Star Wars Freezer Paper Stencilled T-shirt Tutorial


This DIY Boba Fett T-shirt has been a real hit with just about everyone who has seen it.
We love Star Wars around here.
So I decided to create custom t-shirts for my boys.
Back to school fashion on the DIY.
I created two Star Wars looks.  
Boba Fett for Isaiah and C3PO for Cameron. 
I need the do it yourself Star Wars inspiration as my kids have asked for a 
Lego Star Wars birthday party this year.  
I seriously can’t wait, it is going to be SO MUCH FUN!
But first here is what you came for.  How to make your very own Star Wars Freezer Paper Stencilled T-shirts…

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I googled Star Wars silhouette and came up with a few workable images.  You could print them out and trace the outline onto freezer paper.  I just free handed my sketches.  After you have drawn the image onto freezer paper, use an xacto knife or sharp pair of scissors to cut it out.

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Iron the freezer paper, shiny side down, onto the t-shirt.  Be sure to press firmly over edges and corners.

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Place a sheet of newsprint or paper inside of the t-shirt, in between the front and back.  This helps to prevent the paint from bleeding to the back.  Paint in the negative space of the image using fabric paint.  I like Tulip paint from Michaels.  Brush away from the stencil, towards the centre so that the paint is not pushed under the stencil.

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When the paint is completely dry, peel off the stencil and iron the image to set it on the t-shirt.
Truly this is an easy DIY project that any boy would love!


Have you done any freezer paper stencilling?  I would love to see it!
Be sure to stop by next week for more boy fashion inspiration.
Thanks for reading!
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  1. Karen says

    Freezer paper stenciling is so much fun! Your Star Wars themed shirts are so great. I know many little boys AND big boys… and even a bunch of girls who would love those. Can’t wait to see the details of your Lego Star Wars party unfold!


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