Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Printing

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

Here is a blog post on how to eco print fabric using the microwave. Eco print simply means producing natural prints on fabrics. It uses flowers and leaves to produce prints using natural dyes and mordants. I have started knowing about this craft sometime last […]

Natural fabric printing on madder

Natural fabric printing on madder

This is another series of my experiences in natural fabric printing on madder this time. Madder is a quite an old dye plant that can be grown in the UK or colder climates. It yields a lovely pink hue red. I have just recently acquired […]

Fabric printing with Logwood

Fabric printing with Logwood

This blog post is about fabric printing with logwood. This is my latest and new experiment in printing fabrics. Logwood is actually a chipped bark that produces a lovely deep purple color. It is a stunning color that now many natural fabric printers are using […]

Eco printing on fabric using cochineal

Eco printing on fabric using cochineal

This is a blog post on eco printing on fabric using cochineal. It is my first few experiments on eco printing. My curiosity about this craft was after getting interested in natural dyeing. In the past, I have made experiments on eco-dyeing but it was […]

How to use drawing fluid for screen printing

How to use drawing fluid for screen printing

This is a blog post on how to use drawing fluid for screen printing. I have been going to back to fabric designing and fabric dyeing lately. I wanted to pursue my dreams and things that hit me from my very heart. So I am […]

Block printing on fabric

Block printing on fabric

I have recently been printing on fabric again. This time I am doing block printing on fabric. I have previously use to print using mono printing on a silk screen. This is where a squeegee is use to pull the paint across. However by doing […]

Putting metallic prints on fabric

Putting metallic prints on fabric

Here is a blog post of putting metallic prints on paper. another term or name for it can be foil heat transferring technique. As basically you are transferring foil effects from a special heat transferable material to the fabric. Foil printing is not a new […]