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Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours by Christine Schmidt

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Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours by Christine Schmidt

Yellow Owl Workshop's Make It Yours

Christine Schmidt
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter
  • On sale: March 28, 2017
  • Price: $22
  • Pages: 192
  • ISBN: 9780770433659
Contact: Eryn Voigt

Transform everyday objects into handcrafted pieces to wear, share, and display.

Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours (Clarkson Potter; on sale March 28, 2017; $22.00) shares new printing techniques, motifs, and mediums, empowering readers of all skill levels to design anything at home exactly how they like it, mixing and matching even beyond the nearly 40 step-by-step projects it features.

From turning a dresser into an eye-catching art deco showpiece to upgrading a plain scarf with a colorful abstract design, author Christine Schmidt shows readers how to create gorgeous projects using unexpected materials. Chapters are organized by type of motif (abstract, everyday, custom, celebration, flora and fauna, and travel) and also included are easy-to-use templates and informative appendices on printmaking supplies and the principles of pattern.

With inventive ideas for every room, skill level, and time constraint, Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make It Yours is the ultimate guide to a DIY lifestyle.


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 including Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and online at She is also the author of the bestselling Print Workshop and Yellow Owl’s Little Prints and was recently featured in Grace Bonney’s New York Times bestseller, In the Company of Women. Christine lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter. Follow her printmaking adventures on Twitter as @yellowowlwkshop and on Instagram as @yellowowlworkshop.


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