Off-the-shelf Fabric Painting: 30 Simple Recipes for Gourmet Results

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C&T Publishing Inc, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
In this work, fibre artist Sue Beevers shows you how to create one-of-a-kind painted fabrics in your own kitchen. Techniques rely on water-based paints used in conjunction with convenient tools and supplies, such as oatmeal, yoghurt containers, and file folders.
 

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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

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Contents

Introduction
6
Preparing to Paint
8
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
Legal Page
98
Copyright

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