By Trice Boerens
Felt...it's not only for children' crafts anymore! long gone are the times while felt used to be in basic terms used with pipe cleaners and glitter. Now it is available in an excellent array of colors, textures, weights and blends compatible for plenty of adult-crafting functions. recognized fashion designer Trice Boerens exhibits readers the right way to flip this low-cost craft medium into refined initiatives. utilizing ideas corresponding to embroidery, applique and stenciling, Boerens provides greater than forty tasks to accessorize the house with variety. Pillows, desk runners, photograph frames and extra come to existence via step by step directions and indulgent images.
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Follow steps 2 through 10 of the Covered Cord Basket project, pages 55 and 56, to cover cord. 11. 3. 4. 12. Repeat for remaining 31⁄2-yard length of cotton cord. From purple felt, cut two 11" x 221⁄2" rectangles for runner top. 5. Machine stitch short sides together to make one 11" x 441⁄2" rectangle and press. 6. 7. From textured fabric, cut two 11" x 131⁄2" rectangles. Machine stitch short sides to opposite ends of felt rectangle and press. 8. Turn right-side out, whipstitch opening closed, and press.
3. Being sure to allow enough space around each design to cut appliqué shapes from felt, stencil four designs on green felt, allowing enough space between each stenciled design to cut shapes from felt. Let dry. 4. Center stenciled designs and cut out four shapes with Appliqué Pattern A, page 50. 5. From cobblestone felt, cut one 10" square for pillow top. 6. Place green shapes in center of felt square, as shown in Diagram A. Pin or baste in place and with green thread, hand appliqué green shapes to pillow top.
Matching top edges, place one fusible arc, adhesive-side down, on wrong side of one fabric arc. Fuse in place. Repeat for a total of nine arcs, as shown in the photo for step 5 of the Rose Wreath project, page 36. 6. Place one pink felt shape on work surface with folded edge up. 7. Remove backing paper from fused web arcs and place fabric arcs on notched edge of pink felt shape. Overlap 1⁄2" to cover notches, as shown in the step 7 photo of the Rose Wreath project, page 37. Fuse in place and repeat for remaining shapes.