Thursday, July 24, 2008

Textile Related Tutorials - Part 2

Knock yourself out with more tutorials from generous textile artists:
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How to Write a Tutorial - Bella Dia
http://belladia.typepad.com/bella_dia/2008/05/tutorial-for-a.html

All About Hand Dyeing – Pauline Burch
http://www.pburch.net/dyeing.shtml

Bead Patterns and Tutorials (many are automated)
http://www.beadpatterncentral.com/

Bookbinding Tutorial Links from Around the Web – an incredible resource
http://www.tjbookarts.com/otherlinks.htm

Chinese Knotting: The 4 Flower Knot
http://www.chineseknotting.org/flower/howto4.html#4s1

Chinese Button Knot: Part I - 3 minute YouTube Video
http://youtube.com/watch?v=vgqxDfpMqAw

Chinese Button Knot: Part II - 3 minute YouTube Video
http://youtube.com/watch?v=46QYplqEw-c

Consider This: 4 Essays - Leslie Morgan & Claire Benn - Building a Palette of Color; Gathering Momentum; Difficulty = Opportunity; and Visualization & Articulation
http://www.committedtocloth.com/consider/

Create Translucent Images Using Gel Skins – Patti Brady
http://www.goldenpaints.com/artist/geltrans.php

Creating Chenille – by Barbara Jones, Consultant for Brother International
http://www.brothersews.com/html/ProjectDetails.jsp?xmlfile=creating_chenille.xml&categoryid=2&currpage=1

Creating Great Slash-Fabrics – by Nancy L. Restuccio
http://www.make-it-easy.com/slastec2.html

Creative Background Techniques – Trish Bayley
http://www.stampingnetwork.com/creativecards/backissues/trishbackgrounds.html

Creative Embellishing: A Technique for Embellishing Scrim onto Velvet
http://www.purplemissus.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/scrim.pdf

Decorative Lace Using Water Soluble Stabilizer Stitched in Circles
http://www.creative-textile-and-quilting-arts.com/elearning/tutorials/decorative-lace-circles

Devore Instructions - Dharma Trading Co
http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/1170279-AA.shtml

Devore Instructions - Frequently Asked Questions - Dharma Trading Co
http://www.dharmatrading.com/cgi-bin/faq.cgi?query=fiber%20etch

DigiBobbE with and without Embroidery - Bonnie McCaffery - video
http://bonniemccaffery.com/BLMcVC004.wmv

Do-It-Yourself Crushed Velvet - Christine Jonson - 5 minute video
http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/tvt045.asp

Double-Reverse Appliqu̩ Рby Ellen Lindner
http://www.adventurequilts.com/making_of_orange_hibiscus.htm

Embellisher and Stich Online Class Introduction - Beate Knappe - This is a 20-page introduction with embedded demonstration videos for an online class for learning how to use and be creative with an embellishing machine. If this introduction is any indication, the actual class is going to be quantum leap above and beyond the way online classes are usually taught.
http://www.kreativ-beateknappe.de/Download/introduction.pdf

Endless Knot – clear step-by-step instructions with pictures
http://www.knottingartist.com/endlessknot.html

Eraser Carving: Part 1 - Carlafibers - How to make your own stamps using art gum erasers or Nasco Safety-Kut
http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2007/06/19/eraser-carving-part-1/

Eraser Carving: Part 2 - Carlafibers - How to make your own stamps using art gum erasers or Nasco Safety-Kut
http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2007/06/20/eraser-carving-part-2/

Ever Decreasing Circles Using the Flower Stitcher - Valerie Campbell-Harding
http://www.workshopontheweb.com/july2001/val.htm

Exploring Devore – Dionne Swift
http://www.textilearts.net/features/techniques/devore.php

Fabric Dyeing 101: Simple Instructions for Beautiful Fabrics - Melissa of Ontario, Canada has posted step-by-step instructions written for students in her fabric dyeing classes (including a video and dye recipes)
http://fabricdyeing101.blogspot.com/

Fabric Inchie Tutorial - Carla Barrett
http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2008/06/12/fabric-inchie-tutorial/

