Break Out the Crayon Box
Sometimes an idea for surface design is so simple, you wonder why you never thought of it before. That’s how I felt when I first saw Rose Hughes’ tutorial on using crayons—the kind kids use, nothing fancy—as a resist method with fabric paint.
Fabric painting with crayon resist
by Rose Hughes.
The crayon color, glitter, or metallic shine remains on the fabric once it is pressed, adding color and sparkle to the overall design.
Here’s Rose’s tutorial, from the April/May 2012 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.