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The Hand-Printed Home

35 stylish projects using stencils, lino cuts, and more

Written by Jenny McCabe

Published: 13/03/2014

The Hand-Printed Home

  • Paperback
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  • 9781782490869
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  • Mar 2014
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  • 128 pages

About the author

Jenny McCabe is a designer and maker. A fine art graduate, she worked as a community artist, facilitating creativity in others within schools, hospitals and theatres, before getting back to making her own pieces. She is self-taught in screen-printing and now designs, makes and sells screen-printed textile home wares and accessories via her own company, Coo & Co.

The author is based in the Lake District, UK.

Choose from 35 gorgeous projects by designer and maker Jenny McCabe, which range from stylish pillows to curtains and bedsheets, to tea towels and other practical designs that will be endlessly useful. Try making a simple set of napkins, with a gorgeous leaf pattern, or a cheerful table runner in a colorful dotted design, created using potato circles. The roller blind has a cool bird design, while the elegant curtains, covered in a delicate vine pattern, will make your living room look chic and contemporary. If you’ve never handprinted before, the comprehensive techniques section will teach you all you need to know, including how to use a variety of printing methods. Plus, the sewing know-how section will guide beginners, as well as provide a handy reference for experienced stitchers. Each project comes with beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions, and you are certain to find a design that you will love to make for your home, or as the perfect gift for friends and family.