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Kid’s Fabric Easter Egg Decorating Book by Lisa Fulmer

2 25 13 Lisa Kids Easter Egg Book C2C Hero Kids Fabric Easter Egg Decorating Book by Lisa Fulmer

Make this easy, mostly no-sew soft book with fabric and felt to put in your favorite kid’s Easter basket! The cover is embellished with a pretty ribbon-striped egg, and each page inside has a large, blank felt egg ready for decorating with felt strips and shapes. Kids can have fun decorating their eggs and learning about shapes and colors too.

Watch my super cool Kids Easter Egg Decorating Book YouTube video tutorial!

Supplies

  • Print and solid fabrics
  • Fusible web
  • Iron and ironing pad
  • Matching colors of felt
  • Variety of ribbons
  • Cardstock trimmed to one small and one large egg shape
  • Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel-n-Stick Sheets
  • Rotary cutter with pinking blade
  • Cutting mat and ruler
  • Scissors
  • Fabric marker
  • Sewing machine and/or embroidery floss and needle
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  1. Trim pieces of print fabric for cover and solid fabric for inside pages to 9″ x 12″ with rotary cutter.
  2. Fold each piece in half to 6″ x 9″ and press the fold.
  3. Sandwich some fusible web between the wrong side of print fabric cover and one of the solid fabric pages and press with dry iron on high heat until fused.
  4. Optional – machine stitch around the edges of the cover after fusing.
  5. Peel bottom liner off a sheet of Fabric Fusion and apply the sticky side to a piece of fabric.
  6. Use cardstock template to trace a small egg shape on the top liner of the Fabric Fusion, then trim the liner/fabric into the egg shape
  7. Peel back the top liner and carefully finger-press ribbon strips across the fabric egg on the sticky side, nested closely together
  8. Trim the edges of the ribbons flush with the edge of the fabric egg.
  9. Use another sheet of Fabric Fusion to adhere the ribbon egg in position on the book cover.
  10. Use cardstock template to trace the large egg shape on to several pieces of felt and trim out.
  11. Use scraps of the Fabric Fusion to adhere a felt egg to the center of each page.
  12. Optional – machine stitch or hand embroider around the edges of the eggs to further secure them to the page on both sides.
  13. Trim out various shapes and strips of different colors of felt for decorating the eggs – kids can glue the shapes in place permanently when desired.
  14. Write a greeting or special message inside the front cover with fabric marker and glue felt shapes around it to embellish.
  15. Lay the page spreads on top of the cover spread with folds aligned in the center, then machine or hand stitch down the fold line.

 

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