Scrunch-Dyed Print Scarf
Project designed and demonstrated by Michelle Newman.
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Materials and Tools:
white silk scarf blank
Plaid Folkart pure gold metallic paint #660
pencil with eraser
plastic drop cloth
1-1/2" - 2" chip brush
black dimensional fabric paint
4 large beads
Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow fabric paint: brass, sulphur green, brown, brick, burnt umber, emerald green, black
2. Brush metallic gold paint onto surface of the Lucite block.
3. Using the wipe-out tool, draw abstract designs, marks, or shapes on the block, removing paint as you draw. Wipe tool to remove excess paint as needed.
4. Place paint side down and "print" onto the fabric with the block just as you would stamp a surface.
6. Fill in the resist areas with fabric paint using a palette of earthtones and outline designs with the dimensional fabric paint.
7. Let paint dry thoroughly overnight.
8. Heat set by either ironing for 10 minutes on reverse side or throw into a hot commercial dryer for 35 to 45 minutes on high.
9. Embellish with beaded tassels.
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