Soft Expressions supporting the expressive quilter in tradition innovation art and computer with Sharla Hicks

Search Website
Nav BarGalleries, be inspired by others expressive quilters workHelp to get the most out of browsing SoftExpressions.comNewsletter with how-tos, tutuorials, reviews on quilting software and quilt embellishment for the expressive quilterQuilting Software ReviewedSoftExpressions.com Home Page: Supporting the Expressive Quilter in Tradition, Innovation, Art and Computer Quilting with Sharla Hickscontact info and site map
 

50% to 70% off Clearance
Online Only, Limited to Stock on Hand
Many Notions & Gift Items
Click Here

Okay to place orders
***Warehouse Moving & Closed***
Shipping resumes October 1 to 15, 2018
in the order received

 
Nav Bar storefrontSearchLog-in: Account / Wish ListProduct ListCheckoutBasket Contents

Free Shipping @ $500*
*Heavy Weight Exclusions
USA ONLY

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)

Sale and New Items
Laurel Burch
Art Girlz Felt, Charms, Stamps
Jenny Hasking Magazines, Embroidery CDs, Quilting Software
1000+ Helpful Books for Quilting and Computer Quilters, find helpful books on quilt construction, design, printing on fabric, using the software programs and more.
Magazines: Quilting Arts, Creative Expressions, Cloth Paper & Scissors
Quilt Patterns
Notions for Quilters like Marti Michelle Templates, Rulers, Mats, Rotary Cutters, Sewing Accessories, Machine Quilting Supplies and more.
This is a expanding category with quilt giftwrap, jewelry, helpful must have tools, watches, organizers and beautiful storage boxes.
Paper Piecing Software and helpful tools like finger press, foundation printer sheets, rulers, books and . . . .
Helpful products for quilting memory quilts and labels like Bubble Jet Set 2000 and June Tailor Fabrics
DVDs, CDs and Videos
Find all the popular programs like Electric Quilt, Quilt-Pro, PCQuilt, Paper Piecing programs, Redwork, Designing CD, Repligator, Creative Impusle and more for the traditional and innovative quilter.
Dyes, Paints and Pens
Foils & Glitter
Embellishments
Iron-on Applique Patches
Beads and Charms
Buttons
Angelina Fibers for Innovative Quilter
Threads, Yarn and Fiber
Needle Felting Roving & SuppliesThis section will answer your questions about shipping methods, costs, handling and more.
bullet iconShip International
bullet iconCompany Profile
bullet iconMail, Fax Form
bullet iconReturn, Exchange, Damage
bullet iconWebsite Use Disclaimer

Find Soft Expressions on Facebook


Book Details
line divider
20 to 40% off 2,000+ Books & Magazines Index

 

Create Your Own Hand-Printed Cloth by Rayna Gillman provides fun, foolproof ways to create your own one-of-a-kind fabric. Offered are 8 can't miss techniques for creating cloth for quilts and wearables and examples for producing fascinating effects with objects from home. Start printing original fabric with no rules and limits - explore the possibilities!


Book Details
line divider
20 to 40% off 2,000+ Books & Magazines Index

Cover

Create Your Own Hand-Printed Cloth
Stamp, Screen & Stencil with Everyday Objects

Author: Rayna Gillman
Pages: 95
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher:C & T Publishing
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4Q0248

Sold Out, Out of Print
NOTE: See Related Books & Supplies Below

Back Cover Information

Fun, foolproof ways to create your own one-of-a-kind fabric

  • Discover 8 can't miss techniques for creating one-of-a-kind cloth for quilts or wearables
  • Produce fascinating effects with objects you find at home or in the hardware store
  • Print original fabric with no rules, no limits! Explore the endless possibilities!
  • Use these techniques on cotton, silk or rayon.

About the Author

Rayna Gillman works in mixed media on fiber, using a variety of surface design, collage and printmaking techniques to integrate text and images into her work.

She made her first scrap quilt in 1974, when she fell in love with an antique quilt she could not afford. Over the years, she began to print her own fabrics and became intrigued by the textures and design potential of such items as corrugated cardboard, construction fence, and kitchen tools. Today, using found objects from the house, the hardware store and even the street, she paints, dyes and discharges working layers to add complexity to her highly recognizable fabrics.

Noted for her instinctive sense of color and her improvisational approach to design, she encourages students to work spontaneously, to experiment and to use the words "what if?' to guide them. She has taught hundreds of students not only to print their own fabrics, but to use them creatively in their quilts.

