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Margaret Peot is an artist, writer and costume painter and the author of Stencil Craft: Techniques for Fashion, Art and Home (F&W). Her other titles include two shareable coloring books, Let’s Color Together, and Let’s Color Together: Secret Worlds with Sourcebooks and two Color, Punch Out and Play Sets with Pomegranate Publishing: Tea Party and Museum Visit, Crow Makes a Friend (Holiday House), Inkblot: Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity, and more.
Margaret has painted costumes at Parsons-Meares, LTD for more than twenty years, where she has cut and used more stencils than she can count! Projects include Broadway (Aladdin, The Lion King, Wicked, Turn Off the Dark, among many others), dance, circus, arena and ice shows. She has taught costume painting, presented lectures on making a living as an artist, and also led art workshops for cancer survivors, elders, children, parent and teen groups, writers, nurses and caregivers, all over the United States.
For more information, you can also visit Margaret at her website.

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Scattered Bunnies, Blooms, & Birds Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Scattered Bunnies, Blooms & Birds Background

The Scattered Bunnies Blooms & Birds Background stencil by Margaret Peot features a tiny meadow’s worth of flora and fauna. This 9 x 12 stencil is perfect for stenciling custom quilt fabric, printing skirt fabric for a little girl, or gift wrap for a baby shower. Of course, it's also ideal for creating backgrounds in your art journal, scrapbook layouts, and more.

Companion Stencils: L561 Birds & Bunnies (fauna) and L562 Scattered Flowers Background (flora.)

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Scarab Beetles Stencil by Margaret Peot Scarab Beetles

The Scarab Beetle stencil by Margaret Peot had a multitude of inspirations, including Jewels of Ancient Egypt, the Insect Art of Christopher Marley, and Cabinets of Curiosity. Use it for a unique and gorgeous art journal page, to print bookcloth, or try using it with Jacquard Discharge Paste for an edgy black t-shirt.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Dragonflies Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Dragonflies Background

The Dragonflies Background stencil by Margaret Peot shows how dragonflies are creatures of change and “going deeper” and reflects childhood memories of glinting greens, blues, and golds over a summer pond.

Use the 9 x 12 Dragonfly Background Stencil to add your own summer magic to an art journal page, mixed media artwork, hand-printed bookcloth or fabric, or to make a set of thank you cards to use or give as gifts.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Birds & Bunnies Stencil by Margaret Peot Birds & Bunnies

Birds and Bunnies Stencil by Margaret Peot gives you some fabulous “main characters” for your stenciling projects. Use the animals individually on throw pillows, an embroidery pattern, or tuck them into a stenciled meadow using with the coordinating Scattered Bunnies Blooms & Birds Background or Scattered Flowers Background (flora) stencils. They're also ideal for handmade cards, art journaling, and more!

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Scattered Flowers Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Scattered Flowers Background

The Scattered Flowers Background stencil by Margaret Peot is perfect for printing blooms and foliage for custom quilt fabric, as a beginning for an embroidery project, or the pages of a spring-ing forward journal. You can mask out individual blossom stems to paint a border on an apron, or create a background for a bird or bunny from the coordinating Birds & Bunnies (fauna) or Scattered Bunnies Blooms & Birds Background stencils.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Impressionist Water Lily Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Impressionist Water Lily Background

The Impressionist Water Lily Background stencil by Margaret Peot features water lilies receding into the distance and is fabulous when used with pastels. It makes a beautiful background for art journal and scrapbook spreads, and is lovely for creating texture in mixed media artwork. You could even add a water lily border on a dress, then enhance it with ribbon flowers. This stencil coordinates with L564, Impressionist Brush Textures.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Impressionist Brush Textures Stencil by Margaret Peot Impressionist Brush Textures

