Stencil Fabric with Sharpie Permanent Marker --Heat Set ??

08.15.13
Morning--I am planning to stencil on some canvas drop cloth pillows I made--My concern is transfer to other fabrics and washing them! I am thinking i should heat set them before use. Anybody have any advice?
  • KMS Woodworks
    KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO
    I found a note here where it is recommended to heat set for 15 min in the dryer on "high heat"

    http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/7643438...

  • Karen Aber Ploransky
    Thanks so much I have been looking everywhere and my searches never brought up that site!
  • Liz Bard
    Liz Bard Nacogdoches, TX
    @Karen P- I used to paint fabrics back in the 1970's. Just remember to always wash the material first and when you dry the item, do not use fabric softener. It will keep the colors from penetrating the fibers.
Karen Aber Ploransky

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