Leslie didn't have any carving tools in stock (they are on order) so I just purchased ready made stamps to have a play with. The ink I am trying firstly is Versacraft, a fabric ink which needs to be heat set to cure.
Here are the first samples of my stamping on twill.....
I think the main thing to do is practice lots before using for good fabric or twill. I found it hard to get the same result with each stamp. Still trying to work out the correct pressure to apply. Also you need to get spacing etc spot on.
I did prefer using the clear photopolymer stamps that you mount on a clear block to the traditional rubber stamp. They were much easy to see placement on the tape and also that you have even coverage of ink on the stamp.
I can't wait till I get the tools to have a go at carving my own stamps. Will keep you informed! A more detailed post will be available soon in the newsletter including links to suppliers and tutorials. I will also be giving away a Two Cheese Please stamping kit. In the meantime if you are looking for a fantastic supplier of all things stamping try Leslie at "Little Bits"