Fabric Painting with Sumi Ink
Turn Sumi ink into fabric paint by adding a fabric medium!
This video shows the process of transforming white fabric into a beautiful, one-of-a-kind design.
The bold hand-painted fabric is washable and can be used in clothing, home decor, and crafts!
Keep scrolling down for supplies list, links to shop materials, and instructions.
You will need:
- Yasutomo KF2 Sumi Ink
- GAC 900 Heat Set Fabric Painting Medium
- Yasutomo SW4 brush
- Porcelain dish for ink
- 100% Cotton Fabric
- Clear Contact paper (like this one, for example)
- Gold Acrylic Paint (like this one, for example)
- Parchment paper (like this one, for example)
- Wash, dry, and iron the fabric.
- Cut a piece of adhesive Contact paper the size of the area you will be painting, and apply it to the back of the fabric to create a barrier, and smooth out the fabric.
- Pour the Sumi ink in a dish, and add several drops of the GAC 900.
- Paint directly onto the fabric with the Sumi ink, and let dry.
- Mix the gold acrylic paint with the GAC900 until the consistency is thin enough for painting.
- Make brush strokes over the dried Sumi ink, and let dry.
- Heat set with an iron using parchment paper to protect the iron.
- Enjoy your new creation!