Learn Fabric Painting Techniques: The Basics

Rekha Krishnamurthi, Fabric Artist & Creative Entrepreneur

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11 Lessons (31m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:09
    • 2. Class Project

      0:42
    • 3. Types of Fabrics

      0:31
    • 4. Supplies

      3:30
    • 5. Prepare Your Fabric

      3:26
    • 6. Trace The Design

      2:20
    • 7. Stretch The Fabric

      1:50
    • 8. Painting Practice

      3:36
    • 9. Apply Fabric Paints

      11:44
    • 10. Heat Setting

      1:06
    • 11. Final Thoughts and Thank You

      0:56

About This Class

In this 30 minute class, you'll learn the basics of fabric painting.  Topics covered in this class include:

  • Best types of fabrics to use
  • How to trace your design onto fabric
  • How to apply textile paint
  • How to embellish your design with metallic color
  • How to heat set your completed design

For your class project, you are encouraged to download the pattern provided, watch each lesson and then put into practice what you just learned. By the end of this class, you’ll have a fabric painted design to add to your project portfolio.  

This class is intended for beginners who want to learn the basics of painting on fabric.