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Fabric Painting with GelPress

Today, I have a project for you using the amazing GelPress and denim!  I never throw away or donate old worn out jeans.  Denim is one of the best crafting supplies around.  I added a supply list at the end of the post so please check that too. 

I made a few pieces to be used at a later time...not sure on what, but come on - the possibilities are endless.  Added to a stained pair of favorite jeans that you can't part with.  A journal page, card, mixed media project, gift get the idea. 

So, let's get started...
My supplies - paint, GelPress, brayer, brushes and denim.  

Here is the first printing done on a pocket that was cut from an old pair of jeans.  I used pink and fuscia paint on my full size GelPress. I then added some dark sorbet Art Anthology with its beautiful shimmer to the GelPress - Impressable - Circles.  
Then, a bit of highlight with bubble gum pink.  Oh La La. 

Next, came a layer on the GelPress with white and platinum paint.
And, a bit more highlight with pink.  

For the next piece my 13 year old daughter hopped in for some printing fun.  She is a GelPress pro.  She decided on color and design.  She used a big chuck of denim that was frayed at the bottom.  Yum! 
This piece below is the ghost print pulled after the initial printing that Gabby made. I think this is just amazing.  We literally used this chunk to clean the GelPress just a bit and look at the awesomeness...

Here are our finished pieces just waiting for new life in a future project.  You notice that the ghost print was cut into a heart shape? How cute would that be just glued right onto a pair of jeans or a purse?!?!  Boy, the wheels are turning.  

Thanks for stopping by today.  Be sure to check back every day for new exciting projects from the Design Team. 

Have a great weekend. 
Stephanie & Gabby

Acrylic Paints


GelPress Impressable Circles

jeans, denim or fabric scraps


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