I am a veteran decorative artist and have designed many different projects. When I purchased your stencils I had my doubts about the quality, boy was I wrong! These are the highest quality stencils I have ever purchased and I have a very large collection. They're a breeze to line up and because of the way they are cut into sections instead of one long piece the clean up is so easy to do! I now clean after every time I use them. Not to mention the thickness of the stencil itself Is a pleasure to clean no more worrying about thin stencils that bend while cleaning . Thank you Essential Stencil, you keep making them and I will keep buying them! They are a decorative painters time saver in more ways than one.