Adding dimension with Jacquard Puff Additive

I’m a sucker for new or new-to-me products. This is one of those “I can’t believe this so I have to video it” type of tutorials. Anyway, here it is. Today I’m playing with Jacquard Puff Additive. It is amazing!

Jacquard Puff Additive

To get started you need your piece of fabric. (It can also be used on paper.) You also need screen printing ink. They recommend Jacquard, but I only had Versatex in my stash and it worked great. And you need the Jacquard Puff Additive. I’m using one of my thermofax screen designs you’ve seen before. You could use other screens or even stamps. Oh, maybe I need to try that! The fabric I’m using is a piece of the sun printed fabric from this post.

Supplies for puff additive

Next, we need to mix up to 20% of the puff additive to the screen painting ink. I just eye balled it.

Combining Puff Additive with screen printing ink
Combining Puff Additive with screen printing ink

Mix it up good and add to screen.

Adding mix to screen
Adding mix to screen

Now let’s print.

printingAs you can see in the above picture, the screen printed images don’t look very dark. I was wondering if this was going to work.

I finished adding my design to the whole piece of fabric.

Fabric before heat added.
Fabric before heat added.

That looks okay, but not very impressive until I turned on the heat gun.

Adding heat to the image
Adding heat to the image

Since a still photo can not do this process justice, I had to make you a short video so you could watch the magic.

 

Here is the finished piece.

Finished piece after heat
Finished piece after heat

And a close up.

Closeup
Closeup

Now, I need to wait and let it air cure for 72 hours before washing. However, I don’t need to wash it so I guess in a couple days it will be ready!

Pretty cool don’t you think?¬† It’s really kinda stinking cute. (That’s my new description of stuff I like!) What am I going to do with this fabric? I have no idea, but I like it much better now.

This is NOT a sponsored post. I did not receive the product or any compensation from Jacquard. It looked so cool that I wanted to share it with you. Thanks for dropping by.