Texture Transfer Leaves

 

Experiment with transfer printing using disperse dyes or transfer paints on synthetic fabrics. In this workshop Linda will demonstrate how you can use real leaves to add decorative visual texture to your transfer papers before using them to colour fabrics including polycotton or Lutradur.

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Approximate run time: 21 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Experiment with transfer printing using disperse dyes or transfer paints on synthetic fabrics. In this workshop Linda will demonstrate how you can use real leaves to add decorative visual texture to your transfer papers before using them to colour fabrics including polycotton or Lutradur.
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To work along with the ideas in this workshop you’ll need:

Some form of disperse (transfer) dyes. These might be in dye powder form, an ink or paint. If you’re using disperse dye powders mix them per the manufacturer’s instructions
Copy paper
Leaves
Fabric with at least 60% synthetic. Linda uses polycotton and Lutradur/Evolon
Iron
Baking paper can also be used to protect your iron and pressing surface.

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