How to Print Fabric: Kitchen-table techniques for over 20 hand-printed home accessories

How to Print Fabric: Kitchen-table techniques for over 20 hand-printed home accessories

By: Zeena Shah (author), Kirstie Allsopp (foreword_author)Paperback

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Learn how simple hand printing techniques can transform fabric into personalized designs with this easy fabric printing guide from textile designer Zeena Shah. In this beautiful yet practical project book, Zeena shows you how to create contemporary textiles though 20 easy-to-master techniques, each accompanied by a simple sewing project to put your prints on display straight away. Using easily accessible materials from humble vegetables to rubber bands, to hand-carved wood blocks and simple screens, Zeena shows readers how to create striking printed designs and then how to make covetable items such as bags, table linen, cushions and pillows and more, to personalize your home interior with DIY style. Share your makes and see what other readers have created using #printwithzeena

About Author

Zeena Shah is a Chelsea School of Art graduate who, inspired by her love of textiles, launched her own business 'Zeena'; in 2010. Her collection of hand silk screen printed and handmade home accessories are all crafted in her East London studio and sold internationally. Zeena is a familiar face on TV having appeared on Kirstie's Vintage Home, The Apprentice and 60 Minute Makeover, as well as featuring regularly in both the craft and women's lifestyle press, including Red, Country Living, Mollie Makes, Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, Elle Decoration and more. She also runs a programme of workshops with museums and organisations including the V&A and Google.


Introduction Printing basics Fabrics, inks, dyes and more Printing Projects & Techniques Projects include: Simple sewn items like cushions, purses, tea towels, table linen, pillowcases, tote bags, bunting, tablet sleeve etc. Each technique is paired with a project to show how you can use it to display your printed fabric Techniques include: Mark making eg: printing with end of pencil to make polka dots, printing with pom poms and string Vegetable printing Sponging Stamping Stencilling Block printing Lino printing Silk screen printing Sewing Techniques Templates Suppliers About the Author Acknowledgments Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446305973
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781446305973
  • ISBN10: 144630597X

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