I'm currently doing some fabric colouring as part of the 3CS Technique of the Month programme. We've been asked to use water colour crayons/shiva sticks. I don't have the water colour crayons, but have tried out my water colour pencils again.
This is a square of firm woven cotton that I've drawn up into sections. It's my 'rainbow square'. I'm not entirely sure how the final product will look, as I'll be stitching and embellishing as I go along.
I'm hoping to make this into a small parcel needlecase, similar to one done by a friend and fellow blogger. You can view her version on her blog:
This photo shows the colour after I've painted/dried the fabric. I've used textile medium/water in a 1:2 ratio, and ironed the fabric after drying. Now, here's hoping it looks the part...............