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By Kim Kight

When you have ever dreamed of revealing your designs on textile, cloth aficionado Kim Kight, of well known web publication actual Up, is the following to educate you the way. accomplished and refreshingly easy, this striking quantity gains major components. First, the layout and colour part explains the fundamentals with step by step tutorials on growing repeating styles either through hand and at the desktop. subsequent, the Printing part courses you thru moving these designs on fabric-whether its block printing, display printing, electronic printing or licensing to a material company-and tips on how to verify the simplest technique for you.

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The only difference is the arrangement of the four quadrants in later steps. Notes: ¹¹ In the photos for this tutorial, I’m working in pen for clarity, but usually you’d work with pencil while you’re working out the design. ¹¹ Use vellum instead of regular paper; not only does it come in handy for tracing, but it also holds up better against all the taping and untaping you’ll be doing. If you are using regular paper, cut apart taped areas with a craft knife rather than risking a rip. Square Repeat 1.

57 step-by-step design 58 Know Your Color People are drawn in by color; they are soothed or energized by it. It can cause a rush of nostalgia or propel you forward with its freshness and originality. The colors we choose to wear and to surround ourselves with at home say so much about who we are. Color attracts people to your fabric as much as—sometimes more than—any other aspect of its design. It can be intimidating to work with, but through a combination of technical knowledge and play, many designers find it to be the most satisfying aspect of fabric design.

Moment came when I realized that all patterns are built on a foundational rectangle (and remember that squares are types of rectangles). The trick (for random and some kinds of set layouts) is to lay some motifs over the top and one side of the rectangle and then make sure that the parts that fall outside the rectangle enter back into it on the opposite side in perfect alignment. Repeat boundary The concept of a basic repeat This concept is true whether you are designing on paper or on a computer.

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