Tuesday, April 1, 2008

All About: TEXTURIZING FABRICS

Following are some websites sites with tutorials for creating a variety of interesting textures for fabrics

Creating Interesting Textures – Ario
http://www.ario.co.uk/samples.php

Texturizing Fabric in a Pressure Cooker – by Pauline Richards
http://www.getcreativeshow.com/seminars/pressurecooker_texturizing.htm

Do it Yourself Crushed Velvet – Taunton Press (also has a 5 min online video)http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/tvt045.asp

Fabric Printing with a Brayer - Lois Ericson and Dawn McIntyre
http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00242.asp

Add Dimension with Expandable Paint
http://quiltingarts.com/qallc/newsletter-archive/qa24.html#article1

Blueprints on Fabric – “Flowers, ferns, feathers, photographs - just about anything can be reproduced on blueprinting fabric. The creative possibilities are endless...” – by Valerie Campbell-Harding
http://www.embroiderersguild.com/stitch/projects/blueprint/blueprint.html

Embossed Velvet – Design your own unique fabrics with rubber stamps and an iron
http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00072.asp

Embossing Velvet – this is yet another site that has excellent step-by-step instructions with pictures.
http://www.northernlights.pothole.com/Velvet_Emboss.pdf

Experiment with Aquabond using Threads, Scrims and Yarns
http://quiltingarts.com/qallc/newsletter-archive/qa19.html#article1

Faux Chenille Tutorial – Arlee Barr
http://arleebarr.squarespace.com/tutorialstechniquesprojects/2006/11/1/faux-chenille-interpretation-tutorial-spontaneous-combustion.html

Faux Suede Background – Lea Cioci
http://www.artellawordsandart.com/support-files/fauzsuede.pdf

Instant Texture Technique – Margaret Talbot
http://quiltingarts.com/qallc/newsletter-archive/qa34.html

Painted Fusible: Create a Unique and Interesting Surface Using Painted Fusible Web – Sue Bleiweiss
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/paintedfusible.pdf

Quilt with Web and Paint - Marcy Tilton - painted Steam-A-Seam
http://www.americaquiltscreatively.com/upload/704.pdf

Popcorn Fabric – by Purrfection Artistic Wearables
http://www.purrfection.com/projects/popcornfabric.htm

Make Your Own Dimensional Rubbing Plates – Terri Stegmiller
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/rub_plate.pdf

Rubbing Plate Technique – Laura Murray – Remember using paper and crayons to do rubbings? The same concept quickly produces wonderful effects on fabrics using iridescent Shiva® Oil Paintstiks® instead of crayons.
http://www.lauramurraydesigns.com/rubplate.htm

Rusting Fabrics – L Kemball (info is in the first long paragraph)
http://www.lindakemshall.com/linda_kemshall_newsletterarchiveJan2004.htm

Rust Dyeing 101 - Margaret Roberts
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/rustdyeproject.pdf

5 comments:

Sue B said...

Thanks for listing my project!

narkeymarkey said...

wow, what a great blog! i have just discovered you this morning but i'm in work so will have to wait until i get home to have time to explore properly :)

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Sue, I've found another of your tutorials that will also be posted in the not too distant future.

Narkeymarkey, I'm so glad you discovered the blog - keep coming back.

Gwen

arlee said...

What a lovely surprise after being offline for a few days due to a BIG move, to find one of my tutes listed :} Thank You!!!

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Arlee, thank you for sharing.

Gwen