How to Paint Fabric With Dixie Belle Paint

3 Materials
2 Hours

DISCLAIMER: Painting your fabric will no longer cause you to bang your head against a wall repeatedly. However, if you’d like to continue doing so, you needn’t read this blog post. On the other hand, if you like doing things in the least stress-inducing manner possible, please continue reading. Thank you.

Today we are going to bestow upon you all the necessary tips and tricks for painting fabric.

Step 1: To prepare the fabric for painting you must first clean the piece with soap and water. Then you’ll want to mist the fabric thoroughly with a nice misting bottle filled with water. Keeping the fabric damp will allow for the richness of color to reach its full potential. You can also dampen your paint brush with water.

Step 2: Grab your favorite Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint color because it’s painting time! You’ll want to start by applying the paint working in small sections and continuously misting the fabric to keep it damp.

Step 3: After the first coat of paint is dry, you can lightly sand with a Dixie Belle Paint sanding sponge, which is 150 grit. It makes the perfect tool for softening up your fabric.

Step 4: Finally, finish off with Easy Peasy Spray Wax. This easy-to-use wax certainly lives up to its name and will ensure that your piece has a durable finish.

Voila! You’ve made it to the finish line, and you came in first place. Now you can paint all kinds of funky fabrics. Feel free to have fun and get creative with it too; you never know what brilliant-looking pieces can come of it!

Suggested materials:
  • Dixie Belle Paint   (
  • Easy Peasy Wax   (
  • Sanding Sponge   (
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  • Charise. Charise. on Sep 01, 2019

    What kind of crappy post is this? Anyone can post a pic of a chair (...that never changes) and spit basic instructions on how to chalk paint it. Cool looking yard sale chair, tho.