This is best done with pinking shears
to stop the fabric fraying at the edges.
Using pinking shears
, cut 10 leaves each from the dark and medium green felt and 14 leaves from the light green felt.
If you've kept hold of some of last year's Christmas cards, cut them with pinking shears
and turn them into gift tags.
I used one of the original pads for my pattern and then cut out new pads with pinking shears
As well as the actual machines, sewing accessories are also required, such as cotton reels, pins, needles, zips, buttons, scissors, tape measures and pinking shears
With only a few supplies--scissors, pinking shears
, fabric glue, and ribbons or jute roping--and a little time and effort, anyone can create these colorful pennants of all sizes.
Delightful as the stories are, the strength of the book lies in the superb illustrations, all derived from paper cut-outs using scissors and pinking shears
You can use pinking shears
to add more interest with a zigzag edge, or cut them out using wavy lines.
Tip: if the fabric is fraying or falling apart, you can try finishing the edge with pinking shears
or a fray-stopping adhesive found in craft stores.
WHAT YOU NEED: Small wood or particle board side table (for example the Lack table from Ikea), pinking shears
, wallpaper scraps in different patterns and colours, foam brush, decoupage medium glue, brayer roller.
I started with the coarse side of my combination stone because the pinking shears
were so rough (IMAGE 2).
Keep old Christmas cards then use a pair of pinking shears
to cut up the cards to make instant gift tags.