The Details of Batiking

Posted by Ruth on 15 July 2016 | 0 Comments


Grapes batik by Marjorie McWilliamsHave you ever wondered about Batiks and the process of it? Marjorie McWilliams is the expert in Batiking at and she has written a series of blog posts showing you the details of the process as she works on three large-scale Batiks. Check out the following links to visit "Marjie's Dye Studio".

  1. Large Scale or Multiple Batiks:
  2. Three At A Time - Batiks:
  3. Applying the Dye on Batiks:
  4. After The Dyeing Is Completed - Wax Removal:
  5. Batik:
  6. Batik Finale!:
  7. Three Batiks Completed:

Marjorie has an awesome online workshop called "Batik" to learn all you need to know about Batiking. I have been waiting for this journey, how about joining me?

About Batik: This course will teach you the traditional (and a few not so traditional) methods of the ancient art of batik. We will not be using soy wax but paraffin, bees wax, or a combination of the two along with Procion MX dyes. These five lessons are a combination of two batiking courses Marjorie taught at Quilt University with the addition of video so you get a bird's eye view of how she works. The lessons will encourage you to look at art making, fabric designing, and perhaps life itself in a little bit of a different manner. This could be the springboard you have needed to bring something unique and exciting into your quilting projects. Are you in a creative slump? Try your hand at batiking and see if that doesn’t trigger your brain to bigger and bolder color and designs! Read more...

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