The book provides ideas and practical information easily accessible to textile students and designers, but also for people new this area. ; Advice on generating ideas and expressing them visually; A cultural and historical background to surface pattern design; Pattern structures and other design components; Tips on assessing a potential market; Experimental ways of working from paper onto fabric; Practical information on fabrics, recipes, equipment and techniques fro dyeing and printing; Ideas for future developments in textiles
June Fish is currently the Senior Dye Technician at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, and is responsible for the instruction of fabric printing and dyeing techniques for undergraduate and postgraduate students. June has also worked as a freelance textile designer for the fashion print market. She now produces one-off dyed and printed canvases for commission.