The Impressionist Brush Textures stencil by Margaret Peot features four beautifully patterned texture designs, inspired by the paintings of the Impressionists. They can be used to build up painterly layers for a dreamy feel in your art journaling or mixed media artwork, and they're perfect for accenting a gardening journal or scrapbook page. These coordinate beautifully with the L563 Impressionist Water Lily Background stencil.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Looping Leafy Vines Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Looping Leafy Vines Background

The Looping Leafy Vines Background stencil by Margaret Peot can add tone-on-tone interest to a journal page, or become a starting place for a collage. These vines could be used to print a set of tea towels, for printing customized quilting fabric, or as a beginning of an embroidery masterpiece.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Woodcut Blossoms Background Inverted Stencil by Margaret Peot Woodcut Blossoms Background Inverted

The Woodcut Blossoms Background Inverted stencil by Margaret Peot was inspired by the costume shop where she works and the frequent need for stencils to lay in texture to add interest and depth to a plain piece of fabric.

This stencil is actually a mask, and a reverse of the Woodcut Blossoms Background stencil, so when you stencil with it, your paper or substrate will show through the flower-shaped openings, giving you lots of possibilities for creating backgrounds in art journals, paper crafts, mixed media, etc... It's also fabulous for monoprinting with a gel plate!

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Woodcut Blossoms Background Stencil by Margaret Peot Woodcut Blossoms Background

The Woodcut Blossoms Background stencil by Margaret Peot was inspired by the costume shop where she works, where they often need stencils to lay in texture to add interest and depth to a plain piece of fabric. This stencil has a plain textural quality, but also can be perceived as floral, undersea life, coral, lichen texture. Margaret intended for this to be a super versatile stencil which could be used multiple ways. For even more options, try using it with the Woodcut Blossom Background Inverted stencil.

Product Details:
- 9"x12"
- 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
- Made in the USA

Our Price: $14.00
Duck Nesting Stencil by Margaret Peot Duck Nesting

Margaret Peot's Duck Nesting Stencil features flowers and ferns disguising a nesting duck and a hovering dragonfly. This swirling stencil design can be used as a mirror-repeat for a border, or as the beginning of a narrative for an art journal page.

Margaret grew up near a pond, surrounded by reeds and ferns and flowers. It was always a thrill when a wild duck would nest in the grasses and bring her babies onto the pond in the spring.

Product Details:

  • 9" x 12"
  • 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
  • Made in the USA


Our Price: $14.00
Floral Circle Frames Stencil by Margaret Peot Floral Circle Frames

The Floral Circle Frames Stencil, designed by Margaret Peot, is filled with decorative circles that frame tiny scenes of animals, flowers, trees, berries. Use this stencil as an overall background texture, or stencil the frames individually to use as tags or tree ornaments. The frames can be foiled and the centers cut out to frame tiny paintings, photographs, or pressed flowers in a collage.

Product Details:

  • 9" x 12"
  • 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
  • Made in the USA



Our Price: $14.00
Floral Heart Stencil by Margaret Peot Floral Heart

Inside the Floral Heart Stencil, designed by Margaret Peot, are two of everything: two hearts, pairs of birds, two mice, two owls, a nest with two eggs, plus berries, flowers, leaves and vines. The inspiration for this heart stencil was artwork Margaret made as a gift for a b’nah mitzvah for fraternal twins, a boy and a girl, children of close friends making this is a stencil for all seasons. You could use it to make a true love’s valentine, as a color-coordinated decoration for a wedding guest book, or a pretty tea towel for a Mother’s Day gift.

Product Details:

  • 9" x 12"
  • 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
  • Made in the USA


Our Price: $14.00
Tall Flowers Stencil by Margaret Peot Tall Flowers

Use this versatile Tall Flowers Stencil, designed by Margaret Peot, for spring stationery, a border on fabric, or radiate the straight flowers from a central point to make a floral mandala. The tall, straight flowers and ferns make a pretty meadow border.

Product Details:

  • 9" x 12"
  • 7 mil mylar is thick enough to be durable, yet thin enough for a seamless look in your art
  • Made in the USA


Our Price: $14.00