A SPECIAL MOTHER'S DAY GIFT – Working With Fabric

Students use fabric markers on polyester cotton to create a Mother's Day gift.

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A SPECIAL MOTHER'S DAY GIFT – Working With Fabric

Supplies:

  • Crayola Fabric Markers - 10 Count
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Glue Sticks
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Polyester Fabric - 25 cm x 25 cm (10" x 10") - 1 piece per student
  • Iron
  • Ribbon or Yarn
  • Masking Tape
  • Pencils
  • Bamboo Skewers
  • Plain Newsprint Paper
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Make a plan drawing on paper the size of the fabric.
  2. Press hard with the pencil so it will show through the fabric, or outline the drawing with a fine line black marker.
  3. Tape the drawing to a piece of Bristol board.
2
Step 2
  1. Place the fabric on top of the drawing.
  2. Tape all 4 sides of the fabric to the Bristol board.
  3. Make sure it is tight and smooth.
3
Step 3
  1. Use fabric markers and fabric crayons to colour your design directly on the fabric.
  2. Remove all the tape when you have finished colouring.
4
Step 4
  1. Place the fabric face up on a pile of newsprint paper.
  2. Place a piece of blank newsprint on top of the fabric.
  3. Set the iron to 'cotton'.
  4. Slowly iron over the paper for about 30 seconds.
  5. Remove the paper.
5
Step 5
  1. Fold the side and bottom edges under.
  2. Use a glue stick to glue them in place.
  3. Fold the top edge under.
  4. Place a bamboo skewer under the fold.
  5. Glue it in place.
  6. Add glitter glue and a ribbon.