Category Archives: Powertex
Powertex wrapped glass bottles

Using Powertex on glass

A quick search on Pinterest or Instagram will show off a host of beautiful bottles and glasses decorated using Powertex with fabric or other mixed media. Anyone that has ¬†tried to wrap a bottle or glass will know that it can be a slippery business! Where the glass is smooth, the upright shapes of bottles […]


Powertex Owl Project Pack

The Powertex UK Design Team 2018 have been busy blogging over at Powertex UK. There’s some brilliant projects over there including using the wonderful Owl Project Pack. This was my first blog for the design team too. I was given the very generous project pack with the brief to use Bronze Powertex and Stone Art […]

Powertex bottle and canvas

10 things you should know about Powertex

What is Powertex? It’s used in mixed media projects of all kinds from garden fairy houses and figure sculptures to paintings and jewellery. But what exactly is it? Here’s some things you should know about Powertex: It’s Water-based It’s Non-toxic It’s Environmentally friendly A Universal Medium that can be used to sculpt fabric A liquid […]

Bister and crackle

Starting out with Powertex

  It’s fun, gorgeous, sticky messy fun. It was fun to wrap bottles and bowls and make little figures. I learned early that while Powertex can be painted with my acrylics, that doesn’t mean it should. I learned that not all fabrics are created equal and headed for the remnant bin and some old t-shirt […]