In Print Play, screen printing designers and teachers Jess Wright and Lara Davies welcome you into their colorful, pattern-filled world with a series of how-to screen printing projects. The book covers all the basics of screen printing at home before delving into more complex techniques and projects, ranging from homewares to accessories and clothing. The 30 projects are accessible to novice screen printers, as well as keeping more experienced screen printers challenged, and include printed wallpaper, posters, beach towels, napery, tote bags and planter boxes. Extra chapters focus on creating color palettes, finding inspiration and designing your own unique patterns. Written with a sense of fun and offering easy-to-follow instructions, Jess and Lara invite you to create some screen printing magic of your own.
Jess Wright and Lara Davies
Published June 2018
Over 30 Fun Projects For The Modern Weaver
In Weave This, crafters Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis give this traditional craft a modern twist with over 30 innovative lap-loom weaving projects that can be easily achieved by anyone. Starting with essentials, learn how to dress your loom, choose the right yarn (including how to make your own) as well as the basic stitching techniques required to make a wide range of exciting projects.
From a striking Mondrian-inspired wall hanging to a beautiful and bold Moroccan patterned lampshade, each of these projects can be easily adapted to suit your own style and taste. Discover easy and clever ways up-cycle your old chairs, plant pots, jackets and bags with eclectic woven designs, as well as inspired ideas for making your own jewelry – the possibilities are endless. There are even tips on how to use up your scraps – nothing is wasted!
Including helpful flat guides throughout, and handy insiders tips and tricks, Weave This will provide you with all the tools you need to bring out the modern crafter in you.
Published May 2018