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Visual Texture on Fabric
Are you ready to add more pizazz to your hand-dyed cloth?
Are you intrigued at the idea of creating a textural look on fabric?
Have you heard about resists such as soy wax, flour paste and oatmeal, but don’t know
where to begin?
Have you tried resists before with disappointing results?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, Visual Texture on Fabric is the book
for you. This comprehensive guide to water-based resist dyeing techniques makes the
process easy to learn and even more fun to play with!
Read more about the book.
Irresistible Texture: Using Resists to Create Stunning Cloth - DVD
See the magic for yourself! Add unique pattern and texture to your cloth with five easy,
inexpensive and versatile resists. Kerpoe presents detailed information on the use of
oatmeal, potato dextrin, commercial water-based resists, sodium alginate paste and soy
wax, the benefits and application techniques for each resist, tips for applying color,
wash-out procedures and tips and advice based on her expertise in working with these
Running time 2 hours
Vibrant Color: Combining Soy Wax and Dyes for Brilliant Results
Got soy wax? Got dye? Put the two together in exciting combinations. Soy wax is
biodegradable and a renewable resource. When combined with fiber reactive dyes the
results are fabulous - intricate patterns with the staying power of the dyes but with an
ease of wash-out unmatched by other resists. This photo-filled guide by Lisa Kerpoe and
Jane Dunnewold provides step-by-step instructions for creating soy wax crayons,which
are perfect for writing, drawing and rubbings, for using hot wax and dye to stamp, dip
and brush on color and for making a dye paste that is the perfect consistency for
stenciling. Also covered are techniques for adding background color, directions for
steaming the fabric and building an inexpensive steamer at home, instructions for
removing the excess wax and dye and troubleshooting tips.
Saddle-stitched, 32 pages
Vibrant Color DVD
Join Lisa Kerpoe and Jane Dunnewold as they demonstrate the use of MX fiber reactive
dyes with soy wax resist. Topics covered include:
creating soy wax crayons,perfect for writing, drawing and rubbings
using hot wax and dye to stamp, dip and brush on color
making a dye paste that is the perfect consistency for stenciling
techniques for adding background color
directions for steaming the fabric and building an inexpensive steamer at home
instructions for removing the excess wax and dye
Running time 90 minutes
A variety of fabrics designed by Lis Kerpoe are available from Spoonflower, an
online company that prints fabric on demand. They include reproductions of her
original artwork as well as patterns based on her original designs. They are
available in a variety of fabrics and in whatever yardage is required, from fat
quarters to multiple yards.
Save when you purchase one of Lisa’s book/DVD combinations!
Learn all about resists with this exciting combination. The book makes a great reference with easy
access to all the recipes and techniques. Watch how to mix and apply the resists on the DVD.
Visual Texture on Fabric book and Irresistible Texture DVD