1. Remove dowel from banner by
unscrewing tip on one side of dowel and slide out of sleeve on banner.
2. Iron banner fabric to make it
smooth and place it on a plastic sheet.
3. Lay branches on a plastic sheet
and using the Maribu Fabric paint diluted (with water) to half thick
consistency, dip foam brush into paint and carefully paint it onto the
branches. Now is a good time to do some practice leaf prints on a test
4. Working quickly so paint
doesn't dry, lift the branch and place it face side down onto the
banner. Cover the branch with a small plastic sheet and using a cloth
smoothly rub it over the entire branch pressing it firmly onto the
banner. Carefully lift branch and repeat until all the branches have
been placed and printed. Let dry thoroughly.
5. Carve pine cone using Speedy
Stamping Kit. Draw on stamp with pencil, then carve out design.
(Complete instructions of this step
can be found
6. Using the Lumiere paint and a
foam brush, lightly cover the carved stamp with paint and place it onto
the banner next to a branch. Repeat for other pine cone placements.
7. Using all the fabric paints
and smaller pointed brushes fill in areas that need further details like
the needles on the branches.
8. Using the Maribu Paint in red
and a flat edged brush, paint your lettering.
9. Using the Maribu Paint in red
and a small round brush lightly dot the end of the brush onto the banner
in random places for berries.
10. Let thoroughly dry and iron
to heat set. Reattach dowel.