“Seasonal Palette” – Mono-printing Fabric


The next step is mono-printing the fabric using textile paint. After cutting the fabric to size and pressing it, I print many layers of line patterns on each piece. I vary the pattern and the color value,  blending more paint to make new colors and overlapping layers to create complex patterns of lines.

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  1. Posted October 9, 2012 at 1:40 pm by Joyce | Permalink

    Thank you for sharing this! I dye and I paint fabric but I have never seen this technique-I LOVE it!! I wonder why you used fabric paint (seta color?) instead of thickening your dyes? And what kind of tools di you use to make the stripes? I’m so inspired – I wish I could drop everything today and go play!

    • Posted October 9, 2012 at 3:57 pm by dianemelms | Permalink

      I have chosen to use textile paints instead of thickened dye because I print in layers and need the paint to be more opaque. I make the lines with a combination of hand-made tools (notches cut in a credit card) and antique graining combs.

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