These maple leaf sequins I colored with Sharpie markers. It works quite well. It does not rub off. I have not tried putting them through the wash so I don't know how well they stand up to washing. I must say that I like the alcohol inks better. These fabrics I marbled with cheap acrylic paints and shaving cream. Okay, what's with the underlining again!!! I wish I were more html literate! The acrylic works just as well as the food coloring (see post below). I would like to try Dye-na-flow as it is very fluid and I think it might move easier than the craft acrylics. You absolutely must let the acrylic paint cure before washing the fabric. I taught a class to my guild and one of the students (I love you Elizabeth) washed her marbled fabric right away and it all washed out. Drag. If you are in a big hurry to use the fabric you could always heat set it first.