having waited years for a book to come along specifically about designing patterns for fabrics - suddenly two come along at once. 'a field guide to fabric design' is written by kimberly kight of the most fabulous fabrics blog 'true up'. the book begins with the fundamentals of fabric design and explains how to create repeats by hand and by computer. it then moves on to colour palettes, printing techniques and a superb chapter on fabric types. find it here on amazon uk or amazon usa.