Archives for August 19, 2010

Crowned Wish Transfer Pillow Ornament {No.9}

Crowned Wish Transfer Pillow Ornament {No.9}

Crowned Wish Transfer Pillow Ornament {Ornament Number Nine}Materials Needed:Fabric Graphic Image Ink Jet Iron On Transfer Paper Ribbon Batting {pillow stuffing} Stitch Witchery {no-sew fusible tape} Embellishments {glitter} Start by selecting a graphic image that you like. I used the Wish Digital Download from Olive Rue {found here}.Open up the image in a publishing program and cropped it down to the size you want to transfer. Since the image includes text be sure to REVERSE or FLIP the image so it will transfer properly. If this Continue reading

Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {No.8}

Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {No.8}

Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {Ornament Number Eight}Materials Needed:Clean Metal Jar Lid Fabric Graphic Image Ink Jet Iron On Transfer Paper Ribbon Start by selecting a typewriter font that you like. I used the Vintage Typewriter Keys Digital Download from Olive Rue {found here}. This digital download comes with all the letters of the alphabet, perfect for so many different projects!Open up the image in a publishing program and cropped it down to the letter and size you want to transfer. Since the image includes text be sure to Continue reading

Felt Flower Ornament {No.7}

Felt Flower Ornament {No.7}

Felt Flower Ornament {Ornament Number Seven}Materials Needed:Felt Clean Metal Jar Lid Ribbon Embellishments {glitter} Begin by making a template for the petals. I used a 1 1/2 inch circle punch to cut a circle out of cardstock, slightly trimming off one end. {You can also hand cut a circle if you do not have a punch}Trace your template onto a piece of felt and cut out. I needed 11 petals of this size for the 2 1/2 inch diameter lid that I used. Prepare your clean jar lid by drilling a hole into the side for the hanger. Hot glue the Continue reading

Fabric Rag Ball Ornament {No.6}

Fabric Rag Ball Ornament {No.6}

Fabric Rag Ball Ornament {Ornament Number Six}Materials Needed:Plastic or Styrofoam Ball Scrap Fabric Twine or Ribbon Embellishments Start with a ball shaped base in any diameter size. Since Styrofoam balls can be a little expensive, I used plastic baseballs I found in the toy section of the local dollar store. They also sell larger wiffle balls and smaller golf practice balls if you are looking to create a variety of sizes. {How cute would a whole rag ball tree be covered in fabulous fabrics?}Take your fabric and cut it in 1/2 inch wide Continue reading

Rag Fabric Flower Ornament {No.5}

Rag Fabric Flower Ornament {No.5}

Rag Fabric Flower Ornament {Ornament Number Five}Materials Needed:Styrofoam Ball Scrap Fabric Ribbon Begin by cutting a styrofoam ball in half with a serrated knife. {I used a three inch diameter ball} Cut several 1 inch wide strips of scrap fabric and then cut again into 1 inch squares. {They do not have to be perfectly cut}. I used Unbleached Natural Osnaburg fabric I had on hand. Working in small sections, squirt some white glue onto the styrofoam ball. Using the sharp end of a wooden skewer, poke the center of the fabric square into Continue reading