Get everything you need to get started on creating beautiful block printed fabrics. Jen Hewett's wonderfully detailed instructions and all of the tools you need to get started right away.
Print Pattern Sew book with patterns
Speedball Lino Cutter set No. 1
Speedy Carve Block 4" x 6"
Speedball Screenprinting Starter Set (6, 4 oz jars in mixable colors)
Acrylic inking plate
Create bold block prints for a completely custom wardrobe—print fabrics, customize patterns, and sew garments that truly express your own style. This book offers:
- Clear how-to instructions for carving motifs from soft blocks, plus 13 designs to get you started
- A guide to printing on fabric and constructing repeating patterns
- 13 projects and full-size patterns for garments and accessories for a complete hand-printed wardrobe
Infuse your everyday style with more color, more pattern, and more personality. Printmaker and textile designer Jen Hewett presents her distinctive process for block-printing yards of fabric with garment sewing in mind. Explore the process of designing and printing fabric through step-by-step instruction on carving blocks and printing pattern repeats. Hewett makes creating custom, hand-printed fabric approachable and doable.
Inspired by her California home, Hewett's designs reference the plants and landscape around her through botanical motifs, organic shapes, and a bold graphic quality. Paired with a playful use of color, the pattern designs here offer the perfect place to start with block-printing. Once you've printed your fabric, it's time to sew. With sewing patterns for simple garments and accessories, you'll discover the play between fabric and finished project and work toward building a highly customizable wardrobe. With step-by-step photos, clear instructions, and full-size sewing patterns, this is a complete guide to sewing clothes that truly reflect your style and personality.