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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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing with resists

In January I posted that The Printed Fabric Bee was taking a new direction. This year each of the “Bees” is taking a month, covering a topic, and having a giveaway. April is my month. I’ll be posting here what I’ll be posting on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. Here is the first one. Oh,…

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Turn Table Dyeing

A year ago my friend Connie gave me her turntable to use for my art. I finally got around to playing with it. I thought it might work like the spinner I played with and even wrote an article in Quilting Arts about this. No, it doesn’t quite work as well because it doesn’t go…

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How To: Oatmeal Resist

Two weeks ago I played with dyeing again. I wanted to try some different techniques that have been on that “to try” list. One of those was oatmeal resist. Lisa Kerpoe wrote a whole series of kitchen resists for Quilting Arts. Her tutorial on this technique was in the October/November 2010 issue. Since I was…

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Embossing Resist Tutorial

I just love resists. I especially like using glue on fabric. See this post. Yesterday I wanted to try using embossing as a resist on watercolor paper. I’ve not used my embossing powders for a long time. In fact, I had to hunt for my heat gun. These supplies are old so I wasn’t sure…

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