All of our Fabric Paints can be used On Cotton, Rayon, Hemp, Linen, or any other cellulose fiber, as well as most other fabrics as well. They basically differ in consistency and opacity as well as color choices. Most, but not all, have to be heat set according to direction, or used with a special fixative, to avoid fading or rubbing off. Consistency determines use to a point, and in general, the thinner the paint, the less feel or "hand" it leaves on the fabric. This is not always true, however, as Versatex Printing ink when screened leaves almost no hand. The more transparent paints leave less hand and opaque or metallics have a little more hand.
Pros: Our best screen printing ink. Greatly extended open time gives you flexibility to work with more colors and bigger runs without the ink drying in the screens. Comes in "process" colors. Water cleanup. Sticks to almost any surface. Great for Linoleum block printing.
Cons: Slightly more expensive than some others, but you get what you pay for! Can stiffen fabrics more than others, but now you can combat that with Jacquard Softening Additive.
Pro's: It's a somewhat stretchy dimensional fabric paint that can be used on any fabric including Lycra®, nylon and hosiery, comes in lots of tones including glitter, and a line of Puff colors for the 3-D effect. Non-toxic. Glue based so sticks to almost any surface. Kids love it! Con's: Leaves a bit more texture on the fabric.
Pro's: It's a glue based dimensional fabric paint that can be used on any fabric and almost any other surface! Comes in gorgeous metallic colors and gives a 3-D effect. Can be used as a beautiful, classy embellishment in its own right, or as a decorative glue. Con's: Leaves a bit more texture on the fabric.
Pros: Versatile, thin flowable paint for silk painting and many other uses on most fabrics, even untreated leather. Easy to use, non-toxic, very economical, comes in various sizes, great for teachers Cons: We couldn't think of any!
Pros: Bright colors! Easy to use, water-based, non-toxic thin paint that can be an alternative for dye, heliographic (can be used full strength for sun painting) Cons: Not available in larger sizes (250ml max)
Pros: The softest hand, or feel, on fabric of all our opaque/metallic fabric paints. Requires no heat setting, and still holds up to washing very well. Colors are very opaque, provide good coverage. Non-toxic. Cons: Not available in larger sizes.
Pros: It's a concentrated (so economical after dilution) pigment system that feels like dye instead of paint, is easy to use for all kinds of techniques, is concentrated, non-toxic and works on most synthetics as well as natural fibers Cons: Limited color selection, colors fade with washing the first time (typical of "dyeing" with pigments) - you have to like the unique "stonewashed" look
You can combine cotton and rayon clothing & accessories to get the greatest discounts.
Your discount is figured on the total number of cotton and rayon items we ship, not how
many of each type, style or size. Mix and match them to get the best discount.
Example; adding 1 each of 12 different T-shirts in size Large should give you the 12+
price on all 12 shirts.
Example; adding 12 pieces of 4 different sizes of a garment should give you the 36+ price
on all 4 sizes.
Some products may be excluded from discounts, and / or may discount only with themselves.
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