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This little travel organizer can have so many different uses and it rolls up nicely to be stashed away! You can use this for your toiletries, art supplies, make-up brushes, chef knife set, and just about anything else you can think of! It’s is easy to adjust the size to fit whatever goodies you need. These new prints offer gorgeous colour, prints, and patterns. Use vinyl for toiletries or brushes to make it easy to wipe and clean. Or you could even use terrycloth for a full bathroom feel. With so many options this organizer can meet so many needs!

Travel Organizer DIY
Travel Organizers
Materials for Travel Organizer DIY
Materials

Materials


• 0.5m cotton fabric
• 0.6m iron on vinyl
• 1m of ribbon
• hook & loop tape
• sewing machine, thread, scissors, and iron
• *depending on the thickness of the fabric, you can interface 1 side of the cotton

Instructions


1. Cut out the fabric following the pattern provided.

2. Attach the iron on vinyl to the right side of your fabric.

Step 3

3. Pin your pieces right sides together. Attach ribbon to the right sides with the ends of the ribbon facing inwards.

4. Sew around edges using a 5/8″ seam allowance. Leave a small opening (approx. 5″) to turn inside out. Trim seam allowances and clip corners.

Step 5

5. Turn inside out. Press seams and corners flat—always use a protective cover, do not touch iron directly onto vinyl. Top stitch around entire rectangle, stitching opening closed.

Step 6

6. Fold on fold lines as per pattern and press.

Travel Organizer DIY
Step 7

7. Sew hook & loop tape to top and bottom fold as per pattern.

Step 8

8. Stitch vertical lines on the bottom fold from the bottom to the top to create pockets for your items.

For more great ideas for iron-on vinyl check out this video!

Embroidery DIY
Denim Jacket Embroidery

Embroidery is a great way to up-cycle an older garment or to add an extra touch to a new handmade garment. Even if you’ve never embroidered before it’s easy to learn and once you get the basics down you can start experimenting with different stitches. Be adventurous and try the patterns provided or make some of your own!

Embroidery DIY Materials

Materials

  • Item to embroider or fabric
  • Embroidery Thread
  • Embroidery Hoop
  • Rinse Away Water Soluble Stabilizer
  • Needles
  • Scissors
  • Pencil

Instructions

Embroidery DIY patterns
Step 1
  1. Choose your pattern from the patterns provided or make your own design! Trace pattern onto the stabilizer.
Embroidery DIY Step 2
Step 2

2. Place the stabilizer on the garment where you want the embroidery to be. Pin stabilizer in place and attach embroidery hoop.

Embroidery DIY Step 3
Step 3

3. Begin Stitching! Use the video below for reference to basic stitches.

Must Know Embroidery Stitches

New to embroidery? Here are 6 stitches to get you started! Play around with the thread to create designs and try new stitches!

Posted by Fabricland Midwest/Pacific on Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Embroidery DIY Finished
Step 4

4. When your design is complete, pull off the big parts of the stabilizer. Wash the garment to remove the remaining pieces.

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