Fabric Paints: A Different Way to Color Fibers – Pauline Burch
http://www.pburch.net/dyeing/fabricpaints.shtml

Fabric Stash Organization - Carlafibers
http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2008/02/28/fabric-stash-organization-and-tutorial/

Flower Pounding - Gay Gardener – step-by-step 6 page article with tips
http://www.gaygardener.com/features/crafts/flower1.htm

Flower Pounding - Johnson's Flower Centers
http://www.johnsonsgarden.com/pdfs/flowerpounding.pdf

Fabric Postcards – Deb Richardson
http://debrichardson.blogspot.com/2005/09/how-to-make-fabric-postcard-debr-style.html

FAQs About Fabric Painting – Michaels
http://www.michaels.com/art/online/displayArticle?articleNum=ae0465

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

Flannel Chenille – CraftAndFabricLinks.com
http://craftandfabriclinks.com/chenille/chenille_blanket.html

Glitz on Silk Using Painted Bondaweb
http://www.terracehousesilkpainting.co.uk/page12.html

Good Luck Knot – Karen Thomas - step-by-step instructions with pictures
http://www.orientalstampart.com/OSASpectrum/Issue1/GoodLuckKnot.html

Grungeboard Surfaces - Sue Bleiweiss
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/grungeboard.pdf

Hand-Dye Fabric – Carlene L. Raper – She shows 20 different hand-dyed fabric designs and gives brief descriptions of how they were created. http://www.colorquilts.com/fabrics/index.html

Hand-Dye/Paint Lace – Sandi Willmott
http://abeautifulcraft.blogspot.com/2006/02/hand-dyed-lace-tutorial.html

Hand Marbling for Quilters – by Janet Wickell
http://www.scrapquilts.com/marble.html

Hand Painted Fabrics Using Neocolor II Wax Crayons – Fannie Narte
http://fanniecarte.blogspot.com/2007/09/hand-painted-fabrics-using-neocolor-ii.html

Heat Set Crystals Using the Kandi Kane or Decorative Touch Tool – Dawn Wenner
http://www.designbydawn.com/ZippedFreebies/10-InstructionsCrystals.pdf

Hot Water Stabilizers 101 - Sue Bleiweiss
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/stabilizer.pdf

How I Write on Quilts [with a sewing machine] - Upstatelisa
http://upstatelisa.blogspot.com/2008/04/cheers.html

How to Apply Sequins – by Jan Eaton
http://www.classicstitches.com/know_how/know_how.cfm?how_to_id=197&how_to_cat=Techniques

How To Create Heated Pearl-Ex Backgrounds – Trish Bayley
http://www.angelfire.com/art2/ccnl/32/CCNIssue32.html

How to Create Fabric Bowls Using SoftSculpt Thin Foam – Debra Gash
http://www.sewnews.com/resources/library/0705bowls/

How to Crinkle Fabric
http://www.padawansguide.com/crinkle.shtml

How to Crush Silk Permanently - Sabine - this also works for silk velvet
http://www.alleycatscratch.com/lotr/makingem/Tips/CrushSilk.htm

How to Tie Chinese Button Knots
http://totheweb.com/cuc/knots.html

How to Unravel a Sweater – Ashley Martineau
http://www.neauveau.com/recycledyarn.html

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part I - Rajmahal.com
http://www.rajmahal.com.au/page12.html

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part II - Rajmahal.com
http://www.rajmahal.com.au/page13.html

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part III - Rajmahal.com
http://www.rajmahal.com.au/page14.html

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part IV - Rajmahal.com
http://www.rajmahal.com.au/page15.html

Image Transfer Using Gel Medium – Dawn Stan – gives a clear and understandable explanation of what "gel medium" is as well as step-by-step instructions for the process
http://www.karensscrappin.com.au/resources/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=2

Image Transfer Methods (Non-Toxic) - 52 page document
http://files.meetup.com/11415/Image%20Transfers%20Binder.pdf

