What Stencil material to use

Hi, can anyone help me out with what material they use to make a stencil using my silhouette cameo3. I have so many great design from design bundles that I want to make stencil from. I look on Amazon and found Mylar and stencil sheets but not sure of the thickness to buy. Also would I need a deep cut blade to cut it. Thanks in advance :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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I have personally never used the stencil material, however it will depend what you are making. For instance if you are making a doormat you could use HTV to create a stencil :smiley:

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I guess it would depend on what you’re planning to use the stencil for? Whenever I am making a stencil, I tend to use 651 vinyl since its cheap and can stick to most anything. :slight_smile:

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Would acrylic work as a stencil?

Ehhh I wouldn’t think that it would since it is thicker. I feel like you would get a lot of paint or whatever medium you are using under the acrylic since it is thicker.

You will want to make sure there are no gaps so you don’t get any bleeding under your stencil.

Good to know. :slightly_smiling_face: