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Hand-painted Wears

March 16, 2011

What’s with the new trend lately of hand-painted clothes? Isn’t anyone afraid of ruining their washing machine? Beyond hand-painted cats running up and down your shirt or Mario and Luigi shrines on Converses, there are some elegant options out there.

Silk Tee Inkblot by Rachel Rose (via Make It who I just love)

Seattle’s Jessalin Beutler with this hand-painted checkered dress

Abstraction Mix Dress by Marina Astafyeva

Another from Jessalin Beutler

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  1. March 16, 2011 7:21 pm

    I made a treasury about this earlier today actually. It focuses on inexpensive hand painted fashions. You can link it if you like it. Here’s the web address. It’s called I heart painted clothes.

    Also I’ve painted a lot of my own clothes over the years. If you use fabric paint or any kind of acrylic really I don’t see how it would effect your washer. Actually even paints that wash out like tempura are unlikely to remain in your machine unless you put a great deal more on than would be on your average garment.

    just in case you’re interested :)

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