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with Jane Davila
Online Class

Printing on Fabric With Natural Materials

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Class Overview

In this class from our partners at Peak Media, collaborate with Mother Nature to create unique fabrics. You'll learn an assortment of direct and indirect printing techniques to incorporate natural materials in your original fabric designs. Then see how you can use your creations to make quilts, pillows, table runners and more.


  • beginner
  • 31 episodes
  • 3h20m

Included in this Class

1. Sun Printing Overview

1. Sun Printing Overview

Jane kicks things off with an explanation of sun printing and the materials you'll need.

2. Sun Printing With Masks

2. Sun Printing With Masks

Print with the sun by blocking its rays from hitting some parts of the fabric.

3. Sun Printing Compression

3. Sun Printing Compression

By manipulating the fabric to compress some portions of it, you'll change the drying time and hence the depth of color in different sections.

Recommended with this class

  • Transparent and opaque acrylic paints, oil paint sticks and/or wax pastels and/or colored pencils, UV reactive dyes
  • Assortment of printed and solid fabrics, prewashed
  • Painting tools: Paintbrushes, brayer, foam brushes