Fabric Art Workshop: Exploring Techniques & Materials for Fabric Artists and Quilters

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Creative Publishing International, Jan 4, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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DIVA comprehensive source of all the newest and most popular fiber art techniques!

This technique-driven book explores a wide range of new possibilities and materials available to fabric and journal artists. Each unique technique is presented with an inspirational, full-page photo of a fabric journal page. How-to steps with photos explore all the possible results from applying the technique. The reader can create journal pages and/or quilt blocks, which can be sewn together to make one large journal quilt, matted and framed individually, displayed on a meditation screen, or used as book pages sewn into a traditional journal format.

  • Full-page fabric journal block to introduce each technique
  • Step-by-step photos for exploring and executing the technique
  • Gallery showing ways to display and use the fabric journal blocks
  • Great value. Like two years of classes rolled into one book.
  • Beautiful "journal page" opens each of 28 technique chapters
  • All techniques are easily mastered by anyone. No complex dying involved. All products are readily available at craft, fabric, and quilt shops.
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Contents

Introduction
7
Angelina Fiber
9
Paintstiks Technique Quartet
13
Foiling Four Ways
17
Fabric Beads
21
Lasagna Dyeing
25
Monoprinting
29
Silk Fusion
33
Resisting Paint
69
Stamping with Found Objects
73
Color Discharge with Bleach
77
Ribbon Netting
81
Nature Printing
85
Printout to Fabric Transfer
89
Distressed Felt
93
Rust Dyeing
97

Silk Cocoons and More
37
Brayer Painting
41
Splash and Puddle Painting
45
Sunprinting with Paint
49
Sponge Painting
53
Image to Fabric Sheet Transfer
57
Painted Fusible Web
61
Gossamer Silk
65
BurnedEdge Appliqué
101
Screen Printing
105
Shaving Cream Marbling
109
Collage with Fabric
113
Artists Gallery
116
About the AuthorResources
125
Index
126
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About the author (2011)

Susan Stein owns a successful quilt and fiber arts shop in St. Paul, Minnesota called Colorful Quilts and Textiles. She stocks all the cutting edge products for quilters and fabric artists who love to go beyond basics into fabric painting, dyeing, fabric manipulation, and other fiber arts. Susan frequently focuses on contemporary quilts in collage style. She teaches monthly classes on the techniques that will be taught in this new book. In 2003, Susan was voted Minnesota Quilter of the Year. She has written two other quilting books and has researched and contributed to numerous CPi titles, including Baby Quilts, When Quilt Designers Think Small, and SINGER The New Quilting by Machine.

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