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Surface Design for Fabric

Kimberly Irwin

Published: JAN 15, 2015

Surface Design for Fabric is a comprehensive, how-to guide to more than 60 surface design techniques for various fabrics and leather—ranging from the traditional to the experimental.Highly illustrated with more than 600 color images, the step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate surface design techniques, allowing readers to quickly grasp the material and further explore and experiment on their own. Irwin covers a broad range of surface design techniques including: dyeing, staining, removing color, resists, printing and transfer, fiber manipulations, fabric manipulations, embroidery, and embellishments. This modern studio resource clearly guides readers in the creation of beautiful, innovative, and professional surface designs.

Key Features
~Chapters feature a fabric selection quick guide, tools and materials, how to set up your workspace, application methods, and safety guidelines for each technique.
~Designer Profiles and Collection Spotlights show current examples of surface design end uses in fashion design, textile art, fine art, and interior design
~Environmental Impact boxes address critical environmental and sustainability issues and concerns for each chapter
~Includes helpful hints, important facts, shortcuts and mistakes to avoid throughout chapters

Instructor's Resources
~ Instructor’s Guide and Test Bank

Introducing Surface Design for Fabric STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!

~Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
~Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
~Watch video tutorials for key techniques for each chapter with step-by-step demonstrations
~Enhance your knowledge with visual analysis exercises
~Branch out with links to additional artists working in fashion, interiors, textiles, and fine arts using surface design techniques

This bundle includes Surface Design for Fabric and Surface Design for Fabric STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Hardback + Studio 9781501395277
eBook + Studio 9781501395901
eBook 9781609019365
Hardback 9781609018856
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395611