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Make It : Be Mine Valentine

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Today's guest post comes from Lena Corwin:

"I made this valentine using tape as a stencil on a small silk screen. I love bright red ink on natural colored linen. The motif was fun and spontaneous. I like the idea of giving a cut of fabric as a valentine "card" instead of paper."

We used the attached clip-art to make our own stencil of Lena's design - see below!

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Lena's printable template (click above for the PDF).

1 Lena's printable template (click above for the PDF).

We taped our Martha Stewart Crafts stencil paper over top, and began cutting out Lena's design.

2 We taped our Martha Stewart Crafts stencil paper over top, and began cutting out Lena's design.

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Pretty!

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Our version of Lena's lovely valentine!

6 Our version of Lena's lovely valentine!

Comments (1)

  • I like the idea of playing with fabric, it really does change things up. I've been placing some of my art work onto fabric by using iron transfers recently (http://bit.ly/AnufOT).
    I would like to know more about the silk screen process. What kind of ink is that?

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