Carol R. Eaton Designs

Carol R. Eaton Designs

Monday, August 3, 2015

Fabric Giveaway - Insects are the Theme this Month!

Fellow Printed Fabric Bee member Jane Davila chose insects as her theme this month. For those who know Jane the choice of insects is no surprise! For my piece I thought about how some insects view the world with eyes that break everything down into mini lenses! 

I started by coloring silk with Sharpie markers. Next I dropped rubbing alcohol onto the markers allowing the colors to spread and meander into each other. 
Once this phase was done I realized that it wouldn't be obvious to Jane that this an insects view of the world! So I pulled out one of my all time favorite stencils... the beloved dragonfly! 
OK... now I think it makes sense and fits the theme! Please hop over to Jane's blog or the Printed Fabric Bee blog and leave a comment. Jane will chose a winner for a 6" X 6" fabric pack of custom insect themed fabric... what could be better than that! Hurry, Jane will chose a winner on August 15th. Here is my giveaway piece!
Stay tuned for next month's Printed Fabric Bee giveaway, Deborah Boschert theme is Blueprints! 

Please visit the other Printed Fabric Bee members - they are ll exceptional artist! 


  1. Hey you...don't forget to link to my post on insects! :)...there are so few of us posting so far. Love this technique and since I just bought a set of colorful Sharpies...I know I will give it a shot.

  2. I'm waiting on Jane to post.

  3. great idea using the sharpies. Love the bright colors, will be trying this idea

  4. Great info! I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have.
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