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Stenciled Makeup Pouches

An simple-to-craft makeup pouch that can easily pass as store-bought? We can't make this stuff up.



  1. Step 1


    Cut out the stencil of your choice and adhere it to your surface with a little stencil tape.

  2. Step 2

    Mix Sterling paint with fabric medium. Load your brush with a little paint and dab off excess onto a scrap piece of paper or paper towel.

  3. Step 3


    Begin stenciling by pouncing the brush over the stencil in an up and down motion.

  4. Step 4

    Repeat, following the guides and lining up the pattern, until the pattern is complete.

  5. Step 5

    To create the off-set printing effect, set stencil down a little off to the side from the first color, repeat steps 2-4 with the next paint color and continue stenciling.


Reviews (2)

  • painterberry 21 Aug, 2014

    @ Terrigirl: Here is a nice tutorial that you can then use for this project if you choose plain outer fabric. You will have to read the subtitles unless you speak German!

  • Terrygirl 21 Aug, 2014

    What a letdown. I thought it was going to show me how to make the bag, but it's just technically an ad for all Martha's stencilling products and how to stencil fabric paint onto a canvas bag. Boo. I was hoping for something better.