This book teaches creative techniques for designing masterpiece fabrics. Color & Design on Fabric is the perfect book for creative people looking for new ways to express their personal style through sewing. Following in the success of Fabric Artistry, Color & Design on Fabric is an inspiring book that teaches over 20 techniques you can use to add personality and flair to any clothing, home decor or quilting projects. It contains clear, step-by-step instructions that explain the "how" of many of the hottest techniques used by textile artists.
Readers will learn techniques such as: serti, stamping, stenciling, tie-dyeing, photo transfer, various appliqu methods, beadwork, and free-motion embroidery that turn ordinary fabrics into creative originals. An artists' gallery showcases items made by fabric artists nationwide using the techniques taught in the book. Many of the techniques in this book can be learned in a day, but "experimented" with over a lifetime.
Highlights: Techniques are applicable to all types of sewing-garments, home decorating, and quilting. Many of the techniques are favorites of trend-setting quilters. Includes an Artists' gallery for added inspiration. Contains clear, step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos. Includes a source list that helps readers shop from home.