July 25, 2015
i·kat ˈēkät / noun
fabric made using an Indonesian decorative technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving.
Beginning with a Distress-stained background (Tumbled Glass), I stamped damask-like patterns in Iced Spruce then drew many fine lines using gelly roll pens to imitate ikat fabric.
The girls were added via an image transfer but their faces got lost so I cut-out new ones and pasted them over the transfer.
I distressed the tag edges with a black Fude Ball pen along with some tiny stamped text and added a shadow beneath the girls with a colored pencil.
Credit for my inspiration comes from Simon's Monday blog challenge where this week's theme is the letter i.