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Lotta Prints: How to Print with Anything, from Potatoes to Linoleumby Lotta Jansdotter
Another charmer from Lotta Jansdotter, Lotta Prints covers all the details you need to start embellishing your surfaces (fabric, paper, walls, etc.) with a variety of craft processes. I'm a big fan of potato printing, as recipients of my Christmas cards will vouch for. The many fans of Jansdotter's Simple Sewing will recognize and welcome her distinctive bold-and-basic Scandinavian style.
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Stencil leaves on the walls, stamp flowers on wrapping paper, screen-print on a skirt the sky's the limit. Beautiful photographs inspire while step-by-step instructions and illustrations explain the basics.
Plus, Lotta has included eight ready-to-use stencil pages with hand-drawn patterns, so crafters can easily achieve her signature style. Our innovative format, with perforated stencil sheets and a catchall envelope at back, makes this a fantastic resource for any aspiring printer.
Textile artist Anna Joyceandrsquo;s design process is intuitive, relaxed, and rooted in the belief that we should live with color and pattern every day. Inspired by vintage fabric, folk art, shapes in nature, and exciting new color combinations, Joyceandrsquo;s distinctive projects showcase the beauty of the unexpected and the mark of the artistandrsquo;s hand. In Stamp Stencil Paint, Joyce shares her signature hand-printing techniques and infectious enthusiasm for adding patterns to ready-made surfaces such as fabric, ceramics, paper, leather, furniture, walls, and more. Following beautiful step-by-step photography, crafters learn new, easy skills to stamp, stencil, and hand-paint wonderful projects for their homes, wardrobes, families, and friends.
When Lotta Jansdotter steps out in one of her signature outfits, fans always ask, andldquo;Did you make that yourself?andrdquo; Often the answer is, andldquo;Yes, and so can you!andrdquo; With that in mind, the style icon created Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style, a pattern book/inspiration guide anchored by five easy, versatile sewing patternsandmdash;skirt, dress, blouse, pants/shorts, and jacket/coatandmdash;and highlighted with quick DIY accessories, including hats, bags, scarves, and jewelry.
Photographed over the course of a year in her life in New York, Tennessee, India, and Sweden and organized by season, Jansdotter shares her sources of inspiration and how she and her friends mix and match her key pieces while working, play- ing, resting, and traveling. Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style brings Jansdotterandrsquo;s infectious and sought-after sense of style to new followers and longtime devotees alike.
About the Author
Lotta Jansdotter is a self-taught designer. She works from her studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Jenny Hallengren was born in Sweden and lives in Stockholm, where she works as a freelance photographer.
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