Hop Along With our Spring Pillow Project

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This week is all about inspiration, and from one of our favorite places Pinterest.  Being that a pile of fabric strips were sitting at the end of the craft table, a quilted project seemed like a perfect way to go.  The search began and found a little inspiration though this photo.

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With strips of torn fabric, the basket weave effect came to be.  Once each strip was in place, using fusible fleece, the front woven panel was then ironed together and trimmed along each side.  The back panel of the pillow was then constructed from one solid piece of fabric and ironed on to fusible fleece as well.

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The bunny was cut from two piece of white fabric fused together using fusible web, light weight.  Found a bunny pattern on Pinterest here and cut out from fabric.  Added thread for the eye.  Used SpraynBond Fusible Adhesive Spray for the backside and ironed on to the pillow to keep in place as it was stitched to the pillow.  The pillow was then constructed, stuffed and completed with a stitched side and a pom-pom tail.

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Spring Bunny Pillow by Andrea Budjack

Supplies:
SprayNBond Fusible Adhesive Spray
HeatnBond Fusible Fleece
Fabrics
Pillow form or stuffing
Flower trims

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If you search Pinterest for altered composition books, there is tons of fabulous inspiration available. They make a nice, personalized and cheap gift!

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Start with a plain composition book – many dollar stores carry them.

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Using Therm O Web Super Stik, completely coat the cover of the book and the back side of patterned paper with adhesive. Coating the cover and the paper insures permanent sticking power.

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Don’t cover the binding with patterned paper. Instead use some Therm O Web SuperTape Sheets and a wide ribbon or trim.

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Cut strips of the Therm O Web SuperTape Sheets and completely cover the binding:

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Peel off the red protective backing an apply ribbon and trim to fit. Once the cover and binding are done, decorate the cover with other embellishments. (Zots are perfect for adding buttons!)

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Next, to make tabbed pages, cover several pages with Therm O Web Memory Runner XL adhesive and cover with patterned paper here:

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and here:

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For a page with a seam, cover the seam with Sticky Lines:

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and add a trim:

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And there you have it, a very inexpensive but super cute gift inspired by Pinterest!

Altered Composition Book by Rebecca Keppel

Supplies:

Sticky Lines
XL Tape Runner
Super Stik Glue Stick
Composition Book
Papers and Embellishments
🙂 Rebecca

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Pinterest Inspired Pillows and Sweet Baby Bibs

PinterestWe’re continuing on with our Pinterest inspired projects this week.

Did you know if even you don’t have a Pinterest account you can see all of our pins right from our Facebook wall! Click on the Pinterest icon on our Therm O Web wall to see all of our pinned projects and favorites!

Designers Audrey Pettit and Amy Friend will have you anxious and ready to get crafty and pick up some of their favorite Therm O Web and HeatnBond products!

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Friends Warm the Heart Pillow By Audrey Pettit

Supplies:
Therm O Web Spray n’ Bond Fusible Adhesive
Therm O Web Fabric Fuse Tape
Therm O Web Zots Medium Clear Adhesive Dots
Stamps: Paper Smooches
Die: Papertrey Ink
Trim: Webster’s Pages, Stampin’Up, American Crafts
Floss: DMC
Ink: Stampin’Up
Buttons: vintage
Other: Linen Fabric, Gesso, Thread, Polyfill Fiber

Hand-stitched embroidery is a longtime passion of mine, and my Pinterest boards are full of sweet stitching and sewing projects that I want to give a try. Lately, I’ve been really inspired by Rebecca Sower’s amazing mixed-media fabric work, like this gorgeous journal cover.

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I pulled lots of elements from Rebecca’s piece into my project, including the color palette of neutrals mixed with bits of red and black, the layers of fabric, lace, ribbons, and buttons. I had so much fun putting this pillow together, and thanks to the help of some time saving tips from Therm O Web’s Spray n’ Bond Adhesives, it was really easy, too.

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To get started, die cut a mitten from linen fabric. Set the mitten aside for another project, because for this pillow, we are going to be focusing on the negative shape instead. Spray the back side of the fabric with Therm O Web Spray n’ Bond Fusible Adhesive and layer onto a larger piece of fabric. The Fusible Adhesive eliminates the need to pin the fabric in place, which is a real time saver.

