Bay Stencil: custom stencils from an online stencil generator
original image of Pirate
stencil layer of Pirate
stencil layer of Pirate
stencil layer of Pirate
stencil layer of Pirate
simulated stencil painting of Pirate

Digital Download

How do I get the download?
When you've finished your PayPal transaction, you'll receive an email from baystencil@zatchu.com with a link to a zip file containing all the materials. Some downloads are provided at no charge, and you can download simply by clicking the link on the page.
What comes in the zip file?
In the zip comes
  • the SVG file containing all of the colors in the stencil
  • the full-res PNG file of the image containing all colors
  • individual SVG files containing just the individual colors (separated out)
  • individual bridged files, and bridges in the following formats
    • SVG (scalable vector graphic--Silhouette, Cricut, CorelDraw, Inkscape)
    • DXF (drawing exchange format--AutoDesk)
    • PDF (portable document format--Adobe)
    • EPS (encapsulated Postscript--everything else)
  • individual PNG files of the bridged stencil layers
  • a simulated image of the painted stencil
Read a full description of the download.
How do I use it?
You can make your stencil several ways:
  • Print out each bridged stencil file and cut your stencil using the printed file as a template
  • Use the vector file with a craft cutter to cut the stencil
  • Use the vector file with a laser cutter to cut the stencil
  • Supply the vector file to a commercial cutting service
  • Project the unbridged files onto a surface and paint by hand
How to cut your own stencils by hand.
Which craft cutters and laser cutters are supported?
You can cut your stencil on these craft cutters:
  • Silver Bullet Professional
  • Silver Bullet
  • BOSS KUT GAZELLE
  • PAZZLES INSPIRATION
  • BROTHER SCANNCUT
  • SILHOUETTE CAMEO
  • CRICUT EXPLORE AIR 2
  • SIZZIX ECLIPS
  • CRICUT EXPLORE
  • SIZZIX ECLIPS2
  • Many More
You can also cut your stencil on these laser cutters:
  • BOSS
  • UTS
  • EPILOG
  • FULL SPECTRUM
  • GLOWFORGE
  • DREMEL
  • Many More
How to cut your own stencils by hand.

Example

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Tip #9:
Straight from the phone
Use your phone to capture an image that you like. You can browse straight to this site on your phone, and upload the image directly from there. Receive the email on your phone, and post the resulting image directly to Facebook without ever sitting down at your desktop or laptop.
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Stenciling idea #11:
Spirit interiors
Show your employee of the month how special she is by stenciling her face right onto the wall.
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