Emilie Bier Do it Your Self

Fabric-Box with a Mod-hodgepodge

I wanted a unique storage solution for my yarn, so I made this fabric covered box with a funny bulb print-and Mod-hodgepodge! To do it’s easy.
Hello, my name is Amy. (Hello, Amy.) I’m writing this because I was looking for a yarn. You see, one of my other loves in addition to decoupage is to knit. Unfortunately my knitting ability is not quite as fast as my pocket money, so I’ve built up a large stash. With nothing very special to hold it.
After several years of juggling everything around to canvas totes, finally, I have plastic containers in the closet. Nevertheless, some of the yarn for the current projects have to be omitted in the open, but it is still stored in the something.
you Give this pear fabric covered box. I offer you here is the guide, and I hope you keep it for any craft thing, the save you have an addiction and that you need to.
fabric Box
Collect These Supplies

FolkArt acrylic paint – Grass, Green, aquamarine (I’d get 3 of each)
Mod smorgasbord of fabric and Mod hodgepodge gloss
MPI wood storage bin
3" wood ball
Robert Kaufman's "fruit basket" fabric, Pears-brown – 1 yard
1" Flat brush
craft glue
Craft knife and Mat
pencil
ruler
scissors
wax paper
acrylic sealer (optional)


you first want to prepare the fabric before painting. To do this, wash and dry the fabric (do not use fabric softener). Iron and then lay out on a covered work surface. Wax paper is better, for the of the table cover. With a brush, paint a thin layer of fabric Mod smorgasbord on your fabric. Let it air dry. This allows you to cut the fabric, such as paper, with no ragged edges.
dries While the fabric, with the painting. Basecoat the inside of the container and the lid with Teal. Let dry.
Basecoat the outside of the bin and the wooden ball with Grass-Green. Let dry.
now. She set the tray down on the fabric and trace elements of a page four times. You can cut these pieces with scissors.
measure approximately ½ " inside of your cut line on all four pieces and cut them down with the cutter.
Keep these four pieces to the sides with the gloss Mod-hodgepodge. Completely smooth out all air bubbles and allow to dryleave on for 15 to 20 minutes.br>coat the entire container with at least two layers of gloss Mod-hodgepodge. Coat the lid and the wooden ball as well. Let dry.
Go back to the handles on the bin and cut the fabric with a cutter knife.
Glue the wooden ball to the top center of the lid with craft glue.
Allow the storage bin to dry for at least 24 hours prior to use. I recommend spraying with several coats of acrylic sealer to finish to complete the fabric box and add durability.

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