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Rubber Stamp Ink (waterproof)
What You Need:
  • Powdered clothes dye
  • 1/4-teaspoon alcohol
  • Five tablespoons glycerin (available at drug stores)
What You Do:
  • Mix dye with alcohol until it looks like a thin cream. Add glycerin and stir until thoroughly mixed. Pour ink over used up stamp pad and use
  • To make a stamp pad, cut foam rubber to fit the bottom of a small plastic box, then pour the ink over the stamp pad. Keep the box tightly covered when not in use.
Block Printing Ink
What You Need:
  • Three tablespoon of powdered tempera
  • One-tablespoon clear varnish
  • Brayer (ink roller)
What You Do:
  • Thoroughly mix tempera paint and varnish with a on a glass surface. Roll brayer back and forth until the mixture is tacky and the brayer is evenly coated.
  • To use, roll the brayer over a carved block (or other item), Press the block on paper and press it evenly with all your weight...
Transfer Ink
What You Need:
  • 2 tablespoons soap powder (example: Ivory Snow)
  • 1/4-cup hot water
  • One-tablespoon turpentine
What You Do:
  • Dissolve soap powder in hot water and then add turpentine.
  • To use, dip a brush into the ink and brush over the picture to be transferred, wait about ten seconds then place a piece of paper over the picture and rub the back of it with a spoon. The picture will be transferred to the paper. The ink will solidify in its container after a little while to fix this simply set the bottle in a pan of warm water until melted and then shake.
Block Printing Ink for Fabric
What You Need:
  • Five tablespoons turpentine
  • Two tablespoons vinegar
  • One-tablespoon wintergreen oil
  • One tablespoon of dishwashing liquid
  • Eight-ounce bottle
  • Oil paint pigments
  • Brayer
  • Hot iron
What You Do:
  • Pour the first 4 ingredients into a bottle and shake well. Add the oil paint pigments until you get a thick creamy consistency. Smooth with on a glass surface. Roll brayer back and forth until mixture is tacky and the brayer is evenly coated.

    To use, roll the brayer over the carved block. Press the block onto fabric and press evenly with all your weight. Lift the block from the fabric and place a damp cloth over the design. Press the cloth with a hot iron. The designed fabric can be washed
Transfer Ink
What You Need:
  • 2 tablespoons Scrapings from a bar of soap
  • 1/4-cup hot water
  • One-tablespoon turpentine
What You Do:
  • Get a bar of soap and scrape it until you get enough soap. Next, dissolve soap powder in hot water and then add turpentine.
  • To use, dip a brush into the ink and brush over the picture to be transferred, wait about ten seconds then place a piece of paper over the picture and rub the back of it with a spoon. The picture will be transferred to the paper. The ink will solidify in its container after a little while to fix this simply set the bottle in a pan of warm water until melted and then shake.