DIY clothing labels - Sew Like My Mom
For years I’ve been putting “tags” in the clothes I make. They’re nothing special, literally just loops of ribbon that tell the wearer (or the parent dressing them) which is the back side of the garment. But I’ve wanted labels. I’ve researched, planned, and hunted everywhere for them, but nothing I found really pleased me. I don’t want to buy 500 labels at once. What if I change my mind? I also didn’t like the…
Tutoria Upgrade- Making Your Own Labels the Smarter, Faster Way!
I had a very small amount of time to make a very large batch of labels and needed to make the process more efficient. I cannot believe I didn't think of doing it this way before. Instead of cutting my ribbon or twill tape, I just ironed 5-6 onto the ribbon at a time. SO much faster! It keeps them way more organized for storage and cuts down on the amount of ribbon wasted. I've included the (extremely popular) original tutorial beneath for convenience, but with fewer steps, since I'm getting…
DIY Embroidery Pattern Printing
Thank you for all of your comments and compliments on my "scrapple" style stitching. I love to stitch and while I will be the first to admit that I do not "follow" any rules or techniques on the correct way...
Applique - The Freezer Paper Method
There are many different methods of applique and they're all good for different reasons. Today, I'm happy to share with you a quick tutorial on my favorite method of applique ~ The Freezer Paper Method! This is the method I use 95% of the time and I like it for several different reasons. Two of the main reasons I prefer this method over other methods is because: 1. The template is removed once the applique shape is prepared. This is nice because there is no paper or other material left…
Inkjet Printing on Fabric
Inkjet Printing on Fabric: Forget about printing on some transfer paper and then ironing it onto some fabric. With some freezer paper you can print right on the fabric itself. No need to reverse the image and it's faster, cheaper, and more effective.
30 D.I.Y. Baby Onesies - the thinking closet
One of your 31 amazing questions for my Birthday Video this year was, “What is your favorite craft to do?” And do you remember my answer? “Baby onesies!” Of course. You’ve seen a slew of them here on The Thinking Closet in the past, and you’re about to see a whole bunch more. I’ve reachedRead more
Fabric Painting with Freezer Paper Stencils
I stubled accross this spray bottle set of fabric paint the other day while browsing the clearance section at my local Wal-mart. I grabbed it, because I have been wanting to try some fabric painting
How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper
How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper. Printing on fabric allows you to take your crafts projects to a different level! If you don't want to spend money on fabric transfer paper, you can do it yourself with freezer paper, fabric, and...
How to Freezer Paper Applique with Jan Patek
In this tutorial by Jan Patek, she shows you how to use and read your patterns for freezer paper applique and also shows your her trick for when patterns cal...
How to Print on Fabric - Freezer Paper Method
How to Print on Fabric - Freezer Paper Method. Today I'm sharing a fun way and economical way to print on fabric, using your home Inkjet Computer!
Wrong turn! QuiltBug.com
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What is Freezer Paper?
. There were a lot of great questions yesterday about Freezer Paper. So I thought I'd make an entire post about it. I used this so called freezer paper, to make stencils for yesterday's projects. (Click here to see them again.) I also used freezer paper here and here. It really is some great stuff that can be used for so many things.....and doesn't cost much at all. Here's my box of freezer paper. All 150 square feet of it. Plenty for what I need it for. What is Freezer Paper? According to…