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Friday, 5 September 2014

Woodware Craft Canvas

I used my piece of Craft Canvas to make a new lampshade for our guest bedroom.
You will need to make a paper template of the shade shape before cutting the canvas.
The following step by step pictures show you how its created.
I have used two Sizzix dies to make the flowers, the canvas die cuts really well.
Use a Crafters ink pad to stencil and stamp. Its ideal for fabric (and its permanent too!)
The only sewing I did was a simple running stitch along the ribbon to gather it up.
Everything was stuck to the shade with a hot glue gun.

Cutting the canvas shape
Using Crafters brown ink to stencil a background
Stamp an image with the Crafters
A selection of die cut canvas flowers
Edge the die cut flowers with Crafters brown ink
Stick the flowers to the shade with a glue gun adding buttons and beads 
Gather a ribbon and stick with....you guessed it...a glue gun! 
Add some sparkle with Mica Flakes stuck with the glue gun
The finished lampshade
Teddies new friend

3 comments:

Christina Doré said...

What a great project. The photo's are really helpful to show each step. Love all the texture and pattern you have created with just the one ink pad too!

Clarissa said...

Very clever idea.
Clarissa. X

Carole C. said...

Hi Jane. I really like your lampshade and the colours are great.
What a lovely idea.
Carole C.

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