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Thread: Painting threads?

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    Can I use acrylic paints without the "fabric" additive?

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    It may make the fabric more stiff, than if you dilute it with the fabric medium.

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    Without the medium the color may not hold true. The fabric medium holds the paint color. Acrylic paints need to be heat set using a iron. Hope this info helps.

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    Thanks for your answer about thread painting with acrylics...as evident, I know nothing about this, so...what is fabric additive? :oops:

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    I believe the medium has something to do with the washability of the fabric. I could be wrong though.

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    Fabric Medium is necessary for the paints to pentrate the fabirc and stay true to color.
    Meduim helps keep the painted painted ares soft. Will be a little thicker feeling than the unpainted fabric.

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