Print Pattern Sew

Print  Pattern  Sew

This book offers: • Clear how-to instructions for carving motifs from soft blocks, plus 13 designs to get you started • A guide to printing on fabric and construct repeating patterns • 13 projects and full-size patterns for garments ...

Author: Jen Hewett

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781611804621

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 178

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Create bold block prints for a completely custom wardrobe--print fabrics, customize patterns, and sew garments that truly express your own style. This book offers: • Clear how-to instructions for carving motifs from soft blocks, plus 13 designs to get you started • A guide to printing on fabric and construct repeating patterns • 13 projects and full-size patterns for garments and accessories for a complete hand-printed wardrobe Infuse your everyday style with more color, more pattern, and more personality. Printmaker and textile designer Jen Hewett presents her distinctive process for block-printing yards of fabric with garment sewing in mind. Explore the process of designing and printing fabric through step-by-step instruction on carving blocks and printing pattern repeats. Hewett makes creating custom, hand-printed fabric approachable and doable. Inspired by her California home, Hewett's designs reference the plants and landscape around her through botanical motifs, organic shapes, and a bold graphic quality. Paired with a playful use of color, the pattern designs here offer the perfect place to start with block-printing. Once you've printed your fabric, it's time to sew. With sewing patterns for simple garments and accessories, you'll discover the play between fabric and finished project and work toward building a highly customizable wardrobe. With step-by-step photos, clear instructions, and full-size sewing patterns this is a complete guide to sewing clothes that truly reflect your style and personality.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Block Print Magic

Block Print Magic

Elam, Kimberly. Geometry of Design: Studies in Proportion and Composition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001. Hewett, Jen. Print Pattern Sew: Block Printing Basics and Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe.

Author: Emily Louise Howard

Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA

ISBN: 9781631596162

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 147

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Block Print Magic is an essential guide to the techniques of linoleum block printing, including 17 captivating step-by-step projects and the works and insights of talented printmakers for inspiration and visual demonstration. Block Print Magic is the perfect reference for a wide range of printmaking enthusiasts. The easy-to-follow illustrated instruction takes you through every step of the process, beginning with choosing and caring for tools and setting up a studio, through design essentials, carving techniques, and printing techniques. Those techniques include multi-block printing, reduction cuts, puzzle blocks, and rainbow-roll printing. Advanced carving techniques for creating textures, crosshatching, and three-dimensional shading will give you the opportunity to expand and strengthen your expertise. Among the visually stunning projects you'll learn to create: Colorful, multi-block hex sign Reduction cut sunflowers print One-page pocket zine from a single block Fabric wall hanging embellished with embroidery Along with author Emily Howard's own work, artist spotlights feature interviews with and examples of work by five other contemporary artists—Lili Arnold, Jen Hewett, Kelli MacConnell, Derrick Riley, and Aftyn Shah—as a means of clarifying how each technique can be used in different ways. Block Print Magic is a must-have addition to any printmaker's bookshelf.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Radical Sewing

Radical Sewing

Print, Pattern, Sew : Block-Printing Basics + Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe. Shambhala Publications, Incorporated. “H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer Linked to Polluting Viscose Factories in Asia | Guardian Sustainable ...

Author: Kate Weiss

Publisher: Microcosm Publishing

ISBN: 9781648410512

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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Radical Sewing is a guide for learning how to make your own clothes. Kate introduces you to the basics and best practices of garment sewing for yourself at home, as well as advice and info on things you wouldn’t even know to ask about sewing. Topics include hand sewing, picking out a sewing machine, adding pockets to anything, sewing a button so it stays on, altering your clothes to fit your unique body, and so much more! Regardless of your sewing experience, gender, or body type, this illustrated guide will empower you to make your wardrobe your own. With loads of encouragement to try things out, all you’ll need to do is experiment and break the rules to create the clothes and outfits that you want to wear.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies