Saturday, June 24, 2017

Turning a SKETCH into a STENCIL . . .

"I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing."
-- Mae West

Hellllooooo & Happy (officially) Summer!

I've been playing with a new toy: a wood burning tool! I'd been talking about making my own stencils with an arty friend, when she suggested that I try a wood burning tool and overhead projector sheets. Not only did she tell me what to do, but she then gave a stack of said sheets for me to try it. 

Try I did, and I have to say, I'm hooked! It's fun, relatively easy, and totally unique to me - or you - once you give it a go:

Have Fun & Happy Cutting!
Kristin xo


Chris Lally said...

Great tutorial, Kristin! Love the result!
Also love that sweet giggle at the end of your video.

Valerie-Jael said...

Looks fantastic, great idea! Hugs, Valerie

Beverley Baird said...

Thoroughly enjoyed your teaching video! Will definitely try it

Christine said...

Thanks for sharing, interesting how it's done.

Linda Kunsman said...

very cool Kristin. I have made my own Victorian stencils for home decorating but did NOT have the heat tool-just lots of sharp xacto blades. this looks so much faster and I have a tool so I must give it a try:) TFS!

Terri Corona said...

Ooh, how exciting! I have a wood burner I think I've used once - what a great new use for it, thank you! (of course, now I have to figure out where the heck it is!)

Nadya said...

What a kool tutorial, and fun idea to make our own stencils! I've always wanted to try a woodburning tool.

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