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Friday, August 19, 2011

who's your daddy?

Although we did not name Luke after "Luke" in Star Wars, we still like to make the connection every once and a while. Thus, I just had to make a Star Wars onsie for Luke. This is what I came up:
He looks pretty happy to know who his daddy is.
Now I just need to make Brigg a shirt that says "I am your father!"

 I used the freezer paper stenciling technique and couldn't believe how easy it was. Because I don't own a silhouette or cricut, i had to use an exacto knife to cut my stencil out, so that was the most tedious part. 

To do it yourself: 1. pick your image or words you want and print them out. 
2. Trace them on to the freezer paper (you want the waxy, shiny part down so trace accordingly)
3. Now cut the image or phrase out with exacto knife
4. above is the negative cut out image of Vader
5. next iron on your stencil waxy side down; if you have little pieces (like the middle of letters o, d, or a) carefully place them where they belong. 
6. After it is ironed on use any fabric paint and paint away. Wait for an hour or so and carefully peel off when dry. 

super easy!

p.s. Here is the Darth Vader image i used as a stencil. Just save to your computer and in photoshop or microsoft increase or decrease to the size you want then print.


  1. AWESOME! I love it. I just feel bad that you never used my cutter to do this while you lived so close.

  2. I'm impressed! You totally should do the shirt for Brigg too. :-) Can't believe I hadn't make the Luke/Star Wars connection before, unintentional or not.

  3. WOW! You did a really awesome job cutting it out. It looks great! Thanks for sharing the tutorial! :)

  4. hee hee cute! Cutting things out carefully can be painful so extra well done! :)

  5. Love this! Just had a star wars party this past weekend for my son who is turning 5! Thanks for sharing!

  6. This turned out Awesome!!! Love freezer paper stenciling!!

  7. So cute! I love those sort of stencils, you really can make any design!

  8. OH MY GOSH! My husband would die if he saw this. I'm scared to wield an exacto knife, due to a slicing of the finger in the past, but I just might have to try again here soon.

  9. That is awesome and you did an amazing job on it!! Well done!

  10. My son's name is Luke and he is certainly getting one! What a great idea! My husband is going to love it!

  11. That's just too cute! I love it! And yes, a shirt for daddy is needed!! :)

  12. That is so cute! And funny. I hope you do make a matching shirt for your husband. Thanks for sharing

  13. Thanks Havalah! You inspired me to make a little football jersey onesie for my Cora but mine did not turn out neat and crisp like yours! Next time I will have to remember to use fabric paint (instead of acrylic) and iron the edges better! Thanks again!


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