Painting fabric do you need FAB?

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  • Pat Russell Pat Russell on Jun 08, 2018
    I'm missing something Jennie! Don't know what FAB is, so I need your help!

  • Janice Janice on Jun 08, 2018
    FAB is a clear blocker/primer created for use on fabric, leather, etc. I think it would be wise to use it. I painted a bench cushion and it was very stiff to the touch though I loved the new color of turquoise over and old stained brocade fabric. The FAB makes the finish more soft, so I'd recommend using it.

  • Jenni Ingram Jenni Ingram on Jun 08, 2018
    You don't have to use FAB, there are some other ways to do it. I've done it a few ways - chalk paint works well if it's watered down. OR use a mix of fabric softener and water on the fabric first then apply a watered down paint. This keeps the fabric soft and allows to paint to dye the fabric.

  • Alice Alice on Jun 08, 2018
    I found a video that might help...

  • Lindsey Lindsey on Jun 08, 2018
    Hi there, I've painted fabric WITHOUT FAB to some outdoor cushions (that get a lot of weather elements) and my technique has held up very well.

  • Patsy Price Patsy Price on Jun 08, 2018
    What is FAB. I have never heard of it. Is it like fabric medium?

  • Jennie Heath Jennie Heath on Jun 11, 2018
    I was watching a blog and it said use your FAB ???