– towels (flour sack towels used here)
– rags or fabric scraps
– fabric paint
– stamps made from: corks, foam, stickers and lids or wood pieces, pencils with erasers
– hot glue, glue sticks
– stamp pads made from: foam trays, felt pieces
Iron towel and spread out on table; tape down if needed. (Hint: protect table surface by covering with paper or old sheet.)
Fun! Create your own stamps and experiment with objects found at home. (Hint: Apply foam stickers to lids or wood pieces.)
Plan the design and test stamps on scrap fabric.
Create stamp by cutting a felt rectangle and place it on a foam tray. When ready to stamp, place small amount of fabric paint onto tray.
Ink stamps and stamp onto fabric with firm pressure. (Hint: Avoid rocking the stamp back and forth.)
Hang to dry 72 hours or as per paint instructions.
Kelcey Kalumbulais the mom of three and owner of Cloud 9 Workshop, hosting social craft nights each month. Learn more atcloud9workshop.org.