The Crafter's Guide to Patterns
Create and Use your Own Patterns for Gift Wrap, Stationery, Tiles, and MoreBook - 2015
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!
Publisher: New York : Lark, 
Branch Call Number: 745.4 SWIFT
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm