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With just over a week left in school this year, Teacher Appreciation gifts have been on my mind.
While looking through my crafty stash, I found this notebook and some felt scraps. Hmmm, seems like a perfect combination using the Pretty Petals and Vintage Alphabet die sets along with some bright, beautiful baker's twine.
I began by die cutting two sets of alpha's so that I could make my own dimensional sticker alphabet, I simply glued two letters together before adhering them to my notebook. Next time I want to try this same technique using foam to make my own Thickers.
After laying strips of adhesive tape on the notebook flap, I laid rows and rows of Caribbean baker's twine, adding a bit of sparkle! This technique works best for me to trim the baker's twine strands longer than needed and then going back to trim to size for a nice, crisp edge.
To make those darling felt flower die cuts pop even more, I tied a variety of french knots and simply strung Lilac, Solid Maraschino and Solid Mandarin through the holes already in place in the flower designs using this sewing needle technique that never lets me down.
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