Soy Wax Screenprints


Join Laura to see how she uses soya wax to create screenprint designs worked onto fabric with your favourite fabric paints. The wax has a very low melting point and is removed very simply with hot water making application and clean up a breeze. Laura works onto cotton fabrics but fabric paints can be used onto a wide range of fabrics and are usually heat fixed with an iron. Just check the label for specific guidelines. 

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Approximate run time: 29 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Join Laura to see how she uses soya wax to create screenprint designs worked onto fabric with your favourite fabric paints. The wax has a very low melting point and is removed very simply with hot water making application and clean up a breeze.
To access this content, you must purchase Soy Wax Screenprints, or log in if you are a member.

To try the technique you will need:

A silkscreen and squeegee
Waterproof tape to block the edges of the screen
A wax pot
Soy wax (you can get this from craft shops and online suppliers)
An old brush and tjanting
Kitchen cloth or fabric scrap to catch any drips
Photocopy of your design image
Old towel to pad the table surface
Pale coloured fabrics
Fabric paints

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