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A field guide to fabric design : design, print & sell your own fabric : traditional & digital techniques for quilting, home dec & apparel

Author: Kimberly Kight
Publisher: Lafayette, CA : C&T Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"If you have ever dreamed of showing your designs on fabric, textile aficionado Kim Kight, of popular blog True Up, is here to teach you how. Comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward, this impressive volume features two main parts. First, the Design and Color section explains the basics with step-by-step tutorials on creating repeating patterns both by hand and on the computer. Next, the Printing section
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly Kight
ISBN: 9781607053552 1607053551
OCLC Number: 712118545
Description: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Know your patterns: fabric design fundamentals --
Step-by-step design --
Know your color --
Colorways and collections --
Know your surface: fabric basics --
Step-by-step hand printing --
Digital printing --
Designing for fun and profit.
Other Titles: Traditional & digital techniques for quilting, home dec & apparel
Responsibility: Kimberly Kight.
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Offers the information you need to know to start designing and making your very own fabrics - from design and colour basics to creating repeat patterns, screen-printing tips, even selling your  Read more...

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