Painted Cork Blooms ~ new pattern

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Happy Almost Summer! It’s a perfect time to take inspiration from the flower garden, and… apply it to cork!  And so I did!  This my newest pattern, PAINTED CORK BLOOMS! And using the brilliant, and beautiful, Dye-Na-Flow paints, made by Jacquard.  This paint is highly saturated in color, and transparent, and perfectly gorgeous on cork… even cork that has been …

Dyed Fabric Scarf

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Here’s the results of the overdye on which I used the Elmer’s glue, writing words.  I overdyed it with the ye-na-Flow you see here. Not sure where I will take this piece… but that’s part of the great adventure!   Hope you’re having grand weekend!  We had more sunshine today, and temps pushin’ 50 degrees; great! Leslie says:

Hand Dyed’s and Elmers Glue

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I really enjoy this simple process of dyeing and/or painting fabric!  It’s almost like being in first grade again when you open up your new box of color crayons, Elmer’s glue, and other goodies! 🙂  These are pics of my ‘glue experiments’ and the resulting fabric so far. I’ve started with a clean, white fabric, which I ordered from Dharma …