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Thread: Stamping Designs

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    Jan 2011
    I understand acrylic paint is mixed with fabric medium for color fasting. However, what is the best way to apply the acrylic to stamp to avoid excess paint?

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    Super Member oldswimmer's Avatar
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    Oct 2009
    Well, stampers sometimes use a foam brush to lightly dab the paint onto the stamp.

    On another note...I had a board member tell me that if you are making an art quilt that will not be washed, that you dont need to use a fabric medium....the acrylic paint is just fine by itself, and then when dry you can heat set it.

    Somebody correct me if I am wrong, or if there are alternatives.

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