Start by selecting your stencil and placing it on the fabric. Have your gilding size and gold leaf ready.
Next use a sponge brush to put the gilding size on the stencil, spread to make sure you cover the entire stencil opening. Next use a sponge brush to put the gilding size on the stencil, spread to make sure you cover the entire stencil opening.
Once you have covered all the areas use a dry sponge brush or dry chip brush and brush away the excess gold leaf to reveal your newly gilded design!
To make a the bottom of your fabric ornament like a banner simply fold in half and cut a short V.
You could also do a fringe at the bottom if you wanted something different.
If you want a little more sparkle in the mix try this…Use your stencils to make the base design. Once the ink is dry use a small brush and add the gilding size to select spots on your ornament. Sprinkle super fine glitter over the sizing for a special, glittery touch to your handmade ornaments.
There are so many ways this could turn out, the possibilities are endless.