Our craft stencil templates will help you create lovely handmade cards, scrapbook pages and art journals. This beautiful Fishscale
stencil pattern is perfect for various craft projects, trays, flower pots, birdhouses, picture frames, furniture, napkins and anything that can use some pattern and color! These stencils are also helpful for creating patterned background for your artwork.
These stencil templates can be used with regular acrylic paints, ink, texture paint and gel mediums. (Sold in craft stores and online).
We offer 2 versions of this stencil design - small
and medium. These stencil designs are perfect for card making! It's very easy and fun to make your
own holiday cards, and one reusable stencil will likely last you a
lifetime. You can also stencil some table runners, gift wrapping paper,
boxes, and anything that can use some decoration. No need to use a spray
adhesive when making cards, just secure the stencil with pieces of
low-tack tape so it doesn't move around while you stencil.
Here is a nice Illustrated Card Stenciling Tutorial
(so easy!)Yes, you can stencil your own fabric
and use it for curtains,
tablecloths, pillows, and what not! When stenciling on fabric, stencil adhesive
is very helpful. First, tape your ironed fabric to the surface so it
move around while you stencil. Use stencil brushes, or a dense foam roller
, and add
some textile medium (sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You
can also get a special fabric paint, but, good craft acrylics
with a dollop of textile medium work just as well, and cost way less,
Textile medium is optional - it only makes the acrylic paint
more flexible when it dries, which is important for wearables like
t-shirts, but not so much for pillows and curtains. Complete the
stenciling and let it dry fully, 24 hours is best, then
heat-set it by ironing the fabric for approximately 20 sec. on
a LOW setting through the piece of cloth. Heat-setting will cure the
paint and will prevent it from being washed off in the washing machine.
Always experiment with a sample of your fabric first to ensure good
results. I've stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer fabrics
with great results. It's always better if your fabric doesn't have too
You'll need some stencil brushes
and/or a dense foam roller
for your stenciling project.
All of our stencils are made of sturdy but flexible 12 mil clear plastic, reusable and easy to clean. In our 20+ years of professional stenciling this material has proven to be far superior than any other material we used, including the industry standard 8 mil mylar.
Our reusable stencils are made to last and with proper care and storage will serve you for a long time.