When I read Carol’s first post on stenciled headboards, it immediately brought to mind this stenciled headboard from Projection Stenciling, by Linda Buckingham & Leslie Bird. The headboard pattern found in the book is also currently available as a free download from Buckingham Stencils. Projection stenciling is a great method for a large stenciling project […]
Free Stencil Patterns
If you don't mind cutting your own stencils, there are a number of online sources with free stencil patterns available.
Here are a few sites that are offering a nice variety of free Christmas stencils for crafts or Christmas cards. Some of the sites also offer instructions and ideas: About.com Free Stencils Collection: Christmas Christmas Customs – Free Christmas Stencils Holiday Stencils – More Free Stencil Craft Ideas Free Printable Christmas Stencils
In my constant search for stencil usage, I came across a wonderful website that utilizes stencils for bikeways. The 4th Street Bikeway Project promotes the use of stenciled signage to alert motorists of the presence and rights of bikers and to provide route information to the cyclists themselves. While the 4th Street Bikeway Project is […]
USA Weekend Magazine has a great “Joker” stencil that you can download for free. If you scroll down the page on their website you will also find a list of several other pumpkin stencil sites, including the “Campaign-o-lanterns”, featuring all 4 presidential/vp heads and more! Happy carving… or stenciling!
Martha Stewart Living has consistently featured stenciling projects in both her magazine and on her website. Martha is an excellent source for great “Do It Yourself” projects and often includes free templates which allow you to cut your own stencils. Her September issue, in particular, was full of wonderful ideas! Almost every month you can […]