How to Paint Denim – Cute Fashion DIY – HGTV Handmade

Join the DIY denim fashion trend by customizing a fun back patch stencil. Use your own jeans or jacket and Meg’s free printables to make your own denim designs. Meg shows you 2 easy ways – you get to choose which one is your favorite.

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38 thoughts on “How to Paint Denim – Cute Fashion DIY – HGTV Handmade”

  1. How do you protect a jacket that's already been painted? I bought an elaborately painted one, but I think the intention was to get it framed and not wear it. But I want to wear it! Any ideas?

  2. I painted a design on denim using fabric paint, firstly with a white base underneath. I think the paint layers were too thick? The paint has dried over the last week but still feels tacky/sticky to touch even after heat setting it. Is there anything that will fix this? Thanks

  3. I'd like to throw it out there for anyone who only can find really thick stencil sheets (I had the issue on a prev project) to try out sheets of crafting fun foam. Easier to cut that thicker stencil plastic and they're usually a lot cheaper.

  4. Really cute! I use a very similar technique to print my tshirts 🙂 I think I made a video about it a while back, but of course yours is lovely mostly thanks to Gracie haha 💕

  5. Next time try using freezer paper instead of plastic sheets, and iron that on. It works really well with all sorts of fabrics from denim to felt. Also I love the cactus idea super cute.

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