Painting of fabric is a lot of fun. If you are a painter it is a great way to display your talent and if you just don’t have that gift you can still change a fabric piece using a stencil and some textile paint. Here are a few examples: This one is from A Splendid Assemblage.Oleander and Palm gets great results using freezer paper stencils and mixing a fabric medium into their craft paint. The medium works very well and gives the paint a softer feel after it dries.100 Directions has a new product that they tested, DecoArt Ink Effects. You can draw on paper with these special inks and transfer it to fabric. I haven’t tried it yet, but will be looking for it in my crafts stores. Lot easier to throw away a mistake on paper than to through the fabric piece away.