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« on: February 06, 2012 10:56:43 AM »

I recently took part in the Craft this tote swap and I found that my partner had a fondness for trees. Combine that with my recent acquisition of a silhouette cutter and I decided to try a stencil on the bag I was making. I hadn't done stencilling in a very long time

I cut out the pretty, curly tree out of acetate and tried on a scrap piece of fabric, disaster, Undecided I cannot keep the stencil in the right place!
Ok, time to rethink. This time I use a spray glue that holds for about 2-3 hours, spray the acetate (including all the tiny pieces) and try again. This time, I got a bit more security, but lots and lots of bleeding under the stencil. B@*!%r.
Time for another rethink, I decide that it's trying to work around the tiny pieces that is the problem and try the stencil in reverse (put the tree on the fabric and stencil around it), this time it's much, much better. So I pluck up my courage and go for it.


I'd chosen that particular tree because it was very curly. The photo is not very clear, but the umbrella pocket is a shimmery blue/green fabric with golden curls embroidered over it. I thought it would echo the material.
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012 04:45:38 AM »

Wow, that is stunning. I am always impressed by image transfers.  Smiley
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