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psmommy
« on: July 16, 2007 06:47:33 AM »

I made this t-shirt for my partner in the pond friends swap, as she really likes koi.  I used the good ole freezer paper method for the stencil.


Whole view of shirt.


Close up of fish.

Thanks for looking.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2007 07:04:12 AM »

very nice shirt!!  Smiley i've never heard of the freezer paper method, but the details on the koi and the character are very well done  Cheesy i love koi fish (i have like 9 at home  Roll Eyes), they are soooo cute  Grin
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psmommy
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2007 07:33:03 AM »

Thanks animaeariesgirl!! 

The freezer paper method is so fun and easy!  All you have to do is:

- grab yourself a piece of freezer paper (Reynolds works nice).

- draw or trace the image you would like for your t-shirt on the nonwaxy side of the paper

- cut out with an exacto knife

- iron stencil onto t-shirt, waxy side down

- paint using fabric paint and brush (or my favorite, a makeup wedge)

- let dry

- Peel off freezer paper

This is my favorite method. I highly recommend it.  Cheesy
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joha
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2007 10:02:46 AM »

Thanks for explaining the freezer method! I'm a newbie at this cool stuff. My daughter loves koi fish, so she will be thrilled with your project.

Thanks again! Smiley
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psmommy
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2007 11:33:16 AM »

Thanks for explaining the freezer method! I'm a newbie at this cool stuff. My daughter loves koi fish, so she will be thrilled with your project.

Thanks again! Smiley

You're welcome!  Once you try this method you'll be hooked.  It gets addicting!  Cheesy
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