Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth: Stamp, Screen & Stencil with Everyday Objects

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
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!

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How to Use This Book
Getting Started
Stamping and Stenciling with Found Objects
Random Screenprinting
Gelatin Plate Printing
Screenprinting with Thickened Dyes
Discharge Printing
Soy Wax Batik
Going Back In
Supplies and Sources
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Rayna Gillman is a professional artist whose work has been featured in books, magazines, and on HGTV's Simply Quilts. She lives in West Orange, NJ

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