Thursday, March 3, 2011

So, I have this muslin...

Over our little break, I was hanging out with my friend. We were cutting circles of fabric for a project that she found. For some bizarre reason, I can't stop cutting them. And that was a week ago!  While I was cutting my own circles, I realized I wanted to jazz my fabric up.

Want to see what happens when I just sit down with some muslin, watercolor pencils, and good old H2O?  First, a picture of the end result...

The colors are pretty, right?  Here's how I did it...

I took a scrap piece of muslin, and squeezed some water from a bottle onto the fabric.

I took a watercolor pencil, and drew through the drops of water.  I love the effect it made on the material.  I added more drops as I worked my way down the material. 

By the time I got to the end of the strip, the whole thing was pretty soaked.  It's a good thing I have a clothesline in the war room!

What am I using the material for?  Another day, another project...
Have a great night!

I'll see you soon...maybe at these places!

The Girl Creative


  1. Ok, you really love to tease us, don't you Christine?! Can't wait to see what you are up to!!

  2. Tease! Now you're expecting us to be patient huh?

  3. That is so pretty! I must try this technique.


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