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Stiffy Ghosts

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Transform cheesecloth into spooky ghosts with a few recycled items and Stiffy.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener, 16 oz.
Item #1551
Create permanent fabric projects quickly and easily using Stiffy ® Fabric Stiffener with most fabrics. Creates beautiful fabric bows, stiffens needlework. Add lace, ribbon and trims to craft projects or mold or drape dollies and lace.


Other Supplies
Tin foil
Wax paper
Chip can
Plastic ball
Craft bowl
1 yard Cheesecloth


  1. Tear off a section of tin foil that is 15” long. Roll it into a tube shape. Wrap the tube shape with wax paper. Fold the tube in half and place inside the chip can fold the ends of the tube so they look like stretched arms. Place the ball on top of the chip can and arms.
  2. Cut the cheesecloth into 3 different pieces. (1 large, 1 med and 1 small)
  3. Cover your work surface with a protective cover. Place the large piece of cheesecloth in the bowl, saturate with Stiffy. Place the large piece over the chip can mold. Gather the bottom to look spooky. Repeat with the medium size cloth and then with the small cloth. Adjust as necessary.
  4. Allow to dry (about 6 hours) and remove the chip can mold.
Tip: Create hanging ghosts by threading fishing line through the top and hang from trees or the ceiling.
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