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Five sheets of metallic foil, 5″ x 12 silver, gold, copper, purple, turquoise
1 oz jar of foil adhesive (plenty to last!)
| Foil For Fabric
Fast! Fun! Fabulous!
Foil can be applied to cloth any way that you apply paint: screen printed, brushed, stamped, stenciled. You are limited only by your imagination.
- Use washed and ironed cloth
- Any fiber is acceptable as long as it can be ironed on “hot!”
- Foil will adhere better to smoother, tightly woven fabrics
- Glue can be applied to your cloth any way that you can apply paint
- print with stamps, screen print (make sure to wash screens quickly as glue dries very quickly), stencil, brush
- Printing on cloth works best if you use a padded print surface such as a piece of craft felt
- Allow gray glue to dry completely, overnight is best for thicker applications
- A hair dryer can speed up the drying process
- Lay a a solid heat proof surface such as a metal cookie sheet on top of your ironing board
- Lay your fabric, glue side up onto the metal sheet
- Lay foil COLOR SIDE UP on top of the glue
- Use a piece of parchment on top to protect the foil until you figure out how hot your iron is
- Scrape firmly with the edge of your iron, cotton setting – both heat and pressure are required
- Let the fabric cool then peel away foil
- Move foil and repeat the process for any areas that did not transfer
- You can use the foil over and over until the foil sheet is entirely used up
- Foil adhered to fabric is gently machine washable