Jacquard Paints Textile Colors – How to mix the colors to create pastels, increase transparency, and increase flowability
http://www.fabricandart.com/HTML_files/Textile_Arts/Textile_Paint_instructions.html

Knotted Fabric Buttons and Beads – by Diane Ericson
http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00192.asp

Lazertran Tutorial - Barbara Strembiki – Extensive
http://www.joggles.com/lazertran.htm

Layering Fabric with Painted Bondaweb - tenar
http://tenar72.wordpress.com/2008/02/17/mini-tutorial-layering-fabric-with-painted-bondaweb/

Leaf and Flower Pounding
http://www.flower-press.com/leaf-pounding.htm

Machine Curved Piecing – Paper Panache – also includes the link to a 7” x 7” practice pattern and information about the correct way to pin the pieces to ensure accuracy
http://www.paperpanache.com/howto/machcurv.htm

Machine Wrapped Cording
http://www.creative-textile-and-quilting-arts.com/elearning/tutorials/machine-wrapped-cording

Mailable Art: Creating Mailable Art Pieces - Sue Bleiweiss
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/postcard.pdf

Make a Mola - Charlotte Patera
http://www.charlottepatera.com/html/MAKE%20A%20MOLA/makeamola.html

Make "Little Treasures" Boxes – Inspired by the temples of Thailand, directions for the box pattern used in the Fiberart For A Cause http://www.virginiaspiegel.com/NewFiles/ACS_LTExchg.html
American Cancer Society fundraising campaign is provided by Quilting Arts Magazine
http://www.quiltingarts.com/qamag/treasures.html

Make Rocks – Vicky Taylor-Hood
http://vickyth.wordpress.com/2006/02/14/making-rocks-techniques-to-be-taken-for-granite/

Make Sewable Fabric from Plastic Bags
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?action=printpage;topic=178442.0;images

Making Fabric ATCs and Postcards, Arlee Style - Arlee Barr
http://arleebarr.squarespace.com/tutorialstechniquesprojects/2008/2/5/making-fabric-atcs-and-postcards-arlee-style.html

Making Silk Paper - K. Baxter Packwood
http://kbaxterpackwood.blogspot.com/2008/03/making-silk-paper-tutorial.html

Making Fabric Paper - Arlee Barr
http://arleebarr.squarespace.com/tutorialstechniquesprojects/2006/11/7/making-fabric-paper.html

Marbling - Sue Cook - 16 page leaflet
http://www.homecrafts.co.uk/adstatsmin/data/addfiles/A505_marbling.pdf

Marbling - Pro Chemical & Dye
http://www.prochemical.com/directions/Marbling.htm

Marbling: Applications & Techniques - Liquitex
http://www.liquitex.com/techniques/marbling.cfm

Marbling on Fabric and Paper
http://www.fibrecrafts.com/resource/fact_file/marbling/marbling.asp

Marbling with Golden Acrylics
http://www.earthguild.com/products/riff/rmarble.htm

Mola - How to Make
http://www.angelfire.com/tx/CZAngelsSpace/CunaIndians.html

Neocolor II Watersoluble Wax Pastels Tutorial: Leaf – Fanny Narte – step-by-step with pictures
http://fanniecarte.blogspot.com/2008/02/neocolor-ii-watersoluble-wax-pastels.html

Photographing Your Textiles: Part 1 - Divine Bird
http://chocobogoddess.deviantart.com/art/Textile-Photo-Tutorial-1-65380495

Photographing Your Textiles: Part 2 - Divine Bird
http://chocobogoddess.deviantart.com/art/Textile-Photo-Tutorial-2-65380655

Precious Petals - Pamela Watts – This technique combines fresh flowers with stitching
http://www.embroiderersguild.com/stitch/projects/petals/petals.html

Precoats for Inkjet Printing - Gloria Hansen
http://www.gloriahansen.com/weblog/?p=169

Print on Fabric – Barbara Kotsos – This 3-page article written for the Epson printer newsletter gives a summary and comparison of a variety of products, including some new ones.
ftp://ftp.epson.com/newsletter/0606/PrintingOnFabric.pdf

