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« on: September 17, 2007 07:45:06 AM »

I wanted to try my hand at painting on clothing.  These denim outfits were so boring so I decided to paint them up into wearable works of art.  They even held up through my 'wash' test, although I used cold water and hung to dry.





If anyone wants to try it I mixed my acrylic paints with a fabric medium about 1/2 to 1/2.
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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2007 08:50:00 AM »

I love the insects.  I may need to try that.  Did you have to heat set it?
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2007 09:17:00 AM »

THOSE ARE SO CUTE! =) great job!
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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2007 10:06:48 AM »

The first outfit I tried peeled a lot after laundering, but I had put it in the dryer...big mistake I think.

These outfits I heat set with my iron, then washed them in a cold wash and hung to dry.
I also mixed fabric medium with my acrylic paints.

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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2007 12:40:26 PM »

Awww, those are really cute!  They remind me of a denim jacket I am working on right now for a friend's little girl.  I'll post it here when I am done!
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2007 04:45:55 PM »

those are great, you did a really nice job!
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2007 06:45:41 PM »

Thanks everyone.  INGY I'd love to see your jacket.  I am working on an adult jacket right now.  Here is the latest little jumper I finished today.



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« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2007 04:04:20 PM »

simplytreasured, your work is great!  I just love it!  So here are some pics of the jacket in progress.  It's not all painted, some has been sewed on (yeah, that lasted about 10 minutes *heh*), some is glued on fabric, yo-yo, and a button.  I have a long way to go,  way way way long way to go lol.  I plan on making some 3-d stuffies to sew on, ie a lady bug, birds.  I want to do leaves/vines in both fabric and paints on both sleeves.  I too have used fabric paint additive to my regular paints.  I am thinking this will really be like an art piece that my friend can hang on her wall until she is big enough to wear it. 





and because I think she's like a lil hula monkey!
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« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2007 09:21:45 PM »

These are so cute!  Full of fun and whimsy!
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« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2007 04:58:16 AM »

Ingy your jacket is so colorful and fun.  What a great piece of 'wearable art'.  I love it.
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