Synopses & Reviews
"Printmaking is an accessible craft that requires little initial investment to achieve eye-catching results. Yvonne and Rebecca Drury, who operate MissPrint, a London-based fabric-printing business, introduce the ins and outs of printmaking in this
Colorful, charming book. A lot of territory is covered, from simple potato printing to screen printing, and the directions for each type of printing are brief and basic; this is best for beginners. The focus on finding inspiration in the world around you is a nice touch, and beginning and experienced printers will appreciate the beauty of the designs." - Library Journal
I immediately wanted to devour the whole thing and start printing!” Canadian Living Blog
"I was happy to see that every single technique described could be applied to paper. The authors even provide seven sample patterns that you can copy and cut out for printing and pattern-making.” - Seth Apter, The Altered Page
Design your own handprinted patterns
Stamp and print your own patterns on paper, fabric, and more. Learn to create original stamp, stencil, and screen designs and apply them to a wide range of surfaces and objects for charming handprinted graphics and patterns. The Printed Pattern will teach you how to create mood boards and color schemes and how to experiment with composition and scale for effective design. Learn nine different methods for creating reliefs with stamping, stenciling, and screen printing with the Drurys clear instructions. The book also offers templates to be used as guides for cutting stencils.
Both textile artists and DIY crafters will be inspired to use these easy techniques to turn a simple graphic design into a fabulous, modern handprinted piece.
About the Author
and Rebecca Drury
are a mother-daughter team whose London-based company, MissPrint, specializes in handprinted fabrics. Born and bred in London, they design their products and handprint and screen all fabrics from their East London studio. They have collaborated and designed a best-selling line for WHSmith and regularly exhibit their new designs and creations in New York, Paris, and London.
Table of Contents
2. Getting Started
3. Relief Printing
a. Potato printing
b. Lino printing
c. Rubber/eraser printing
d. Rubber stamp printing
e. Vintage woodblock printing
4. Stencil printing
a. Stencil method screenprinting
b. Screen filler method
c. Photo emulsion