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Fabric Painting | Faux Watercolor

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Fabric Painting | Faux Watercolor
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Fabric Painting | Faux Watercolor

designed by Crimson Duvall

Hand painted decorative pillow with SoSoft Fabric Acrylic Fabric Medium

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SUPPLIES

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Fabric Medium (DSF1)
  • Gold (Metallic) (DSM33)
  • Lavender (DSS12)
  • Mediterranean Blue (DSS85)
  • Peacock Teal (DSS106)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. This project will work with any plain white fabric pillow (or pillow cover)!
    Step 0 Example
  2. Blend some of the Peacock Teal Fabric Acrylic with the Fabric Medium using a flat brush. Dip your brush into each and lightly mix on the your palette.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Begin painting onto the surface of the pillow using loose broad strokes. Working in sections.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Begin adding some Lavender Fabric Acrylic into your Fabric Medium and paint into some of the white areas. (TIP: Add some color onto the pillow in areas by painting on the Fabric Medium first and adding the fabric paint into the wet area for a different look.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. If one area gets too opaque with color, simply dab off some of the paint with a paper towel. (TIP: this adds a cool texture as well if you want to leave it, if not- add some Fabric Medium to your brush and paint over area to blend.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add some dimension with third darker color, Mediterranean Blue Fabric paint in some areas.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Paint one entire side allow to dry and paint the opposite side the same way.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Print and cut out provided template.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Using the seem as a guide, place the template in the center of the edge of the pillow.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Trace on the template lightly with a pencil.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Paint on Gold SoSoft Fabric Metallics into the geometric shape using a flat brush. Allow to dry and apply a second coat.
    Step 10 Example
  12. A fun and easy way to make some trendy accent pillows for your home!
    Step 11 Example