Introduction to Rug Hooking
A Beginner's Guide to Tools, Techniques, and Materials
Paperback ISBN: 1881982947
Rug hooking tools and equipment made simple, from advice on choosing the perfect wool to finishing your hooked rug.
Little Felted Animals
Create 16 Irresistible Creatures With Simple Needle-Felting Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 0823015041
Using wool roving and a few simple tools, this instructional guide with colorful photographs of the completed critters provides detailed instruction for creating this cute collection of fuzzy animals, including mice, penguins, bunnies, and seals. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe
Hardcover ISBN: 160774936x
An illustrated guide to making natural plant dyes for clothing and home decor features more than two dozen projects, organized by season, including using mint to dye table runners and matching napkins and using sourgrass to dye children's clothing.
The Natural Colors Cookbook
Custom Hues for Your Fabrics Made Simple Using Food
Paperback ISBN: 1624145876
In Natural Hand Dyeing DIY, the old is new again as hand dyeing fabric comes back into the spotlight with a more organic and natural approach. Maggie Pate will teach readers how to use all natural dyes from beans, berries and other kitchen staples to create custom patterns and vivid colors. As the owner and designer of naturally-dyed clothing label Nåde, Maggie knows what it takes to produce quality and textiles and will share that expertise with readers, showing just how simple it is to create a one-of-a-kind hand-dyed project with a variety of fabrics, including cotton, satin, silk, yarn, fleece and more. Natural Hand Dyeing DIY will feature step-by-step directions for the dyeing process, as well as simple projects that can be made and then dyed. Maggie’s dye recipes offer an alternative to mainstream chemical fabric dyes and allow readers to create their own custom dye colors that can’t be found in a store, making projects unique and personal. Featuring easy to follow directions and helpful tips and tricks for beginner hand-dyers, Natural Hand Dyeing DIY has everything readers need to begin creating their own beautiful textiles. Maggie has almost 27k followers on Instagram and 85k followers on Pinterest. This book will have 12 projects and more than 25 custom colors.
Needle Felting from Basics to Bears
With Step-by-Step Photos and Instructions for Creating Cute Little Bears and Bunnies from Natural Wools
Paperback ISBN: 0811716627
Make the cutest little creatures from wool! Needle felting is all the rage, and this book shows you how to create tiny bears, rabbits, dogs, cats, fairies, dolls, cupcakes, and more.
Printing by Hand
A Modern Guide to Printing With Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
Hardcover ISBN: 1584796723
A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to teach crafters the fundamentals of hand printing and offering an array of ingenious projects, from screen-printed bed linens to stationery.
Screen Printing at Home
Print Your Own Fabric to Make Simple Sewn Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1446304094
Do you love the idea of printing your own fabrics at home but don't know where to start? This comprehensive guide to screen printing shows you just how easy it is to create beautiful, hand printed fabrics at your kitchen table. Screen printing expert, Karen Lewis, demonstrates two screen printing techniques - stencilling and screen filler - and how they can be used to create stunning, professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen also explains how to create simple sewn projects from your hand printed fabrics. The sewing patterns include an apron, tote bag and tea cosy, as well as ideas for how to print on ready made items such as tea towels to make fantastic gifts for friends and family.