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Enamel pins are fun to collect and even more fun to display! I made this little display with an embroidery hoop! It only took a few minutes and look how cute! Maybe a good excuse to get more pins, too!?
I used my favorite black iron-on vinyl to write the word Flair! and there’s a free SVG file download for that in the materials section! I used two fabric scraps for this and offset it just a bit so it’s a little more playful!
Flowers – Rifle Paper Co
Unicorn + beauty Pins – Sephora
Succulents + Rainbow Pack
–Embroidery Hoop 9″
-Two colors of quilt
ing cotton, I’m using Riley Blake Solids
–lightweight fusible interfacing
–Iron-on Vinyl Black + Cutting Machine
I used the Cricut Maker for this (and every other cutting project I do) but any cutting machine works. The Explore Air 2 is a bit cheaper than the Maker but doesn’t cut fabric like the Maker does. It’s a solid machine (I have the pink one) and I recommend that if you aren’t interested in sewing as much as you iron-ons.
The EasyPress is like a cross between a heat press and an iron, but perfect for pressing Iron-ons because it has a flat, evenly heated surface and it comes with an outline of heat settings for all the fabrics and iron-on materials you need to figure out. It’s the ONLY way to go when working with iron-on foil for sure. It’s on sale on Amazon for $131.
Fuse interfacing to the back of both fabric scraps.
Sew them together with right sides together 1/2″ from the edge. Press seam allowance open.
Decide the placement of your lettering by placing the hoop on top and pressing down the sticky transfer tape.
Use the EasyPress to fuse the vinyl to the fabric. The setting for iron-on vinyl on cotton is 150*C (300*F) for 30 seconds.
Peel off the plastic and take apart the embroidery hoop.
Put the inside hoop in the back and press down the outside hoop. Tighten it up and then turn the hoop over and trim the fabric.
Done! Now put those pins on and hang it up!
Love the idea. I have pins and not sure what to do with them. Now I do!
Thank you for sharing,