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The Painted Quilt

Paint and Print Techniques for Colour on Quilts

By Linda Kempshall, Lara Kempshall

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Format: Paperback, 128 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrations, unspecified
Published In: United Kingdom, 31 October 2007
Add colour to quilts in a way that's beyond fabric, creating textiles more dimensional, detailed and distinctive than you ever imagined possible. This book demystifies the process of colouring cloth using a variety of techniques including fabric paints, pastels, dyes, bleaches and transfers. It combines simple techniques to produce complex textile surfaces, and describes exactly how these effects are achieved with easy-to-understand step-by-step photographs and instructions.Many people have competent sewing skills but lack the confidence to create their own designs - this book will help them to explore their own creative potential to achieve effective and original designs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Inspired to Design; Chapter 3: What Fabric? What Colour?; Chapter 4: Colour Before Quilting; Chapter 5: Colour After Quilting; Chapter 6: Removing Colour; Chapter 7: Adding Detail; Chapter 8: Pictorial and Figurative Images; Chapter 9: What to Do with What you Know; Suppliers; Index.

About the Author

Linda and Laura Kemshall are a mother and daughter team, renowned for their innovative approach to textiles and their online teaching courses. They have exhibited both together and individually all over the world to huge critical acclaim. They live in Wolverhampton, West Midlands.

EAN: 9780715324509
ISBN: 0715324500
Publisher: David & Charles
Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.1 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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a very good source book for all textile artists and embroiders,I can recomend it

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