Mod Grommet Snowman Gift Tag and Ornament

created at: 12/22/2010

created at: 12/22/2010

Before winding up the Wine Bottle Roundup, you may want to quickly put together a mod puffy snowman gift tag/ornament. Made from a houndstooth remnant, dacron, felt and a silver 1/2″ grommet, he’s a cute little touch of MOD anyone would love. This is fast and easy if you have the materials in your craft stash.

1. Use round patterns to draw three concentric circles in a snowman shape on a piece of fabric, dacron and a felt back. Continue Reading

DIY: Ten Minute Grommet Workshop

created on: 04/23/08

While helping a friend with her booth for a trade show, we learned how to install grommets simply and frustration-free.  If you need grommets installed for a craft, drapes, shower curtains, drawstring totebags, or your handsewn tent, DO NOT think that a grommet kit from a fabric store will be sufficient. Try to get a semi-industrial kit from the hardware store.  They are heavier duty and the pricing is more reasonable.  If you really want the jumbo grommets, take your project to a drapery workroom and see if they’ll install them for you using their very expensive, heavy duty equipment. Continue Reading