AUTOPLAY
Printmaking With Potatoes On Tea Towels
8 steps
What you’ll need
Potato
Knife
Tea Towels
Screen Printing Ink
Cut your potato into slices and make shapes. For lemons, cut out the center and a triangle segment.
1. Cut your potato into slices and make shapes. For lemons, cut out the center and a triangle segment.
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Cut an avocado shape and use the end of the potato for the seed. Thumbtacks can help make handles!
2. Cut an avocado shape and use the end of the potato for the seed. Thumbtacks can help make handles!
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Don’t forget to protect your work surface with wax paper & tape, cardboard, or a plastic placemat.
3. Don’t forget to protect your work surface with wax paper & tape, cardboard, or a plastic placemat.
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Roll your fabric ink into a thin layer and stamp your shapes onto the fabric.
4. Roll your fabric ink into a thin layer and stamp your shapes onto the fabric.
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Continue your pattern over the entire tea towel.
5. Continue your pattern over the entire tea towel.
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For avocados, mix yellow and blue to make green and stamp your full avocado first.
6. For avocados, mix yellow and blue to make green and stamp your full avocado first.
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Use the stamp from the end of the potato to make a pit.
7. Use the stamp from the end of the potato to make a pit.
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Let dry fully and use a warm iron to make sure the ink is set. Then, enjoy!!
8. Let dry fully and use a warm iron to make sure the ink is set. Then, enjoy!!
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