I’ve fallen for African mud cloth. The patterns are mesmerizing, in their simplicity and shape. I was dreaming up some ideas for black and white Easter eggs this year and came up with DIY mud cloth inspired Easter eggs. Honestly, you don’t need to be an artist, just a steady hand helps with this easy Easter project. I used good ole sharpies to get these patterns. These eggs will look so nice as Easter decor.
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1. First, I spent a little time looking at images online of mud cloth. I searched mud cloth on Pinterest and Google Image Search for some inspiration. Then I practiced some patterns on paper before I dove in.
2. Get drawing! I used white acrylic paint on my chalkboard eggs, but in retrospect, I would prefer to use a paint pen the next time. You get cleaner lines with a marker. For the white eggs, I used a standard black Sharpie marker and it worked like a charm.
photos by Melissa Fenlon. all rights reserved.