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DIY Luggage Tags with lace

Luggage Tags Framed

 

Luggage Tags are a nice way to  customize your luggage to make them easier to spot in baggage claim.  It is also a great way to show off your skills.  Great gift idea!

Luggage Tags

Design by Lorine Mason

Supplies for Luggage Tags:

  • Canvas Fabric
  • Decorative TrimsCotton Trimmings
  • Heavy Weight Fusible Interfacing
  • Medium Weight Fusible Interfacing
  • Buttons
  • Grommets
  • Thread
  • Permanent or Fabric Marker
  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic Sewing, Cutting, Measuring and pressing Tools & Supplies

How To make Luggage Tags:

Cut out two tag shapes from the canvas fabric for each luggage tag. Create your own basic tag shapes or if you would like patterns, leave a comment and we will be happy to send you a copy.

Iron medium weight interfacing to the back of one of the tag pieces. Stitch lace trim to the tag front. Use the project photo as guide to placement. Diagram A

Stitch two additional rows of lace trim to the tag front, overlapping the edges. Diagram B

Stitch braid trim down the center of the tag, covering the edges of the lace trim. Cut trim even with the tag edges. Diagram C

Iron heavyweight interfacing to the back of the remaining tag. Layer the two tags on top of each other, right sides out. Sew an overcast stitch around the outside edges of the tag. Follow the manufacturer’s directions to apply a grommet to the tag. Diagram D

Cut a fabric strip 1 1/2 inches by 10 inches in length. Fold the raw edges towards the center and press. Fold in half and press. Top stitch down the center adding a piece of cotton soutache trim. Diagram E

Fold the strip in half forming a loop, insert the loop through the grommet. Bring both ends through the loop and tighten.
Add name and contact information to the back of the tag with a permanent or fabric marker. Diagram F

Cut a strip 1 1/2 inches by 5 inches in length. Fold the raw edges to meet in the center and press. Diagram G

Stitch two rows of lace trim to the tag front, spacing them 1/2 inches apart. Diagram H

Center the fabric strip on top of the lace trim. Top stitch down either side. Diagram I

Sew three buttons to the tag front. Iron heavyweight interfacing to the back of the remaining tag. Layer the two tags on top of each other, right sides out. Sew an overcast stitch around the outside edges of the tag.  Diagram J

Cut a fabric strip 1 1/2 inches by 10 inches in length. Fold the raw edges towards the center and press. Fold in half and press. Top stitch down the center adding a piece of cotton soutache trim. Diagram K

Follow the manufacturer’s directions to apply a grommet to the tag. Fold the strip in half forming a loop, insert the loop through the grommet. Bring both ends through the loop and tighten.
Add name and contact information to the back of the tag with a permanent or fabric marker. Diagram L

Iron medium weight interfacing to the back of one of the tags. Stitch a row of lace trim to the tag front, attaching it 3/8 inch up from the bottom edge. Diagram M

Stitch additional rows of lace trim, overlapping them as desired.  Diagram N

Stitch a row of braid covering the top edge of the final row of lace trim. Diagram O

Cut a fabric strip 1 1/2 inches by 10 inches in length. Fold the raw edges towards the center and press. Fold in half and press. Top stitch down the center adding a piece of cotton soutache trim. Diagram P

Iron heavyweight interfacing to the back of the remaining tag. Layer the two tags on top of each other, right sides out. Sew an overcast stitch around the outside edges of the tag. Follow the manufacturer’s directions to apply a grommet to the tag. Diagram Q

Follow the manufacturer’s directions to apply a grommet to the tag. Fold the strip in half forming a loop, insert the loop through the grommet. Bring both ends through the loop and tighten.
Add name and contact information to the back of the tag with a permanent or fabric marker. Diagram R

Luggage Tags

 

Luggage Tags

Enjoy your handmade luggage tags.

Happy Birthday Pennants

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Happy Birthday Pennants Design by Lorine Mason

Show off your Birthday wishes in a big way with this fun string of Happy Birthday Pennants. Fast and fun to make and totally reusable again and again. The Happy Birthday Pennants are also called banners.  You can make them for any occasion too.

Supplies for Happy Birthday Pennants:

  • Cotton Canvas – ¼ yard
  • Decorative Trimmings – Cotton Trimmings
  • Printed fabric
  • Fusible web backing
  • Single fold bias tape
  • Thread
  • Assorted Buttons
  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • Sizzix® alphabet die and die cutting machine
  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic sewing, cutting, pressing tools and supplies
  • Fabric glue – optional

How To make Happy Birthday Pennants:

Using the pattern provided; cut out as many pennants as required to spell out your message. Note: Leave us a comment and we will be happy to send you a full size pattern for the pennants. 

Fold over the top edge of each pennant and press.

Top stitch the trim to the pennants, starting at the top edge, mitering the trim at the point and stitching back up the opposite side.

Press fusible web to the back of the fabric and cut out letters.

Remove paper backing from fusible web and press letters to the center of each pennant.

Open the folds of the bias tape and insert each pennant, spacing them as desired. Top stitch along the length of the bias binding to secure the pennants to the bias binding.

Glue buttons to the point of each pennant.

Optionally: Fabric Glue may be used in place of sewing. Follow the manufacturer’s directions to assure success.

 

Wedding Scape with Decorative Trimmings

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Wedding Scape with Decorative Trimmings

Design by Lorine Mason

Create an elegant wedding scape by combining burlap ribbon and Decorative Trimmings wide assortment of trims. The perfect setting for the new couple to enjoy their first meal together as Mr. & Mrs.

Supplies for Wedding Scape with Decorative Trimmings:

  • Decorative Trimmings Fantasy Trimmings
  • 4 & 6 inch wide burlap ribbon
  • Two 1/2 inch buttons
  • Two small wooden plaques
  • Alphabet stickers
  • Glue gun & glue sticks
  • Hole punch or small drill
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing,  measuring, pressing and cutting tools & supplies

Decorative Trimmings Outdoor Wedding Scape Chair Bow

Mr & Mrs Name Plaque How To:

Apply stickers to the front of the plaques.

Drill two holes along the either side of the top edge of the plaques.

Insert cord trim through the holes and tie the ends together using an overhand knot.

Glue trim around the outside edge of each of the plaques.

Hang plaques from the center of each bow.

Chair Bow How To:

Cut two 2 1/2 yard lengths of 4 inch wide burlap ribbon for each bow.

Stitch trims to the burlap ribbon, starting at the center point and working your way to the edge of the ribbon. The number of trims will be determined by the width of each trim you have chosen.

Tie three loop bows with each length of the ribbon.

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Napkin Ring How To:

Cut one 6 inch length of 4 inch burlap ribbon for each napkin ring.

Stitch trims to the burlap ribbon, starting at the center point and working your way to the edge of the ribbon. The number of trims will be determined by the width of each trim you have chosen.

Fold the burlap ribbon in half, right sides together and stitch using a 1/2 inch seam. Turn right side out.

Create a figure eight loop of trim. Glue the bow, topped with a button to the center top of the napkin ring.

Table Runner How To:

Determine the length of the table runner by measuring the table and adding the drop down each side. Add 2 inches to the measurement and cut a piece of 6 inch wide burlap this length.

In the sample project, trim was stitched 1 inch from either edge down the length of the ribbon. A second row of trim was then stitched along the inside edge of the first rows.

Fold each of the runner ends in half right sides together and stitch using a 1/2 inch seam. Turn right side out and press carefully, forming a point at each end.

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