Author: barbmeilinger

So You Want to Make an Art Quilt?

Before I begin talking about art quilting in general, I want to point out a site that has beautiful discharge examples. It’s at artquilt.se/2010/02/discharge-in-layers.html. The pieces are so effective because of the different levels of bleaching done within one piece, leading to different colors or lack of colors all together. It’s definitely worth a look. […]

Removing Color From Fabric

As hard as I work sometimes to add color to fabric, I also enjoy removing it. I have most often used household bleach, but have also used Jacquard deColourant and bleach pens. Since this process takes away color, it makes sense that it works best on darker fabrics. I don’t think I’ve ever tried it […]

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