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Stencils & Stenciling

Stenciling is a great way to add a unique touch to almost any surface. Whether you are creating a personalized gift, adding stencil accents to walls or home decor or making crafts with the kids, Plaid has the stencil products and inspiration to make your next project a success!

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Yes, silkscreens are reusable. After each use, silkscreens should be washed and dried immediately to prevent clogging. Silkscreens can be washed with warm water immediately or can be gently scrubbed with soap and water. more...
 
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Yes, etching cream works beautifully with both adhesive silkscreens and adhesive stencils. Rub screens to secure design tightly to surface. Taping off areas not intended to be etched is a good idea when using silkscreens or stencils to prevent etching cream from spreading.
 
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Hold stencil in place using stencil adhesive spray or stencil tape, or use adhesive stencils. Dab paint on as before, applying a thin layer of paint at a time. Remove stencil while paint is still wet. If paint has dried, release stencil with a craft knife before removing.
 
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1. Pre-wash and dry fabric. This will remove the sizing that comes in new fabric and help the paint bond better with the fibers. more...