Rachel points us to a cool how-to for doing batik-like fabric dying using a simple paste based on flour. Bridget Benton uses a pastry piper and spray dyes to achieve this interesting effect.

From the pages of CRAFT:


Chic Batik by Teresa Mak – Preview in in the CRAFT:07 digital edition (or read if you’re a subscriber)

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).