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« on: August 04, 2007 05:05:34 PM »

Here's my entry.  I used off-white canvas fabric and the morsbag tutorial.  I love that tutorial.  I actually plan to make about 10 bags all together, for large shopping trips.  This challenge was very inspiring.  Thanks Leah.

I used freezer paper for the stencils.

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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2007 05:09:55 PM »

*great bag* *how did u use freezer paper as a stencil do tell?*  *i agree this challenge was really inspiring* *i plan on making about 10 bags (not like my entry but from the morsbag tutorial) for my up and coming grocery shopping trip*
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2007 05:24:40 PM »

Thanks!

Freezer paper stencilling is simple. 
1. You just draw, print, or trace your image onto the paper side of the freezer paper. 
2. Cut it out.
3. Iron it on to your fabric, wax side down. 
4. The waxy side adheres to the fabric, creating a barrier. 
5. Paint. 
6. Let dry.
7. Peel off freezer paper.

Repeat this process for all colors.
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2007 01:38:09 PM »

Thanks for the frezer paper stencil tute!!! I am so going to do that! Your stencils work is SO clear!
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2007 04:50:20 PM »

So...I pretty much love your bag.
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