I don't hate St. Patrick's Day.
Thursday, February 10, 2011

But I could see why you might think so:




After seeing a lot of craft blogs talking about using freezer paper stencils on fabric, I decided to give it a try.  The boys had this old shirt with a stain on front, so I used it as my "trial run."  

When I texted an image of my project to my friend Cheri, she replied asking, "Are you anti St. Patrick's day?"  Hilarious!  But I have nothing against March 17th.  In explanation for a skull and crossbones shirt in that shade of green... The boys school mascot is a pirate; and the shirt, regrettably, had green sleeves in a shade that I happened to also have in paint. Thus, the green skull was born.

Now that I've seen how easy it is, I'm totally making Lauryn a L-O-V-E shirt for Valentine's Day.  So easy, we can create it together as a mother-daughter project without me wanting to pull my hair out!  

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3 Comments:
Blogger valerie in TX had this to say:

Totally cute! What kind of paint did you use?

February 10, 2011 at 3:05 PM 


Blogger Starr had this to say:

I just used acrylic, but you're "supposed" to use fabric paint. I just kinda wanted to see how the process worked with this one, with stuff I already had. For next time I'll use fabric paint.

February 10, 2011 at 3:07 PM 


Anonymous Jennifer dagg had this to say:

I love it. Where can I place my order?

February 10, 2011 at 4:25 PM 


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