Books : Dyeing
The Surface Designer's Handbook:
Dyeing, Printing, Painting, and Creating Resists on Fabric
by Holly Brackmann
Hardcover, Enclosed Spiral $29.95
ISBN 10: 193149990X
ISBN 13: 9781931499903
Interweave Press, 2006.
8.5" x 11"
Discover the secrets to creating visual complexity and depth in fabric. This
comprehensive guide brings together dyeing techniques and surface design in one
book. Whether you're a skilled surface designer or just starting out, this book
is certain to become your essential reference tool!
Beginning with studio practices and safety rules, this information-
- Covers all aspests of dyes favored by textile studios - fiber reactive, acid, vat, and disperse
- Explains step-by-step how to use these dyes to alter and change surfaces by discharging, screen printing, monoprinting, stamping, stenciling, resist dyeing, dévoré, and painting
- Teaches embellishing your fabric with foiling, embroidery, beadwork, or collage
- Inspires with color photgrphs showcasing work from today's top fiber artists.