Monday, October 24, 2011

from husband's discarded shirts to cool batik pillows

This is a seriously fun craft. The girls have been batiking too but their projects aren't ready to share yet.







These are done using a blue glue batik method. The brilliant Gail at that artist woman has a tutorial for how to use this technique. I actually created the tree batik first and used a clear washable glue - there definite problems with the clear glue but it still turned out quite striking.

The first time I created the denim snowflake I used all blue paints and you couldn't really see the snowflake. I just reglued the snowflake and painted over the previous one.

I will be sharing:



Strictly Homemade Tuesday


A Marvelous Mess

8 comments:

  1. You are so clever - I love the Christmas tree one!!

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  2. Very cool. Love that you kept the buttons

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  3. I love them. Great idea!

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  4. Not only do I love these, I SUPER DUPER love them!!! Okay if I feature them over at Scene of Sublime this week or next??? Let me know: sceneofsublime@yahoo.com
    Thanks for sharing these works of art!!! Love Laurie from Scene of Sublime (formerly Scene of the Grime)

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  5. Wow!! these cushions turned out amazing. I love that you used a shirt as well, it is such an awesome closure technique.

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  6. Wow these are beautiful! What a great project. Thanks so much for linking up to Finished for Friday.

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  7. Hi!
    These are beautiful! Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Just Books
    http://sherriesbooks.blogspot.com/2011/10/finished-for-friday.html

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