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Blinged Out Car

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description

Car Caddy

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/2 yd. fabric for base
  • 1/2 yd. fleece for base
  • 1/4 yd. of contrast fabric
  • 1/4 yd. of contrast fabric
  • Thread
  • 1 pkg. bias tape
  • 1 pkg. fold over elastic
  • 1 pkg. medium rick rack
  • 1 or 2 hooks for the vent
  • 1 4" x 5" clear plastic for picture
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut 2 12" x 12" square of fabric.
2. Cut 1 12" X 12" square of fleece.
3. Cut strap 18" long x 2" wide (to hang on the hooks).
4. Pen holder: Cut 5-1/2" x 6" out of contrast fabric.
5. Phone pocket: Cut 5-1/2" x 6" out of contrast fabric.
6. Picture pocket: Cut 2 - 7" x 4" out of contrast fabric.
7. Personal pocket: Cut 5" x 6".
8. Hem 1/4" turn and turn on the top edge of pen holder, phone pocket, sew fold over elastic on personal pocket, stretching elastic to gather the top slightly.
9. With right sides together of picture pocket fabric, sew an inner rectangle 2" x 4", cut out center, turn, press to make the frame. Sew plastic on to fabric to secure.
10. Place and sew pockets on base fabric as desired with a 1/2" turn under seam. Decorate pencil holder dividing into 3 sections with rick rack.
11. Sew bias tape on edges of phone pocket.
12. Stitch strap by folding in half, turning under 1/4" seam allowance on both edges. Place on opposite corners of base (adjustable depending on make of car). Stitch other base fabric with right sides together with 1/2" seam allowance, leaving opening at bottom, turn, press and hand stitch opening closed.

Rear View Mirror Cover:

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/8 yd. fabric
  • 1 pkg. 1/8" elastic
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface

DIRECTIONS:

 

1. Measure rear view mirror. Cut 1 strip of fabric length of mirror.
2. Press 1/4" on long edges and sew leaving room to insert elastic.
3. Cut elastic 2" smaller than mirror measurement.
4. Insert elastic along the long edges. Stitch shorter edges together.

Steering Wheel Cover:

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/8" yd. of cotton fabric
  • 1/8" yd. of fleece
  • 1 pkg. 1/4" elastic
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies

DIRECTIONS:

 

13. Measure length and width of steering wheel.
14. Cut a strip 4-1/2" wide x 40" long of cotton fabric and 4" wide x 40" of fleece.
15. Fold over 1/4" press, then fold over slightly larger than 1/4" again of cotton fabric, sew casing.
16. Stitch fleece on top of casing stitches.
17. Cut elastic 2" shorter than length of steering wheel.
18. Pull elastic through casing and secure.
19. Sew short ends, right sides together with 1/2" seam allowances.

Yarn Wrapped Terra Cotta Pots

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Terra cotta pot
  • Yarn(s) of choice
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

 

1. Paint terra cotta pot. Allow to dry.
2. Apply glue using a paint brush to the top lip of the pot.
3. Start wrapping yarn on the lip and work down, wrapping each color around 5 times. Alternate colors half way down the pot on the outside, applying glue while working. Trim excess.
4. Wrap alternating colors half way down on the inside. Glue ends down. Allow to dry.

Yarn Wrapped Wooden Words

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Wooden words or shapes
  • Yarn(s) of choice
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

 

5. Paint wood word and/or shape. Allow to dry.
6. Start at one end of the word by tying a knot and start wrapping.
7. Cover the entire surface, changing colors for each word. Apply glue when needed.
8. Tie off at end & trim excess.
9. Apply glue to unfinished ends and coil scrap yarn to finish.

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