Dye-Na-Flow: Sun or Not

I decided to do a little experiment. I wanted to know what the difference would be to allow the sun to dry the paint via sun printing, as opposed to just painting the fabric with Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow, and letting it sit and dry. You know I’m always up for experiments!

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More Sun Printing 2021

It continues to be hot and humid, so I got out and did some more sun printing. In this post I wanted to show you that you don’t have to use leaves or other botanicals or even stencils to sun print. If you aren’t familiar with sun printing, check out this previous tutorial. I’m using…

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Sun Printing: Dye-Na-Flow vs Setacolors

I’ve been sun printing for years, and my go-to paint has always been Setacolors Lights. I decided last week to experiment again, and do a comparison with it and Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow. You can check out my other sun printing posts here.

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ABC’s of Art Part 4

Now to finish the ABC’s of Art. U is for unfinished. This is a print from Pat Pauly’s Glorious Prints week-long class at QSDS last year. I really hated my quilting on it. I do have other prints in this series, but this was my favorite. I guess I need to print some more. V…

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Sun Printing over “bad” prints

Sometimes printing projects just don’t work out the way you want them to. If you have some fabric around that you don’t like, try adding more layers. Today I’m talking about sun printing over “bad” prints.

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Sun Printing Tips

I’ve been sun printing now for almost seven years. Since that time I’ve learned a bit about this fun technique so I’m sharing some tips with you today. Check out my other sun printing posts here. The most important thing you need to know about sun printing is that it is all about HEAT, not…

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Over Sun Printing

Today is all about over sun printing. Over sun printing is like over dyeing or over marbling. We are sun printing over an already sun printed piece. For directions on how to sun print, check out my posts here. If you don’t have an already sun printed piece, go ahead and sun print your fabric.…

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