I am one to always make new, seasonal, pillow covers for the front porch but this is the first year I've made Christmas pillow covers.
I measured my pillows to figure out how large my reindeer needed to be then drew the reindeer in Illustrator. I tile printed this, taped Dasher together cut him out and then traced the silhouette onto the canvas using a gold marker. The canvas is actually painters drop cloth that I had on hand. The paint is Folk Art Gold Metallic. (I used less than one of those little bottles for both reindeer. (Value))
Because they're for outdoor use I didn't add fabric medium to the paint. I have to say the drop cloth really took the paint beautifully with no bleeding or feathering whatsoever, and guess what? The paint still looks metallic. Yay! I thought about leaving them as is but then found a couple little holiday picks that I later stitched into place. Dasher & Dancer needed a little Christmas bling.
I hope to be sharing a few more Christmas projects so come back.
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