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Batik Shorts

Added Aug 21, 2013

by Lela Thompson

Sarasota, Florid...




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Shorts I made from my mom’s pattern from the 70s. I designed the print myself and used the Batik method to dye it onto the fabric. Basically, I melted wax and painted it onto the fabric pieces, then dipped them into a vat of red dye, then ironed off the wax.

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    Aug 27, 2013, 08.31 AMby kicciripp

    you made this?! i really thought the fabric was store-bought. amazing job!

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    Aug 23, 2013, 04.39 AMby luxuryvandalism

    Love the fabric and the fit is perfect!

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    Aug 22, 2013, 10.23 AMby Ivanamania

    I would never say that this is home made print

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    Aug 21, 2013, 09.04 PMby chased-away

    These are so cool! And after looking at your projects, I’m really impressed by how creative and talented you are! :)

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    Aug 21, 2013, 04.54 PMby leahfranqui

    That is amazing!

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    Aug 21, 2013, 01.21 PMby max

    Wow! That looks like a lot of work. You did a Great job!

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    Aug 21, 2013, 09.47 AMby Suzanne Ford


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    Aug 21, 2013, 09.41 AMby Mary Athey

    love these and love how you designed the fabric, fabulous x

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    Aug 21, 2013, 08.27 AMby loulourosa


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    Aug 21, 2013, 06.06 AMby caireen

    So cute! It’s really cool that you designed the fabric yourself. Good job, it looks great!

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    Aug 21, 2013, 04.24 AMby Jane Lange

    Wow, they look great!

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