Fabric Painting | Faux Watercolor

Fabric Painting | Faux Watercolor

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 22nd 2021

Hand painted decorative pillow with SoSoft Fabric Acrylic Fabric Medium



    1. This project will work with any plain white fabric pillow (or pillow cover)!
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Blend some of the Peacock Teal Fabric Acrylic with the Fabric Medium using a flat brush. Dip your brush into each and lightly mix on the your palette.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Begin painting onto the surface of the pillow using loose broad strokes. Working in sections.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Begin adding some Lavender Fabric Acrylic into your Fabric Medium and paint into some of the white areas. (TIP: Add some color onto the pillow in areas by painting on the Fabric Medium first and adding the fabric paint into the wet area for a different look.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. If one area gets too opaque with color, simply dab off some of the paint with a paper towel. (TIP: this adds a cool texture as well if you want to leave it, if not- add some Fabric Medium to your brush and paint over area to blend.)
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Add some dimension with third darker color, Mediterranean Blue Fabric paint in some areas.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Paint one entire side allow to dry and paint the opposite side the same way.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Print and cut out provided template.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Using the seem as a guide, place the template in the center of the edge of the pillow.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Trace on the template lightly with a pencil.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Paint on Gold SoSoft Fabric Metallics into the geometric shape using a flat brush. Allow to dry and apply a second coat.
    22. Instruction #11
    23. A fun and easy way to make some trendy accent pillows for your home!
    24. Instruction #12


    Geometric Pattern Template