Last year around this time (Thanksgiving on the mind) I got it in my head that I wanted to make a special Batik tablecloth for Thanksgiving. I wanted to get an inexpensive drop cloth and go crazy customizing it with patterns and prayers of thanksgiving.
That never happened because I was afraid of the mess I’d make melting wax.
How to Make a Faux Batik Table Cloth
Regular Elmer’s glue or blue gel glue
The Elmer’s glue works as the resist (alt to melting wax)
Step 1: Trace a design or draw it freehand using the squeezable white Elmer’s glue. Let the glue dry completely.
Step 2: Then dye your fabric according to the directions on the dye box.
Step 3: You may need to rewash your fabric to get all the glue out.