I'm so glad that you all are loving the monthly silhouette deals and new products. Last month I featured Silhouettes frosted vinyl, on a decal I created, and I've even gotten emails with some of your fun projects, that you've made with yours!
You guys are such a creative bunch!
Well, this promotion is no exception!
I'm sure you've all heard about the exciting new feature that Silhouette is able to do.
Ohhh... the possibilities!
I thought I would try the technique out for myself, to create a simple little "Spring" plaque, for our home.
I found some good tips and tricks on the Silhouette Blog, on how to iron on the fabric interfacing, to prep my fabric, and such Here and Here.
For my project, I started by cutting a piece of thick cream fabric out to fit the size of my frame.
Then I chose a cute little bird design from the Silhouette library.
(they have TONS of designs!)
and picked a "springy" fabric to cut that out with.
Then... pretty much, just to see HOW detailed this Silhouette could go, I used an intricate "Spring" font, and cut it out in dark grey fabric.
I was really surprised, it cut it SO well, and didn't catch, or fray the fabric up at all!
I used a speed of 3, and a thickness of between 30 - 33.
Font: Albemarle Swash
Then I laid out the design how I wanted it to appear in my frame.
After that, I took a hot iron, and pressed everything down, for about 30 seconds or so, to bond the interfacing to the cream fabric, well.
And that's it!
Add a cute frame, and you're done!
I love all of the great possibilities that you have when using fabric that you don't get, when simply using vinyl, for certain projects. The colors and designs are endless, when you have lots of your own fun fabrics to choose from.
There are a couple of promotion options available, this time around, from Silhouette.
If you're ready for your own machine, then you can get:
* A Silhouette SD
* One of each fabric interfacing: Clean Cut & Sewable
* And a roll of white Flocked Heat Transfer Material
All for just $229.00!
When you enter the code "SMITHS"
(normally about a $350.00 value!)
If you already have a machine, then you can still get in on the
interfacing goodness, at a discount!
With the code "SMITHS" you can get
25% off all fabric interfacing products.
This March promotions starts today, and goes through the 27th.
Happy Crafting Ladies!