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by Joy Jolliffe
A great book for crafters who want to take things on from dressmaking, upholstery and other fabric crafts – why not print the fabric as well? There are 25 projects here that go from simple potato prints on wrapping paper to creating your own design of bed linen and dress fabric. Starting with the potato prints, Jay Jolliffe moves on to block printing, stencils and screenprinting with clear instructions on how to apply this new-found craft. Lovely designs with templates included but plenty of ideas too for coming up with your own fabric prints. ~ Sue Baker
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How to Print Fabric: Kitchen-table Techniques for over 20 Hand-Printed Home Accessories, Zeen Shah
Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils and Silk Screens, Lena Corwin
Prints are in! Take a walk down the high street and you won't be able to escape beautiful prints on everything from dresses and bags to gorgeous printed sheets. All these prints help us express our unique style and make vivid personal statements. Joy Jolliffe demonstrates that printing is a simple, effective way to make your mark on a multitude of surfaces from clothes to bedding. The book features chapters on block printing, stencils, transfer and open screen printing, and tips to guarantee perfect results every time!
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Publisher: Pavilion Books
|Publication date:||8th September 2016|
|Genres:||Creativity, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Painting & art manuals, Prints & printmaking,|
Joy Jolliffe was seduced by screenprinting whilst studying fashion design and illustration. Joy works at her local school teaching creative textiles. Her online shop, randomretail.co.uk, is now in its second year.More About Joy Jolliffe