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Fashion Crafting Basics

Add personal touches to everyday wearables and enjoy fabulous fashions any day! Iron-ons and beautiful paint palettes are just a few easy fashion craft options. Finish with custom Plaid jewelry for a wardrobe that sizzles!

Fashion Crafting 101

Make it glitzy, subtle or fun--whatever suits your fashion sense. Not only is fashion decorating a great way to personalize tees and jeans, it also is an economical--and colorful--option for updating yesterday's wardrobe. It's fun to mimic the latest runway styles, create your own and step out in sizzling style.
Basic Supplies
Here's what you need to get started:
  • Clothing or accessory that you want to craft on
  • Paper or cardboard to slip inside of a shirt or other clothing
  • Iron
  • Pins, if needed to hold pattern or design in place for transfer
Tips & Tricks
  • Slip a thin piece of cardboard in between your shirt, pants or other clothing to keep glue or paint from bleeding through the fabric.

  • When using an iron to adhere an iron-on design or transfer a pattern use the highest heat setting recommended for the fabric you're crafting on.

  • You can heat-set desings painted onto fabric with your dryer, once the paint has completely dried.

  • Test your fabrics! Before transferring a pattern, or painting, test with a small design on identical, scrap fabric to make sure you have the right temperature setting on your iron and that your material is suitable for your craft.

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