Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist »
InstructionsKeep the wax hot when using the tjanting tool
Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Traditional, Retro / Vintage
100% Cotton, fabric dye, fixing agent, 50% paraffin and 50% bees wax, tjanting tool
What was your inspiration?
Malka Dubrawsky and her passion - it's contagious!
What are you most proud of?
Producing a Batik which is something I thought I was not capable of.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Remember to keep an eye on your hot wax, especially if using paraffin as this is highly volatile once it has reachied smoke point. A Tjanting tool can be challenging but don't let that stop you from having some serious fun!