Robin Grey's Batiker's Guide: A Guide to Using Procion Fiber Reactive Dyes for Batik, Fabric Painting and Tie-dye
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Batiker's guide., Using procion fiber reactive dyes for batik, fabric painting and tie-dye.
This is a comprehensive guide through the process of batiking, and includes direct- to the point information while answering the questions other sources may have left out.
Resistant color. For if you have a red made from fuschia and yellow, the yellow be eliminated from the color, leaving only fuschia. blue, exannple, will It is more advisable to use a stronger solution of bleach for a short time, than to use a weaker solution for a long time. If the same results can be obtained. The fibers of the fabric are weakened less this way. After bleaching, action. Use rinse the fabric thoroughly or the bleach continues w/hite distilled vinegar added its to the.
Good quality supplies, you can mail order through a special mail order source. (I've found Dharma Trading Company in San Rafael, California, and in Berkeley, California, to be excellent sources for mail ordering. They have most of the items listed in this book, give very prompt service and have been around for a long time.) tVlail ordering saves you the time and trouble of having to go to hunt down these supplies and mail ordering is less expensive than buying from local hobby stores in many.
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Preparation beeswax to three or four parts paraffin. The beeswax is sticky to flake off the material. Together, in the correct proportions, they and adheres to the material. Paraffin produce good results. is Ttie higlier ttie percentage of beeswax, the less crackle produced. For this reason, for the first one or two waxings, use a higher ratio of beeswax to paraffin since the cloth will be subjected to more handling, and thus more erosion than later waxings. It is difficult to wax with.