Printed Starch Fabric Monogram Book (Tutorial)- Guest Post
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Hi, I’m Aimee and I have too many craft books. I’ve declared 2012 to be my Year of the Craft, and I’m on a mission to use one craft book a week and blog about it at Suzy Cucumber until I run out or completely burn out. I have more than 200 craft books and pamphlets so I should be at it for awhile.
One lesson I’ve gleaned so far is that what you learn from one book can be applied to other projects. A few weeks ago, I made starched fabric flowers using a Japanese craft book from the 1970’s. The starched fabric is like paper… and paper can be run through an inkjet printer. Hmmm. Thus was born:
I did not draw that fabulous A onto the journal. I printed it on fabric using an inkjet printer and colored it with colored pencils.
This is what I used:
1. Supplies: corn starch, matte finish spray or other fixative, gesso, Mod Podge, white or blue gel glue, tacky glue, composition journal.