Valentines Day Cards & Mailbox

Send a sweet note to a loved one this Valentines Day! Build a cute and custom mailbox with kids and make Valentines Day special for them!

Materials

  • 0.2m Quilters Choice Cotton in White
  • 0.2m of Medium Weight Felt in Blue
  • 1 lightweight felt square in Pink
  • Self Stick – Mounting Board – 1 per card
  • Odif 404 – Repositionable Adhesive Spray
  • Odif 87 – Pink Pearl Effect
  • Odif 88 – Frosted Raspberry Color
  • Odif 88 – Frosted Strawberry Color
  • 1 packet of Adhesive Hook and Loop Squares
  • Beacon Felt Glue

Cutting Instructions

From Cotton cut:
(1) 6″ x 8″ rectangle per card

From Medium Weight Felt cut:
(1) Roof: 9″ x 12″ rectangle
(1) Floor: 6″ x 9″ rectangle
(2) Doors: pattern piece provided


From Lightweight Felt cut:
(1) Flag: pattern piece provided
(1) Tab: 1″ x 11/2″ rectangle
(1) Mail: pattern piece provided

Pattern

Mailbox

Butt the edge of (1) Door against the 6″ end of (1) Floor. Zig Zag stitch to join. Adjust your zigzag stitch so that iit hits both pieces.

Line the remaining (1) Door against the opposite 6″ end of (1) Floor. Glue to secure.

Line the 9″ end of the Roof up with the 9″ end of the Floor and glue to secure. Fold over to meet the other edge and glue in place along the back door and floor.

Take (1) Tab and glue it to the middle of the open door. Using the hook and loop squares, stick one hook to the tab and 1 loop to the middle of the roof. Make sure they meet up when closing the door.

Using the Hook and Loop squares, attach one side to the mailbox flag and one side to the side of the roof.
When the flag is up you have mail!

Glue your MAIL cut out to the opposite side of your mailbox.

Card #1

Place (1) 6″ x 8″ cotton rectangle on a working surface. Line up Card Template – 1 and spray Odif 88 – Frosted Rasberry color on top. Peel off
template and leave to dry.

  • Optional – Use Odif 404 Repositionable craft adhesive to keep your templates tight to the fabric.

Once dried line up Card Template – 2 and spray Odif 87 – Pink Pearl Effect on top. Peel off the template and leave to dry.

Card #2

Place (1) 6″ x 8″ cotton rectangle on a working surface. Line up Card Template – 3, inside the heart place any name or message using the alphabet cut-outs, and spray Odif 88 – Frosted Strawberry color on top. Peel off the template and leave it to dry.

  • Optional – Use Odif 404 Repositionable craft adhesive to keep your templates tight to the fabric.

Card #3

Place (1) 6″ x 8″ cotton rectangle on a working surface. Line up Card Template – 4 and spray Odif 88 Frosted Strawberry color and Odif 87 – Pink Pearl Effect on top. Peel off template and leave to dry.

  • Optional – Use Odif 404 Repositionable craft adhesive to keep your templates tight to the fabric.

Mounting Board

Following the instructions on (1) Self – Stick Mounting board, attach to the wrong side of your dried fabric. Make sure it lines up with your design before attaching. Once attached trim excess fabric.

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