Flour paste batik - great tutorial! :: designs technique for fabric

Materials: cup flour, + a few extra tablespoons cup water 2 teaspoons alum mixer fabric stretcher bars tacks fine tip squeeze bottle or icing tips fabric dye/fabric paint paint brush spray bottle iron parchment paper or press cloth

How to make a Flour-paste crackle effect- Spread flour-water mixture over fabric, let dry. Crush to crackle it, then paint fabric. The dried flour mixture acts as a resist. Then washes out. This might work for a "batik" look, too!

Make a Flour-paste crackle effect- Spread flour-water mixture over fabric, let dry. Crush to crackle it, then paint fabric. The dried flour mixture acts as a resist. Then washes out. This might work for a "batik" look, too! Use 1 cup flour with cup water

Batik paisleys from the 'Cassie' collection by Lunn Studios for Artisan Batiks from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.  KABCA3FU in Tangerine, Persimmon, Hot & Candy Pink, Orchid, Crocus, Candy Pink, Fuchsia.

Batik paisleys from the 'Cassie' collection by Lunn Studios for Artisan Batiks from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

'Grove' collection by Lunn Studios for Artisan Batiks from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

pastel idea with water color ' Grove' collection by Lunn Studios for Artisan Batiks from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

This is a really good video about Batik.  It's a great project for either middle school-high school for textiles.  This would be a good AH component.

BATIK: Applying wax to fabric prior to dyeing / © 2008 by Batik Museum Institute, Pekalongan

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Bird art - Janet Searfoss batiks: Batik is one of my favorite art forms to look at. lol, would never have the patience to create.

Autumn Sundance - 8" x 10" fabric swatch from original batik Quilting by amityfarmbatik on Etsy

I am in awe of what fiber artists can create! Autumn Sundance 8 x 10 fabric swatch from by amityfarmbatik

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