Monday, February 23, 2015

Painting techniques day 14

Stencils

There are all sorts of stencils: metal, plastic, freezer paper, plain paper, tape and many more. This is a simple stencil that I have been making since this product, Avery Note Tabs, was first introduced. As a matter of fact I have a step by step tutorial on making them here.

I can only find one of the many I made because the bookcase they were adhered to collapsed under the weight of all my books (smile). I know I put them somewhere...

I made another spiral which is one of my favorites.


This is my round pouncer. I have these in three sizes. I bought them at WalMart and I am still using the same few after all these years. 




They leave a nice clear edge and even after washing MANY times, the sticky back keeps sticking.


Don't forget to heat set.

5 comments:

  1. I haven't commented this month yet... but I am really enjoying your posts this month. So many ideas of what to use your paints for! Thank you for sharing. I really enjoy this idea of the Avery tabs. Simple but effective. Have you used them with sun printing?

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  2. Another great technique! Did you use regular fabric paint here?

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  3. I forgot all about these! Just reviewed the tutorial, now I need to find some of the tabs. Thanks for the reminder!

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  4. Thanks so much for the month's worth of painting inspiration. I've really been enjoying these and yet never commenting. Every morning after I read the newest installment, I'm itching to get upstairs to the fabric and paints.

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  5. Great! That is so good to hear!

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