getting back to work

I’m just beginning to get back to work and I’m trying very hard to start out organized here in my new digs. I had a custom order for 6 of my ginkgo napkins on lilac linen. I knew I had the linen but I couldn’t find it. I still have a LOT of unpacking to do so all day I searched every box -I even found a box that was marked ‘Lilac and Red linen’, but it was not in that one. Finally in the evening I found that I had unpacked it when we first moved in and had put it away in the top drawer of a dresser I had moved into the studio. You know, just in case I got an order. Yeah.

Here are some photos of the process:

I mixed up some alginate and added 1 teaspoon of thiox and 1.5 teaspoons of soda ash to make the discharge paste. I hemmed the napkins first this time and that worked really well.

set up the screen

set up the screen

all printed and some ironed

all printed and some ironed

using my rowenta steamy iron.

using my rowenta steamy iron.

Don't they look orangey?!!!

Don’t they look orangey?!!!

Here they are with the discharge washed out, pressed again and folded

Here they are with the discharge washed out, pressed again and folded

donned the discharge printing respirator. -Really I did!donned the discharge printing respirator. -Really I did!

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9 Responses to getting back to work

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  2. Curls & Q says:

    Q – Beautiful napkins.

  3. Vernon says:

    Your respirator is your friend.

  4. fibercrush says:

    Good to see you are using protective equip with discharge! Love the result!

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