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« on: May 24, 2006 09:29:38 AM »

Howdy folks. I've always shied away from silkcreening and whenever I try to do the whole iron on transfer thing, they get screwed up. So I thought about doing some clothing designs with sharpies. Especially the cute multicolered key chain ones the have out now. But I heard that after some washings the sharpies designs begin to fade. Is there any kind of sealer I can use to prevent this?

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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2006 10:16:57 AM »

But I heard that after some washings the sharpies designs begin to fade. Is there any kind of sealer I can use to prevent this?

no.  writing on fabric is not what sharpies are designed for, it even says so on the package.  use fabric markers instead.
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