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Fabric Painting Books & DVDs 

All of our books are discounted at least 10% off the list price!
These are the best fabric painting books & DVD's we could find.

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Beyond Cotton
Beyond Cotton

Beyond Cotton, making by hand: Stamp, Print, Dye and Paint by Krista Fleckenstein.

Learn how to make fabric with your own stamp designs. Krista covers, stamp carving, stamping fabric, watercolor on fabric, screen printing, dyeing and even working with leather. The full colored pages offer many techniques, as well as, templates for many of the projects. You can't go wrong with this well written book, inspiring you to create some fun, one of a kind fabrics!

8” x 10” Soft cover, 159 Full color pages

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$25.16
Fabric Surface Design
Fabric Surface Design

For the surface designer or fabric art enthusiast who just can't settle on one technique. Cheryl Rezendes offers concise demonstrations of over 80 fabric printing techniques using fabric crayons and a variety of different textile paints. Perfect for those of you who prefer not to work with dyes (although many of the techniques Cheryl explores can easily translate to working with dyes too). 

In addition to painting techniques, Cheryl covers resist work, image transferring, marbling, batik, mono and block printing and more. There's even a section devoted to sewing and working with foils, fusible web, markers, fabric pencils and more. Filled with troubleshooting tips, FAQs, and product comparisons, as well as access to start-to-finish multi-step projects and artist profiles. The perfect surface designers studio handbook. 

8.5" x 10" - Soft Cover, Color photos, 313 pages. 

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$29.95
$26.95
Stamp Stencil Paint: Making Extraordinary Patterned Projects by Hand
Stamp Stencil Paint: Making Extraordinary Patterned Projects by Hand

Stamp Stencil Paint; Making Extraordinary Patterned Project by Hand by Anna Joyce.

Wonderful variety of project ideas with clear step by step pictures and detailed instructions for adding patterns to ready-made items from fabric, paper, ceramics, wall decorations. Materials lists, Project templates included.

Here's some items to help you get started

Stamp kit

Stencils

Moldable Foam Stamps

Ink Pad

Fabric Paint

Stencil Brushes

 

7.75" x 9.25", hard cover, color photos, 144 pages.

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 Hard cover, 144 pages
$27.95
$25.16
Irresistible Texture: Using Resists to Create Stunning Cloth
Irresistible Texture: Using Resists to Create Stunning Cloth

Add unique pattern and texture to your cloth with five easy, inexpensive and versatile resists. A resist is a substance applied to the cloth surface that blocks the penetration of dye or paint. Once the resist is washed out, the pattern and texture are revealed.

Lisa Kerpoe demonstrates the use of five resists: oatmeal, potato dextrin, commercial water-based resists, sodium alginate paste and soy wax. Lisa provides complete information about each resist, including benefits, application techniques, tips for applying color and wash-out procedures. The DVD is packed with tips and advice based on Lisa's expertise in working with these resists. See the magic for yourself!

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  120 minutes
$35.00
$31.49
Rubbing Plate Roundup
Rubbing Plate Roundup

ONE TOOL - TWELVE TECHNIQUES

If you love texture, this book is for you! Rubbing Plate Roundup is the definitive guide to adding visual and dimensional texture to your fabric and craft projects with the simplest tool imaginable - the molded plastic rubbing plate.

Join Shelly Stokes - author, entrepreneur, artist and teacher - for a leisurely tour of not one, not  five, but twelve completely different techniques for adding texture to your art. From gelatin prints and paintstik rubbings to embossed metal and paper castings, you’ll be amazed at the range of possibilities!

Whether you are a crafter, quilter, potter or mixed-media artist, you’ll find useful techniques in familiar territory - and plenty of inspiration for venturing off on new artistic trails. Each technique is fully illustrated with complete supply lists, clear instructions and beautiful step-by-step photographs.

Fire up your imagination, gather your collection of rubbing plates and get started - you’ll be creating textured treasures from fabric, paper, clay, metal and paint before you know it!

8.5" x 11", soft cover, color photos, 64 pages.


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  Soft cover, 64 pages.
$22.95
$20.65
Fabric Color Magic
Fabric Color Magic

Here is a book we have been eagerly waiting for! Fun and exciting projects using the wonderful new line of deColourant products for discharging dye. All of the projects are easy to follow, and guide you step by step through the process, which gives you a really good idea of how it is done even if you don't want to do the specific project. A variety of techniques are covered such as stamping, stenciling, screen printing, a spray / tie technique and many more. It's really amazing what this product can do and the projects help you realize the full scope you can achieve with it.

Inside you will find:

  • Easy to follow color illustrated step-by-step instructions
  • 23 fun projects for all ages and skill levels
  • Techniques for stamping, stenciling, screenprinting, and more
  • Tips and ideas for unleashing your creativity

8.5" x 11", soft cover, color photos, 132 pages.

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  Soft cover, 132 pages.
$24.95
$22.49
Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth
Create Your Own Hand Printed Cloth

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

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  Soft Cover - 95 pages
$27.95
$25.15
Paintstiks on Fabric
Paintstiks on Fabric

If you're new to working with Shiva Paintstiks this book is a MUST HAVE. Things to know: What are Shiva Paintstiks?, preparation, clean up, how to use them on fabrics for great design, and make them permanent and washable. The methods include direct application, color blending, rubbings, masking, direct application with stencils and stencil brushes, making freezer paper stencils, and paint applique for quilts.

Inspiring examples round out this pretty, but potently informative little book!

8.5" x 11" - Soft Cover, Full Color, 32 pages

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 recommend for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs! Paintstiks on Fabric recommends that you purchase:

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  Soft Cover, 32 pages.
Due approx. 9/9/2016
$16.95
$15.25
Complex Cloth - A Comprehensive Guide To Surface Design
IMG:COMPLEX CLOTH - A Comprehensive Guide to Surfa

Dunnewold explains her system of layering simple processes to produce fantastic surface design effects.
Procion dyes, bleach, fabric paints, resists, transfer papers, foil, silk screen, stenciling, stamping and more are used. Really a neat book! She pushes out into new and interesting areas where anyone can achieve unique one of a kind art and clothing.
8.5"x11", Soft cover, 164 pages, color photos.

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! Complex Cloth recommends that you purchase:

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$29.99
$26.99
Color by Design
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In Ann Johnston’s latest book, you’ll find everything you need to know about painting and printing with Procion® Fiber Reactive dyes. There are 48 exercises to learn from with clear, step-by-step directions, along with color photographs of the many results that can be achieved. Included is a chapter dedicated to water-soluble resist and recipes for making your own resists. All in all, we recommend this very informative resource!

6.25"x8.75", hard cover, 167 pgs., color photos.

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 recommend for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs! Color by Design recommends that you purchase:

Mixing Cups
Rubber Gloves
Apron
Dust Mask
Procion Dyes
Soda Ash
Urea
Sodium Alginate
Water Softener
Ludigol
Synthropol
Fabric
Squeeze Bottles
Brushes
Syringe
Needle Tip Applicator Bottles
Compressed Sponges
Artist Sponges
Stamping Tools

 
 
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$29.95
$26.95
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