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Leaf print tablecloth and napkins. Use fabric paints to imprint pressed leaf patterns on a plain tablecloth. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 96, 152

Leaf stamping. Freshly fallen leaves, mounted on foam-core board, are used as stamps on fabric and walls.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 21

Plant prints. Use fruit, leaves, etc. as "rubber stamps" to decorate things. Latex paint is used as the "ink".
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1985 (v.75#7) pg. 76

Step-by-step guide to leaf stamping.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.80#5) pg. 80

Nature prints from the garden. Plant dyes are hammered out of leaves or flower petals onto paper.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 62

How to print cotton fabric with leaves. Fresh leaves are sandwiched between layers of fabric and pounded to release the tannin. The cloth is then painted with a solution of ferrous sulfate and water which combines with the tannin to produce a print.
CUISINE Jun 1979 (v.8#5) pg. 65

Nature Print stationery is printed by using assorted foliage as stamps.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 33, 76

Leaf print pillows. Large philodendron leaf is used to print the design on fabric.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 8

Leaf printing. Pound the dye material from leaves directly into fabric and then develop the imprint by applying one or more mordants. This results in an image of the leaf.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 60

Printing with herbs. Ink and watercolor methods for nature printing.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 68

How to use wood ferns to stencil fabric. Instructions for making a picnic tablecloth, matching napkins, and a tote bag.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 80, 129

Leaf stationery. Decorate note paper and envelopes by pressing a leaf onto an ink pad and then transfering the image to paper. May also use painted leaves.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 67

Leaf printing on fabric. Plant material are "printed" by lightly hammering them onto cloth and then setting them with a mordant. Suggests fabrics that work successfully. Advice on making a sampler of leaves and other plant materials.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #80 Fall 1989 (v.20#4) pg. 16

How to print the fronts of T-shirts with leaf patterns using real leaves and textile paints.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 147

Leaf printing onto paper or fabric with watercolor or acrylic paint.
SUNSET May 1993 (v.190#5) pg. 126

Imprints from nature. Wrapping paper and ribbon are stamped with vegetable and fruit shapes.
SUNSET Dec 1996 (v.197#6) pg. 98

Leaf printing on fabric using photosensitive dyes. Instructions for making an Inkodye color chart.
THREADS #47 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 62

Tip shows how to make autumn notecards with rubbings of leaves.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1993 (v.58#6) pg. 58