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how to decorate & embellish your fabrics by LAURIE WISBRUN

How to Decorate & Embellish Your Fabrics is the ultimate guide for all crafters seeking

to achieve the perfect finish for their fabric-based projects. Comprehensive step-by-step instructions are accompanied by clear photos that introduce readers to an extensive range of fabric alteration and embellishment techniques, such as tie-dyeing, block printing, appliqué, and beading. Crafters will be fully equipped with all the information they need, allowing them the freedom to apply these techniques to any number of fabric projects, from tote bags and clothes to cushion covers, lamp shades, and soft furnishings. Throughout the book, inspirational galleries feature examples of these techniques, demonstrating how they have been applied to fabric and providing readers with a wealth of new creative ideas. The book also provides advice to keen crafters who want to take their fabric designs to the next level, and offers in-depth advice on important issues such as how aspiring amateurs can best market and sell their own designs.

  • Includes step-by-step photographic tutorials
  • Features a wide range of simple techniques for creating high-impact results
  • Includes interviews with practitioners, who offer their own personal advice

About the Author

Laurie Wisbrun is a successful pattern and textile designer, and has recently authored The Complete Guide to Designing and Printing Fabric. She is also the author of popular blog Scarlet Fig. Several of Laurie’s designs have been licensed for international fabric collections and she produces and sells limited-run fabric via her online Etsy store. She lives in Texas, USA.

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