Saturday, September 27, 2008

Instant Gratification is Good…

I made these sun prints last week because I wanted to try using Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow paint instead of Seta Soleil paint (an experiment I read about here, in Vicki Welsh’s wonderful blog). I’m rather pleased with the results and will be using Dye-Na-Flow in any future sun printing. I used ferns and leaves that I had pressed in a dictionary last summer – and had forgotten about…



9 comments:

frances said...

beautiful,

Penhallow Street said...

Beautiful arrangement and choice of colors!

Micki said...

Wow, these turned out fabulous Conni.

Kathleen from Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Conni, these are beautiful. They would make beautiful quilting fabric. Not sure all of what you do, but do you design large amounts of fabric, like for quilting? blessings, Kathleen

Conni said...

Thanks, everyone, for your kind words.

Kathleen, these are very small pieces of PFD Kona cotton, approximately 9x11 inches. I wish I had the space to work on a larger scale...

Allison Ann Aller said...

Wow, I had no idea you could sunprint with Dye Na Flo....these are terrific!!!
I have got to try this before our sun disappears for the winter....

Kathleen from Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Hi Conni, I need you advice and opinion on my last post. Could you hop over and leave a comment? blessings, Kathleen

Shelley at Mermaids Purse said...

These are absolutely wonderful and probably the best sun-printing I've ever seen! I will have to get some of that paint!

Frances said...

and I have to add even more beautiful in the real, Conni thanks again for mine and how clever of you to know I would prefer the blue one, I have had a bit of a week of delays will post on my blog soon, trying to catch up with things, love Frances,