What a fun way to get in the Holiday Spirit each Friday till Christmas getting fun ideas to inspire and create. And a big bonus of the chance to win Two 5 yard rolls of Christmas ribbon from Ribbon Resource! Go tell them how much you love the JOY of Christmas, wink wink.
What you need:
3 Inch Floral Lace w/ Scalloped Edge – ¾ yard - Ivory
1/4 Inch Silver Chain Cord, ¾ yard
Burlap, ¼ yard
Christmas Fabric, 1/8 yard
Cotton batting, ¼ yard
StazOn Midi - Ganache
Electronic Cutter (I used Artistic Edge)
Sewing Machine (I used an Elna)
Small paint brush
Here’s what you do:
Make a burlap batting sandwich, burlap=bread batting=meat. (tip: using a basting spray keeps the layers together nicely while you cut and sew the pieces) Cut 3 triangle 8 ¼ wide by 9 ¼ tall.
1 Stitch around the edge of each triangle about ¼ inch from the edge. Add lace to top edge of pennant triangle with basting spray Stitch in place with a zigzag stitch.
1 Cut JOY from a piece of freezer using an electronic cutter. Place letters on pennant with and iron in place. Apply ink to burlap with sponge or sponge dauber in a pouncing motion. Peel away freezer paper mask.
Rip a 1 inch strip of holiday fabric. Gather and stitch to center of lace. Add silver chain cord to center of gathered fabric.
1 Brush iCraft® DECO FOIL™ Liquid Adhesive on to a few edges and ruffles, random is good we are just adding a little shine. Let adhesive dry till clear and tacky. Apply non shiny side of Deco Foil and burnish with pad of finger and peel away, a light distressed metallic is the goal.
- Jenifer C
- Jennifer D