Printing Silk Scarves

27 04 2010

I am printing scarves today, getting ready for an art fair this weekend.  I am using three different silk screens.  Two are created with soy wax designs and one has been created using Elmer’s glue.  I am amazed at the longevity of the glue screen.  I have been using it for some time now.  Here it is all messy with dye.

I made a soy wax screen with stripes and it is lasting a long time too.  Here are some of the scarves I printed this morning.  I think I am going to have to invest in more screens!

I did use another screen that I stamped circles on with soy wax, but I actually got the wax too heavy on it, so there is not a lot of dye put down when you do a pull.  I only used it on one of these scarves for a variation in the print.  When I get them washed out…I will post the finished look.

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4 responses

27 04 2010
gerrie

They look wonderful. I do not have time to get this messy!!

27 04 2010
Jaime Haney

I love seeing your work in progress and I love the way you explain it so intently to us all. Keep up your fabulous work and I’ll see you this weekend!
~Jaime

28 04 2010
kathy

Thanks to both of you for your kind words…I could play with screens and designs for a week straight if I could just get the time…

29 04 2010
Patty

I want to come play at your house! You always have so much fun!!

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