Fabric Etching

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Fiber Etch fabric remover gel dissolves plant fibers but leaves synthetic and animal fibers intact, allowing for intricate etch designs and cutwork. The dozens of projects in this activity guide lead sewers and crafters through the basics of Fiber Etch fabric remover gel. This includes Fiber Etch use, no-sew techniques, appliqué, and machine-generated embroidery designs. Also included are suggestions on creating the popular fabric Devore, or etched velvet. This creative and easy no-scissor approach to fabric arts makes complicated techniques available to crafters of all levels.


Iris Lee is the Silkpaint Corporation’s national educator for Fiber Etch fabric remover gel. She is also a sewing and embroidery software educator for the Bernina sewing machine company. She lives in Macon, Georgia.