Tutorial: Simple No-Carve Stamps

In anticipation of my next fiber art class at Curious on Hudson, here’s a sneak peak of the Star Stamped Infinity Scarves that we’ll be creating together. Star Stamped Infinity Scarf | sarahdivi.com

I’m sharing a quick, simple and cheap DIY project to make your own foam stamps. No carving is required to make your own stamps to use for a variety of projects. It’s a whopping three step process. Are you ready for this?

Create Your Own Stamps Tutorial | SarahDivi.com

Materials and Tools:

  • Wood blocks of various sizes (available here or from a friendly woodworking father-in-law)
  • a sheet of craft foam
  • pencil
  • x-acto knife
  • glue (I prefer a tacky glue, like Alene’s or rubber cement)

Create Your Own Stamps Tutorial | SarahDivi.com

Step One: Draw out your shapes on the foam sheet and cut them out.Create Your Own Stamps Tutorial | SarahDivi.com

Step Two: Glue shapes to wooden blocks.

Create Your Own Stamps Tutorial | SarahDivi.com

Step Three: Stamp away!

That’s it! You’re all done. We’ll be using these for the Stamped Scarf Project next week, but I think they’ll also be great for making gift wrap.


Make your own stamped constellation scarf on Tuesday, October 21st. We’ll be playing with stamps, stitching, beads, markers and paint in this fun hour and a half class. Create a soft fabric scarf with your own zodiac symbol, or your favorite night sky scene. Or just stamp all over and connect the stars to invent your own constellations (we won’t tell anyone)! We’ll provide all the supplies and a glass of wine for you.

Click Here to Register
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
7:00-8:30 PM
Curious on Hudson
145 Palisade Street, 4th Floor 
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Click on the “Classes” link in the navigation bar on top to see where and what I’ll be teaching next! I hope to see you there!

One Reply to “Tutorial: Simple No-Carve Stamps”

  1. […] and design options for each project. We created star stamped infinity scarves (see how to make the no-carve stamps here) and stranded necklaces from t-shirts (tutorial to come […]


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