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Order our information booklet on how to master the art of Fabric painting

Posted by Mary, our crafty cow on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : Custom Crafty Cows designs to order 
We have an exclusive booklet available to order that will teach you the art of fabric painting.

What our booklet covers:
Fabric Painting Techniques

Basic
Preparation
Tracing the patterns
Applying the paint
Outlining

Special Techniques
Shading
Painting Backgrounds
Creating textures
Resist techniques (also called Pasta Technique)
Salt Technique
Sun Technique
Stencilling
Stamping
Tartans

Heat Setting
Washing Instructions
Spot Removal

Colour
Colour Mixing Recipes

and other tips and information.

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FABRIC PAINTS available from CRAFTY COWS

Posted by Mary, our Crafty Cow on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : Crafty Cows materials needed 

Fabric paint or textile paint is a specially formulated combination of pigments and chemically devised base specifically for painting or colouring fabric.  It has also been used with some success on other materials such as wood, paper, bisque plates, plaster of Paris and metal.  It is recommended to use the right paint for the specific material.

Fabric paint is water-based and all cleaning u p is done with water.  Paint may be diluted with water (this will cause bleeding into ...
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Welcome to the craft of fabric painting

Posted by Mary, our Crafty Cow on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : More on Crafty Cows 

Adorning useful textile items with patterns, designs & colour have been around for centuries and now modern technology has brought that art into our own homes where individuals may express their own creativity with fabric paints and materials available today.

It is one of the most inexpensive crafts available and may be put to use as practical items in the home such as cushions, curtains, duvet covers, tray and place mats and a multitude of textile based decorations.

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