Carol R. Eaton Designs

Carol R. Eaton Designs

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Fabric Giveaway - The Printed Fabric Bee!



Gerrie Congdon is this month's Queen of the Printed Fabric Bee artists. Gerrie chose Geometric Shapes as her inspiration and gave the artists full liberty for design and color. The winner of a custom fabric pack collection will be drawn on May 15th - are you feeling lucky! Hop over to Gerrie's blog and leave a comment for a chance to win! 

I went for the lumpy and rounded look vs a sharp and angular design. I'm not sure why but sharp and angular just didn't feel right. 

To create my design I cut shapes from freezer paper. Pressing the paper onto fabric creates a nice bond between the paper resist and fabric. Next I pulled out some favorite thermofax screens and stencils. The stencils and screen designs used were created by Terri StegmillerLisa Chin and Lynn Krawscyk - all fabulous artists! 
I laid the screen or stencil across the open shape of the freezer paper and pulled the fabric paint across the fabric. The shapes looked a bit lost...
I ironed the paper back into place and added an outline of black using a permanent sharpie marker. It's really fun to peel the freezer paper off to reveal the design! 


This doddle design comes directly from Lisa's creative mind - gorgeous isn't it! 
Here is the 6" X 6" piece for Gerrie's giveaway! Don't forget to stop by her blog for a chance to win - click here

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