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Topic: Doodle pad drawing goes freezer paper stencil!  (Read 4478 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2010 07:57:21 AM »

 hey beckashell- crafster did a tute for freezer paper stencils-


they are a lot of fun, i've made tons of these suckers

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« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2010 09:44:20 AM »

Yeah, for freezer paper stencils, I'd use the already existing tutorial.  Basically to get the image onto the computer and print it, I just took a picture of what she drew and loaded it from my memory card into Paint.  I erased the background so I wouldn't be wasting ink - but you wouldn't even have to do that.  If it's on paper, I would suggest scanning it in if you have a scanner - it creates a clearer image. 
Get your image and words (if any) to where you want them for your project and then follow the directions in the other tutorial.

I splurged and bought a package of 8x10 sheets of freezer paper at a quilting store.  I had a discount so it turned out to be cheaper anyway.  It's less expensive to buy a roll of freezer paper but I had trouble with getting it to go through my printer sometimes.  It kept jamming unless I had a full sheet cut out.  Now I use my roll of freezer paper for things I can draw or write directly onto it. 
Actually, that's another option - just have the kids draw directly onto the freezer paper and cut out from there.

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« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2010 08:24:07 PM »

thank you both of you! Now to find a simple drawing to use...

« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2010 11:02:31 PM »

sooooo cute. i love this.

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« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2010 05:28:31 PM »

This is so wonderful!  What a great idea... I am bookmarking it for when my nephew is old enough to draw.  Great job!
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2010 06:08:34 PM »

So cute, well done!

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