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« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2012 03:49:32 AM »

That's a great idea. I teach studio arts and textiles at high school and both involve students manipulating fabric. This is so much more simple than full batik and it suitable both for test pieces when using batik and as a finished process.

Thanks for the tute. Now I need to find a glue here which does wash out like that.
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« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2012 08:09:44 AM »

Good luck with the glue hunt, schnerby! Hopefully it won't be too tough for you to find. I've seen different types of gel glue at dollar type stores too. Ebay has never failed me in finding anything, either! 
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« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2012 01:23:17 PM »

This is amazing!  Thank you so much.  I'm going to check the local dollar store for gel glue next time I go.
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« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2012 03:36:57 PM »

what a cool process!  I'd heard of it, but never really found how to so it!  thanks for the tute!
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« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2012 04:46:02 PM »

Wow, too fun!!!  I so need to try this sometime!  Thanks so much for sharing!
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« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2012 05:25:44 PM »

I hope you guys try it! It's really fun and cheap to do, and there are so many possibilities! I was thinking about even trying it out on a white shirt. Will let you know if I attempt!  Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2012 11:04:44 PM »

Lovely project - here is Aus we have a product called 'no more pins' - a clear washable craft glue that worked well when I did this on a T-shirt with lyrics from my favourite band. I got the idea from http://www.u-createcrafts.com/2011/08/creative-guest-watermark-tee-by-sweet.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+u-createcrafts%2FOlHW+%28Ucreate%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
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« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2012 08:36:44 AM »

I did this last year with a group of children.  You can cut down on the drying time by using a hair dryer.  Just make sure you hold down or secure the fabric so the hair dryer doesn't blow it away!
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« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2012 08:40:23 AM »

Thanks for the link whenindoubtsew! I'll have to try this with actually dye. It looks really nice on that shirt.

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« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2012 08:38:58 PM »

thanks for the great tute!
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