Friday, April 15, 2005

Handpainted Fabric

Red Handpainted fabric. Posted by Hello


Lisa, Procrastinator Extraordinaire said...

This red fabric is sooo yummy! I wish I was better at painting fabric. Dyeings about all I can manage. Maybe I shoudl give it another shot. Did you prefer the stretched fabric or the scrunched fabric technique? How many colors did you use?

Scrapmaker said...

I don't know if I have a preference, but the results from each method are different. In what I have done so far, the color is more intense in the stretched fabric, but the scrunched makes really interesting background patterns. With practice I think you can control it better. I think painting is in some ways easier than dyeing, but you are creating a very small amount of fabric, under 1/2 yard, at a time.
Oh, and you use the BACK side of it since the front can be a little crusty with paint and salt.

Anonymous said...

Keep up the good work here

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