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Topic: Faux Batik (with tutorial) lots of pics  (Read 7520 times)
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« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2012 09:17:36 AM »

This is awesome! I love batiked fabric so I'll definitely have to try this. Thanks for the tute Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2012 11:16:25 AM »

love this technique, but I live in europe and am clueless as to what gel glue is, I assume its not PVA, hot glue, gluesticks, superglue,

is it a solvent based adhesive...you know the really stinky ones? or something else??
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« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2012 04:24:26 PM »

love this technique, but I live in europe and am clueless as to what gel glue is, I assume its not PVA, hot glue, gluesticks, superglue,

is it a solvent based adhesive...you know the really stinky ones? or something else??

No, it's a washable glue, non-toxic... they sell it as a school glue so you might be able to find it with school supplies (especially since now everyone is getting ready for back to school  Cry ) I've seen it both clear and in blue. Our dollar stores here sell it to so if you have something similar you might have some luck there...

I hope you have some luck finding it edelC! PM me if you can't, I'd be more than happy to put a bottle in the mail to you  Grin
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« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2012 01:07:07 PM »

Aw teachart (I am sorry I still cannot read your handle as anything else than tea-chart...but since I looove tea, that is a good thing)...you are so sweet.

I will have a rummage next time I am near a craft shop.
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« Reply #24 on: August 21, 2012 09:15:15 PM »

TEA-CHART! So funny- love it.

Has anyone tried this with spray dyes or rit with lots of water in a spray bottle, rather than brushing?
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« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2012 12:29:16 PM »

Oh you tea lovin' Brits  Grin I will admit that I even call myself tea chart sometimes (but I do, and think it's extremely important that we TEACH ART! Students who participate in meaningful art classes do better in all other areas of learning  Smiley And yet the arts funding always gets cut first... ok I'll get off my mini soap-box now  Grin)

I don't see why spray dyes wouldn't work... I personally have never had much luck with rit dye though. As long as you let it dry before rinsing I think it'd work out fine.
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« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2013 02:46:10 PM »

How did I miss this before? I must try this, the results look great. Thanks for the tutorial!
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« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2013 06:37:52 PM »

Thanks for such great, clear instructions, I look forward to giving this a try.
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« Reply #29 on: May 02, 2013 03:12:10 PM »

LOVE! Great tutorial; thanks so much!
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