How to make a ‘snap’ fabric box.

My Little Mochi has a very fun–and slightly odd–tutorial on how to make one of these fabulous ‘snap’ boxes. Why is it slightly odd? Because it’s written in pidgin.

To make one, you’ll need:

  • a plate (paper or otherwise)
  • a piece of paper that’s a bit larger than the plate
  • a pencil/pen
  • a scissors
  • two complimentary fabrics
  • stiff interfacing
  • fabric marking tool & paper
  • straight pins
  • four snaps
  • needle and coordinating thread

To see the assembly process, follow this jump. Continue Reading

DIY:Ten Minute Snap Workshop

created on: 07/02/08

You thought the DIY: Ten Minute Grommet Workshop was easy, this makes that look like Rocket Science. Oftentimes you’ll come across something that needs a snap added or replaced.  Snaps are…well, a snap.  A snap tool and components are available at fabric stores and they are work fine. 

The only trick here is to remember which parts go where.  For simplicity sake, I will call the top of the snap Top A and its connecting piece Top B.  Continue Reading