Print on Fabric using Fabric Softener – Sandie Willmott
http://abeautifulcraft.blogspot.com/2006/03/printing-on-fabric-tutorial.html

School of Stitched Textiles (SST) Taster Course - This is a 38 page introduction to their online courses and is designed for you to be able to assess your suitability for benefiting from a distance learning (online) course. It also takes you through designing and creating a machine embroidery project based on your holiday photographs
http://www.sofst.org/pdf/taster-course.pdf

Sewing Easy Curves for Quilts – Susan Druding
http://www.straw.com/equilters/library/techniques/sewing_curves.html

Shading Fabrics with Colored Pencils – Gabrielle Swain Studio Notes – July 16, 2002
http://gabrielleswain.com/notes.php?wd=71602&?PHPSESSID=8d2ecdfb755d7df392c25f182d0f238d

Stamp Carving Tutorial – Step-by-step with pictures
http://zenheart.livejournal.com/26395.html

Step-by-Step Guide to Shisha Mirrors to Fabric – by Classic Stitches Magazine
http://www.classicstitches.com/know_how/know_how.cfm?how_to_id=200&how_to_cat=Techniques

Stitchopedia: An Encyclopedia of Stitches - diagrams and directions for needlepoint stitches
http://stitchopedia.com/

Sewing Machine Cords - Sue Bleiweiss
http://www.fibreandstitch.com/pdf/machinecord.pdf

Snail Tutorial - Arlee Barr
http://arleebarr.squarespace.com/tutorialstechniquesprojects/2005/10/2/snail-tutorial.html

Stencil Tutorial - Carla Barrett
http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2007/10/02/stencil-tutorial/

Thread Chenille – Stitches Magazine – by Barbara Geer
http://stitches.com/mag/apparel_faux_chenille/

Tintzel Play - Bonnie McCaffery - video
http://bonniemccaffery.com/VC001WMV.wmv

Transferring Images to Paper or Fabric Using Bondaweb - Bobby Bosley
http://www.art-e-zine.co.uk/imagebond.html

Ultrasuede Reverse Applique
http://thesewingdivas.blogspot.com/2006/08/ultrasuede-reverse-applique.html

Using Painted Bondaweb to Create a Coloured and Textured Background - Helen Cowans
http://textilegoddess.blogspot.com/2008/05/heres-tutorial-for-you-using-painted.html

Using Aluminum Foil for Special Effects - Dianna in Maui
http://mauiartquilters.blogspot.com/2006/05/using-aluminum-foil-for-special.html

Water Soluble Stabilizer - Leaf Tutorial # 1
http://web.mac.com/eiloren/iWeb/eiloren/Techniques%20%26%20Materials/C5456FB1-E121-4571-89A7-8CA7BFBBD138.html

Wonder Under Foil Surface Design Technique - Melanie Testa
http://www.craftsanity.com/project/files/project12.html

Wonderful Bondaweb - NOTE: To be able to easily read the instructions, you will need to copy and paste the text into a word processing program, then change the text color to black and increase it to a readable size
http://www.art-e-zine.co.uk/bondatuto.html

Wool Reclaimation Project - Carla Barrett- How to deconstruct wool garments http://featheredfibers.wordpress.com/2007/09/22/current-projects/

To access the first post on Textile Related Tutorials:
http://creativityjourney.blogspot.com/2008/06/textile-related-tutorials.html

4 comments:

arlee said...

What a FABulous resource you are!!!!!!!!!! Thank you again for including several of my tutorials-----half of the excitement and pleasure of writingthem is seeing how others apply them to their own arsenal of techniques and design.

You the bestest, Babe! There's a lot there *i'm * checking out:}

paulahewitt said...

What a great list of resources - thank you - enough to keep me busy for years!!

Gwen Magee (Gwendolyn) said...

Arlee, thanks so much for sharing your tutorials.

Paula, I'm so glad you're enjoying them.

Gwen

Web Design Quote said...

I think these links for so many different site are providing me an opportunity to learn more about the textile.