Don't buy this if it is the only book on printing that you intend to buy. It is a good book to introduce you to paper and fabric printing using modern materials which are all easy to purchase on the internet. The explanations are reasonable but no step-by-step pics. This is to encourage you to experiment, but could prevent you from actually being brave enough to start something. Her own fabrics are inspirational! I am looking out for a step-by-step book to use along with this one.