House of Print: A modern printer's take on design, colour and pattern (Hardback)
  • House of Print: A modern printer's take on design, colour and pattern (Hardback)

House of Print: A modern printer's take on design, colour and pattern (Hardback)

Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 09/07/2020
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A modern, stylish and practical exploration of the traditional craft of block printing.

For self-taught textile designer Molly Mahon, there is something special about block printing that has stood the test of time. From the initial design process, through to the carving of the block, the mixing of the colour and the actual printing process, Molly has always found printing to be meditative.

This book enables readers to explore this ancient craft through Molly's contemporary designs and the influences that inspire her use of pattern and colour, before teaching them practical skills and potential ways to transform their creations into beautiful homeware.

The book is divided into three main sections:
A Modern Block Printer:

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781911641223
Number of pages: 160
Dimensions: 235 x 193 mm


'A gorgeous gift for any interiors or craft addict'

* Irish Examiner *

'The how-to section will get you printing in no time and the projects could readily be adapted to use as a base for further embellishment'

* Stitch *

'Molly shares her secrets for stunning contemporary designs as well as some fabulous ideas for totally me made homewares.'

* Sew *

'For a complete guide to block printing, including inspiration and step-by-step techniques, look for Molly Mahon's House of Print.'

* Your Home *

'There's insightful information on key tools, step-by-step techniques for printing on paper and fabric as well as pattern design advice'

* Craft Focus *

'A modern, stylish, and practical exploration of the traditional craft of block printing'

* Simply Sewing *

Molly Mahon has a magical, modern eye for block printing. I have long been a fan of her work. This book is both inspiring and practical and a must-have for anyone interested in creating their own pattern and print.

* Cath Kidston MBE *

'We loved how the book seamlessly marries old and new, giving us insight into the ancient craft, and then encouraging us to create contemporary, funky homewares of our own - quite literally putting our stamp on them.'

* Independent, '13 Best Interior Design Books' *

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