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 disappointing results? 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.