OK, so here is my first "Video Tutorial" don't laugh I was a little nervous but I think I got the information across. Let me know what you think, good or bad, did I leave anything out or if you have a question. Thanks for watching!
"Big Shot" die cutting machine
big shot extended plates
"Rose of Sharon" Accuquilt Die
Available from "Sunflower Happiness" $37.00 shipping in July
Accuquilt cutting mat 5in X 10in
8 layers of Colorbok textured card stock 12in X 6in (Walmart)
Scrap fabric of choice
Small amount of batting
Heat N Bond Lite iron on adhesive
Rotary cutter and ruler
Step 1: Watch the video to see how I used the Big Shot to cut out
the "Rose of Sharon" flower and petals. (unedited version)
So did you like the video? Libby always has the best timing.
| Next you want to sew it in place I used a zig zag stitch. |
This is a look from the back. Normally you would want to use a
stabilizer but the Heat and Bond Lite iron on adhesive was enough
to hold it in place.
|Make a quilt sandwich with the back fabric then batting |
and the top and baste all layers together with a large stitch.
|a peek from the back|
|Cut the excess off using a rotary cutter and ruler.|
|Add your bias tape around the outside using your method |
of choice. Approximately 30in of 2 1/2 in wide folded will go around.
|now enjoy your Mug Rug with a refreshing beverage.|