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« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2013 08:52:53 AM »

You should be ridiculously proud of it!!!  That is fantastic!  LOVE IT.  And I too haven't heard of inkjet printable cotton so I too am grateful for your share.  MUCH appreciated.  Yowza - that is just too cool.  LOVE IT.  LOVE IT.
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« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2013 03:17:08 PM »

Ok, so I don't have cable/satellite at home, so I must admit I've never seen The Walking Dead (though I just requested season one from the library to see what all the Hoopla is about!), but I really love the clash of all the different elements on this bag!  It's super cool!
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« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2013 01:57:56 PM »

Omg! I love this! I wish I knew photoshop
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« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2013 09:35:58 PM »

How did you get the ink not to run? The fear I have with inkjet fabric is that the ink will run as soon as I put it to wash and ruin the whole project.
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« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2013 04:05:36 AM »

Aw, thanks guys! Smiley

How did you get the ink not to run? The fear I have with inkjet fabric is that the ink will run as soon as I put it to wash and ruin the whole project.

Most are pre-treated with some kind of chemical that sets the ink. Or you can buy something called "bubble jet set" (I think) and do it yourself with plain 100% cotton.  Just allow the ink to 'set' overnight before you wet it and you should be good, although I think it's best to just gently handwash them in any case.  Also! Always use genuine inks - if you're using those diy refills for your printer you won't (at least I didn't) get optimal results.
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« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2013 12:24:19 PM »

As a fan of both the show and the comics, unbelievably awesome.
Lucky partner!
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« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2013 03:29:04 AM »

awesome bag. totally awesome!
I love the walking dead and you've put all the characteristics so nicely in the bag!
I might be stealing your idea haha Cheesy
Do you think it would work the same with 100% cotton ironed to freezer paper?
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« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2013 04:35:14 AM »

Aww, thanks guys! I just hope my partner liked it as much as you guys. Wink

awesome bag. totally awesome!
I love the walking dead and you've put all the characteristics so nicely in the bag!
I might be stealing your idea haha Cheesy
Do you think it would work the same with 100% cotton ironed to freezer paper?

It should work the same; that's basically all those printable sheets are. I have tried it myself but my printer keeps having trouble running them through and I was wasting so much ink that it actually worked out cheaper to buy the expensive packaged ones.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2013 05:28:40 AM »

This is absolutely amazing.  You should definitely be proud!!!!
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« Reply #19 on: March 19, 2013 10:43:03 PM »

I'm a zombie-fanatic and this is everything I would want in a bag!  The "don't open! dead inside!" Patch seems very funny on a bag to me- good choices all around.
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