Filled with fresh ideas for this evergreen craft, this book gives a modern take on a timeless pastime. The authors delight in sharing their secrets discovered over many years of hands-on painting and teaching. New ideas on colour and colour mixing; invaluable advice on choosing fabric, design, paint and colours; a wide range of fabric painting techniques clearly explained; clear step-by-step photographs and instructions for over 50 projects; completely original designs with templates included. Beautifully illustrated with more than 350 colour photographs, this book is an indispensable source of inspiration as well as practical information.
Monique Day-Wilde studied textile design and later specialised in weaving, with several prize-winning designs and commissions. She lectured in textiles and graphic design and compiled official training courses in weaving and spinning. She has been teaching painting techniques for many years, both on fabric and on canvas. Angie Franke has always been passionate about arts and crafts. She teaches several disciplines from her studio at home, drawing on her wide range of interests and experiences. She does commissions in liturgical art and develops projects as an interior/exterior designer at a garden centre.