|Two fabrics from my Botanical Range being |
|Printer jammed and caused colour to change!|
|Two more Botanical designs printed but |
waiting to be steamed
|The new Marine Collection - a bonus|
Yesterday I planned to print 4 samples, two at a time, each 60cm x 100cm. The first run on the morning got off to a bad start with the fabric jamming about 30cm into the print (about 25mins).The next attempt went without a hitch and so my optimism saw new heights by after lunch only to find the same thing happened. Ugh! There was nothing for it but to take a deep breath and start again. An hour and a half later the next 2 were completed so Vicky suggested that I went for it and printed the first two fabrics from the new Marine Collection so that is what I did.
I was delighted to get this far but the next step was to steam all 6 pieces and sit back and await the outcome. Strange things can happen and they did. My monochrome Jellyfish design developed areas of a wonderful lilac (formally grey!) but disappointingly it had also picked up a bit of discolouration in places presumably from the backing cloth.
Now all that is left for me to do is wash them successfully - Colour Catchers at the ready.