Create your own designer fabric. . .
Are you ready to add more pizazz to
your hand-dyed cloth?
Are you intrigued at the idea of
creating a textural look on fabric?
Have you heard about resists such as
soy wax, flour paste and oatmeal, but
don’t know where to begin?
Have you tried resists before with
Visual Texture on Fabric, 96 pages
C&T Publishing, $24.95
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, Visual Texture on Fabric is
the book for you. This comprehensive guide to water-based resist dyeing
techniques makes the process easy to learn and even more fun to play with!
The book features Lisa Kerpoe’s experience-tested instructions for creating
depth on a flat surface. Use the techniques to design one-of-a-kind art cloth for
any quilting, sewing, home décor or garment project. You will learn to create
dimensional effects with inexpensive, readily available ingredients, such as
oatmeal, sugar, and soy wax. Mix and match 8 resists with 7 application
techniques for endless possibilities. Materials for making non-toxic resists are
easy to find, starting with your kitchen cupboard!
Paint, stamp, stencil, splatter, layer…and come away with soft,
touchable fabric made with your own signature style.
Copyright 2012, Lisa Kerpoe - All Rights Reserved
More about the book
View photos of cloth created
with resist techniques
Watch Lisa’s interview on the podcast 12 Questions with Martiel Beatty. She
discusses her thoughts on creativity, what led her to experiment with resists and
she demonstrates two resist techniques.