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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.

 

Dress your tree and deck the halls with these cute knitted ornaments. They also make great last minute gifts!

Featured Yarn:

  • Dynasty Cake Twist in 002 Over the Rainbow (6900028002U).

Download project instructions here.

It’s the season for velvet! Burnout, sparkle, crushed and so much more are luxurious choices for this pretty DIY Fringed Scarf.  Pick all your favourites of this trendy fabric and make fancy gifts for someone special…like yourself!

Featured items:

  • 5109006 Chainette Fringe
  • 3136400 Burnout Velvet
  • 3387500 Crushed Velvet
  • 3387158 Solid Velvet

Download printable instructions here.

Holiday Cushions

Festive cushions are in stores now just in time for the holidays with glittery sparkles, novelty prints and fun appliques. Pick your favourite look for quick and easy holiday decorating.





 

Pre-printed stocking and treeskirt panels in cozy fleece make super simple holiday decor. Perfect for a quick hostess gift!

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Mountain Fleece Tree Skirt & Stocking Panels  Item #3269200***R & #3269300***R

Available in “Snowflake” & “Maple Leaf” designs in several colours!

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Sparkle Decor

Festive trims in sparkly holiday colours of snowy white, silver, gold, red and green are easy to use when making a new wreath for for your door and more. Choose a metal frame and the trim of your choice for a quick holiday decorating project.

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Or instead, why not use for a glitzy centrepiece? Add a crystal clear hurricane vase and a candle to complete the look.

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Merry Christmas!

True North Decor

Create a cozy space for the holidays and always with True North fabrics and accessories. Be inspired by these in-store displays.

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Create your own Christmas stockings to add to this look with a mix of Mountain Fleece, Cozy Chenille and Fur found in stores now. stockings

Geo Gems

Add some subtle shimmer to any project with metallic printed geometrics in gold, silver and pearl colours. Use on their own or mix with new holiday fabrics in stores now for added sparkle.
Geo Gems … Item #0649090000D

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Lightweight, soft and fuzzy flannelette just keeps on coming! New designs including basic plaids, novelties for boys and girls, holiday motifs and so much more are on their way.
With so many uses beyond ever-popular PJs, you’re sure to find just the right print for your cozy project.

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