RE: [Marbling] transferring patterns
- Hi Yehudah,
What's the special paper that be ironed on to fabric and can be
photocopied as well?
Hope all is well with you and the family.
From: Maurene Fritz/Yehuda Miklaf [mailto:fritzmiklaf@...]
Sent: August 7, 2003 8:14 AM
Subject: [Marbling] transferring patterns
I asked about transferring marbled patterns to cloth (in this case a
piece of needlepoint canvas) and Iris suggested scanning it and printing
it onto special paper that can be ironed onto fabric. It was very
successful, and although the colours didn't come out so true, I'll be
covering them with coloured thread anyway. Thanks, Iris.
Have any of you commercial marblers thought of marbling canvases for
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- Hello, Yehuda -
Yes, I have not only thought of it, but I have marbled needlepoint
canvases and, in fact, our daughter and I have a needlearts company,
called "My Mother & I", which markets marbled counted thread fabrics.
The majority of our designs are on needlepoint canvas and linen. Each
item is hand marbled, so it is a very labor intensive process. At one
point we had about 100 designs in our catalog, but my partner (our
daughter) and her husband have had 3 boys, so she is quite busy with them
right now. At this point, I am not currently very actively pursuing the
marketing and I have dropped many of the designs, but it has been very
successful. I have considered scanning the designs onto the fabric, but
the result was not satisfactory to me. The items are available in two
ways - either the marbled fabric only (and instructions if applicable to
the item), or in a kit which contains everything necessary to complete
the project (the fabric, threads, needles, embellishments and
On Thu, 7 Aug 2003 14:14:13 +0200 "Maurene Fritz/Yehuda Miklaf"
> I asked about transferring marbled patterns to cloth (in this case a
> of needlepoint canvas) and Iris suggested scanning it and printing
> it onto
> special paper that can be ironed onto fabric. It was very
> successful, and
> although the colours didn't come out so true, I'll be covering them
> coloured thread anyway. Thanks, Iris.
> Have any of you commercial marblers thought of marbling canvases for
> Yehuda Miklaf
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