Saturday, July 23, 2016

Sun Printing.......Silk Scarves

The Art Sisters are at it again!

We are sun printing scarves...

Sun Printing with Botanicals

11 x 60 inches

We are printing on Silk Scarf blanks from

We are using blossoms and leaves from our yards

We pressed them after picking to make

them lay very flat.

After the scarf is painted with Setacolor Textile 

Paint, the botanicals are placed on top,

then dried out in the sunshine.

This is what the scarf looks like after the

botanicals are removed.

The scarf is heat-set with an iron,

then hand washed.

Hydrangea blossoms and leaves

Oak Leaves

Lupine Leaves

Hardy Geranium Leaves and Blossoms

CLICK the video below to watch

the creation of this scarf...

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi


Susan Turney said...

Wow! You do such fun things!

Ann said...

I love the scarves you made. Thanks for all the information on how to do it. It looks like fun.

Vicki W said...

So pretty! They would make great Christmas gifts too.

Águeda said...

It is an other great job! Thank you for the video. I learn.

Carole @ Fresh off the Frame said...

Great prints! I especially like the lupine leaves - very showy and unique!