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Surface Design for Fabric.

SURFACE DESIGN FOR FABRIC. Richard M. Proctor and Jennifer F. Lew. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988. 192 pp., softbound, $19.95.

While this book has been around for a few years, (it was originally published in 1984) it remains one of the most comprehensive publications available for anyone interested in textile design. Almost all of the hand processes in fabric design are explained. These include direct dyeing, liquid resists, bound resists, direct printing, stencil printing and needlework. Over 200 photos clarify processes and present many examples of finished work. A useful appendix on finishing techniques suggests methods of presenting, mounting, hanging and caring for completed work. A must for every teacher whose students explore fabrics and fibers.
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Author:Anderson, Kent
Publication:School Arts
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Oct 1, 1991
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