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New Silk Painting and Tie-Dyeing Supplies

Today we visited a store here in Edmonton that actually had some supplies I was able to buy and will be able to use in the very near future. I’ve now got various bits and pieces that will enable me to both tie-dye and do some silk painting. I was especially pleased to be able to get hold of a tjanting, one of those sweet little Indonesian devices that is used to apply wax to the fabric when creating batik. … Continue reading

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Silk Painting – How to Use Your Microwave to Revamp a Pair of Boxershorts

Okay, let’s get the legal stuff out of the way. I don’t recommend you use the same microwave for dying fabrics that you use to warm up food in even if the dishes are completely covered up because you never know what any sneaky little particles might manage to do. Right, on with what this article is really about. Recently a pair of my eldest son’s silk boxer shorts managed to find their way into the regular wash with t-shirts … Continue reading

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Buying Silk Painting Supplies at Low Cost

I recently posted an article about how to do silk painting on a shoe-string budget and not long after that a friend asked for some help on how cheap this whole thing can be. Well, I had a look into this and came to the conclusion that you really can do it for very little money if you are prepared to just start with the absolute basics and not invest in lots of fancy equipment. Why spend a lot if … Continue reading

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How to do Silk Painting on a Shoestring Budget

How many of you sigh when you hear the words “silk painting” and think that it’s something that you’re going to have to dig deep into your pocket for? Well, in a way you could be right but actually you might be quite relieved to hear that it’s possible to create some fabulous work without having to break the bank. This article is going to talk you through how to do silk painting on a shoe string budget. And this … Continue reading

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