Book Review & Giveaway: Playful Fabric Printing

There are as many ways to approach the use of fiber reactive MX dyes as there are teachers offering dye workshops. Maybe that’s what makes Playful Fabric Printing such a valuable book. Gifted artists Carol Soderlund and Melanie Testa have together designed a consistent, doable system anyone can use to print MX dyes effectively and efficiently.

I love it when a detailed, well-constructed plan is disguised as play! Too often potential dyers are put off by the set-up, the waiting time, the challenge of color mixing–and we haven’t even begun to figure out designs. Soderlund and Testa cover it all and make it look easy. Before you know it, dyeing doesn’t seem so intimidating anymore. In fact, bring it on! 

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