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Decoupaged Fabric Wall Letters

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Skill Level: Intermediate


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz.
Item #437
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

FolkArt ® Fabric™ Paint - Brush On - Licorice
Item #4426
Finally, a fabric paint that isn't stiff! FolkArt Fabric paint is specially formulated to absorb into fabric -- so it feels softer and flexes with the fabric without flaking off. Perhaps best of all, the colors are highly pigmented which means they look great on dark fabrics. FolkArt Fabric paint is permanent on textiles, once dry, painted fabrics can be machine washed in cold water.

Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
Item #CS11211
Add a touch of sparkle to your decoupage projects! Waterbase formula dries fast & clear, holds tight, protects and gives a smooth finish. Great for all-around crafts and kid's projects. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz.
Item #CS11218
Decoupage on fabric … why not? Simply use Fabric Mod Podge to apply paper prints or fabric swatches to wearables, totes, banners and more! An exciting new way to embellish your clothes and your home. As a sealer, machine washable in cold water, gentle cycle after 72 hours. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

Other Supplies
Black fabric paint
Wall letters of your choice
Coordinating kite fabrics
Ribbons – various widths and coordinating colors
Silk flowers
Rhinestones (for flowers and kites and tag)
Felt - yellow; green; pink; and red (for tag and kites)
Eyelets – 3/16 inch (one each for kites and tag)
Black embroidery floss
Hot glue gun
Pinking shears
Foam brush
Small paintbrush



  1. Paint sides of letters Lipstick Red; allow to dry.
  2. Prepare fabric with Fabric Mod Podge as directed. Lay each letter, front side down, on desired fabrics and trace around each letter. Cut out each letter just inside guide lines. Check for size and trim as necessary.
  3. Use Mod Podge to adhere fabric to each letter. Coat painted edges and the fronts of each letter with Sparkle Mod Podge; allow to dry and give a second coat if desired.


  1. Prepare fabric with Fabric Mod Podge as directed. Cut out several kites with different designs then coat with Sparkle Mod Podge.
  2. Cut felt pieces slightly larger than kites. Use Fabric Mod Podge to glue them together. Place an eyelet at the bottom of each kite and add coordinating colors of ribbon at various lengths.
  3. Cut out another set of felt pieces slightly larger than the first ones. Use Fabric Mod Podge to glue them together while also securing ribbon.
  4. Add rhinestones.


  1. From your fabric scraps, find a section of yellow fabric with no print. Prepare fabric with Fabric Mod Podge as directed and cut out a small rectangle.
  2. Use Licorice Fabric paint and small brush to paint on “Love” or other desired word. Allow to dry, then coat with Sparkle Mod Podge.
  3. Use pinking shears to cut out a rectangular piece of red felt ¼ inch larger than the fabric rectangle. Cut a tag shape out of pink felt slightly larger than the red piece of felt
  4. Attach yellow fabric piece onto red felt piece using Fabric Mod Podge.
  5. Use black embroidery floss to sew red and pink pieces of felt together using a straight stitch. Add eyelet.
  6. Use hot glue to attach embellishments. Refer to photo for placement ideas.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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