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Ready-To-Finish Decor Accents
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Ready-To-Finish Decor Accents

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Simplicity

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Description

DECORATIVE PILLOW BAND
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Conso® pillow case
  • 3 yds scroll braid
  • 1/4 yd fabric
  • Tassel
  • 1/2 yd cording
  • 16"x16" pillow form
  • Fabric glue
  • Scrap piece of felt
  • Needle and thread
  • Straight pins
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:
1. Cut 36" length of fabric. Find center and mark.
2. Cut two 14" lengths of trim. Crisscross the trim over the center mark. Peel off protective backing & adhere. Cover side edges with trim.
3. Knot tassel loop in half. Glue to center mark. Allow to dry.
4. Tape cording ends and coil onto piece of felt to desired size. Glue down cording, allow to dry.
5. Glue corded medallion onto center mark over tassel loop.
6. Stuff pillow case with form.
7. Wrap band around pillow, overlapping extra fabric in the back.
8. Fold under raw edge, pin and slip-stitch in place.

WASTE BASKET AND TISSUE COVERS
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Conso® ready-to-finish waste basket or tissue box
  • 2 pkg scroll braid
  • Fabric: see manufacturers' fabric requirement
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape


DIRECTIONS:
1. Peel off protective paper cover to use as template.
2. Draw a straight or wave line 1/3 from the top. Cut template on line.
3. Pin template onto fabrics and cut out.
4. Turn can on its side and place fabric onto adhesive and gently roll around can. Place tissue box onto center of template and pull up each side. Continue with the second fabric.
5. Pull back a few inches of the protective backing on the trim. Begin to adhere at the fabric starting point. Cover all raw fabric edges with trim.
6. Trim can meet end-to-end or allow an extra inch to fold over raw edge for a finished look.

DECORATIVE FOOTSTOOL
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Conso® ready-to-finish footstool
  • Trim*
  • Designer motifs
  • Fabric: see manufacturers fabric requirements
  • Staple gun
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Pins


DIRECTIONS:
1. *Measure all lengths of the footstool to add trim. Add 2"x4" to each length for wrapping.
2. Lay fabric, right side down, on work surface. Place footstool on center of wrong side of fabric.
3. Starting on one side, bring fabric up around to bottom side of footstool. Put in 4 or 5
staples 1/2" apart. Repeat on opposite sides until all are stapled in place.
4. Fold corners like a present and staple down.
5. Start a few inches on the bottom & adhere trim around the sides to the top of the footstool and back underneath to the other side, overlapping a few inches.
6. Trim around the bottom edge.
7. Embellish with monograms and designer motifs.
8. Turn footstool over and trim fabric.
OPTIONS: Use nail twill or beaded trim around the sides of footstool. Use a solid fabric for the bottom & a decorative band around the center of the footstool.

DECORATIVE PHOTO FRAMES
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Conso® ready-to-finish frame
  • Fabric: see manufacturer's fabric requirements
  • Trim and designer motifs
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape

DIRECTIONS:
1. Remove protective paper, pin onto fabric and cut out.
2. Starting at top of frame; place, roll and gently press fabric down the frame.
3. Measure for trim placement, covering all raw edges of fabric and sides of frame, if desired. Add self-adhesive designer motifs. When measuring for placing trim along edges, allow extra for trim to go around to the back of the frame for a more finished look.
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