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  • Introductions, general chat &a
    New here? A quick hello's a great way to get your bearings!
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  • Show Off !
    Show your work and tell us a little about your technique.
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  • Forum & Site Help
    Found a problem? Can't find what you're looking for? Have a suggestion? Let us know - we're glad to help and always looking for ways to improve our site.
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  • Textile Arts
  • Immersion Dyeing
    This would involve immersing the whole piece into a dyebath. Examples are garment dyeing, batik, washing machine methods, etc. Also included here is the use of our Wood-n-Reed dyes.
    471 discussions 1,408 commentsMost recent: indigo dye is not lightfast by rjswitJune 26
  • Tie-Dyeing
    Discuss tie-dye techniques, patterns, and dyes - especially Procion MX dye.
    229 discussions 669 comments
  • Direct Application of Dyes
    Silk painting, silk screening, direct painting, stamping with various dyes.
    216 discussions 802 comments
  • Other Dyeing Techniques
    Any dyeing questions that don't fit into the above 3 categories - Natural dyeing (EColor, Indigo, Pre-reduced Indigo, etc.), chemicals and auxilliaries, resists, etc.
    115 discussions 333 commentsMost recent: How to dye a polyester chiffon ombre pi… by akilzerJune 7
  • Textile Paints and Printing In
    Various application methods of water-based paints and inks--painting, silk-screening, marbling, stamping, airbrushing, and more.
    194 discussions 560 comments
  • Fabric
    Anything regarding fabric.
    142 discussions 419 comments
  • Other Arts & Crafts
  • Pearl Ex and Polymer Clay
    Discussions on the many ways to use Pearl Ex with polymer clay.
    15 discussions 54 comments
  • Pearl Ex and Other Media
    Use of Pearl Ex with Gum Arabic, varnish, extenders on various surfaces.
    62 discussions 181 comments
  • Pearl-Ex Stamp Pads
    These fun stamp pads provide a new and completely different technique for working with Pearl-Ex.
    6 discussions 14 comments
  • Inkjet on Fabric
    Discuss the techniques and problems of inkjet printing directly onto fabric.
    32 discussions 116 commentsMost recent: Shrinkage with the SIlk Chiffon over ti… by anetOctober 2014
  • Pinata Colors
    Pinata Colors are highly saturated, acid free, transparent colors that can be used on many surfaces.
    15 discussions 37 commentsMost recent: Lightfastness of the Pinata Inks by anetFebruary 17
  • Miscellaneous
    Discuss anything to do with our products or service that does not fit into any of the other categories.
    116 discussions 319 commentsMost recent: Need to Know the Process of Drywall Ins… by JessicaaldersonJune 23