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A fabric and design picture book for grown-ups! Create one-of-a-kind painted fabrics right in your own kitchen! Fiber artist Sue Beevers shows you the way and makes it fun and easy, too. Techniques rely on water-based paints used with convenient tools and supplies, such as oatmeal, yogurt containers, and file folders. Soon you’ll be sponging, stenciling, and brush-wiping like a pro! 30 step-by-step recipes. 15 painting techniques. Learn to create everything from simple lines and splatters to salting, sun-printing, and resist. Sue’s hands-on approach covers practical color theory, troubleshooting, even paint brand comparisons. Color photography highlights over 150 painted fabrics and 20 quilts. Ideal for: Quilters and fiber artists eager to create their own fabrics; Painters and crafters who want to try painting on fabric; Experienced fabric dyers and painters looking to expand their skills and try new techniques.