Happy April Fool’s! No silly posts here, but there have been some fun ones out there today. My favorite was on Crafterhours :).
Just so you know, I get no compensation whatsoever for posting projects I use my silhouette on. My husband bought it for me for Christmas, and since I love it and it makes projects easier, I post about it! All the things I show you today could be done with freezer paper, or just tracing your fabric/paper—it just takes a little more work.
I used brown paint to color in the eyes and nose on the boys’ shirts, plus brown fabric for the words. If doing that, just remember to put paper between the shirt layers! I always seem to forget that and thank my lucky stars that it didn’t soak through yet!
I boxed them all up together (because I’m a little lame and didn’t want to wrap three tiny presents). I taped the lip gloss and hair clips onto the tissue paper though, so that when they open it up it won’t look bad.
**A few of you have asked how the Heat n’ Bond works—it works wonderfully if the fabric is thin. I used thicker fabric on the flowers and it had a harder time cutting through it all, but I just used scissors and cut anything that didn’t work.
How I use the Heat n’ Bond with my Silhouette: Iron it onto the back of the fabric, peel back the paper. Press the fabric onto the sticky mat. Set the speed to 2 or 3, and the thickness to 33 (highest, I believe). Use the pink blade. I hope that helps! That is what works for me, at least!
Have a Happy Weekend! It’s finally warming up here and has been BEAUTIFUL!!!