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Aimed at textile artists and textile designers, 'Print, Pattern and Colour' is a glorious celebration of the potential of printing and repeat patterns on fabric. Packed with accessible but imaginative techniques, it covers : * Monoprinting using sponges, rollers and textured surfaces * Blocks and stencils, both commercially bought and homemade * Screenprinting, including the use of photo-sensitive screens * Using interesting media such as Markal paint sticks, thickened dyes, metallic and pearlescent paints and discharge paste * Developing print ideas on paper before taking them to fabric * Combining print with stitch and fabric manipulation Beautifully illustrated with sumptuous photographs that show off the author's infectious love of colour, this book contains a wealth of inspiration for using print in embroidery and textiles.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713490374
ISBN-10: 0713490373
Format: Hardback
(284mm x 225mm x 15mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ruth Issett

Ruth Issett is acknowledged as one of the UK's best textile artists.

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