Synopses & Reviews
You've bent all the rules with sewing, so now what? It's high time you made your own fashions even more you
with Amy Karol's next craft revolution: Bend the Rules with Fabric
Using simple, high-impact techniques:
- silk screening
- photo transfer
You'll learn everything you need to know to turn a plain piece of fabric or a garment into the perfect showcase for your personality.
In this follow-up to the wildly popular Bend-the-Rules Sewing you will see how easy it is to alter fabric, making and using your own custom stamps; make stencils that will totally transform totes and tees; rescue tired clothes with a new dye job; and use appliqués to spruce up anything that needs a little TLC. With Amy's familiar, friendly tone and valuable advice, you'll see every piece of fabric as blank canvas for your artistic vision
In Bend the Rules with Fabric
, Amy Karol explores dyeing, silk screening, stamping, appliqué, transferring photos, and many other techniques, providing an array of fun and fabulous projects.
Whether you use Bend the Rules with Fabric as a how-to for making t-shirts, a workbook for your kids' weekend projects, a manual for making your own products to sell, a guide for seeing old clothes in a new way, or a fun resource for making custom gifts for family and friends, this comprehensive and creative book is sure to inspire you to make that special fabric look more like you.
Karol explores dyeing, silk screening, stamping, appliqué, transferring photos, and other techniques to provide an array of fun and fabulous projects. This comprehensive and creative book is sure to inspire crafters to make that special fabric even more personalized.
About the Author
Amy Karol is a trained interior designer, artist, seamstress, and self-professed fabric junkie. Find her popular craft blog, Angry Chicken, on her website at www.amykarol.com.