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Ever had the urge to wrap your body in photographs? Yes? Well, today, all of your dreams can come true!
Follow this guide to learn how to turn your photos into wearable photo fabric — that’s right fabric.
Use our Photo Fabric Dye Kit and the power of the sun to permanently print images onto most fabrics. This process is quick, easy, and works like magic.
You’ll be draped in photos in no time.
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Why it’s cool:
1. You’re wearing photographs.
Within a few short hours, you’ll have photographs permanently printed on fabric. You don’t even need a darkroom. This stuff comes ready to go out of the bottle. Just mix, paint, and expose. Watch the dye change right before your eyes.
Step 1 – Pick your favorite pattern
TIP Need a little help sewing? Check out this page for step by step instructions.
Step 2 – Print your negatives
TIP Higher contrast images tend to work better. Boost up your contrast before inverting it.
Step 3 – Plan it out
Do you want all of your images facing a certain direction on your dress? Do they need to be placed vertically on your fabric or horizontally? Will you cover the whole dress or just the skirt?
Cut fabric into manageable parts. This will make it easier to transport and manage during the dyeing steps.
TIP Remember that whole measure twice cut once theory? It’s a good one. Make sure you cut your fabric into pieces that will leave you enough room to cut out your pattern later.
The cut fabric will shrink and fray along the edges in the wash, so don’t cut out your perfect pieces just yet… Just big sections that are easier to work with.
Step 4 – Secure your fabric
You want to be able to pick this up and move it outside. Imagine a windstorm as soon as you walk outside. Make sure your hard work (and delicate materials) stay in place. Tape, tape, tape!
Step 5 – Get ready:
The dye is light sensitive, so you’ll want to work quickly to minimize unwanted exposure.
Step 6 – Shake, rattle and
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