I enjoy doing all kinds of fabric arts and I really enjoy sharing them when I can. Last weekend we invited several families over and had a tie dye party. As has been said many times before by other people, when you teach something, you also learn. For the party, I looked at several Youtube videos to broaden my tie dye design skills. I can recommend videos by colorfulsteve such as this one on how to tie dye a heart design. If you try to dye a shape, be very careful to fold your fabric in a straight line. This is easier if your shape is large and bold. Steve suggests outlining your shape with a dark color. This suggestion helps your shape have definition.
To the right is my oldest and youngest in thier tie dyes.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Monday, November 7, 2011
I am hosting a Merbaby swap on Swap-bot. The sign-up is until December 9th and the last date to mail the cards is January 9th. The swap entails creating two ATCs, one for each of your two partners. I am not fussy about which technique you use but I do expect people to make the best cards they can. This is a great swap to participate in if you need a quick craft to do during the holiday season when you are at home. Hope you join me! For more information on Artist Trading Cards and what they are go here.