Fabric Printing at Home

Quick and Easy Fabric Design Using Fresh Produce and Found Objects - Includes Print Blocks, Textures, Stencils, Resists, and More

Julie B. Booth
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Provides readers with the techniques they need to create fabric designs from everyday materials they find in their kitchen.

You don't have to be a fashion designer to create your own amazing fabrics! Fabric Printing at Home will show you how to print your own custom fabrics using everyday items from the kitchen and around the house! 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, and fabric resists from a wide range kitchen materials. See how your favorite fruits and veggies create perfect shapes and texture patterns for your fabrics and how to upcycle simple materials for surface design. This family-friendly guide shows how to make fantastic, colorful fabric designs with accessible, non-toxic materials.

Author bio:

Julie B. Booth has a BA in studio art, a certificate in illustration from Rhode Island School of Design, and 18 years of experience as a graphic designer. Julie's business, Thread Born Dolls, specializes in one-of-a-kind soft sculptured figures and doll patterns. As an educator, Julie specializes in teaching classes in doll making, fiber sculpture, surface design, and embellishment techniques. She teaches fiber-related classes on a regular basis for G Street Fabrics (Rockville, MD and Falls Church, VA) and for The Art League School (Alexandria, VA), as well as giving lectures and workshops to local quilt and fiber guilds. She has designed and hand printed yardage for the home decorating arm of the Washington, D. C. gallery Caos on F, and she was awarded the Margaret M. Conant Grant from the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild. She has exhibited her work in a number of Washington DC area galleries as well as in nationally traveling exhibitions. www.threadbornblog.com

Category: Prints & printmaking
ISBN: 9781592539529
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Quarry Books
Pub Date: April 2015
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Prints & printmaking