Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Santa and Ho Ho Ho pillows using Freezer paper and Cameo

Hello! I wanted to share a couple pillows I made the last couple days.

I used a cut file I got from a Silhouette Forum to cut the Santa Face from freezer paper. Yes - the freezer paper you use to package meat and such for your freezer - but I have it in 8.5 x 11" pieces. I purchased a pack of sheets at a quilt show. Anyway, I loaded the freezer paper onto my Silhouette cutting mat, and used the settings for Plain Paper. After the design was cut, I weeded out the silhouette of Santa's face, and ironed the freezer paper to a loosely woven linen type fabric I had in my stash. You could use muslin also. It only takes a few seconds for the freezer paper to adhere to the fabric. Then I used a large sponge dauber from my scrapbook supplies to dab red acrylic paint over the exposed areas of the design. I allowed the paint to dry for about 1/2 hour, then removed the freezer paper. I was so pleased with the intricacy of the design and how that translated to fabric! I did the same technique with a "Ho Ho Ho" design I just typed into Silhouette using the Arial font. I added some little pom pom trim around this pillow.  The design was shared by Barb Richardson over on the Silhouette SD and Cameo Users Facebook page. Thanks so much for the design Barb!

1 comment:

  1. So super cute! Was it shared in the files? If so do you remember what the download was named? Thanks!!!