Doing Well The Things

I’ve been really thinking this week about laser-focus and the art of doing things well. I’ve been witnessing how lovely it is to be intentional, present, and laser-focused on your craft, in your life, in the moment. In this day and age of multi-tasking, constant busy-ness, and round the clock distraction, it becomes increasingly more difficult to…

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Textile Printing with Latex House Paint

So, at loooong last, my continuation of the series. Thank you for your patience. On the previous post I talked about how I modify and extend the paint with any of the following: Shaving Cream. The cheaper the better. Clear, non-flaking hair gel. The cheaper the better. Unscented Lotion (yes, lotion) The cheaper (think dollar…

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Screen printing fabric with latex house paint

A note about my experience on screenprinting fabric with latex house paint… I have been screen printing fabric with latex house paint for at least 3 years now. I have successfully printed a lot of things: napkins, pillow covers, curtains, t-shirts, tote bags, etc. I have exclusively printed on cotton, linen, and ramie, so I…

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Textile Printing with Latex house paint

Say what now? Yes, you heard right. I use latex house paint in my screenprinting and block printing adventures. Why, you ask? Why not? But…but…fabric paint is a thing already…why not use that? For starters, Yes, fabric paint/ink is available, and I have a nice collection of those too. More often than not, though, I want…

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