Every once in a while - when the planets align - DIY projects have been known to, on occasion, turn out even better than could've been hoped for.
This was actually one of those times.
There's two main ways to apply the ink to the stamp: either use the brayer to apply the ink directly to the stamp, giving a smoother and more uniform application, or using the brayer to apply the ink to a palette or board and then using that rather like a stamp pad to pick up the ink from, giving the more striped look you see above. I switched back and forth between the two. I find that the imperfect stamping plus the uneven dyeing gives a lovely organic look to the whole thing.
Once I was done, I sewed all of my fabric into a (very informal) cushion cover for my built-in window seat in the studio! I won't even try to write up a tutorial for that - check out this one instead.
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