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Sports Gear Painted Pillows

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Sports Gear Painted Pillows
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Sports Gear Painted Pillows

designed by Ginger Bowie

Decorate a sports-themed bedroom with clean and simple pillow covers using SoSoft® Fabric Paint.

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SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Brown (DSS102)
  • Christmas (Primary) Red (DSS25)
  • Lamp Black (DSS24)
  • Tangerine (DSS76)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • iron
  • sheet of clear vinyl
  • 1" foam brush
  • Silhouette electronic cutting machine (Silhouette America)
  • pillow cover


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Wash and iron the pillow covers according to the SoSoft packaging instructions.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Visit to purchase the desired files. Cut out the stencils with the Silhouette machine in the desired size. On a flat surface, adhere the stencil to the pillow cover on a diagonal in the corner. Smooth out any bubbles so that all edges are properly sealed.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a foam brush, dab on Christmas Red over the stencil.
    Step 2 Example
  4. While the paint is slightly wet, remove the stencil, leaving the design behind.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Repeat the baseball stitching on the opposite end of the pillow cover.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Repeat the stenciling process for the basketball using Tangerine.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Repeat using Brown for a football pillow.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Repeat using Lamp Black for a soccer pillow.
    Step 7 Example