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

Be the first to review this product

Availability: In stock

$27.50
OR

Quick Overview

Itís the natural inconsistenciesóthe accidental differences between one finished piece and anotheróthat make hand-printed fabrics, papers, furniture, and works of art so interesting.

printing by hand cover

Double click on above image to view full picture

Zoom Out
Zoom In

More Views

  • printing by hand cover

Details

The quirks are what show the makerís intimate involvement in the process, and itís that unique quality that first attracted textile designer and illustrator Lena Corwin to hand-printing.

Even though decorative prints are more in vogue than ever, there was until now no up-to-date hand-printing guideóno single source explaining the tools and materials that are used today, or reflecting a contemporary aesthetic. Corwin has given us that guide.

Using step-by-step instructions and up-close photos, Corwin teaches crafters everything they need to know to master stamping, stenciling, and screen printing, from making their own printing devices to trouble-shooting when plans go awry. Her inimitable collection of projects ranges from stamped stationery and simple-to-sew pouches, to stenciled tote bags and furniture, to screen-printed bed linens and upholstery fabric. Thereís even a silk-screened dog bed. The author has created original artwork for each project (full-size patterns are included in an envelope at the back of the book), so that every crafter can achieve the same beautiful results. Or maybe not quite the same. Remember: Itís the subtle differences that make hand-printing so special and alluring.

Additional Information

Author Lena Corwin / Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Publisher Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Page Count 144pp
Publication Size 9.5" x 10"
Publication Notes Hardcover, Color, Spiral Bound
Publication Date 2008-08-26T00:00:00.000
ISBN 978-1584796725

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.