O'Reilly logo

Fabric and Fiber Inventions by Kathy Ceceri

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

1 Print and Paint on Fabric

Learn the secret science of working with colors and fabric.

c01uf001.tif

You may not think that figuring out how to add color to fabric is a big deal. After all, if you’ve ever splashed mud on your pants, or dribbled grape juice down your shirt, you’ve seen how some fibers soak up color and don’t let it go. So it may surprise you to learn that the creation of paints, dyes, and other kinds of pigments played a major role in human history!

In early civilizations, only the most important people got to wear colorful clothes. That was one way other people could tell where you stood in society. Drab browns and dull yellows? You ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required