Cactus Print Tea Towels

When the idea came to me for this tea towel, I could picture the print in my mind, but was having trouble finding the perfect cactus stamp. So I decided to carve my own! I love the creative freedom of carving stamps, and this unique, fun print turned out exactly as I envisioned.

Project Yield 
2 tea towels

Step-by-Step Tutorial

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    Gather your materials.
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    Use a pencil to sketch out your cacti into the Speedy-Carve. This will help guide you when you start to carve.
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    Use a craft knife to cut a rectangle out the large stamp block.
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    Next, use your tool to carve out the design. I carved three stamps--a basic cactus, a cactus outline, and a small tuft of grass.
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    Mix the green paint and textile medium according to the instructions on the bottle.
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    Place a sheet of thick paper behind your tea towel to prevent the paint from seeping through to your work surface.
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    Using a foam spouncer, apply an even coat of paint to your stamp.
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    Press your stamp down with even pressure and gently lift up to reveal your design. Alternate different stamps to create your own interesting pattern.
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    Let the paint dry, and your towel is complete!
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  • Spouncer Sponge Stencil Brush
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