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Stenciling PlaidFX on Fabric

By: Emily Schmidt of GBGHcosplay

Learn how to make your very own Sci-Fi Tunic using PlaidFX on fabric with custom stencils.

At a Glance:

Project #15994 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Malevolent, 3 oz. - 36866

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Blizzard, 3 oz. - 36835

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Carbon, 3 oz. - 36874

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Smashing, 3 oz. - 36855

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Goblin Green, 3 oz. - 36850

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Samurai Sword, 3 oz. - 36884

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Chainmail, 3 oz. - 36883

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Gauntlet, 3 oz. - 36885

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - New Liberty, 3 oz. - 36889

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brushes - Stencil, Premium, 5/8" - 5076

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Stencil Film Blank, 8-1/4" x 18", 3 pc. - 50377

Number Needed: 1 $11.99 $6.00
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Plaid ® Hot Knife, 3 pc. - 34675E

Number Needed: 1 $17.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Scissors/Rotary Blade
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Fabric
  • Bias Tape
  • Paper Towels
  • Buckles
  • Nylon Straps
  • Pins/Sewing Clips
  • Cling Wrap to protect surface
  • Double Stick Tape

instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Cut out design on Cricut or make custom stencil by hand (see notes below).
  2. Draw out your custom stencil design and transfer onto Stencil Film Blank.
  3. Using Plaid Hot Knife, cut out your stencil design.
  4. Tape stencil onto fabric in desired area.
  5. Lightly apply PlaidFX Smooth Satin onto your Stencil Brush.
  6. Offload excess paint onto a paper towel.
  7. In a pouncing motion, gradually build up pigmentation onto your fabric using your stencil.
  8. Gently remove stencil from fabric project.
  9. Allow to completely dry and finish garment as desired.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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