A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 16, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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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.
 

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A Field Guide to Fabric Design

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Kight, a self-taught fabric designer and blogger (www.trueup.net), introduces novices to the processes and artistry behind creating patterned fabric. After covering the nuts and bolts of design ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
4
Design and Color
7
Printing
97
The World of Fabric Design
141
Meet the Roundtable Designers
155
Resources
158
About the Author
160
eLegal Page
161
Back Cover
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Kim Kight has been obsessed with fabric, especially how it is designed and printed, since receiving a sewing machine as a gift from her mother-in-law in 2000. She established her popular blog in 2008 to share her obsession with the world. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and son. www.trueup.net

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