Sun printing on fabric lets you use the plants in your garden to create beautiful patterns, and the resulting fabric can be made into clothing or a framed work of art. We teach you how to make a cyanotype with step-by-step instructions.
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Step 2. My silk and roses thus secure, I brought the arrangement outside. Keep the board flat, and, if you are hoping for sharper outlines, do not move it during exposure—any shifts in the specimens' positions will result in softer silhouettes. Expose the fabric for the specified length of time (cottons generally requires 15 to 20 minutes, while silks take 8 to 12 minutes).