Ronke Luke-Boone
fashion designer, USA


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Fancy prints, those brightly colored cottons from Africa, are among the most popular ethnic fabrics on the market today. Those rich reds, vibrant blues, acid greens, hot pinks offset with gold will get your imagination going. But these great fabrics have their own native quirks. Bright colors, intense motifs, fading, uneven dyelots, slanting motifs are just a few. How do you handle these quirks as you sew?
"Sewing with Fancy Prints" gives you tips and techniques for sewing stylish fashions with fancy prints. You'll see fashionable outfits that can take you to work or play.

How do you care for fancy prints? Dry-clean or wash? Sewing with Fancy Prints advises you on fabric care.

What should you know about color printing before you buy? Sewing with Fancy Prints will reveal the secrets of how to look stunning in fancy prints bright colors.

Whether you're a novice working with fancy prints or an old-hand, Sewing with Fancy Prints will help you get started or give you tips to brush up on your skills.

12 pages. Printed in duotones. Inventory # FancyPr 101. $10.00 each. Add $4.00 for shipping and handling. VA Residents add 4.5% sales tax. Wholesale inquiries welcome.

these pages submitted to africancraft.com by Ronke Luke-Boone,
May. 1999 -- last updated, Feb. 2002