Machine stitch around the outline of the mitten, and around the edge using black thread. I loved the multiple stitch lines that is so prominent in Rebecca’s work, so I went around my shape twice.

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Add random embroidery stitches around the outline of the mitten. Mix it up and just have fun!

Stamp snowmen, scarf, and heart images onto the center of the mitten. Using the stamped images as a guide, embroider the outlines of the snowmen and scarves. Satin stitch the heart.

Water color the scarves using a red ink pad and a wet paintbrush. Then paint the snowmen with Gesso. Dry brush more Gesso randomly over the entire piece.

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Stamp sentiment onto a thin strip of fabric and hand-stitch with black floss. Apply Fabric Fuse Tape to the back of the strip, peel off the liner, and adhere across the bottom.

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Lightly lift sentiment strip and tuck lace trim under the bottom edge. Add a few hand-stitches for decoration. Using Fabric Fuse Tape, adhere trims across the top of the mitten.

Spray the back of the fabric with Fusible Adhesive and adhere onto a larger piece of fabric. Machine stitch the edges. Dry brush with additional Gesso.

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Cut a second piece of fabric the same size as the layered front. Placing right sides together, machine stitch the pillow closed, leaving a small opening. Turn the pillow right side out, fill with polyfill fiber and slip stitch the pillow closed.

Adhere buttons with Zots Medium Clear Adhesive Dots. Tie a bow from shabby seam binding. Adhere onto pillow using Zots, along with another button tied with hemp cord.


For Pinterest Inspiration week, I was killing some time on Pinterest looking for inspiration for baby gifts.  I know of many babies who are about to be born and will be needing cute little gifts.  I was drawn to the useful gifts and settled on bibs.

I have to say that I was very eager to play with the Thermoweb Iron-On Vinyl!  There are so many possibilities and I intend to explore all of them but, for today, I’m sticking with the laminate baby bibs.  As a mother of three children, I have grown to really appreciate the importance of a good bib.  I like one that stays on, has lots of coverage, is easily wipeable, and has a pocket to catch the inevitable.  This bib has all of those things!

Supplies:

Two coordinating fat quarters
60″ half inch bias tape
Thermoweb Iron-On Vinyl
snap fastener kit
Teflon presser foot

Thank you to Blend Fabrics for sponsoring the fabrics used in my bibs.  The bibs in the main picture are made from Timber and Leaf by Sarah Watts.

Begin by printing out your pattern pieces.  The pdf file can be downloaded here.

Apply the vinyl following the directions on the packaging.  Because you don’t want pinholes in your laminated fabric, I suggest tracing your pattern pieces onto the paper backing which will cling to the laminate while you cut.

Do the same with the pocket pattern piece, using your contrasting print.

Next, cut your pieces and pull off the protective sheet to reveal your laminated fabric pieces.

Fold your bib pocket along the fold line (Remember not to iron directly onto the laminate, use that protective paper!).  Using a Teflon presser foot or an ultra glide foot, top stitch along the upper edge of the pocket. I used two rows of stitching for a more professional look but it isn’t necessary.

Stay stitch the pocket in place along the very edge.

Next, prepare approximately 60″ of half inch binding by folding it in half and ironing it.  You can use a Clover Bias Tape Maker in the 1/2″ size to make your own coordinating bias tape.  Begin applying the binding at the upper left neck edge as shown in the picture above.  Carefully work your way around the bib.

Finish off your bib by adding a snap using a Dritz snap fastener kit in the 7/16″ size.  This bib is made with Bugs by Jone Hallmark, perfect for a little boy.

For a fancier bib, you can use a pearl snap.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and won’t be scared to try your own iron-on laminate project!  It ironed on easily and yielded a really professional looking product.

 

Don’t forget…you can shop for all the Therm O Web and HeatnBond products used today right from our own website! It’s safe, secure and fast too!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Therm O Web!

It’s Valentine’s Day!

The perfect day to show those your love just how much they mean to you! (although you can do this all year round!)

Designers Audrey Pettit and Rebecca Keppel have two projects that would be beautiful to have out any day of the year!

