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Maria is transforming you towels for the fall season!

Materials

  • Tea towels
  • Fabric paint in various fall colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Rolling Pin
  • Fresh leaves
  • Wax paper
  • Iron
  • Scissors
  • Optional: Trim and Fabri-Tac

Instructions:

1. Iron your towels.

2. Mix your paint to create your desired fall colors.
a. *To make it look like the leaves are changing colors, do not blend the colors completely together. *

3. Brush your paint mixture onto the side of your leaf where the stem and veins are raised.

4. Lay down a large piece of wax paper on your work surface then your towel.

5. Place the leaf paint side down onto the towel and cover with a piece of wax paper. *The wax paper protects your rolling pin from the paint. *

6. Roll over the leaf gently with your rolling pin to press the paint into the towel.

7. Pull the leaf off to reveal the impression.

8. To create a pattern to repeat steps 2-5 with various types and shapes of leaves.

9. If desired add trim to the towels using Fabri-Tac.

10. Allow to dry completely and enjoy!

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