All of our books are discounted at least 10% off the list price! These are the best batik books and DVDs we could find.
Once again Rosi Robinson takes us on an insightful tour through the beautiful world of batik. You may have had the opportunity to read some of Rosi's books but now you can see the techniques as they happen, almost as good as being in one of her classes! Four hours of inspirational batik workshops that are sure to appeal to both teachers and students of batik. This is the step-by-step Batik DVD that we have been waiting for! A bonus - learn to batik on both paper and fabric!
Disc one is all about the "Paper Workshop". Rosi explores the ways to use waxes, tools and dyes to come up with some incredible effects on many different types of paper. Wall art, greeting cards and illuminated lamps are covered in this DVD.
Disc two covers the "Fabric Workshop". Here we are shown the uses of traditional and non-traditional utensils on both silk and cotton. Rosi teaches us how to use batiking tools from around the world as well as things from around the house! Along the way she answers many of the most common questions about how to create your own batik and what to do when things go wrong. Playable in All Regions.
We're excited about this one - it's a fabulous book on batik. You'll find colorful photographs and clear instructions on many techniques using hard wax, stamps, brushes, teching, cracking, and discharging. It's the how-to photos that make this book special. Each step is visually explained so it's real easy to follow. If you already batik and are ready for the next level, this is also the right book. Beautiful examples of batik pillow covers, scarves and lampshades.
9" x 11", soft cover, color photos, 96 pages.
In order to provide you with the best possible customer service we went through the book and made a list of all the products we carry that it recommends for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs!
Are you a surface designer, quilter or artist looking to find a new approach to your work or materials to experiment with? Simply looking for a new hobby? This beautifully illustrated guide will show you a wealth of simple, creative ways to produce fabulous designs and textures on fabric (and many other surfaces for that matter). Whether you stamp, stencil, screen-print or hand paint, this book provides inspiration as well as essential how-to info. Reyna Gillman’s clear step-by-step instructions and recipes utilize dyes, paints, resists, discharge agents, as well as unusual and everyday objects you may already have in your home (think Jello and bubble wrap) to create one-of-a-kind art cloth.
In the author’s own words: “These techniques are low cost, low tech, low key, and high impact!”...we agree.
In order to provide you with the best possible customer service we went through the book and made a list off all the products we carry that it recommends for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs! Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth recommends that you purchase:
8.5" x 11" - Soft cover - Color photos - 95 pages
Whew! What a long title. This book tells you how to do some pretty hot tie-dye designs.Mirror image half spiral, mirror image fan, yin/yang, pleated and crinkled, starburst and more. Also clear Procion instructions. Then it goes into batik - how to and patterns you can use. This is a short book (29 pages), but it gets right to the point with practical how to info. 8.5"x11", soft cover, lots of drawings and photos, some great color photos, 29 pages.
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