This project uses just one block of Easy Carve to create a two colour block print on fabric. This is an adaptable technique that will have you printing yardage in no time! Start by drawing your design out onto a piece of Easy Carve. Try using a pencil to map out your image and then … Continue reading "Multi Block Printing on Fabric with Easy Carve"
This project is a quick and easy way to get stuck into printing. It’s brilliant for children and just as good for grown-ups too! If you’re stuck in a rut with your printmaking, try this quick project to reignite your imagination and get those creative (vegetable) juices flowing. Raid the fridge for a selection of … Continue reading "Fabric Printing with Vegetables!"
Textile Foil is a brilliant way to bring more vibrancy to your fabrics. It’s available in a wide range of colours and is easy to apply using Foil Adhesive. It’s even washable! In this project, we have applied the Foil Adhesive using a Custom Thermofax Screen. A thermofax is like a small silk screen that … Continue reading "Using Textile Foil with a Thermofax"
Indian Blocks come in a wide variety of designs perfect for printing onto fabric and paper. It can be a bit tricky to achieve an even, bold print on fabric so here’s our method of printing with these blocks! Handprinted Fabric Paints are perfect for printing these blocks onto fabric. We’ve scooped out a little … Continue reading "Perfect Fabric Prints with Indian Wooden Blocks"
We’ve been teaching transfer printing for a long time and always get such brilliant results. You’ll need hardly any equipment and materials to get started. Here’s our simple method: You can use Transfer Dyes (disperse dyes) or Transfer Paints. The dyes come in powdered form and need to be mixed with water. The paints can … Continue reading "Transfer Printing"
We get a lot of questions about the best way to lino print onto fabric. Which ink should I use? Should I use a roller? Will it be washable? Will it change the handle of the fabric? These are all questions to which we wanted to know the answers – not just for all of … Continue reading "How to Block Print with Lino onto Fabric"