Wednesday, March 7, 2012

It's a Beginning--Quilter Beth

I finally had a chance to get started today. I need to preface this post with I have NEVER tried this technique before and have little dying and silk screen experience. I only have three screens, so you wouldn't think it would be that difficult. Somehow, I had a big mess and a ton of stuff out. That has nothing to do with the technique; it is a problem I have.
 
Anyway, as I write this I have the three screens drying. Here they are...
I like this one the best. I used some onion and potato sacks, two pieces of two different rubber place mats, and some silk leaves for the texture.
 I used some rubber shelf liner, vegetable bags, and some metal gear-like embellishments for this one.
This one uses the shelf liner, three different kinds of vegetable sacks, and a piece of a rubber place mat. This one looks like it has the least detail. I'm not sure I have enough dye on it. I guess I'll just have to wait and see.

I'm anxious to see how these will turn out, but I won't be able to get to them for a few days. I guess that will give them plenty of time to dry.

5 comments:

  1. These look interesting! I've never screen printed so can you show us how you got to this point please???

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  2. Looking at them wet, they seem perfect. Can't wait to see your results.

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  3. Heerlijk om te lezen over de prachtige zeefdruk resultatan.Ik ga het deze zomer ook weer proberen

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  4. Thanks for becomming a follower on my blog. I enjoyed looking over all your screen printing experiments. I have done some of this with Rayna Gillman, but not with the thickened dye.

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