usable textile handiwork, presented by fourteen teachers who obviously enjoy their craft —ForeWord Reviews “The 385 detailed illustrations, along with excellent step-by-step photographs and clear instructions, make each project tempting and approachable.†? —Studios magazine  “Those messy hands alone are inspiring me to get creative.†? —Modern Eve  “I got a sneak peek at a mostly lovely book. I can’t contain my excitement over this book. The projects are varied and so much fun.†? —The Stylish Nest  “The photography and layout of the book is gorgeous: wide open with lots of white space, reminiscent of Japanese craft books. And there are people, whole people, sitting and doing crafts, not just disembodied hands. Isn’t that part of the reason we craft—for the human contact?†? —  “Made By Hand is gorgeous . . . filled to the brim with beautifully executed diy tutorials from a host of talented artisans.†? —Michelle S Blog “Craft book is like a private studio class . . . this book is a breath of fresh air†? — “She’s the most talented person I know, and probably in all of Brooklyn.†? —Lucky magazine “This project is a personal favorite of mine and the colors are easy to customize for fall.†? —Design*Sponge “Attention  DIY’ers: You Need Lena Corwin’s New Book!†? —Lucky magazine “As brilliant as it is beautiful!†? —The Purl Bee “The diversity of offerings within these pages makes you feel like you’re at a retreat with too many good things to choose from . . . except you get to make them all! The photography is clean and simple. Gorgeous—really. This is a good one, folks . . . and Lena—you've done it again.†? —maya*made “Even if none of you know where to begin, you can easily use the projects in this book as a guidebook . . .†? —Urban Comfort†? "A must-have if you want to stretch your creativity and get your hands dirty—literally.†? —Big Cartel “It boasts stunning visuals with simple imagery.†? —The Capsule Show “Made by Hand introduces readers to ageless crafting techniques with modern projects. — “The 26 delightful projects are scrumptiously photographed as step-by-step tutorials, creating the impression that we, too, are in the light-filled studio among the generous and pleasant makers . . . all of these carefully curated projects will result in products that are perfect in their own unique way.†? — “We have been fans of designer/illustrator/author a href="" target="_blank"Lena

The Spoonflower Handbook

The Spoonflower Handbook Author Stephen Fraser
ISBN-10 9781613129852
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 208
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Designing fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap used to be the stuff of dreams. Only a few select creatives got to do it, and it required formal training and significant financial investment. But times have changed, and today anyone with a computer, Internet connection, and idea can upload a file and order their own fabric or paper, printed affordably one yard or more at a time. At the forefront of this revolutionary DIY movement is Spoonflower, a North Carolina startup that produces designs for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide—24 hours a day/seven days a week to keep up with demand. With step-by-step tutorials and projects that span a wide spectrum of skills, The Spoonflower Handbook is written for both new and experienced users of this print-on-demand technology. Covering everything from equipment to software to working with photos, scans, repeats, vector files, and more, it is an essential guide to a booming new creative outlet.

Fabric Surface Design

Fabric Surface Design Author Cheryl Rezendes
ISBN-10 9781603428729
Release 2013-06-28
Pages 320
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Sensational sewing projects demand fabulous fabrics! Fiber artist Cheryl Rezendes shows you how to create an astonishing array of surface designs, simply and safely, using textile paints and printing ink. She covers a wide variety of techniques: stamping, ancient Japanese Shibori, silkscreen, soy wax and flour resist, image transfer, marbling, nature printing, foils and metal leaf, and more. Step-by-step photographs illustrate every technique, and Rezendes includes innovative suggestions on how to combine and layer techniques for stunningly original results.

Beyond Cotton

Beyond Cotton Author Krista Fleckenstein
ISBN-10 1940655153
Release 2015-09-20
Pages 144
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Mixed Media goes graphic, minimal and sophisticated. Go beyond commercially available materials and get your hands dirty! Create your own modern substrates through Krista's interactive project-based sewing workshops. Readers will stitch up 18 designer projects while experimenting with ways to stamp, print, paint, dye, and embellish fabrics to use for unique projects to gift and keep. Beyond Cotton will take modern crafters and sewists beyond the world of commercially available fabrics by encouraging readers to work with different, but readily available materials like leather, rivets, and industrial-grade felt. Create a Leather Cuff in three ways: Stitched, Carved or Stamped; learn to create design repeats; set up a home printing table and experiment with dyeing fabrics. Krista encourages readers to break out of what is offered and to take ownership of their work from start to finish. This book is packed with skill-building techniques and crafty inspiration!

Prints Charming

Prints Charming Author Cath Derksema
ISBN-10 9781741966183
Release 2010
Pages 163
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Tapping into the handmade revival, and a renewed a

Fabric Printing at Home

Fabric Printing at Home Author Julie Booth
ISBN-10 9781627883948
Release 2015-11-15
Pages 128
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You don't have to be a fashion designer to create your own amazing fabrics! Fabric Printing at Home will show you how to create your own fabric prints using all of the traditional techniques, as well as techniques using regular everyday things you find around your kitchen! With tons of color photos, step-by-step instructions, and helpful hints, you will be crafting your very own fabric designs in no time! Learn to make print blocks, rubbing plates, stencils, fabric resists, and colorants from a wide range kitchen materials. Learn how your favorite fruits and veggies will add the perfect shapes and textures to your fabrics, or how to use recycled materials for surface design. Before you know it, you'll be crafting beautiful fabrics worthy of runways from common materials in your kitchen!

Bend the Rules with Fabric

Bend the Rules with Fabric Author Amy Karol
ISBN-10 9780307451835
Release 2009
Pages 143
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The author of Bend the Rules Sewing explains a variety of techniques including dyeing, silk screening, stamping, and appliquéing, to use to make unique fabrics for updating old clothes, creating sellable crafts, and designing custom gifts.

Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design

Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design Author Laurie Wisburn
ISBN-10 1452101159
Release 2012-02-08
Pages 208
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This authoritative guide outlines everything readers need to know to create gorgeous fabrics. There's nothing like it on the market! Collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns (both digitally and by hand), a comprehensive section on printing techniques—including digital printing, screen printing, stenciling, block printing, and resist dyeing—and even insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace. Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, and featuring interviews with established designers such as Skinny laMinx, Ink & Spindle, and Julia Rothman, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, expand their skill set, or find design inspiration.

Heather Ross Prints

Heather Ross Prints Author Heather Ross
ISBN-10 1584799951
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 144
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Presents detailed instructions for more than twenty craft projects using the author's signature artwork, including such items as dishtowels, napkins, a table cloth, a shower curtain, and stationery.