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How I made article 1

This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . In today's article, I will guide you through how I made a small custom gift. In this make, I created a design and added the design to a small velvet-like drawstring, after I created two info cards for a couple gemstone bracelets.   Follow along with this project and share your result in  Lizzsews Facebook group . Recommended read: 10 Things You Need to Start Cricut Crafting Today Recommended read: How I made article series What I used:   -  HTV (iron-on vinyl)   -  EasyPress mini iron  + mat   - Cardstock   -  Cricut black fine point pen   - 2 gemstone bracelets   - Small velvety drawstring bag   - Standardgrip mat   -  Cricut How I made it: To start off this project, I went into my mobile Cricut design space and spent a *significant* amount of time looking at different images and fonts.  Eventually, I decided that the look I was going for was a cute animal with a cursive-type font.  I looked through the different images in design space

How to make a gag gift: ‘no gift’

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Gag gifts, elephant gift exchange, Yankee swap or Dirty Santa are great Christmas traditions. They’re an awesome way to have fun with your friends and family. Here is a small gag gift idea that you can make.   What you’ll need:   - Cricut   - Printer Paper   - Gel pen    - 3 batteries    - Plastic bag    - Stapler   - Lightgrip mat How to make it:       1. Cut the printer paper to about 8” x 8” and fold it in half. Fold the horizontal edges of your paper in and underneath about a 1/2”.       2. Place the paper on the lightgrip mat and add the gel pen into clamp A. Draw out the design- line up your design on Cricut design space with where your paper is on your mat. Recommended:  Gift Not Included - Cricut fonts and images        3. Place 3 batteries inside the plastic bag.    4. Sandwich the folded paper with the plastic bag and staple the sides.  Recommended read:  Christmas Deer Ceramic Coaster: How I made article 17 Recommended read: Bir

What is topstitching

This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . When sewing, almost all projects will call for topstitching.   Recommended: Lizzsews Blog Map: Sewing To put it simply, Topstitching is when you complete a stitch on the right side of a garment to either sometimes help keep certain things in place or to give a crisp edge.  Ex. Sewing coasters, you can see how topstitching is done to not only give a crisp edge but also sew up a gap.  Recommended read: How to sew coasters Ex. Topstitching patches of fabric or embroidered patches to garments to keep them in place.  Recommended read: How to embroider patches Leave a comment below and let me know if you have topstitched before! And don't forget to subscribe to stay up to date with all of Lizzsews new articles. See you next time!

How To Sew Quick And Easy Coasters

  This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . These coasters are easy to make, use a very minimal amount of fabric, look nice and finished (not sloppy and cheap!), are machine washable and reversible!  Here’s how to make a set of 4 coasters for your living room or dining room table (or anywhere else in the house), you can make more or less, it’s up to you.  What you will need: 100% cotton fabric, quilting cotton works best. Rotary cutter and  cutting mat Batting Pins Iron + ironing board  Sewing machine Thread  Sewing machine needle The steps ,  to make 4 coasters :      1. Cut 8 squares of 100% cotton fabric around 4.5” x 4.5”, this doesn’t have to be exact. Cut a square of batting the same size.  You can make coasters that have the same pattern/solid colour on both sides or you can mix it up and do two different solids, solid and a pattern or even two different patterns.      2 . Place two squares right sides together with the batting on top and pin all around them, repeat this ste