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No. 14 Heart Ornament by Audrey Pettit

Supplies:

Therm O Web Fabric Fuse Tape
Therm O Web Spray n’ Bond Fusible Adhesive
Therm O Web Zots Singles Large Clear Adhesive Dots
Stamps: Stampin’Up
Floss: DMC
Ink: SEI
Paint: Delta
Beaded Heart: Jolees
Other: Muslin Fabric, Lace, Button, Thread, Hemp, Polyfill Fiber

I love to make handmade home decor pieces for the holidays. These little pillow hearts are super fun to create and make a great little gift or accent in your home. And with a few time-saving tricks thanks to the help of Therm O Web’s line of fusible adhesives, you can make a lot of these cuties in very little time. Bonus!

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To get started, hand cut or die cut three hearts from muslin fabric. They can be any size or shape you wish. My heart is about 3″ x 4″. If you are hand-cutting, make sure that all three of your hearts are identical. For mine, I free-hand cut my first heart, and then used it as a template for the additional two hearts.

Cut one of the fabric hearts randomly across into three separate pieces, as shown above. Now have fun embellishing the pieces with stamped images. I used some graphic number stamps and line border stamps. Using the cut edges as guides can help keep your stamping straight, or just go crazy. This is the messy, artsy part, so have FUN!

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When you are done embellishing, turn your cut fabric pieces over and apply Therm O Web Fabric Fuse tape to the edges. Adhere lace trim.

Now take your second muslin heart and spray it with Therm O Web Spray n’ Bond Fusible Adhesive. Adhere your embellished cut pieces on top of the second heart to create one whole heart. Using Therm O Web’s fusible adhesives completely eliminates the need to pin each piece, which is a great time-saving tip!

Continue to embellish with hand-stitching along the “seams”. Dry brush white paint over the heart and stitch a large button to the top corner. Using a Large Zots Singles Clear Adhesive Dot, apply a beaded heart charm to the center of the button.

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Lay finished heart onto the third and last heart cut out. Machine stitch around the edges, leaving enough of an opening to fill with Polyfill stuffing before stitching all the way closed. I left my thread ends long for a different decorative touch. Tie a simple loop hanger out of hemp string and stitch to the top of the heart.


After the let down of taking down Christmas decorations, it is nice to have a reason to decorate again–enter Valentine’s Day decor! Making a pretty altered frame for Valentine’s Day is easy with Therm O Web adhesives.

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Love Frame by Rebecca Keppel

Supplies:

Therm O Web Memory Runner
Therm O Web iCraft Sheets
Frame
Patterned Papers

Start with an empty frame, some fun patterned paper a Therm O Web Memory Runner and Therm O Web i Craft Sheets.

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Cover the frame backing with patterned paper. Cut out a heart shape from the iCraft adhesive using a Cameo or other die cut machine.

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Peel one side of the iCraft sheet off and adhere heart to the paper covered frame back. Remove the protective top of the iCraft sheet and adhere buttons in the heart pattern. Once the heart is full of buttons, pour fine glitter over the entire area to fill small cracks that are too tiny to insert buttons into.

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Using an iCraft dot and tulle, make a rolled flower by twisting and adhering the tulle onto the iCraft dot. Spray lightly with Therm O Web Glitter Dust.

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Peel off the protective backing and adhere to the frame. A light spray of Glitter Dust adds a slight glittery touch and the adhesive included in the Glitter Dust helps keep the flower’s shape.

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The die cut iCraft sheets make this project quicker and easier than ever!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

♥ Rebecca

 

Don’t forget…today is the final day to take advantage of our Red and Pink Valentine Sale! Visit our Therm O Web website to shop!!

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Sweet SprayNBond Candy Heart Potholders

AmyToday we’d like to officially welcome Designer Amy Friend to the Therm O Web Team!

Amy is a very talented Designer who will be bring to the our Therm O Web/HeatnBond team fantastic sewing and quilting projects that we know you’re going to love!

