How to design Prints for fabric?
An informative and interesting book for this novice quilter. The author provides a comprehensive look at fabric design - even though I have little interest in designing fabric, I learned a lot about how fabrics are printed and oriented (etc) that will help me be a better quilter.
The author provides detailed instructions for designing fabric repeats both by hand (vellum/scissors/tape) and computer (including instructions for Photoshop and Illustrator).
She also provides a lot of resources for lic
She also provides a lot of resources for licensing as well as printing on demand (like Spoonflower). Interspersed throughout are tidbits of advice from popular designers such as Amy Butler, Denyse Schmidt, and Tula Pink. This has become such a standard element in crafting books that I get bored with it, but it's there if you want it.
The author is clearly passionate about her subject (and runs a blog called True Up which I'll definitely be following). I learned a lot and was inspired enough to think about maybe doing a spoonflower run (small for my own use) of some of my own artwork in the future.