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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.
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Methods include combining paints, pens, pastels, dyes, image transfer, and fusible web to produce intricate textile effects on quilted fabrics A blend of practical instruction and expert guidance allows you to explore your own creativity to design and produce unique painted quilts with confidence Fascinating case studies of the authors' own quilts include striking photographs as well as their original influences, creative processes, and invaluable sketchbooks

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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.

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