my ex libris summer challenge with accuquilt and a t-shirt ~

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hi there y’all ~  happy first of july!here is a fun, fast project i played with earlier this week.  a very summery, bright and #piecebaby t-shirt.  i’m happy with how it turned out, and even better… it’s something i will enjoy wearing, too!i purchased the t-shirt from a local quilt shop and one of my favorite bernina shops too ~ …

stencils, rubbing plates, paintstiks n’ t-shirts ~ fun combos

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hi there sweet friends ~here are some fun fall-styled ideas for painting on black t-shirts… but this time i’m using paintstiks, instead of fabric paint, or the silks acrylic glaze paints, either.   {and i had a really good time!} and it will be a real fun time as i’ve been working hard on making samples for upcoming classes at …

a rosey black t-shirt with free motion embroidery ~

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hi there, happy monday!well, as i noted in my last post, as i was lamenting the troubles with the bleeding paints… note there is an upside! and that is simply that silks acrylic glazes work beautifully on the black t-shirt.  why?  i don’t know!  i wish i did.  but ~ i washed it and it didn’t run, bleed, nor did it …

a painted and happy-stitched t-shirt ~ {and more!}

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hi there ~since knowing i’m going to teach a class using apron and silks acrylic paints, i’ve been playing more with these gorgeous, sparkly silks acrylic paints. they are produced in two different sizes, so it’s easy to try a couple {or three} for less than $10 easily.  go to their website, which is colourarte.com, to read more about them! this play action …