How can you make quilting or crafting more fun? Add color! Everything you need to know about creating fabulous hand-dyed fabrics is right here - what supplies to get, basic techniques to try, and how to achieve different visual effects. Photo galleries give you lots of ideas for projects to show off the results.
Anything that can be photocopied or printed on a computer printer can be transferred to fabric. So get out your favorite photograph, letter, child’s drawing, flowers from your garden, the final payment on your house, or a favorite piece of needlework — and learn the techniques for stitching a beautiful keepsake!
Urban style graffiti and mixed-media arts combine in this book to produce 25 projects that take canvas way beyond the stretcher bar. Strong color, bold lines and a touch of funkiness are evident as the book presents how to use paint, create amazing collage art and work with canvas. It starts by teaching the techniques for working with canvas and various paints, then advance to the next level with hand-carved stamps, image transfers and more. Projects include a tote bag, placemats, canvas beads for jewelry and more.