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Re: color photocopy transfer



On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, ArtSurvive wrote:

> In a message dated 3/10/98 8:23:00 PM, Janet Maher wrote:
>
> <<  I just came back from NM where I saw some children's work in a show,
> quilts of various types. One was done using the iron-on transfers and it
> looked great. Good color, clear detail on fabric. Seems to me that
> smooth paper would work just as well.>>
>
> janet - could you give some more information on this, please?
>
> Barbara Harman


Hi Barbara!
  Barbara Valenta's posting explains:

>  they use the computer to generate images onto transfer paper
and then iron on

  The quilt done this way had all the images and text sewn into blocks.
These story books and artists books by middle school students are on
display at the Branigan Cultural Center in Las Cruces, NM til Apr. 10,
(along with a show I'm in--Voices and Visions: A Collaborative Exhibit of
Women Artists and Writers. Another version of ours will be at Guadalupe
Fine Art in Santa Fe, through April 6.)

  Sounds like something you could do w/your kids in Minnesota!

Janet

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