Printing with Wool Wood

When I received my new irises in July they were packaged with Natural Wood Excelsior, or what is also called wool wood. I took it out of the box and put it on my dye table. I knew I had to try printing with it sometime in the future. Well, the future was last week.…

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Printing with crushed pine cones

Last fall when Dave and I took our walks in the neighborhood, I saw so many crushed pine cones on the ground. Of course, I thought they may make great marks on fabric. Today I wanted to show you what I came up with when I used them. Here is the video of my process.…

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Tone on Tone Stenciling

Every October a bunch of artists online participate in Printinktober. It’s all about printing on fabric or paper every day. I participated in 2019 (here is the first of several blog posts). I wanted to participate this year, but I’m getting a late start. This first tutorial is tone-on-tone stenciling. Angie Knowles, a wonderful textile…

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Third #Printinktober 2019

We’re now in the third week of #Printinktober.¬† I decided it was time to play with some of my thermofax screens. Here are all of my prints from this week. All of the thermofax designs are mine except for the two pieces with the handwriting on them.   I’m using Speedball screen printing ink.  …

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Second #Printinktober 2019

It’s my second week of #printinktober. If you missed the first week, here is the link. This week I am still using rollers, but wanted to use mostly plain ones to see what I could create.

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Printinktober 2019

I always want to do those 100-day challenges, but I can’t seem to focus on something for that length of time. Well, when Julie Fei-Fan Balzer announced her #printinktober challenge last month, I decided I wanted to try it this year. If you aren’t familiar with this challenge, it is printing on paper or fabric…

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