Don’t let a shirt stain get you down. Let it inspire the shape and placement of a quick, no-sew, freezer paper stencil. Freezer paper stenciling is not new in the crafting world, but it’s good to remember it’s not just a technique for creating new designs. It’s also an easy and practical ways to extend the life of your children’s old clothes. Let’s save those stained shirts!
Freezer Paper Stenciling (no sewing required)
Self- healing cutting mat
Sponge paint brush
1. With a pencil, trace or draw desired shape onto non-shiny side of freezer paper.
2. Using an X-acto knife and cutting mat, cut out shape from freezer paper following pencil lines, creating the stencil.
3. Iron on cut freezer paper stencil, shiny side down onto shirt over stain. Iron another piece of freezer paper to the inside of the shirt so paint won’t bleed through.
4. Apply paint to stencil. Let dry overnight.
5. Peel off freezer paper and set paint with iron as directed on fabric paint bottle.
Download the Star & Bow templates HERE (pdf)
Find more freezer paper stencil inspiration HERE.