Sports Gear Painted Pillows

Sports Gear Painted Pillows

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 23rd 2015

Decorate a sports-themed bedroom with clean and simple pillow covers using SoSoft® Fabric Paint.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • iron
    • sheet of clear vinyl
    • 1" foam brush
    • Silhouette electronic cutting machine
    • pillow cover



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Wash and iron the pillow covers according to the SoSoft packaging instructions.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Visit to purchase the desired files. Cut out the stencils with the Silhouette machine in the desired size. On a flat surface, adhere the stencil to the pillow cover on a diagonal in the corner. Smooth out any bubbles so that all edges are properly sealed.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Using a foam brush, dab on Christmas Red over the stencil.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. While the paint is slightly wet, remove the stencil, leaving the design behind.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Repeat the baseball stitching on the opposite end of the pillow cover.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Repeat the stenciling process for the basketball using Tangerine.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Repeat using Brown for a football pillow.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Repeat using Lamp Black for a soccer pillow.
    16. Instruction #8