Fabric Editions Fabric Pallette Pocket Hoop

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by Laura Gilvin, Fabric Editions

Fabric Editions Fabric Pallette Pocket Hoop

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Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note:
    Do not pre-wash burlap or fat quarters. Iron burlap and fat quarters well before starting project to remove folds.
  • 2
    Download and print project template.
  • 3
    Cut burlap down to a 13 inch x 13 inch square. Cut the fat quarter down to a 13 inch x 14 inch rectangle.
  • 4
    Fold pocket square in half as shown with wrong sides together to make a 7 inch x 13 inch piece; press. Turn down folded edge 1 inch and press (Dia. A).
  • 5
    Cut a 13 inch length of ric rack. Place under the fold as shown and topstitch next to fold catching ric rack in the seam (Dia. B).
  • 6
    Place EZ felt on work surface and center burlap square on top. Place pocket aligned even at the bottom and sides; pin in place. Center inner hoop over square and lightly trace around outside edge with fabric marker to create placement line. Use ruler to mark vertical stitching lines by finding the center and marking 1-1/2 inch to each side or stitch lines as desired. Stitch vertical lines as shown beginning and ending with a backstitch. Place iron-on letters that spell out desired word(s) within drawn line and fuse according to manufacturer’s directions (Dia. C).
  • 7
    Place the inner hoop on flat surface and center the completed pocket square on top of the hoop. Push outer hoop over the inner hoop with screw centered at the top. Pull the edges of the pocket/burlap so that the pocket and grain of the burlap are straight and taut within the hoop; tighten the screw.
  • 8
    Trim around the outer edges of the burlap circle and pocket 3/4 inch from the outside edge of the hoop. Glue the trimmed fabric layers together first then glue the edges neatly to the inside of hoop.
  • 9
    Fill pockets with desired creative tools.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Fabric Pallette 18 inch x 21 inch Assorted Burlap Solids 104762662 (as shown project uses Avocado)
  • Coordinating Fabric Pallette 18 inch x 21 inch Fat Quarter of Your Choice
  • Nicole™ Crafts Embroidery Hoop Wood 10 inch 104231941
  • CPE The New Image Group EZ Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104276542
  • Horizon Iron-On Letters 1 inch Flocked White 104600361 (or Other 1 inch Iron-On Letters)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Trim-it 3 foot Rick Rack Bright Blue 104788036
  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Coordinating Thread
  • Iron and Pressing Surface
  • Fabric Marker
  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
Download Project Template