Spray Painting Layers

For my last class we are spray painting layers. I introduced spraying, but my main goal was to encourage and embrace layering. Sometimes it’s hard to push through to the next layer. Sometimes it doesn’t work out, but more often than not, you will like your results and you will learn from the process. I…

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How to: Flour Resist with Paint

In this post I’m talking about flour resist with paint. Most of the steps are the same as with dye except there is no fabric prep. Please check out this post for step-by-step instructions. Add a little water to your fabric paint. After crunching the dry flour paste covered fabric, paint over it. Here is…

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Spinner Art using a Turntable

Let’s now change gears a bit and make spinner art using a turntable.

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Spinner Art with Color Magnet

Today I’m on to using my spinner with Jacquard Color Magnet.

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Spinner Art with Jacquard Water Based Resist

For this post I’m using Jacquard Water Based Resist with my spinner art. I really like using this product and unlike glue it is so easy to wash out of the fabric.

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Giveaway: Current Quilting Arts issue I’m in!

Congratulations to Beverly in Utah and Laurie in California. I’ll be mailing out your QA issues next week! Dave and I just returned from a wonderful week in Colorado. I’m anxious to tell you about it and some of what inspired me while there, but while I was gone the new issue of Quilting Arts…

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Clamping and dyeing

While cleaning up my studio yesterday¬† I found these pieces that I forgot to blog about! For this dyeing experiment, I wanted to use a couple different kinds of resist objects. Here is a light switch cover. This is my favorite piece. However it and the whole set of fabrics were much lighter than I…

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Using Cleanline resist

I have been hunting for a good water soluble resist. I’ve used blue school glue and it works fine, but I wanted something a bit thinner. I have tried several bottles of Jacquard resist and have not been happy at all. It spread all over the place. I was told by a chemist at Jacquard…

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