Print, Pattern, Sew: Block-Printing Basics + Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe

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9781611804621
$29.95

Create bold block prints for a completely custom wardrobe--print fabrics, customize patterns, and sew garments that truly express your own style.

 

This book offers:

 

- Clear how-to instructions for carving motifs from soft blocks, plus 13 designs to get you started

 

- A guide to printing on fabric and construct repeating patterns

 

- 13 projects and full-size patterns for garments and accessories for a complete hand-printed wardrobe

 

Infuse your everyday style with more color, more pattern, and more personality. Printmaker and textile designer Jen Hewett presents her distinctive process for block-printing yards of fabric with garment sewing in mind. Explore the process of designing and printing fabric through step-by-step instruction on carving blocks and printing pattern repeats. Hewett makes creating custom, hand-printed fabric approachable and doable.

 

Inspired by her California home, Hewett's designs reference the plants and landscape around her through botanical motifs, organic shapes, and a bold graphic quality. Paired with a playful use of color, the pattern designs here offer the perfect place to start with block-printing. Once you've printed your fabric, it's time to sew. With sewing patterns for simple garments and accessories, you'll discover the play between fabric and finished project and work toward building a highly customizable wardrobe. With step-by-step photos, clear instructions, and full-size sewing patterns this is a complete guide to sewing clothes that truly reflect your style and personality.

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Author:
Jen Hewett
ISBN10:
1611804620
Pages:
176
Publisher:
Roost Books
Publication Date:
May 22, 2018
Binding:
Hardcover