Cozy Winter DIY: Stencilled Eye Pillowcase

Looking to spruce up your pillows a little? As winter begins to settle in, the warmth of a bed and duvet is a welcome treat. Why not add some simple details to make your bedroom a space that you want to spend time in, curled up with a good cup of coffee and your favourite book. Here’s a simple technique to make your own reusable stencils for a linen or pillowcase DIY. The exact same technique could be used for all sorts of DIYs around the house, tote bags and gifts. So get creative with it!

DIY pillowcase tutorial

What you need:
Pillowcases
Fabric Paint
Sponge
Template
Craft Knife
Overhead transparencies / Acetate sheet (2xA4, 2xA3)
Spray adhesive

Eye Stencil Pillowcase DIY

DIY Pillowcase Tutorial

Print out the free template download and cut out your stencil using a craft knife. There is also a Silhouette Cut File included, if you have a Silhouette machine.

The template include 2 hand-drawn open eyes and 2 closed eyes. Cut the closed eyes from A4 and the open eyes from A3.

Eye Stencil Pillowcase DIY

Lightly coat the back of the stencil with spray adhesive and place it on your ironed pillowcase. Gently sponge your paint where needed and leave to dry.

Eye Stencil Pillowcase DIY

Eye Stencil Pillowcase DIY

Remove the stencil and iron on the reverse of the design to fix the paint. Repeat this process with the open eye on the other side of the pillowcase.

Eye Stencil Pillowcase DIY

DIY Pillowcase Tutorial

Happy sleeping, reading and cuddling!
Deborah Signature Featherly

For more creative inspiration, follow my Instagram at @Puresweetjoy or visit me at Pure Sweet Joy.

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Deborah is a creative, always looking for new ideas to craft on a budget. Her blog, Pure Sweet Joy, includes crafts, DIYs, free printable downloads and blogging tips. By day she is a registered dietitian, wife and friend hoping to empower the communities around her to follow their passions and live a full, creative life. She believes that everyone has a creative side, sometimes it just needs to be found.

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