We can also scan and print. This means that anything that is on paper can be turned into fabric. The sky’s the limit here – just think of all the beautiful art that is around your house and imagine turning it into fabric! But do be careful of copyright issues and ask permission if your project isn’t solely for your own personal use.
Don’t you always keep your old Lang or Pine Ridge Art calendars, because the pictures are too beautiful to throw away? This image, by Sam Timm, was featured in October 2004.
Here it is, scanned and printed to fabric, and then thread painted.
This is the wallpaper in my diningroom.
I could scan the wallpaper border and print it to fabric…
and then make a table runner for my diningroom table.
When I first encountered scrapbooking paper, it reminded me of fabric! Why not turn it into fabric?
This wall quilt features the scrapbooking paper scanned and printed to fabric.