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« on: August 02, 2008 05:08:12 PM »

I couldn't find any shower curtains that I liked. So I decided to stencil one that I had. This was my first stenciling project. At first I tried wax paper, but it didn't stick when I tried ironing it on. I changed to ironing the wax paper stencil on with stitch witchery. The stitch witchery residue was very difficult to remove and I wasn't able to clean it all off( the stuff around the "conserve"). I then tried normal paper, which bleed and didn't leave clean lines. Finally I just traced the outlines of the images on the fabric and filled them in. whew. It was one of the most frustrating projects I've done lately. The whole thing says "conserve water. shower together." and pictures two birds Smiley












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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2008 05:16:09 PM »

Cute!  I've been eyeing up my own shower curtain for a change...I may have to try some stenciling.  I really like the birds Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2008 06:19:10 PM »

thats a kick ass curtain!
my shower has a glass door but if it didnt Id make a curtain like that

as a tip you cant iron wax paper onto fabric, what you want is freezer paper
contact paper works well too since its sticky on one side
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2008 07:03:15 PM »

Nice work! Love the birdies!
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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2008 08:33:51 PM »

wow, freezer paper, that would explain a lot haha thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2008 10:46:47 PM »

Even with all you went through it turned out great.  I'm all for conserving water.  Thanks for sharing your process and feedback.
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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2008 10:17:51 PM »

Very cute, the birds are a nice touch =)
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