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Koi Fish Painted on A Velvet Shirt

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Koi Fish Painted on A Velvet Shirt
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Koi Fish Painted on A Velvet Shirt

designed by Jessica Alea

Inspire a vintage vibe with this velvet Koi fish painted blouse using SoSoft® Fabric Paint.

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SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Baby Blue Deep (DSS58)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DSS32)
  • Fuchsia (DSS52)
  • Lamp Black (DSS24)
  • Ocean Blue (DSS86)
  • Red Pepper (DSS88)
  • Tangerine (DSS76)
  • White (DSS1)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • cardboard
  • chalk
  • binder clip (2 or more)
  • paintbrushes
  • velvet dress


  1. Place a piece of cardboard inside the shirt and secure with binder clips around the edge.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using the provided pattern and chalk, draw the koi fish onto the center of the shirt. (One fish should face one direction and the other in the opposite direction.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint one fish with warm hues: Tangerine, White, Red Pepper, and Lamp Black, and the other with cool hues: Baby Blue Deep, Dioxazine Purple, Fuchsia, and Ocean Blue.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Add the dorsal fin in White and water speckles in a mix of colors such as Tangerine, Fuchsia, Ocean Blue, and Baby Blue Deep.
    Step 3 Example
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