Paint and Stamp on a Silk Blouse
All levels | 23 min 15 sec
Building a Pattern on Silk
Finishing the Silk Garment
Have you ever wanted to add a gorgeous hand-printed design to an otherwise plain garment? Now is your chance. Textile designer and printmaker Anna Joyce shows you how to paint and print on a silk blouse. Learn how to mix custom paint colors and apply the paint with stamps and paintbrushes to create a layered overall design. Then learn how to heat set your top to make it wearable and cleanable.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools and Materials:
  • Silk top in a light color
  • Silk swatches for testing colors
  • Jacquard Dye-na-Flow paint in a variety of colors (Anna uses 802 Golden Yellow, 830 White, 804 Salmon, 821 Brass and 820 Emerald Green)
  • Flat paint brush
  • Rounded paintbrush
  • Water for cleaning brushes
  • Stamp ink pad filled with permanent fabric-safe ink (Anna uses a stamp ink pad from Yellow Owl Workshop)
  • Rubber stamp
  • Stamp and stamp ink
  • Canvas or other bleed-proof material to go inside top
  • Ruler
  • Tape
  • Palette for paint
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Artist canvas or other material for table protection
  • Rag
Learn how to:What you’ll get:
  • Learn how to paint and print to make a beautiful custom silk blouse
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from textile designer and printmaker Anna Joyce
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Carlyn Lu
thank you for the fun tutorial! Will refashion old blouses with these techniques.
More than 3 months ago
Margaret Holzmann
Very interesting
More than 3 months ago
Vikki Burgett
Enjoyed this, I have several shirts I want to paint. Thank u
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