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Re: Ink Jet Transfer Art

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Bonnie Halfpenny (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 18:02:54 -0700 (MST)

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Did you use commercial transfer paper, or a "kitchen chemistry" process to
get the images transferred? Thank you--

On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Alix E. Peshette wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have been experimenting with images which are printed onto inkjet and laser
> transfer paper and then ironed onto cloth.. The exciting part is that
> there's a three-minute window of opportunity in which to stretch and pull
> the cloth, distort the image and create three-dimensional forms. As
> the transfer material cools, it hardens into the soft shapes.
> The fabric I use is very transparent, old drapery and curtain material.
> Rummage sales and thrift stores are a great source for this
> old-fashioned gauzy curtain fabric. Also, the panels are quite
> large and offer a broad "palette." Possibilities abound!
> Alix Peshette
> Sacramento, CA

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