Yellow Owl's Make It Yours: Patterns and Inspiration to Stamp, Stencil, and Customize Your Stuff

Author(s): Christine Schmidt


Appealing to readers of various skill levels, Christine Schmidt shares new printing techniques, motifs and mediums, empowering readers to design anything at home exactly how they like it. Create stationery with inexpensive craft foam; jazz up a plain Ikea dresser with a gorgeous art deco design; or put together the easiest no-sew quilt ever with indigo dye. Then, take those same strategies - stamping, stenciling, resist dyeing (and more) - and use them with any of the other patterns throughout the book. Yellow Owl's Make It Yours is loaded with ideas for ways to use the book's cool, modern motif collections (geometries, florals, animals, travel, and seasonal) even beyond the nearly 40 step-by-step projects it shares. With this vast library of interchangeable graphics, readers will discover endless combinations for using at-home printing to customize home decor, wearables, paper products and more.


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Shows readers new printing techniques, motifs and mediums to customise home decor, wearables and more! 40 step-by-step projects to choose from. Written by Christine Schmidt, founder of Yellow Owl Workshop.

-Christine Schmidt is my crafting idol. She makes me want to stop what I'm doing, pick up a set of tools and make something creative. Make It Yours is a gateway to a world of fun and easy-to-follow projects that let you create (and decorate) the home of your dreams.- -Grace Bonney, Design*Sponge Here is Deborah Needleman quote: While I love great design, I am devoted to the school of D-I-Somebody Else. But the projects in this book are so wildly inspiring, look so easy and so, dare I say, fun that I want to cover the table, roll up my sleeves and D-I-Myself. -Deborah Needleman -Make It Yours is a book that will get your creative juices flowing. Just by flipping through the first ten pages I was ready to go out and get fabric paint and dyes. What I love the most about this book is how diverse it is. So many fun techniques. Just buy it!- -Paul Lowe, Sweet Paul Magazine -I am a fan of Christine Schmidt's elegant and fun aesthetics. From her great designs at Yellow Owl Workshop to the clever easy to follow projects in her new crafting treasure chest Make It Yours, Christine's modern voice helps inspire the maker in all of us. Her unique point of view demystifies basic art and craft techniques like stamping and dyeing to new and dizzying results that are anything but basic. Make It Yours will resonate with makers of a wide range and styles.- -Todd Oldham, designer

Christine Schmidt is the founder of Yellow Owl Workshop, a company known for its distinctive designs printed with natural materials. Their products are carried in more than 500 stores worldwide and online at

General Fields

  • : 9780770433659
  • : Clarkson Potter
  • : Clarkson Potter
  • : March 2017
  • : 254mm X 216mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 745.73
  • : 192
  • : 150 full colour photographs
  • : Christine Schmidt