Rayna was a featured artist on Simply Quilts and has written for Quilting Arts Magazine. Her work has been widely published. She was a juror for the national show Art Quilts Lowell and teaches internationally. Her fabric and quilts have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the country and are in private collections in the United States, France, and Belgium.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 6
How To Use This Book 7
1. Getting Started 8
2. Stamping and Stencil with Found Objects 11
3. Random Screenprinting 21
4. Gelatin Plate Printing 33
5. Screenprinting with Thickened Dyes 45
6. Discharge Printing 58
7. Soy Wax Batik 67
8. Rubbings 80
9. Going Back in 85
Supplies and Sources 94
About the Author 95
Index 96

Instruction

Instruction Page

Treasure Hunt
Treasure Hunt

Blueprint
Blueprint

The Caldron Red Storm Rising
The Caldron and Red Storm Rising

Torn Forms BlueFreezer Paper Stencils
Torn Forms Blue and Freezer Paper Stencils

Solstice Newspaper StencilLeaves
Solstice Newspaper Stencil and Leaves



Back to Top


Related Items

Add to Basket for FINAL DISCOUNT
40% off most of our 2000+ Books, Magazines & Patterns Index



Patterned & Printed Cloth, Paper and Metal:
Learn Multiple Mixed Media Techniques w/ excercise chapters: Explore Drawing, Paint, Dyes, Inks, Color Pencils, Pens & Markers, Acrylic, Gels, Mediums, Foil, Metal, Gold Leafing, Stenciling, Stamping & More

Also See: Beaney & Little John (20+ book) Series

20% off
52 Exercises to
make Drawing fun
Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artist by Carla Sonheim
Drawing Lab for
Mixed Media Artists
by Carla Sonheim
 
Go to Videos
Mixed Media Inspiration
The Art Journal
Newseltter Article by Sharla Hicks,
Inspired by Pam Carriker's
YouTube Videos
20% off
Art At the Speed of Life by Pam Carriker
Art At the Speed of Life
Motivation + Inspiration for Making Mixed-Media Art Everyday
by Pam Carriker
40% off
Creative Embellishments
Creative Embellishments
by Sherrill Kahn
NOTE: Sherrill is expert on Jaquard Paints
40% off
Exploring Textile Arts
Exploring Textile Arts

From Creative Publishing
 
40% off
Using Dye
to Embellish
Inspired to Quilt
Inspired to Quilt
Creative Experiments
in Art Quilt Imagery

by Melanie Testa
20% off
Mixed Media and Color by Chris Cozen
Mixed Media and Color
by Chris Cozen
Soft hand fabric
w/ Golden Acrylic Paints:
Open, Fluid & Airbrush
40% off
Raising the Surface
Raising the Surface

by Maggie Grey
20% off
Rubbing Plate Roundup<br>by Shelly Stokes
Rubbing Plate Roundup
by Shelly Stokes
40% off
Stitch Alchemyc
Stitch Alchemy
Combining Fabric + Paper for Mixed-Media Art
by Kelli Perkins
Fabric Dye used to: Paint, Print, Discharge, Monoprint, Screen Printing, Deconstruct Screen Printing, Stamping, Stenciling & More on Fabric
10% off Helpful Products when hand dyeing, working with commercial fabrics or antique linens & textiles
10% off
Batik-Ez Resist Mediume
Crafter's Pick
Batik-Ez Resist Medium
Orvus Paste
Quilt Soap
Retayne
Retayne
4 oz. OR 16 oz.

synthrol
Synthrapol
4 oz, 16 oz, Gallon

Restoration Fabric Restorer
restoration


Vintage Textile Soak
  40% off
Exploring Textile Arts
Exploring Textile Arts

From Creative Publishing
40% off
Using Dye
to Embellish
Inspired to Quilt
Inspired to Quilt
Creative Experiments
in Art Quilt Imagery

by Melanie Testa
Chapters on Discharge
& Deconstructed Screen Printing
20% off
Rubbing Plate Roundup<br>by Shelly Stokes
Rubbing Plate Roundup
by Shelly Stokes

Ideas for Fabric Designs & Printing Your Own Fabric

 

Electric Quilts Stash CDs
Spring & Fall Release of Fabric Collections in bitmap format
Fall 09Spring 09Fall 08Stash Spring 2008 Stash Fall 2002

Exotic Fabrics: Silk Painting, Create Silk Fiber/Paper & Velvet

40% off
Glass Painter's Silk Painter's Pattern Book
Glass Painter's and Silk Painter's Pattern Book
by Search Press
40% off
Handmade Silk Paper
Handmade Silk Paper
by Kath Russon
40% off
Silk Paper Creations Cover
Silk Paper Creations
for the Fibre Artist

by Judith Pinnell

Ribbonwork

Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Some 3-D Flowers, some by Machine, some w/ Paints & Dyes used in the Background, &/or Dye Silk Ribbon

40% off
Beginner's Guide to Machine Embroidered Flowers
Beginner's Guide to Machine Embroidered Flowers

by Alison Holt
with Silk Painting Backgrounds
40% off Book
Elegant Ribbonwork Cover
Elegant Ribbonwork

by Helen Gibb

 


Back to Top

Site Map
& Picture Indexes
10% TO 60% OFF

Books & Patterns

Threads, Ribbons, Yarns & Angelina Fibers, Roving


Feedback and questions are welcome!

e-mail: info@softexpressions.com

Soft Expressions
Pacific Time Zone
Office Hours & Will Call:

Monday to Friday 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Toll Free USA or Canada: 888-545-8616
Fax: 714-630-8970 Phone: 714-630-7414
e-mail: info@softexpressions.com



Search Website

Expressive Quilters' Newsletter
Subscribe to Interest List(s)
Find Soft Expressions on Facebook


Home
spacerStorespacerReviewsspacerNewslettersspacerGalleriesspacerHelp spacerWebsite Conditions of Use
Website Design by Sharla R. Hicks, Soft Expressions, all text and art contained on this site © 1996-2014