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Stiffy Ghosts

Transform cheesecloth into spooky ghosts with a few recycled items and Stiffy.

At a Glance:

#5107 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 16 oz. - 1551

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Tin foil, Wax paper, Chip can, Plastic ball, Craft bowl, 1 yard Cheesecloth, Scissors


  1. Tear off a section of tin foil that is 15” long. Roll it into a tube shape. Wrap the tube shape with wax paper. Fold the tube in half and place inside the chip can fold the ends of the tube so they look like stretched arms. Place the ball on top of the chip can and arms.
  2. Cut the cheesecloth into 3 different pieces. (1 large, 1 med and 1 small)
  3. Cover your work surface with a protective cover. Place the large piece of cheesecloth in the bowl, saturate with Stiffy. Place the large piece over the chip can mold. Gather the bottom to look spooky. Repeat with the medium size cloth and then with the small cloth. Adjust as necessary.
  4. Allow to dry (about 6 hours) and remove the chip can mold.
Tip: Create hanging ghosts by threading fishing line through the top and hang from trees or the ceiling.


How to Make Cheesecloth Ghosts with Stiffy Fabric Stiffener

In this quick video from Cathie and Steve, learn how to make ghosts using cheesecloth and Stiffy fabric…

Watch this Video

In this quick video from Cathie and Steve, learn how to make ghosts using cheesecloth and Stiffy fabric stiffener from Plaid Enterprises.

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