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how to make freezer paper stencil prints with scissors!

Posted by leethal from Portland, Oregon, United States • Published See leethal's 6 projects »
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  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 1
    Step 1

    cut (or rip) a piece of freezer paper (must be freezer paper - with wax on one side only) to cover the area you want to print on.

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 2
    Step 2

    draw one or more simple shapes that you’ll be able to cut out with scissors, on the paper side.

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 3
    Step 3

    now cut out your shapes carefully, making minimal cuts to get to the shapes and between shapes. be sure not to accidentally cut out anything that shouldn’t be cut out (hope that makes sense).

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 4
    Step 4

    now iron the stencil onto your fabric (wax side down, iron on high heat),

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 5
    Step 5

    starting with the center, carefully working your way out to the edges…

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 6
    Step 6

    make sure you iron the cut parts down so they are touching, so you don’t end up with stenciled lines connecting the shapes.

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 7
    Step 7

    now paint in the stencils by dabbing in up+down motions around the outlines.

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 8
    Step 8

    if you paint side-to-side you risk painting under the stencil and getting paint in the parts where the cut edges are touching.

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 9
    Step 9

    once you’re done painting, you can pretty much peel off the stencil whenever you want - i usually wait 5-10 minutes; i know some people wait till it dries completely, but i’m way too impatient for that!

  • How to stencil a stenciled artwork. Freezer Paper Stencil Prints With Scissors - Step 10
    Step 10

    tah dah!

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Roxanne M.
Roxanne M. · Chicago, Illinois, US · 27 projects
thanks for sharing!!!!!
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crafty_puppy *.
crafty_puppy *.
very nice. have you ever used screen printing paint for these kind of projects?
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camilaustral
camilaustral · Concepcion, Bio-Bio, CL · 9 projects
i'm not really sure what freezer paper is (i speak spanish, i'm from chile)
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Morgan S.
Morgan S. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 3 projects
That is really cool!!! I can't wait to get some freezer paper and try this out! Thanks for posting it!!!!!
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Katherine Munro
Katherine Munro · Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA · 12 projects
Great!
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Molliewobbles
Molliewobbles · Ann Arbor, Michigan, US · 7 projects
nice!
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 373 projects
Cool way to create and original design.
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