Here’s a little bit about Amy…

Hello! My name is Amy Friend and I am a designer, quilter, sewer and
printmaker. I have been blogging about my creations since 2009. I
enjoy a wide variety of crafts but fabric and printmaking have been long
standing interests of mine. Currently, I am particularly enjoying
designing paper pieced patterns, modern quilt making, and hand printing
my own fabric designs. I have an Etsy shop where I sell my patterns,
fabric and an occasional sewn item. In addition to the Thermoweb design
team, I am also a Sizzix design team member, BasicGrey Fabric Design
Team member, and part of the Art Gallery Fabrics Fat Quarter Gang.
I have my BA in Art/Art History from Bates College and completed my MA
course work in Art History at the University of Delaware. I worked as a
collections curator of fine arts collections prior to saying home with
my three children ages 3, 7 and 10.

Please help us welcome Amy to the team…

Hi everyone, I’m Amy Friend and this is my first tutorial here on the Therm O Web blog.
I love to sew and blog about my creations at http://www.duringquiettime.blogspot.com.
Today, I’d like to share a project for those of you who would like to decorate your kitchen for Valentine’s Day or who find yourselves baking lots of sugar cookie hearts this time of year!
To make these potholders, you will first need to download the pdf template to cut the candy heart shape.
Next, gather your supplies. You will need:
Supplies:
solid colored pastel fabrics
twill tape for hangers

Using your template, for each potholder, cut two from fabric, one from Insul-Bright, and one from Fleece Fusible.  Cut the twill tape hanger to 5″.

Adhere the HeatNBond Lite Fusible to the back of the fabric you have chosen for your letters.  You can cut them using a Sizzix die, as was done here, or enlarge a font in your word processing program to approximately 2″ and use it as your template.  Create your words, looking to Conversation Hearts for inspiration of course (and nibbling a few along the way).  Use your iron to adhere the words to the potholder front.  Then apply the Fleece Fusible to the wrong side of the potholder front.  Using your free motion quilting foot, stitch around the outside edges of each letter.

Use SprayNBond to create your “quilt sandwich” and keep your layers from shifting while you bind.  First, lay out your backing fabric.  Spray and place your Insul Brite on top.  Spray again and top with your potholder front.

Baste your hanger in place on the upper left side of potholder (on the back).  Cut enough bias cut binding to bind your heart.  It’s important to cut your binding on the bias in order to manage the curves.  Machine stitch the binding to the front of your potholders and hand stitch in the back.

Go on and start a batch of Valentine’s Day treats!

Have you heard about our Therm O Web Valentine Sale?! We’re winding down for the last few days…

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Your favorite Red and Pink products are on sale today through Valentine’s Day! Stock up on your favorite SpraynBond and HeatnBond products (that Amy used today!) along with Pink Glitter Dust and more!

Click here to see all the products and do a bit of shopping!

Spring Basket Pillow Therm O Web Featured Project

If you haven’t received the latest issue of American Patchwork and Quilting, this beautiful pillow by Designer Audrey Pettit was our featured project.

Here’s the full tutorial so you too can recreate it!

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Kiss of the Sun Decorative Pillow by Audrey Pettit

Supplies:
Therm O Web HeatnBond Fusible Fleece
Therm O Web SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive
Muslin and Wool Fabric
DMC Embroidery Floss
Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps Kiss of the Sun Rubber Stamp
Kraft Outlet Cardstock
Stampin’Up Basic Brown Ink
Papertrey Ink Simply Chartreuse Topnotch Twill Tape (3/8-inch)
Pinking Shears
Safety Pin
Used Coffee Grounds
Polyfill Stuffing

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Directions:

1. Cut muslin fabric to 4.5″ x 8″. Soak fabric in used coffee grounds and water to give fabric a stained and aged appearance. Allow muslin to dry completely.
*Note that the longer the fabric soaks in the grounds, the darker the staining will appear.

2. Draw or transfer embroidery pattern onto the muslin. For the project shown, the basket outline and flower stems were lightly hand-drawn with pencil as a general stitching guide. Embroider pattern as follows:
Basket Outline and Flower Stems: Outline Stitch
Basket Weave and Leaves: Satin Stitch
Flowers: French Knots, Satin Stitch, and Lazy Daisies

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3. Lay fusible fleece and stitched muslin out on a large surface. Fold back one half of the muslin fabric and spray SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive evenly on the back of the fabric and smooth it out onto the fleece (reposition as needed to avoid any wrinkles or bumps). Repeat with the other side.

