Creating Images and Text Using Flour Paste Silk Screening

The Quilters’ Community | Episode 81

Episode Description:

Learn a fun and easy way to create surface design with this simple technique. Very little training is needed! Valerie White demonstrates how to use flour and water to create a mixture used with purchased silk screens to create text and images for whole cloth quilts or for later piecing into a composition. To watch more quilting videos of the Quilters Newsletter TV visit and


Award-winning fiber artist Valerie C. White has been creating quilts nearly 20 years. A retired art educator from the District of Columbia Public Schools, Valerie shares her passion for textiles by teaching and presenting lectures nationally. Her work has been widely exhibited in the U.S. and internationally and has appeared in a variety of publications, including Quilters Newsletter. Valerie was one of 44 artists invited to create a quilt to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama and she is active in several art organizations and served as a member of the Board of Governors for the Speed Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.


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