Little Wild Vetch Stencil


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NEW! beautiful wild vetch
Small single sheet botanical stencil

The Little Wild Vetch Stencil is a dainty addition to our Wild Botanical stencil collection. Inspired by the trailing fronds of vigorous wild vetch appearing in banks and hedgerows of the Brecon Beacons – known as Bush Vetch (Vicia Sepium) and Common Vetch (Vicia Sativa), it is a member of the pea family, hence it’s flowers similarity to the sweet pea. The Little Wild Vetch Stencil theme pack is a versatile design, perfect for fabrics, soft furnishings, small home accessories and gift cards.

Part of our stencil range ‘Wild Botanicals of the Brecon Beacons’ this stencil depicts five different sized vetch leaf and flower motifs, that can be used individually or added together to create trailing motifs in any direction.  Small one sheet stencil – see size and layout specifications below.


Above and top – the Wild Vetch Stencil applied in random free-form style over a painted vintage metal bucket. Bucket painted with two coats of white emulsion (latex) and stencilled with our Agapanthus, Indian Purple, Verbena and Woodland Stencil Paints. The decorated bucket has then been varnished with two coats of our Acrylic Eggshell Varnish to seal and protect. The planted out with a mini Cyprus tree, fuchsia and lobelia bedding plants.

Above – the Wild Vetch Stencil totally transforms these jeans – great on denim in Pure White, with blushes of Bright Yellow and Bright Purple Fabric Paints.


Above – the different strands of the Wild Vetch Stencil have been added on to each other to create a long trailing stem, shown in simple silhouette style – in Ice White Stencil Paint on a hazy purple background.

Above – try joining the different motifs of this stencil together and then repeating the pattern you have created – a brilliant way of creating an all-over pattern effect on a budget! And the beauty of this stencil is that any gaps in your pattern effect can be filled with the smaller motifs on the stencil sheet.  Shown here in Agapanthus, Indian Purple, Hedgerow and Woodland Stencil Paints on a light blue background.

Above – this versatile small stencil can be used in myriad ways, as continuous trailing designs, ditsy random repeats or as small embellishments on cards and accessories.

Also see our Wild Vine, Vetch and Clematis Stencil and for larger wild vetch motifs see the Wild Vetch Theme Pack and Large Wild Vetch Stencils.

Above – the Wild Vetch Stencil is a perfect stencil for gift wrap and cards, the motifs can be used in myriad ways to create something simple and special!! White card and tissue paper shown here stencilled in our Agapanthus, French Lavender, Verbena and Woodland Stencil Paints.

Above – the Wild Vetch Stencil in the same layout as it appears on the stencil sheet. Shown in natural wild flower colours.  Shown in Agapanthus, Indian Purple, French Lavender, Hedgerow and Verbena Stencil Paints.

Above – the Wild Vetch Stencil sheet is repeated in a block of four as dainty all-over effect. Shown in Agapanthus, Indian PurpleHedgerow and Verbena Stencil Paints.

Above – the different leaf strands and flowering motifs of the Wild Vetch Stencil are shown in two different arrangements, joining together to create continuous trailing patterns.  Shown in Agapanthus, Indian Purple, Olive Grove and Verbena Stencil Paints.

Above – the Wild Vetch Stencil has been repeated in a horizontal freeform border. Shown in natural colours on a pale blue background and in Ice White on a slate blue background.

Product Specifications – Little Wild Vetch Stencil

Highly detailed small one layer stencil on 125 micron Mylar.

The Little Wild Vetch Stencil depicts 6 vetch motifs of leaves, flowers and tendrils.

Largest vetch motif measures up to 23cm/9″ tall x 18cm/7″ wide.
Medium vetch motif up to 8cm/3″ tall x 12cm/4.75″ wide.
Smaller vetch motif 8cm/3″ tall x  4cm/1.5″ wide.
Smallest vetch motif 4cm/1.5″ tall x  3cm/1.25″ wide

Sheet size 31cm/12″ tall x 22cm/8.75″ wide

Left – layout of the Little Wild Vetch Stencil.