4. Trim off any extra fleece.

5. Cut backing fabric to size. With right sides facing, machine stitch layers together using a 1/4″ seam allowance, leaving an opening on the bottom side. Flip fabric so that the right sides are out, stuff with polyfill stuffing, and stitch pillow closed using a slip stitch.

6. Stamp verse onto kraft cardstock with brown ink. Trim into a small tag. Cut decorative edge on bottom of the tag using pinking shears. Tie twill ribbon into a bow. Pin bow and tag to pillow.

You can shop online at our Therm O Web store for the HeatnBond and SpraynBond products as used for this project! Click here to shop!

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Nothing Could Be “Sweeter” Then a Handmade Blanket

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There’s something wonderful about sitting with a soft blanket and a little one on your lap!

Today we share with you a sweet as a strawberry quilt that used our HeatnBond…SpraynBond Basting Spray along with some super sweet fabrics from Shannon Fabrics!

 

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Strawberry Stripe Blanket

(Using a pattern from Shannon Fabrics)
Size 48” x 60”

Supplies:

Assorted Cuddle Fabrics from Shannon Fabrics (11 stripes – 6” wide by 60” long)

This example uses: 4 – strawberry print, 2 – cherry print, 2 – fuzzy red, 2 – striped red, 1 – blue

1 ½ yards batting
1 ½ yards complimentary Cuddle Fabric for the backing and binding
SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive
Freezer paper
Thread
Walking Foot for your sewing machine

Directions:

1. Lay your batting and backing fabric out on a large surface. Fold back one half of the backing fabric and spray SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive evenly on the back of the backing fabric and smooth it out onto the batting (reposition as needed to avoid any wrinkles or bumps). Repeat with the other side.

2. Trim off any extra batting.

3. Fold the blanket in half vertically and mark a center line on the batting material.

4. Open the blanket (batting side up) on a large surface. Take the blue strip and place it evenly across that center line.

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 Fold the blue strip onto itself, spray SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive onto the back of the exposed half. Smooth it down onto the batting to adhere it. Now fold the other half of the blue strip onto itself, spray with SpraynBond™ Basting Adhesive and smooth it down onto the batting.

5. Figure out which direction the nap is going on your middle stripe. You’ll want to keep the nap in mind as you lay your remaining stripes down.

6.  Lay a Strawberry strip onto the blue stripe right sides together. Pin it in place. Repeat with another Strawberry strip on the other side of the blue center stripe.

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7. Place a long piece of freezer paper under one of the sewn down strawberry strips. Spray the back of that strip with SpraynBond™ and smooth it down. Lay the next strip (we used the red fuzzy strip) right sides together on the sprayed down strawberry strip and pin. Repeat the same steps on the other strawberry strip on the other side. Sew both of those strips down.

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8. Continue to attach the remaining strips using the same freezer paper protection – spray – smooth down – pin new strip – sew procedures.

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9. Trim off and excess cuddle fabric and batting.

10. Use a 2” strip of backing material to add binding to the blanket.

Visit our friends at Shannon Fabrics for a great video tutorial on attaching a cuddle fabric binding.

http://www.cuddlesoftkits.com/cuddlesoftkits/binding-quilt-step-by-step.htm

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“Sweet Dreams, Baby” Pillow Door Hanger from Therm O Web

Shhhh….baby’s sleeping…

Getting a baby to sleep or nap..is definitely a much requested wish from all new parents!

Today Designer Patti Milazzo has a sweet baby pillow..perfect for a door or to hang in the room. Our Therm O Web HeatnBond lite makes the perfect adhesive! And Designer Melissa Bullock has an equally sweet  baby layout that our iCraft Sheets come in handy!

“Sweet Dreams, Baby” Pillow Door Hanger by Patti Milazzo

Therm O Web Supplies:

Therm O Web Spray n Bond Basting Adhesive
Therm O Web Heat n Bond Lite Iron On Adhesive

Other Supplies:

Muslin; baby color/themed pattern fabric; solid coordinating fabric scraps; buttons, beads, hemp, silver eyelets; ribbon or trim for handle; baby stamps; Staz-On Ink; polyfil

Instructions:

  1. Cut 2 – 8” x 6” pieces of solid fabric for the pillow.
  2. Cut 1 – 7” x 5” piece of baby themed patterned fabric.  Use pinking shears for fun.
  3. To position the patterned fabric in place without the use of pins, apply Spray n Bond Basting Adhesive to the back of the patterned fabric and position it in the center of one of the solid fabric pieces.  This will be the decorative front of the pillow.  Stitch around the patterned fabric once.

