Quilter's Book of Design by Anne Johnston $39.95
learn how to make quilts that not only please the eye, but
that surprise, delight and ultimately move those who view
them. What makes this useful is that most of the 300 color
photos and examples use hand dyed and hand painted fabrics.
& Surface: Contemporary Japanese Textiles by C. McCarthy/M.
elegant Museum of Modern Art book showcases more than 60 exotic
and beautiful creations in full color. The text describes
materials used; banana fibers, newspaper, copper, stainless
steel & feathers combined with silk, cotton, wool, linen &
polyester and an array of ingenious techniques to create radically
new textures and finishes. Textile cover binding, 104 pages
Painting New Ideas & Textures by J. Kennedy & J. Varrall
book, by two British authors, covering unique texturing techniques;
sponging, pleating, sugar, crackling and many more in a practical,
beautifully illustrated guide. Soft Cover 128 pages
Painting: Gutta and Wax Resist Techniques by: Susan Louise
highly acclaimed book begins with the basics and helps you
progress to the more intermediate and advanced techniques.
Demonstrations, special tips, information about materials,
will help you improve your skills. 144 pages, full colour.
This book has been of print for over a year, but we have found
a limited source - one of the best silk painting books EVER!
Get them while you can.
Screen Printing by Joy Stockdale $22.95
printing is a unique combination of painting and screen printing.
With this process, all the colors in an image are painted
on a single screen, then printed with one pull of a squeegee.
The result is 5-8 prints from the painted screen. 128 pages
Dyeing & Printing by Kate Wells $67.95
guides you through the choices of fabrics, the vast range
of dye recipes and the profusion of printing techniques. With
patterning options detailed in step-by-step photography, this
book enables you to work through more than thirty key techniques.
Similar to Complex Cloth in quality and scope of techniques,
but with a different and equally effective approach. Hard
Cover 192 pages
Dye To Die For & Batik You CanŐt Resist by Doug Otten,
Doug Feltus and Alice Niemiece $9.95
step-by-step instructional booklet for 15 colorful projects
using Procion MX Dyes. Showing some of the more popular tie-dye
folding and pleating techniques. Includes simple tracing designs
for batiking a scarf, shirt, panel, dress and tie.
Other Low Stock Items
- Hands on Dyeing (1-2
copies left) $25.95
- Marbling on Fabric
(4-5 copies left) $22.95
- Quiltworks Across Canada
- Dyeing to Quilt Video
Out of Print
- Complete Book of Silk
- Silk Painting: Fashion
and Fine Art
- Marbling Techniques
- Silk Painting: Images
- Painting Fabric
- Dye Painting
- Dyeing & Overdyeing
- Synthetic Dyes
- Shibori: Art of Japanese
Shaped Resist Dyeing
- Best of Silk Painting