Dip dye (Ombre)
DIY Digital Printing: Scarf Prints
Faux Embroidery (using appliques)
Foil on Fabric
Irregular pleated silk (Fortuny, Miyake inspired)
Permanent pleated/puckered polyesters
Ribbon dresses (using ordinary ribbon to create dresses)
Transfer paper designs (using Commercial-iron on transfer paper)
Transfer paper designs2 (using Transfer medium product like Mod Podge, Picture This, etc)
Working with feathers
Working with leather or faux leather
Working with specialty leathers
Working with taffeta (for easy couture looks)
Specialized online retailers for textile design supplies:
Dharma Trading From fabric to dyes, supplies to tools, this is your one stop shopping for all textile needs as well as lots of surface treatment tutorials!!
Silk Connection: A variety of basic silk, cotton & linen for your printing needs.