Note: Therm O Web’s Spray n Bond Basting Adhesive is very light and does not gunk up your sewing machine nor does it seep through the fabric.  And if the fabric is misplaced while positioning it, simply lift it back up and reposition it as needed.

  1. Iron on the Heat n Bond Lite to the back of fabric scraps (less than 6” square).  Draw the appliqué shapes onto the paper backing and cut out.

  1. Iron on the appliqué shapes and stitch around edges.

  1. To create no-fray fabric tags, sandwich a piece of Heat n Bond Lite between a folded piece of fabric (right sides out), removing paper backing to completely bond the fabric together.  The fabric can then be stamped and cut out as tags that will be resistant to fraying.

  1. Use hemp to tie on beads and tags to pillow front.
  2. Pin handle material to back side of pillow front so that it will be sandwiched between the front and back pieces of the pillow.  Machine stitch the front and back pieces together, leaving a small opening at the bottom to fill pillow.
  3. Fill pillow with polyfil, do not overstuff.  Stitch bottom closed by hand or machine.
  4. Tie on buttons where handle meets the pillow edge to complete.


Cake Layout by Melissa Bullock

Therm O Web Supplies:

Other Supplies:

  • 1-12×12 patterned paper
  • 1-5×10 patterned paper
  • 1-4.5×6.5 pattened paper for photo frame
  • journaling embellishment
  • chipboard accents
  • 3D alpha stickers

Cut your focal photo and photo frame with a digital die cut machine.  Set the focal photo and frame aside.

Cut the same frame in a smaller size out of a iCraft Sheet.  Cut 2.

Adhere the iCraft frame directly onto the photo.  Trim the photo along the outer edge of the iCraft frame.

Peel off backing from the iCraft frame and sprinkle with glitter to create a glitter frame.

 

Create the flower accent by wrapping ribbon around a 2″ iCraft Dot.  Start in the middle and twist the ribbon as you wrap towards the outer edge of the circle.  Leave a short tail to tuck under the dot when adhered to the layout.

Spray the chipboard accents with Gold Glitter Dust.

Assemble the layout.  Use 3D Foam Squares to adhere the smaller photos to give the layout some dimension.


Just a reminder for how you can help the victims of Superstorm Sandy! Take a moment and text the American Red Cross to donate. Pledge to pack a lunch or skip a treat or two to do something good for all those who were in the storm path!

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Therm O Web Designer Pat Sloan has a post on her blog for how you can help!

Please take a moment to click and read how you can join in and make a difference!

http://blog.patsloan.com/2012/11/pat-sloan-quilts-and-blankets-need-asap.html

Thanks for helping!

Sweet Little Bundles From Therm O Web

Time to celebrate those new little bundles of joy with a handmade gift bundle today.

This is a fabric project that can be created quickly and easily using a few Therm O Web favorites and a bib pattern that can be found here.

Therm O Web Supplies:

HeatnBond No Sew Hem Tape
HeatnBond Fusible Fleece
HeatnBond Fusible Interfacing
SpraynBond Fusible Adhesive

Other Supplies:

fabric
sewing machine

Instead of following the pattern directions for using just fusible interfacing, use fusible fleece.  This way you can add a quilting effect to portions of the bib, as done on the bottom portion of the one pictured above.  Do you have patterns in fabric that you love and can add as an embellishment like the flowers here?  Simply add fusible interfacing to the back of the fabric, trim and spray fusible adhesive to the back and iron on.

Therm O Web Supplies:

Memory Tape Runner
3D Sticky Foam Strips
Zots Singles (medium, large)

Created a card to match using a couple of the fabric flower cut outs as well.  A perfect time to use that foam adhesive to bring dimension to your projects!

