This Fleur de Lis pattern is a three color print, utilizing a thermofax screen print for the line drawing, and a two part fun foam stamp set, to print the background and the inside of each Fleur de Lis. I tried to plan out what colors would get printed and where. I tried to adhereContinue reading “27 prints, before steam and boil.”
Tag Archives: Multicolor Printing
Bird Buta Baby Quilt?
It is such fun to come to the making of the thing! You may remember when I was carving the Bird Buta motif or the printing of the Bird Buta. If you don’t, head over there and check it out. There is a great video in the first of the two links in this paragraph.Continue reading “Bird Buta Baby Quilt?”
Printing with Intent
I plan to print 40 fat sixteenths in this carved rubber, buta motif, series ( for 2.5 yards). So far, I have printed 25 of the little fatties. So, I need 15 more. When I am finished printing these, I will use up the remaining dye with a single color all over print for anotherContinue reading “Printing with Intent”
Coloring a Print
The Playful Fabric Print-Along has been a boon and a learning experience for me. Today I share my work, here on my blog and also in our Facebook community page, Playful Fabric Printing. I encourage you to join our community page to see what we have been up to! The Coupon Codes are to beContinue reading “Coloring a Print”
Lace Swirl: printed & book giveaway winner announced
First off? Julie H, comment #37, won my giveaway copy of Playful Fabric Printing!!! I am waiting to hear back from her now, Congrats Julie! As you know, I have released a line of stamps and am working with StencilGirl products to release a line of stencils. I am selling Kits (and soon individual stamps) though myContinue reading “Lace Swirl: printed & book giveaway winner announced”
Kitting, playfully. A secret revealed.
I have a secret to start talking about! I am working to release a line of stamps, stencils and Thermofax screens, all designed to coordinate and print interactively with one another (of course each tool can be used on its own too, which when you think of it-exponentially helps to print a huge and varied stash). AsContinue reading “Kitting, playfully. A secret revealed.”
Focus on Fiber Florida Style
I will be teaching at Focus on Fiber Florida Style this coming April 4-8, 2017, and I would love to see you there! The You Can’t Resist This! class explores the use of soy wax as a resist, combined with Procion MX dyes and mono printing, to create vibrant and uniquely textured prints. Soy waxContinue reading “Focus on Fiber Florida Style”
So this is a whole new dealio. I have taken my printing out and about, I am becoming The Free Range Textile Printer in NYC. In our upcoming book, Carol Soderlund and I contend that all you need to possess in order to begin printing your own fabrics, is a bucket and a card table! And,Continue reading “#freerangetextileprinter”
Busking! Two buckets, an apron, freedom.
I have always valued a good bucket. Opportunity for creativity never strays far from a good bucket. I mean, when there is a bucket near by, you can rinse brushes, soak stamps, do low water immersion dyeing. And that’s not all! When I was a kid, my dad upholstered a lid that fit perfectly onContinue reading “Busking! Two buckets, an apron, freedom.”
Selfies in Stitch
We currently live in the era of the ‘selfie’. Participating in social media is almost akin to sharing a life in photographs. ‘Selfies’, photos taken of the self, by the self, are the go to method of getting images out there. As a young artist going through school to obtain a degree in textile design,Continue reading “Selfies in Stitch”