Cross Stencil – Interior designers/decorators and artists create their own templates to save money on their projects. Making your own templates also allows you to be more creative and customize your decoration. Discover how to make a template for craft and office items. Find your image the best templates are those that have less interlaced lines and characteristics. Draw your image on paper. Try different versions, keeping in mind that the templates will have to have some space between the crossed lines.
Modify your image after saving it on your computer, print it in the size you want to see it on your wall or project. Most screens for printing allow you to change the size of the image according to the size of the sheet. Also, you can open the image in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator to change its size. Some decorators suggest that you practice with the colors you intend to use before placing the cross stencil on the wall or any other surface.
Use markers in the tones you want to paint a copy of your image. Make slight changes in the design if the lines are crossing. Make new lines on the paper where you want the lines to be disconnected, to allow the cross stencil to remain in its original form during your project. Glue the image of the paper to your cardboard or cutting board. Use painter’s tape to make it easy to remove.