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Make a quick, last minute DIY greeting card for a holiday party host, a neighbour or that special someone.  It’s a simple no-sew project that the kids can help with … perfect for your new favourite holiday fabric.

Featured Fabric: Christmas Elegance (#0111345 | 100% cotton | Width 112cm)

What you need:

  • Blank card/envelope set or cardstock
  • Fabric of your choice
  • Silhouette image
  • Iron
  • Scissors
  • HeatnBond Ultrahold (Item#3041600F)
  • Optional: Trim, sequins, ribbon & glue

For this project we are creating a greeting card, but the same steps can be used to create gift tags or jazz up a plain gift bag.

What you do:

Download tree silhouette image here.

Pre-heat dry iron to silk setting. Cut your material and section of HeatnBond to match the size of your silhouette image.

Place HeatnBond Ultrahold paper side up on wrong side of material. Glide iron across paper side of HeatnBond Ultrahold lightly for 1-2 seconds. Allow material to cool. Trace the silhouette image onto the paper side of the HeatnBond Ultrahold and cutout.

Peel off paper backing. Adhesive should appear milky in colour. Note: shiny clear adhesive is a sign of overheating which will cause an insufficient bond, at which point you’ll need to reapply HeatnBond Ultrahold.

Place material right side up in desired position on card and iron for 4-6 seconds (Note: adjust ironing time for heavier materials/using several layers).  Remove any adhesive from your warm iron easily with a dry cloth.

Once cooled, now it’s time to add flare to your card. Get creative with ribbon, trim, sequins or fabric embellishments!

Download instructions PDF here.

 

DIY Fringed Poncho

Poncho

Feeling chilly?  Make a fast and easy Fringed Poncho to throw over any outfit using no-sew fleece and a fringe ruler with a rotary cutter.  Embellish with fancy trims and closures to create your own special style.

There are so many fleece solids and prints to choose from!

Featured:  3265017 | Tie Dye Mountain Fleece Prints | 100% polyester | 150cm

All stores have a wide variety of trims and closures … check out your local store for the complete selection.

Download printable instructions here.

Need a quick gift for the holidays or a simple, easy accessory for a bag or outfit? Check out this Luxe Pompom Key Wristlet DIY for some glamourous fun!

 

Download printable instructions here.

Need a new bag just in time for Fall?  This textured crossbody is fast and fun to knit and is easily embellished with buttons, studs, tassels and more!  Use the Dynasty Soft-Loft Chunky as shown or any #6 Super Bulky yarn.

SIMPLE KNITTED SATCHEL

SIMPLE KNITTED SATCHEL

SIMPLE KNITTED SATCHEL

SIMPLE KNITTED SATCHEL

SIMPLE KNITTED SATCHEL

Download the instructions here.

What’s a beverage without a cozy or charm? Dull!  Jazz up your drinks for Canada’s birthday with these wine glass charm and drink cozy instructions. Want a different look? Choose from a wide variety of ribbons and patches in stores to create for any occasion.

 

Download a printable PDF here.

Personalize your craft and fashion projects with easy to use Print ‘n Press transfer sheets. Straightforward instructions included in each package for transferring images of all kinds such as photos, patches and decals onto your fabric projects.  Simply print sheets using your ink jet printer, cut and press!

As an example comic book patches add some super fun flair and the printable pattern is available below.


Download printable patches here

 

Fabric Magic is great for apparel and accessories projects, children’s toys and innovative home décor. It’s a sew-in interfacing that shrinks up to 30% when activated with steam to add texture and dimension to projects. It’s quick and easy to use and results are permanent lasting through laundering.

Use it for this fun pocket pillow project … it really is magic!

http://blog.fabricland.ca/wp-content/uploads/Fabric-Magic-Tutorial.pdfDownload printable instructions here

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