Thursday, August 7, 2008

Batiks -- 1st group

I just finished washing the wax out of the first group of batiks I waxed and dyed earlier this week. I love them!

I was very inspired by Rayna Gillman's book, "Create your own hand-printed cloth." What a wonderful reference book! I highly recommend it.

The first piece was stamped with two sizes of drinking glasses:


I used soy wax for the batiking, and found objects to stamp the wax. This one is the side of a wooden soap dish:

This one is subtle, but has a cool pattern. Stamped with a slotted spoon:

I'll post more tomorrow.

2 comments:

Jacq said...

Your fabrics are wonderful. I love the designs that you did.

Lise said...

I agree with jacq!! Your fabrics are beautiful - love the one where you used the glasses.

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