This authoritative guide outlines everything readers need to know to create gorgeous fabrics. There's nothing like it on the market! Collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns (both digitally and by hand), a comprehensive section on printing techniques—including digital printing, screen printing, stenciling, block printing, and resist dyeing—and even insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace. Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, and featuring interviews with established designers such as Skinny laMinx, Ink & Spindle, and Julia Rothman, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, expand their skill set, or find design inspiration.
About the Author
Laurie Wisbrun is a self-made textile designer and author of the blog Scarlet Fig. She lives in Austin, Texas.
"A must have book..." -Fat Quarterly
"If you love fabric like I do, then you'll want to add this book to your wish list - it's a fantastic addition to any designer's library." -Kate, CentsationalGirl
"This is a very useful book with a long future on my bookshelf." -Diane Gilleland, CraftyPod