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Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens

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Textile designer Lena Corwin has mastered the "so cute it makes you want to squeal" aesthetic, and thanks to the detailed instructions and full-color, step-by-step photographs in her debut book, Printing by Hand, you can too. This helpful guide covers the basics of printing, as well as the nuts and bolts of the author's three favorite methods: stamping, stenciling, and screen printing. In true Corwin style, the accompanying projects are, well... (squeal).

Note: Fans of Corwin's style might also enjoy Lotta Prints by self-taught Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter.
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Handmade cloth items always have a story, and many of us spend our lives hunting and gathering precious pieces and scraps to add that final touch of life to a special room or outfit. Cloth is an inspirational guide to the beauty, history, and utility of natural textiles. Woven throughout the five main sections—cotton, wool, silk, linen, and hide—are more than 30 breathtaking sewing projects that make the most of each textiles properties, including waxed-cotton purses, Liberty-print cushions, silk scarves, linen bedcovers, and leather journals. With a guide full of invaluable information on where to buy antique fabrics and organic and well-sourced cloth, plus a toolkit of essential instructions on hand-dyeing fabric, Cloth is both a resource and an opportunity to create practical, precious, and personal items for mindful living.

About the Author

Lena Corwin is a textile designer and illustrator based in Brooklyn. Among her clients are Marithand#233; + Franand#231;ois Girbaud, Calvin Klein, Jill Stuart, and Elle Decor magazine. She also illustrated Stewart, Tabori and Changand#8217;s Kids Crochet and Kids Weaving.

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Thayer Allyson Gowdy is a San Franciscoand#150;based photographer whose work has appeared in magazines such as Real Simple, Health, and Country Living, as well as Stewart, Tabori and Changand#8217;s Knitting Nature and Knitting Lingerie Style.

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omsaibaba, May 12, 2009 (view all comments by omsaibaba)
Awesome book...
very few books i have read who go in such depth..


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Product Details

ISBN:
9781584796725
Subtitle:
A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
Author:
Corwin, Lena
Photographer:
Gowdy, Thayer Allyson
Author:
Margaret Van Sicklen
Author:
Ellis, Cassandra
Author:
Gowdy, Thayer Allyson
Author:
Van Sicklen, Margaret
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Screen process printing
Subject:
Stenciling
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Rubber Stamping
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Crafts-Stencilling and Stamping
Subject:
Sewing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20080801
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 full-color photographs
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 8.25 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Textile designer Lena Corwin has mastered the "so cute it makes you want to squeal" aesthetic, and thanks to the detailed instructions and full-color, step-by-step photographs in her debut book, Printing by Hand, you can too. This helpful guide covers the basics of printing, as well as the nuts and bolts of the author's three favorite methods: stamping, stenciling, and screen printing. In true Corwin style, the accompanying projects are, well... (squeal).

Note: Fans of Corwin's style might also enjoy Lotta Prints by self-taught Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter.

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