The Cumulative Cloth, Wet Techniques



The Cumulative Cloth, Wet Techniques


A Guide to Fabric Color, Pattern, Construction, and Embellishment
By: Susan Brandeis
  • Hardcover
  • 8.5 in x 11 in
  • 304 pages
  • 425 color images
  • New! Published in November 2023 by Schiffer Publishing



A comprehensive how-to reference that teaches wet textile surface design techniques for making custom cloth.

Learn surface design for textiles, to create rich and personally expressive fabric surfaces. Projects by expert Susan Brandeis (author of the bestselling The Intentional Thread) help a range of levels–beginners to relatively experienced studio practitioners–experiment with each method.


Susan Brandeis is Distinguished Professor Emerita at North Carolina State University’s College of Design and a studio artist. She founded the Southeast Fibers Educators Association and has been exhibiting, teaching, and writing about textile art and design for over 40 years. She lives in Cary, North Carolina.

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