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"I Love Us" Pillow - Paper Press Paint Technique

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"I Love Us" Pillow - Paper Press Paint Technique

  You can paint a happy little pillow like this for Valentine's Day, or just to celebrate how you feel.  And after you see how easy it was to do, you might just want to try this technique for all kinds of designs, messages, and personalization on fabric.   The technique is called "paper press" and it reminds me of screen printed fabric.  The words "I love us" were written with dimensional paint, and then a sheet of paper was laid over the wet paint and "pressed" gently with fingers, then peeled away to reveal an interesting effect.  The heart...

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