Thursday, July 24, 2008

Textile Related Tutorials - Part 2

Knock yourself out with more tutorials from generous textile artists:
How to Write a Tutorial - Bella Dia

All About Hand Dyeing – Pauline Burch

Bead Patterns and Tutorials (many are automated)

Bookbinding Tutorial Links from Around the Web – an incredible resource

Chinese Knotting: The 4 Flower Knot

Chinese Button Knot: Part I - 3 minute YouTube Video

Chinese Button Knot: Part II - 3 minute YouTube Video

Consider This: 4 Essays - Leslie Morgan & Claire Benn - Building a Palette of Color; Gathering Momentum; Difficulty = Opportunity; and Visualization & Articulation

Create Translucent Images Using Gel Skins – Patti Brady

Creating Chenille – by Barbara Jones, Consultant for Brother International

Creating Great Slash-Fabrics – by Nancy L. Restuccio

Creative Background Techniques – Trish Bayley

Creative Embellishing: A Technique for Embellishing Scrim onto Velvet

Decorative Lace Using Water Soluble Stabilizer Stitched in Circles

Devore Instructions - Dharma Trading Co

Devore Instructions - Frequently Asked Questions - Dharma Trading Co

DigiBobbE with and without Embroidery - Bonnie McCaffery - video

Do-It-Yourself Crushed Velvet - Christine Jonson - 5 minute video

Double-Reverse Appliqu̩ Рby Ellen Lindner

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.

Endless Knot – clear step-by-step instructions with pictures

Eraser Carving: Part 1 - Carlafibers - How to make your own stamps using art gum erasers or Nasco Safety-Kut

Eraser Carving: Part 2 - Carlafibers - How to make your own stamps using art gum erasers or Nasco Safety-Kut

Ever Decreasing Circles Using the Flower Stitcher - Valerie Campbell-Harding

Exploring Devore – Dionne Swift

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)

Fabric Inchie Tutorial - Carla Barrett

Fabric Paints: A Different Way to Color Fibers – Pauline Burch

Fabric Stash Organization - Carlafibers

Flower Pounding - Gay Gardener – step-by-step 6 page article with tips

Flower Pounding - Johnson's Flower Centers

Fabric Postcards – Deb Richardson

FAQs About Fabric Painting – Michaels

Faux Chenille Interpretation Tutorial: Spontaneous Combustion - Arlee Barr

Flannel Chenille –

Glitz on Silk Using Painted Bondaweb

Good Luck Knot – Karen Thomas - step-by-step instructions with pictures

Grungeboard Surfaces - Sue Bleiweiss

Hand-Dye Fabric – Carlene L. Raper – She shows 20 different hand-dyed fabric designs and gives brief descriptions of how they were created.

Hand-Dye/Paint Lace – Sandi Willmott

Hand Marbling for Quilters – by Janet Wickell

Hand Painted Fabrics Using Neocolor II Wax Crayons – Fannie Narte

Heat Set Crystals Using the Kandi Kane or Decorative Touch Tool – Dawn Wenner

Hot Water Stabilizers 101 - Sue Bleiweiss

How I Write on Quilts [with a sewing machine] - Upstatelisa

How to Apply Sequins – by Jan Eaton

How To Create Heated Pearl-Ex Backgrounds – Trish Bayley

How to Create Fabric Bowls Using SoftSculpt Thin Foam – Debra Gash

How to Crinkle Fabric

How to Crush Silk Permanently - Sabine - this also works for silk velvet

How to Tie Chinese Button Knots

How to Unravel a Sweater – Ashley Martineau

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part I -

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part II -

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part III -

How to Use Shisha Glass – Part IV -

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

Image Transfer Methods (Non-Toxic) - 52 page document

Jacquard Paints Textile Colors – How to mix the colors to create pastels, increase transparency, and increase flowability

Knotted Fabric Buttons and Beads – by Diane Ericson

Lazertran Tutorial - Barbara Strembiki – Extensive

Layering Fabric with Painted Bondaweb - tenar

Leaf and Flower Pounding

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

Machine Wrapped Cording

Mailable Art: Creating Mailable Art Pieces - Sue Bleiweiss

Make a Mola - Charlotte Patera

Make "Little Treasures" Boxes – Inspired by the temples of Thailand, directions for the box pattern used in the Fiberart For A Cause
American Cancer Society fundraising campaign is provided by Quilting Arts Magazine

Make Rocks – Vicky Taylor-Hood

Make Sewable Fabric from Plastic Bags;topic=178442.0;images

Making Fabric ATCs and Postcards, Arlee Style - Arlee Barr

Making Silk Paper - K. Baxter Packwood

Making Fabric Paper - Arlee Barr

Marbling - Sue Cook - 16 page leaflet

Marbling - Pro Chemical & Dye

Marbling: Applications & Techniques - Liquitex

Marbling on Fabric and Paper

Marbling with Golden Acrylics

Mola - How to Make

Neocolor II Watersoluble Wax Pastels Tutorial: Leaf – Fanny Narte – step-by-step with pictures

Photographing Your Textiles: Part 1 - Divine Bird

Photographing Your Textiles: Part 2 - Divine Bird

Precious Petals - Pamela Watts – This technique combines fresh flowers with stitching

Precoats for Inkjet Printing - Gloria Hansen

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.

Print on Fabric using Fabric Softener – Sandie Willmott

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

Sewing Easy Curves for Quilts – Susan Druding

Shading Fabrics with Colored Pencils – Gabrielle Swain Studio Notes – July 16, 2002

Stamp Carving Tutorial – Step-by-step with pictures

Step-by-Step Guide to Shisha Mirrors to Fabric – by Classic Stitches Magazine

Stitchopedia: An Encyclopedia of Stitches - diagrams and directions for needlepoint stitches

Sewing Machine Cords - Sue Bleiweiss

Snail Tutorial - Arlee Barr

Stencil Tutorial - Carla Barrett

Thread Chenille – Stitches Magazine – by Barbara Geer

Tintzel Play - Bonnie McCaffery - video

Transferring Images to Paper or Fabric Using Bondaweb - Bobby Bosley

Ultrasuede Reverse Applique

Using Painted Bondaweb to Create a Coloured and Textured Background - Helen Cowans

Using Aluminum Foil for Special Effects - Dianna in Maui

Water Soluble Stabilizer - Leaf Tutorial # 1

Wonder Under Foil Surface Design Technique - Melanie Testa

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

Wool Reclaimation Project - Carla Barrett- How to deconstruct wool garments

To access the first post on Textile Related Tutorials:


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:}

Anonymous 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.


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