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Get crafty and print some cyanotype scissor print tights!
When our Cyanotype Kit arrived from Jacquard, I had a look around the CO+K office for something awesome to print with when I spotted my scissors jar and knew they would look amazing on tights.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 1
    Step 1

    You'll need a pair of light tights to print on for this project.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 2
    Step 2

    We need to stretch the tights to get the print to look just right, so trace around your legs onto a large piece of cardboard and then cut out the template for your legs.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 3
    Step 3

    Carefully slip the tights over the cardboard so that they're all stretched out.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 4
    Step 4

    Protect your surface with a bin bag, lay the tights down and arrange your scissors in a design you like.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 5
    Step 5

    Mix up the Cyanotype solution in the dark and pop in a spray bottle.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 6
    Step 6

    Spray the tights in the dark with the solution and leave to dry.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 7
    Step 7

    Expose to sunlight for 10 minutes and then rinse the tights well.

  • How to make a pair of tights / pantyhose. Scissor Print Cyanotype Tights - Step 8
    Step 8

    Leave to dry then try on!

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