Aimed at textile artists and textile designers, 'Print, Pattern and Colour' is a glorious celebration of the potential of printing and repeat patterns on fabric. Packed with accessible but imaginative techniques, it covers :
Monoprinting using sponges, rollers and textured surfacesBlocks and stencils, both commercially bought and homemadeScreenprinting, including the use of photo-sensitive screensUsing interesting media such as Markal paint sticks, thickened dyes, metallic and pearlescent paints and discharge pasteDeveloping print ideas on paper before taking them to fabricCombining print with stitch and fabric manipulation
Beautifully illustrated with sumptuous photographs that show off the author's infectious love of colour, this book contains a wealth of inspiration for using print in embroidery and textiles.
Ruth Issett is acknowledged as one of the UK's best textile artists.