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How to Create Sheer Magic

Layering transparent fabrics over other textiles creates multiple options for new surfaces. Lois Ericson explains this technique.

The simplest application of layered sheers is just to change the color of a fabric by putting a transparent layer over it. Try white or black sheers to lighten or darken without changing the color of the underlayer. The pattern or design of the underlayer will be softened or muted, and any strong contrasts in the design will be brought into greater harmony.

From Threads #49

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