love lives here
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Lisa Truesdell, Fiskateer #3647, loves using her rotary trimmer to add a decorative edge to any project. The blades switch out easily making it a snap to use a variety of borders.
- Required supplies:
- Desktop Rotary Trimmer
- 28mm Pinking Rotary Blade - Blade Style F
- Fiskars scallop rotary blade
- Fiskars XL block party squeeze punch
- Heidi Grace Designs "baby girl" icon rub ons and chipboard shapes
- Heidi Grace "it's my party" double sided cardstock
- Heidi Grace "mushroom" jumbo abc stickers
- polka dot fabric, canvas
- 1. Paint canvas with light blue paint. Dry brush some white paint onto the top of the canvas to make clouds.
- 2. Trim scrap cardstock into a 4.5inx5in rectangle. Cover with brown polka dot fabric and stitch in place to form the house
- 3. Punch 2 squares from blue striped paper. Stitch in place as windows on your house.
- 4. Cut a 1.25inx2in rectangle from red patterned paper. Stitch in place as a door on your house.
- 5. Apply rubon hearts to the windows and a chipboard heart to the door. Attach on the canvas.
- 6. Trim a triangle that is about 4 in tall and 6 in wide from the scrap cardstock. Using the scallop blade on your rotary trimmer, cut several scalloped strips from the red patterned paper. Arrange them in rows on the triangle, and trim away the excess from either side. Sew across each row and then fan the scallop edges up slightly.
- 7. Attach triangle over the house on your canvas.
- 8. Trim a .75in x 2in rectangle from cardstock. Cover with brown fabric and sew into place. Attach rectangle to canvas as a chimney for your house.
- 9. Using the pinking blade on your rotary trimmer, trim green striped paper to 2in x 9in. Spell out “love lives here” with letter stickers and sew them into place. Attach green patterned paper to the bottom of your canvas.
- 10. Apply rubon flowers to either side of house.