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« on: October 25, 2004 05:31:03 PM »

Yes, it's that time of year again!
(referring to Halloween, not election time, by the way)

Every year I try to make clever pumpkin carvings to adorn my porch.  This year, I was thinking a Presidential theme... i.e. Bush and Kerry.

I no longer have a decent photo-editing program, so I can't create my own stencils anymore.  Anyone know of some on the Internet, or has anyone already made them?

Thanks a billion,
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« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2004 08:09:30 PM »

http://www.tagyerit.com/politics/  A friend of mine emailed this to me the other day.

Pro Kerry Jack o lanterns: http://donkeywonk.typepad.com/photos/jackolanterns_for_kerry/

My boyfriend used the Kerry one, it didn't turn out so well though... : http://www.fabulousfoods.com/holidays/halloween/politicalpump.html

w's head: http://www.fabulousfoods.com/holidays/halloween/politicalpump.html

and my favorite, the OFFICIAL 2004 pumpkin poll!  http://www.pcjackolantern.com/PumpkinPoll/Default.aspx
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2004 01:14:36 PM »

Thank you so much!!!

I ended up printing out the Pumpkin Poll one.

I'll post pictures when I've carved them.
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2004 01:19:34 PM »

my pumpkin this year is a big letter w with an x over it (like a no smoking sign). i made a stencil in word, using a large letter w and there was a shape for the x sign. it turned out really well, and looks great lit up. Plus, it wasn't too complicated to carve, which is good since last year I tried to make Spongebob and was distraught when his whole face caved in. Anyway, I digress. Good luck Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2004 07:39:48 AM »

On an unrelated note, looks like we have great taste in avatars.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2006 10:29:25 AM »

Hi! just found this section of the site - it's awesome!  Grin anyhoo, I study politics (British mainly but I've been learning about the USA system - is tres interesting) but I wanna turn up to class/exam/canteen wearing a witty t-shirt...but can i find any stencils??
I know you crafty lot will say (a) use the search engine - done that!
(b) make your own (you don't know what you're dealing with - i've never stencilled before!)
so any tips on how to (a) find some cool n quirky stencils
(b) perhaps make em (in v.v.v.v. simple terms!)
thanks!
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« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2006 01:10:30 PM »

http://www.freewebs.com/stencilry/ has some, I think. I think they may be American though..I don't remember.
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2006 10:32:49 AM »

hi knittingal ^^ i instant messaged you for politically-centred stencils. if anyone else would like the sites, please feel free to instant message me.
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« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2006 09:56:31 AM »

thanks for replying...
hmm am interested why i should be offended (though i haven't actually checked out the sites yet!)  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2007 06:47:29 PM »

Hi knittingal

Try http://stencilpunks.mattrunningnaked.com/ I've used a couple of stencils here to make cross stitch patterns.

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