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« on: July 19, 2008 07:09:16 AM »

Hi. I used acrylic paint and the mod podge method in my first attempt to silk screen. How long should I let the paint dry before .... doing whatever I should do. What should I do? iron? wash? Spray with something to get the paint to set in?
thank you. thank you. thank you, for your help.
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008 06:11:45 AM »

I usually let acrylic paint dry for 12-24 hours and then you need to heat set it into the fabric. I use my iron with a thin towel or piece of fabric over the image. Remember no steam.
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008 09:13:42 PM »

I usually let acrylic paint dry for 12-24 hours and then you need to heat set it into the fabric. I use my iron with a thin towel or piece of fabric over the image. Remember no steam.

u can use normal acrylic paint on fabric and it'll stay like that?? cooool. saved me some money for christmas presents there  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2008 02:37:03 PM »

If you are using acrylic on fabric you should mix in fabric medium.  It isn't expensive.
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