DIY Freezer Paper Stenciled Baby Onesie

Use basic freezer paper and fabric paint to create an original stencil on a baby onesie. 

By: Liz Gray

It's easier than you think to create a baby shower onesie bar with simple DIY options for guests. See our best tips here, then get step-by-step instructions for this freezer-paper-stenciled mountain. 

DIY Baby Shower Onesies
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What You'll Need

  • iron
  • ironing board
  • washable fabric paint
  • foam brush

Wash and Dry Onesie 

Wash and dry onesie with baby-safe detergent before you start. 

Print and Cut Template 

Print out the free PDF mountain template. Tape to cutting mat. Cover with a sheet of freezer paper, shiny-side down. Cut negative space of mountain pattern out of freezer paper. 

Iron on Stencil 

Place the freezer paper on the onesie where you'd like to add the stenciled pattern. Heat iron to medium heat, then iron until stencil is firmly affixed to the onesie. 

Add Fabric Paint 

Add a sheet of paper or cardboard between the two sides of the onesie to keep the back of the outfit free of paint. Using a foam brush, apply paint in the negative space of the design. Apply paint using a straight-down motion in thin, even coats. Let dry completely, then add a second coat, if necessary. 

Remove Stencil 

When the paint is completely dry, peel off freezer paper stencil. To make the design washable, heat-set it according to the fabric paint label instructions. 

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