Best Fabric Paints for Stenciling


Fabric printing is the process of applying color to fabric in definite patterns or designs. In properly printed fabrics the color is bonded with the fiber, so as to resist washing and friction. Fabric printing is related to dyeing but in dyeing properly the whole fabric is uniformly covered with one color, whereas in printing one or more colors are applied to it in certain parts only, and in sharply defined patterns.

In printing, wooden blocks, stencils, engraved plates, rollers, or silkscreens can be used to place colors on the fabric. Colorants used in printing contain dyes thickened to prevent the color from spreading by capillary attraction beyond the limits of the pattern or design.

Fabric Paints

Castle Art Supplies

Castle Art Supplies have built a great reputation for their high quality, value for money art products and are very excited to launch their ‘new and improved’ fabric paints featuring double the range of colors of their original ‘5 Star Rated’ sets.

The castle art supplies are perfect for sketching, coloring, drawing or doodling – our cleverly compact set is just bursting with color that will keep everyone from aspiring artists, coloring book fans, doodlers and the ‘back to school’ kids super happy.


  • The Castle Art Supplies comes with 24 vivid, pigment richfabric paints and the color possibilities are endless.
  • They are so beautiful ‘soft series’ for greater blending, shading and layering. helping to take your artwork to a new creative level.
  • It comes in a compact tin presentation box with triple layer featuremaking our set the perfect addition.
  • They are really very strong and reliable lead core to limit breakages.
  • It has exclusive ‘Color Happiness Guarantee’which means that you can purchase this set with complete confidence.

User Impression:

The users commented that it has a great range of colors and they were so satisfied with the quality. The artists happily recommend this to any one doing any drawing as well as painting etc.

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Magicfly 3d Fabric Permanent Paint

Magicfly Permanent Paint are the Puffy Paints, it comes with 40 Colors 3D Fabric Paint with 3 Brushes & Stencils, Permanent Textile Paint with Fluorescent, Glow in The Dark, Glitter, Metallic Colors for Clothing, T-Shirts, Glass and Wood


  • It comes with 40 vibrant colors for the creative needs. From drawing, doodling, customizing t-shirts to all kinds of dye projects, you can make your perfect color combinations.

  • It is not just for fabric like canvas and t-shirt, this 3D Paints also work on other textured surfaces such as paper, wood, wall, glass, plastic. Perfect for all kinds of dye projects.

  • With extra thin opening and precision tip design, these Puff Paints for Fabric are super easy to squeeze and apply. Perfect for drawing, writing and creating doodles.

  • It is made with premium material, this Dimensional Fabric Paint can be use as 3D paint to create long-lasting piece of art. The paints won’t crack or peel even after washing.

  • These Paints for Fabric meet both ASTM D4236 and EN71 standards, so they are safe for both kids and adults to use. Besides, this package comes with 3 bonus brushes and 1 carrying bag for easy application and storage.

User Impression:

The users loved it and said that it great range of colors, the pencils are stout, good fit, easily sharpened to a fine point without crumbling, doesn’t require a lot of pencil to re – sharpen, very nice trays for the pencils and nice box. I would recommend this to any one doing any drawing etc.

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Arteza 3d Permanent Fabric Paint

Arteza Fabric Paint is a 30 Individual 29ml (1 fl oz) easy-squeeze Tubes. It is rich, consists vibrant colors that create a 3D effect. It is metallics, fluorescent, Neon, Glitter, and glow in the dark colors. It also Includes 3 Stencils & 2 Brushes. ACMI Certified – Adhere to strict quality standards.


  • Dress up your fabrics with color choices that range from fluorescents and metallic to glitter and glow-in-the-dark

  • The smooth laydown is just the beginning when using these fabric paints that offer a 3D, puffy effect.

  • This set of 30 fabric paints includes three stencils and a flat and round brush to vary your results.

  • Find convenience without the mess with these fabric paints featuring easy-squeeze tubes.

User Impressions:

The reviews we received are that the users found Arteza fabric paints to be delightful and fun to brush on. The users also use paint handbags and backpacks. This is easier than the other paints because it flows nicely. It is not thick and tacky.

The users also said that this product did not disappoint them, and they would love to use them in future as well.

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The art of stenciling on textile fabrics has been practiced from time immemorial by the Japanese and found increasing employment in Europe for certain classes of decorative work on woven goods during the late 19th century.

A pattern is cut from a sheet of stout paper or thin metal with a sharp-pointed knife, the uncut portions representing the part that will be left uncolored. The sheet is laid on the fabric and color are brushed through its interstices.

The peculiarity of stenciled patterns is that they have to be held together by ties. For instance, a complete circle cannot be cut without its center dropping out, so its outline has to be interrupted at convenient points by ties or uncut portions. This limitation influences the design.

For single – color work a stenciling machine was patented in 1894 by S. H. Sharp. It consists of an endless stencil plate of thin sheet steel that passes continuously over a revolving cast iron cylinder. The cloth to be ornamented passes between the two and the color is forced onto it through the holes in the stencil by mechanical means.