Andrea


Click here to view the photos from the 2012 Quilt Market

 


 

Just a reminder..we’ve extended our Pillowcase Challenge and hope you’ll join in! We hope you’ll  join us in making a pillowcase and in return..we’ll send you something! After receiving your pillowcase, Therm O Web will send you a gift of some of our best adhesives and stabilizers! (one package of StitchnSew Tear-away Stabilizer, HeatnBond UltraHold and HeatnBond Lite) as our thank you to you for joining us!

Here’s the details…use one of the pillowcase patterns found on All People Quilt website to create your pillowcase. Then email us at Contest@thermoweb.com for mailing instructions. Pillowcases need to be received by Friday, November 9th. Once we have received your pillowcase, we will send you a gift for participating.  It’s just that easy and even better…you’ll feel great for doing something for someone else! Pillowcases will be donated to the Dover’s Children’s Home in Dover, New Hampshire.

Therm O Web would like to help YOU make a pillowcase or two! Simply post a comment…let us know…do you have a favorite color for your bedroom? Kind of pillow? Size to sleep on..we’ll take just about any comment you care to share (well most any!!) and we’ll enter you to win this amazing prize pack plus fabrics to help you make a pillowcase or two!

Remember…Make a pillowcase. Make a difference.

Everlasting Fall Leaves with Therm O Web

Have you ever wanted fall to last just a bit longer?

Looking for a way to use bits and pieces of fabric to top a gift, add to your decor or create a unique and fun accessory?

Today’s tutorial from Designer Andrea Budjack is quick and easy, taking less than ten minutes to get something that is ever lasting.

Quilting Arts fans..please keep reading for more information about Designer Pat Sloan’s “Zig Zag” Pillow Tutorial too!

Fall Fabric Leaf by Andrea Budjack

Therm O Web Supplies:

HeatNBond Fusible Interfacing
HeatNBond Fusible Fleece
SprayNBond Fusible Adhesive

Other Supplies:

Wire
Sewing Machine
Leaf Pattern

1.  Cut two piece of fabric, larger enough to cut out your leaf pattern.  Cut one piece of fusible interfacing and one piece fusible fleece.  Iron fusible interfacing to one piece of fabric.

2.  Bend wire into semi leaf form, leaving a few inches at the end that will stick out from leaf.  Lay between fusible fleece and fabric.  Iron.

3.  Spray on fusible adhesive onto fleece side of wired piece.  Lay fabric with fusible interfacing on top (fabric side up) and iron.

4. Cut out leaf pattern, lining up the placement of stem and wire.

5.  Stitch along edge of leaf and center.

6.  Curl or bend wire at the end of leaf stem.

Tip:  Make these in a variety of colors and place a few in a bowl or around the room for pops of color.  You can also add a pin backing to these and wear them as a festive accessory.


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What do you get when you upcycle a standard pillow, add some Chevron stripes and fantastic snowflakes? A fun and frosty Zig Zag pillow designed by Pat Sloan! Make this Zig Zag Pillow using half square triangles and Therm O Web’s HeatnBond® Lite!

Directions for this comfy pillow and printer friendly PDF template created by Pat Sloan are available FOR FREE on our Idea Gallery page (http://www.thermowebonline.com/idea_detail.php?id=392 ). Make these pillows in any fabric patterns you like to work all year long!

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Butterflies-A-Flutter baby quilt

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We would like to welcome our Sew Daily readers to our blog!  In honor of all you stitchers, sewers, and quilters…here’s a beautiful baby quilt created by our design team member, Jenifer Cowles! We all know little girls are made of sugar and spice…but also wings and a pinch of fairy dust!

Butterflies A Flutter baby quilt

Beautiful baby quilt featuring SpraynBond Adhesives

This beautiful quilt features our new spray adhesive, SpraynBond Basting Adhesive, to make quick work of the design and applique work! Simply spray the backs of the butterflies and then arrange your quilt. If you don’t like the placement of some of the butterflies, simply move them! After you have the arrangement where you like, sew them into place. The adhesive will actually wash out of the material when you launder the quilt.

SpraynBond butterfly quilt

SpraynBond Basting Adhesive was used to design and attach the butterflies!

Customize this beautiful quilt for the little girl in your life! Change the patterns, the colors or even the shapes to gear it towards your sweetheart’s favorites…

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