DIY Custom Fabric

Caitlin Bigelow
by Caitlin Bigelow
3 Materials
45 Minutes
Learn how to use freezer paper to make custom fabric. Using this simple technique you can customize kitchen hand towels, pillows, shirts, and any kind of fabric you please.
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Use any kind of freezer paper for this custom stencil.
Pull some freezer paper out and rip off a sheet big enough to size to your stencil.
Draw or print out your design and cut it out with a sharp exacto blade or scalpel.
Place your design centered (or where ever) you would like it.
IMPORTANT: Make sure to place stencil shiny side down. Or you'll ruin the stencil and have to peel it off your iron.
Iron down your stencil. The heat will cause the stencil to stick to the fabric you're customizing.
Paint in your stencil with acrylic or fabric paint.
Let it dry for 20-30 minutes.
Slowly peel up the stencil and WA-LA! For reveal see video at the top!
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  • Neelie Neelie on Jun 11, 2018

    I just LOVE this idea!!! Could I tape the “wax paper stencil “ on my cabinet doors to paint a design?

  • Gail Gail on Jun 13, 2018

    Where do u get freezer paper from I've never heard of it only wax paper

  • Susan Herrera Susan Herrera on Jun 27, 2018

    Can these be put in the washer?

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