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Step 1Create a new 1250 x 768 px document.
Step 2Duplicate the Background layer then make the copy layer invisible by clicking the eye icon next to it.
Step 3Create the text in white using the font Grobold. In the Character panel (Window > Character), change the Size to 300pt and the Tracking value to 75 to avoid overlapping.
Step 4Make the “Background copy” layer visible again by clicking the empty box next to it, and drag it on top of the text layer. Then, Ctrl/Cmd + Click the text layer’s thumbnail to create a selection.
Step 5Duplicate the text layer, then make the original one invisible. Move the copy on top of all layers.
Step 6Now we need to add the stroke to the shape. So click the Stroke icon, and choose “Solid Color”. Then, click the Color Picker icon, and get the color #c0b384.
Step 7Double click the stitches (text shape) layer to apply the following Layer Style:
Bevel and Emboss: Since the stitches are so small, change the Size to 0, the effect will still add a subtle dimension to the stitches even with the 0 value. Also, change the Highlight Mode color to #bea85a.
Step 8Ctrl/Cmd + Click a denim texture layer’s thumbnail to create a selection.
Step 9Open the Brush panel (Window > Brush) and choose the “Dune Grass” brush then modify its settings as shown below:
Brush Tip Shape: