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My first batik

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Batik Dreaming

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Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist taught by Malka Dubrawsky

In Fabric Patterning With Wax Resist, Malka Dubrawsky teaches the ancient art of batik with a modern spin.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage, Traditional
JustKerry on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% Cotton, fabric dye, fixing agent, 50% paraffin and 50% bees wax, tjanting tool

JustKerry on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Producing a Batik which is something I thought I was not capable of.

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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!

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Beautiful! Can't wait to try this.

02/17/2013 Flag

You will have much fun

08/01/2013 Flag

This is very beautiful and unique. It looks like a story full of folk wisdom and mystery! Congratulations.

06/02/2013 Flag

Thank you!

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08/02/2013 Flag

Ha-ha!! Just love the cute little "didn't-see-it-the-first-time" mousey on your panel--beautiful work! Congrats!

08/10/2013 Flag


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