is playing with Soy Wax Batik today:
Soy Wax Batik…..Class Samples
Warming the Soy Wax…
Tools of the Trade…
Demonstrating which tools were used on the fabric samples:
Metal Spring created the circles
Paint Brush created the stripes
Metal Food Chopper created the lines
Napkin Ring created the squares and circles
Hand Cut Sponge created the ovals
Demonstrating Waxing the Fabric:
Heating the potato masher in the hot wax...
Stamping the fabric with the potato masher...
Dipping sponge in hot wax…
Stamping fabric with sponge…
The wax acts as a resist on the fabric…
Drawing with hot wax with a tjanting tool
Tjanting Tools in hot wax melting pot
After the demo…...The students jumped right in!
Rockin' da House…..with Hot Wax
Most wax tools can be found around your house
Demo: Painting over the Waxed Fabric:
Spray water to wet fabric…..slightly
We are using Setacolor Paints
Dilute 1 part paint to 4 parts water…
No fabrics were safe from the hot wax women!
Students applying paint of hot waxed fabrics…
The waxed areas resist the paint
Setting up a fan to help dry the painted fabrics…
When dry, the fabrics are heat set with an iron,
then washed in a HOT washing machine to remove wax.
Getting DOWN with Soy Wax
Next Permission 2 Play Class:
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop, Philomath OR
Instructor: Virginia Gregory
Technique: Houses all in a Row
Houses All in a Row…..Class Samples
Permission 2 Play is a FREE class offering for cancer
No Experience is necessary to participate.
All supplies are provided for the students.
Classes are held at JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop in
If you are interested in joining this class contact:
LuAnn Kessi firstname.lastname@example.org
Philomath, Oregon for your support. This class
would not be possible without you!
A BIG Thank You to OSU Folk Thrift Store, Mary's
River Quilt Guild and those who provide funding to
purchase the needed supplies for these FREE classes
offered to cancer diagnosed patients.
Our Best To You,