Off The Shelf Fabric Painting: 30 Simple Recipes for Gourmet Results (Google eBook)

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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A fabric and design picture book for grown-ups! Create one-of-a-kind painted fabrics right in your own kitchen! Fiber artist Sue Beevers shows you the way and makes it fun and easy, too. Techniques rely on water-based paints used with convenient tools and supplies, such as oatmeal, yogurt containers, and file folders. Soon you’ll be sponging, stenciling, and brush-wiping like a pro! 30 step-by-step recipes. 15 painting techniques. Learn to create everything from simple lines and splatters to salting, sun-printing, and resist. Sue’s hands-on approach covers practical color theory, troubleshooting, even paint brand comparisons. Color photography highlights over 150 painted fabrics and 20 quilts. Ideal for: Quilters and fiber artists eager to create their own fabrics; Painters and crafters who want to try painting on fabric; Experienced fabric dyers and painters looking to expand their skills and try new techniques.
  

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Beevers wrote this book for fiber artists and quilters who want to learn to create their own one-of-a-kind hand-dyed fabrics without setting up a professional dye studio. Using water-based paints and ... Read full review

Contents

Fabric Paints
9
Practical Color Theory
13
Your Fabric and Work Area
19
Simple FreeForm Techniques
22
Background Textures
36
Print Techniques
48
Resist Techniques
70
Paint Comparison Chart
93
Troubleshooting
94
Materials and Supplies
95
Index
96
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