Here is another monogram project I did for outside. I used the same technique as in my last post, but this time I used some leftover Sunbrella fabric I had. I saw these Pottery Barn pillows when they went on sale this summer and loved the red and green colors – and realized I had some fabric to coordinate!! Always exciting to use up leftover fabric. It seems you’re doing it for free!!
We have a bench in our front yard – and I think that any bench just looks better with pillows. So, this last weekend I tried stenciling some leftover sunbrella fabric. Sunbrella is an outdoor fabric that will not fade plus it cleans up easy. I also had this stencil from our last home.
I started by cutting the fabric the size I wanted.
Place the stencil on top of the fabric.
Time to start painting. I used Tulip fabric paint in marine blue.
This part is scary – taking the stencil off!!!
Sorry about the shadow! But, that’s what happens when you do outdoor projects at high noon! Whew – it was hot, hot , hot!!
Just one stencil looks kinda lonely doesn’t it?
I let the fabric sit in the hot sun for several hours – then made them into pillows.
When I make outdoor pillows I use the plastic grocery bags for my pillow forms. I take one bag, turn it inside out, then stuff that bags with more of the plastic bags until I get the result I want. It is a great way to recycle the bags and it is free!