Graduation T-Shirt Stencil Project from Oak Lane Studio

Graduation T-Shirt Stencil Project from Oak Lane Studio

Acknowledge all their hard work with this "You rock" Graduation T-Shirt Stencil Project from Oak Lane Studio.

Here's what you'll need:

First wrap your T shirt around a cardboard box top, flattening the area where you'll be placing your design.

In a well-ventilated area, and on a protected surface, spray the underside of your stencil with Repositionable Spray Adhesive.

Allow the spray to cure for thirty to sixty seconds before positioning your stencil and pressing into place.

Thoroughly shake your bottle of Navy Blue Americana Acrylic Paint prior to pouring out a small amount onto a paper plate.

Add an equal amount of Americana Fabric Medium and stir until completely blended using a brush.

Soak the high density foam roller by moving in one direction only and gradually picking up more and more paint as the roller spins.

Remove excess paint by rolling repeatedly on a stack of paper towels - too much paint will cause it to "bleed" underneath the stencil.

Add the color in light coats making sure to frequently change the direction in which the roller is moving.

If the fabric isn't absorbing enough paint from the roller, a stencil brush can be used after removing excess paint from it using the paper towels.

Once finished painting, carefully peel away the stencil.

To lock in the color, lay a piece of fabric over the design and go over it with an iron with heat but no steam.

Your new graduation T shirt makes the perfect gift for the new grad or their proud family!

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