Happened onto Stuart Hillard’s YouTube post on making these. So with my dyed fabric and extra thoughts of characters I came up with these:Continue Reading... No Comments.
I love this idea, but need to figure out how to match up the pattern more easily. Having a hard time trying to see through the screen/pattern to line it up – again. So, I got on YouTube and the only continuous pattern screen printing was yardage machinery that’s longer than my house. I will […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Well after printing many times I finally heat set the batch so I can dye areas. Not so sure on the heat setting, but most of it worked and the lines didn’t necessarily bleed, but when I tried rubbing a few lines the ink kind of wanted to rub off. These images are taken with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I still feel a bit clumsy pushing ink through the screen and getting ink all over my hands and table. I used the hair dryer today to prep the screen and to dry the prints to try out continuous printing. I didn’t plan the pattern for continuous printing. Plus, Al needed to get his hands […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the bit of knowledge from the class and thank heavens for YouTube I was able to figure out a few more supplies I needed to get started in the studio. I stretched a screen – and wow! I love it. I just like to gently thump the screen to hear the sound it makes. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Not really new to me, but it’s been a very long time since I held a squeegee and push ink through a screen (evenly) to make a print. Plus, the design on the screen? . . .well I don’t remember exactly how that was done back in the day – very long time ago. I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mid summer class, ‘Fabric Floral Dyeing’ on the patio with fun and easy going students, perfect weather, and like minded people. (Ladies who like to make stuff!)Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve made/adapted a few patterns a couple of times and trying a few tricks to shorten the process to make it more affordable to sell at the market. This one did!!!Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the first batch of dye this summer I dyed fabric, aprons and a few scraves. Just love the look and rayon scarves.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Blues –Continue Reading... No Comments.