Three quilt books by Jean Ray Laury that cover her expertise in surface design and fabric image processes. Find techniques for printing on fabric, using photo transfer and fabric stamping. Invaluable sources for inspiration for you next quilt project.

Jean Ray Laury Books


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The Photo Transfer Handbook
Snap IT, Print IT, Stitch IT!

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Imagery on Fabric
A Complete Surface Design Handbook




The Photo Transfer Handbook
Snap IT, Print IT, Stitch IT!

Author: Jean Ray Laury
Pages: 176 pages with full color illustrations
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Cover: Soft
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Item Code: 4b1630
Weight: 1.40 lb

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Discover the magical world of photo transfer, and find endless possibilities for creating your own memories in fabric! Anything that can be photocopied or printed on a computer printer can be transferred to fabric. So get out your favorite photograph, letter, child's drawing, flowers from your garden, the final payment on your house, or a favorite piece of needlework -- and learn the technique for stitching a beautiful keepsake.

  • The process is fun and EASY. No chemicals involved.
  • Preserving memories is today's hottest craft trend.
  • Learn transfer techniques that use a color laser photocopier or a computer printer.
  • Instructions for 4 projects, including a pillow, a wallhanging, and 2 quilts.
  • Exciting color photos of quilts, clothing, and other projects provide additional creative inspiration.
  • Information on products and sources, as well as mail-order photo-to-fabric companies.
  • FYI: we also have Inkjet Transfer Paper for Fabric, Bubble Jet Set and Foundation sheets for creating Permanent Fabric Printouts directly from your Inkjet

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Chapter 7: Projects
66
Introduction
5
Photo Pillow 66-67
About Copyright
6
Dianel (3 photo quilt) 68-69
Chapter 1: About Photo Tranfer
7
A Great Life (photos surrounded by log cabin strips 70-73
Chapter 2: Transfers Using a Color Laser Copier
20
Craig Family Album (photos framed with 2 sizes of Ohio Stars) 73-75
Chapter 3: Transfers Using a Computer Printer
27
Resource List
76
Chapter 4: Family Quilts
38
Index
77
Chapter 5: Clothing
51
About the Author
78
Chapter 6: Studio Quilts
55
Notes
80

 



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Imagery on Fabric
A Complete Surface Design Handbook

updated and expanded -- second edition

  • Author: Jean Ray Laury
  • 176 pages with full color illustrations
  • 8 1/2" x 11"
  • Publisher: C&T Publishing

 

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This completely revised edition of Imagery on Fabric is updated with the latest techniques and technology for transferring images to fabric. You'll go step-by-step through today's most exciting processes, aided by new full-color photos and instructions for safely accomplishing beautiful results.

Almost any image can be captured forever on fabric -- family photos, a child's drawing, the words of a love letter. Included are clear explanations and complete material lists, along with troubleshooting tips and tested solutions. This is an indispensable reference and source book for anyone working with textiles.

  • Fabric transfers using copiers and computer printers.
  • Light sensitive printing - blueprint, brownprint.
  • Drawing and painting with crayons, dye sticks, permanent markers, and paints.
  • Stamp printing.
  • Discharge printing.
  • Silk screening, with quick methods and photo methods.
  • Dye transfer with disperse dyes.

 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Chapter 5: Screen Printing
68
Introduction
4
Quick Screening
71
How to Use This Book
5
Freezer Paper Screen Printing
71
Chart of Image Transfer Process
6
Plain Paper Screen Printing

75

Chapter 1: Copiers
8
Contact Paper Screen Printing
78
General Information for Using Copiers
9
Other Stencils
80
Image Reversal
9
Photographic Screening
85
Running Fabric Through the Copier
9
Photo Emulsion Screen Printing
86
Black and White Copiers
12
Direct Emulsion with Photo Enlargement
100
Transfer Medium
15
Thermal Imagers (Copiers)
100
Solvent Transfer
17
Thermo-Fax Printing
100
Solvent Transfer with Ironing
19
Print Gocco
107
Transfer by Ironing (No Solvent)
21
Chapter 6: Light-Sensitive Printing
108
Improvised Transfer Methods
22
Cyanotype or Blueprint
113
Color Laser Copiers
24
Ready-to-Go Blueprint
113
Heat Transfer Sheets for Color Copy Transfer
24
Preparing Your Own Blueprint
114
Alternate Ways of Using Copiers
30
Van Dyke or Brownprint
120
Heat Transfer Spray
32
Kwik-Print
122
Solvent & Medium Transfer for Color Laser Copiers
32
Inko Print
122
Chapter 2: Printers
33
Chapter 7: Stamp Printing
124
Laser Printers
34
Stamp and Block Prints
125
Running Fabric Through the Laser Printer
34
Ready-Made Stamps
125
Transfer Prints with Foil
38
Making Your Own Stamps
127
Inkjet Printers
39
Block Printing
136
Spray Finishes and Transfer
39
Monoprints
139
Canon Fabric Sheets
41
Natural Forms
140
Transfer Sheets for Inkjet Printers
43
Leaf Hammering
140
Dot Matrix Printer, Transfer Ribbon
46
Leaf Prints
143
Typewriter, Direct Printing
48
Fish Prints
146
Chapter 3: Drawing and Painting
49
Raised or Metallic Surfaces
148
Crayons
50
Embossing
148
Crayon Transfer
50
Foil
148
Rubbings: Direct, Indirect and Others
50
Chapter 8: Discharge Printing
149
Dye Sticks
55
Liquid Bleach Discharge
151
Markers
55
Thickened Bleach Discharge
155
Transfer Papers
56
Other Discharge Agents
158
Transfer sheets Designed for the Inkjet Printer
57
Chapter 9: Polaroid Transfers
160
PAROdraw
57
Polaroid Transfer
161
Paints
58
Emulsion Transfer
165
Chapter 4: Dye Transfer
60
Additional Help
166
Dye Transfer with Disperse Dyes
61
Resource Guide
171
Deka Disperse Dyes
61
Index
173
Powdered Disperse Dyes
63
Bibliography
175
Commercially Printed Disperse Dye Papers
64
About the Author
176
Disperse Dyes with Copiers
64
 
Disperse Dyes, Other Uses
66