• Surround yourself with glowing color-make quick personal and home accessories with dramatic batiks
• 25 easy, creative projects to sew, knit, crochet, decoupage, scrap, and bead
• Coordinated collections for bedroom/dressing room, 'tween's room, and alfresco dining
• Teens and 'tweens will love the 16 no-sew projects!
Add rich color to any setting with Princess Mirah's glorious, hand-dyed batiks. This huge collection of personal and home accessories includes projects for everyone, from bed quilts and placemats to no-sew silk sachets, luminaria, and board books - even a festive patio umbrella! Use the techniques here as a starting point for your own creative inspiration.
Review Fabric Trends - December 1, 2008
“If you're planning to decorate or redesign, or just looking for inspiration and fun things to do with leftover fabric, look no further. Color Your World with Princess Mirah Batiks offers 25 personal and home accessory projects to sew, knit, crochet, decoupage, bead, and embellish. Use scrap fabric, fat quarters, and yes, those beautiful batiks your bought and stashed with no project in mind-but just had to have. The book provides an interesting bit of history on wax-resistant dyeing and Princess Mirah's Balinese heritage then goes on to feature designing and decorating with batik color combinations to create mood and ambiance. Color Your World offers a mix of traditional and modern projects from personal items such as jewelry, keepsake boxes, and handbags to color-rich home décor and patio projects. Create quilts, rugs, valances, lampshades, slipcovers, luminaries, game boards, book covers, and more! There are full-color photos, easy step-by-step directions with diagrams, and large colorful illustrations for each project.”