9781454709053

The Crafter's Guide to Patterns Create and Use Your Own Patterns for Gift Wrap, Stationary, Tiles, and More

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  • ISBN13:

    9781454709053

  • ISBN10:

    1454709057

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/7/2015
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts

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Summary

Design your own well-constructed patterns by hand! Aimed at crafters who need the skills to turn their creative ideas into reality, this easy-to-follow guide covers everything from finding inspiration and choosing colors to creating backgrounds, borders, and full-scale repeats. Step-by-step tutorials explain all the basics and show how to apply the patterns to multiple surfaces, including fabric, giftwrap, stencils, tiles, and more. Interviews with contemporary crafters plus stunning galleries offer a wealth of inspiration-AND you get 20 free motifs to download and adapt!

Author Biography

Jessica Swift is a full-time artist, surface pattern designer, and author. Her artwork is licensed by companies and manufacturers for iPhone cases, fabric, stationery, and much more. She is coauthor and illustrator of The Declaration of You! How to Find It, Own It and Shout It from the Rooftops, published by North Light Books in 2013. Jessica blogs and displays her colorful creations at jessicaswift.com. She lives in Portland, OR.

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