SETACOLOR SOLEIL HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED
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Setacolor Soleil is a new
range of colours for a broader public to decorate pareos, t-shirts
or any other light coloured piece of fabric. Cheerful and playful,
these stunning and ready to use colours are a marvelous way to easily
discover the pleasures of decorating fabric!
colours : transparent, stunning and full of brightness. Can
be mixed together. Very good lightfastness.
cleaning the brushes: with soapy water.
surfaces: all types of fine and light coloured fabric with
natural or synthetic fibers.
drying: air dry for 1 hour.
fixing: 2 possibilities : either by ironing for 5 minutes
on cotton position on the reverse side of the fabric or in the oven
for 5 minutes at 150°C (300°F)(reached temperature).
caring: once fixed, the colours resist machine washing at
40°C (100°F) and dry cleaning.
With the ready to
use Setacolor Soleil paints, discover a few easy, but spectacular
techniques to decorate beautiful pareos, t-shirts ?
For the following techniques, it is recommended to protect your
work area with plastic. Spread out your fabric and wet it with water
Paint with the sun : Apply the colours, without diluting
them, using a large brush. Without waiting, place the stencils of
your choice. Put out in the sun until completely dry.
Salt technique : Apply the colours, without diluting them,
using a large brush. Then, sprinkle some salt and allow to dry.
The colours will disperse around the salt creating spark effects.
Tye & Dye ! Fold and tie your fabric, then paint all or
part of the fabric with one or more colours of your choice. Allow
to dry at least 24 hours. The result will depend on the way you
will have folded the fabric. Here are a few ideas:
-Crumple in a ball, then tie with a few rubber bands.
-Separate sections of fabric and wring out the fabric in twists.
Then, tie with rubber bands.
-Roll or fold as an accordion. Then, tie with cord « as done with
The Setacolor Soleil colours can be applied on fabric free
of sizing and will keep the suppleness of the fabric. To fix the
Setacolor Soleil colours, iron on the reverse side of the
decorated fabric for 3 minutes on « cotton » position. It is also
possible to put the fabric in the oven : after 5 minutes at 150°C
(300°F), the colours are fixed. Once fixed, the designs resist machine
washing and dry cleaning.
in kits of three colours which include 2 foam brushes
Natural: 13, 27, 30
Lagoon: 11, 4, 12
Indian: 29, 21, 49
Oriental: 26, 13, 24
Pebeo Soie (silk painting dyes)