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Chevron Pennant Tutorial {Silhouette project}

23 Mar

I may have an addiction to Pennants/Bunting. 
I think it is adorable and I want to make one for every room and every occasion – lol. I have been anxiously waiting for some of Silhouette’s Fabric Interfacing and was so excited when it came the other day. 
I decided to make a project that combines three of my favorite things right now — 
Polka Dots, Pennants and Chevron!!

{Chevron Pennants}

And Canvas Corp sent me a fun box of products the other day to make projects with – thanks! I got out some canvas pennants, 5 different polka dotted material, my Silhouette, the Silhouette Transfer paper and some cool Canvas Corp. rope and set to work.


I downloaded a Chevron Border from the Silhouette Online Store. And then I just made it as wide as the widest width on the pennants and copied it on the screen so that the screen was as long as each pennant.

Then I cut out the Silhouette Fabric Interfacing material in a sheet that size — 8 inches by 8 inches. I did this for each of the pennants that I wanted to make. And then I cut out a piece of material that was the same size. To make the fabric stick to the interfacing, you iron it on. So I did that. And then you peel the backing off the interfacing and it’s ready for the Silhouette!

Then I cut the chevrons out. You use your cutting mat. I put my pink cap on and set the depth to the highest it would go. To make it cut all the way through along the whole chevron, it’s smart to set your Silhouette to double cut the material. The material might bunch a little. Just set the speed really low and don’t freak out if it starts bunching up. I had to use my scissors on a few places where the material didn’t cut through all the way. Overall it worked out very well.

 

Once the material was cut out and the chevrons were all separated, I laid them out on my pennants and hot glued each chevron in a few places to keep it straight. At this point, you can hot glue all of the chevrons on and they look great like that. Or, what I did was once I attached them on the pennants, I sewed around each Chevron to give it a little more ooomph.

 


Then I took the small Canvas Corp. rope and sewed it on the back of the pennants. I left 3 inches in between each pennant. The last thing I did was cut 25 1 inch strips of the same material I used in the pennants and tied one set of each color in between each pennant.

I love it!! It looks so cute with my Chevron Plate on my mantle. And, they match my Damask Lamp Shade. So fun!

Just think of the possibilities now that Silhouette can cut fabric. I can’t wait to experiment some more!!! Silhouette is running a Special from now until March 27th (Sunday):

I am linking up to these fun parties – check them out!


The DIY Show OffBCD 125UndertheTableandDreaminggiveawaysTidy Mom I'm Lovin It Fridays

Have a Happy Happy Day!! 
xoxoxo

This post sponsored by

Chevron Pennant Tutorial {Silhouette project}

23 Mar

I may have an addiction to Pennants/Bunting. 
I think it is adorable and I want to make one for every room and every occasion – lol. I have been anxiously waiting for some of Silhouette’s Fabric Interfacing and was so excited when it came the other day. 
I decided to make a project that combines three of my favorite things right now — 
Polka Dots, Pennants and Chevron!!

{Chevron Pennants}

And Canvas Corp sent me a fun box of products the other day to make projects with – thanks! I got out some canvas pennants, 5 different polka dotted material, my Silhouette, the Silhouette Transfer paper and some cool Canvas Corp. rope and set to work.


I downloaded a Chevron Border from the Silhouette Online Store. And then I just made it as wide as the widest width on the pennants and copied it on the screen so that the screen was as long as each pennant.

Then I cut out the Silhouette Fabric Interfacing material in a sheet that size — 8 inches by 8 inches. I did this for each of the pennants that I wanted to make. And then I cut out a piece of material that was the same size. To make the fabric stick to the interfacing, you iron it on. So I did that. And then you peel the backing off the interfacing and it’s ready for the Silhouette!

Then I cut the chevrons out. You use your cutting mat. I put my pink cap on and set the depth to the highest it would go. To make it cut all the way through along the whole chevron, it’s smart to set your Silhouette to double cut the material. The material might bunch a little. Just set the speed really low and don’t freak out if it starts bunching up. I had to use my scissors on a few places where the material didn’t cut through all the way. Overall it worked out very well.

 

Once the material was cut out and the chevrons were all separated, I laid them out on my pennants and hot glued each chevron in a few places to keep it straight. At this point, you can hot glue all of the chevrons on and they look great like that. Or, what I did was once I attached them on the pennants, I sewed around each Chevron to give it a little more ooomph.

 


Then I took the small Canvas Corp. rope and sewed it on the back of the pennants. I left 3 inches in between each pennant. The last thing I did was cut 25 1 inch strips of the same material I used in the pennants and tied one set of each color in between each pennant.

I love it!! It looks so cute with my Chevron Plate on my mantle. And, they match my Damask Lamp Shade. So fun!

Just think of the possibilities now that Silhouette can cut fabric. I can’t wait to experiment some more!!! Silhouette is running a Special from now until March 27th (Sunday):

I am linking up to these fun parties – check them out!


The DIY Show OffBCD 125UndertheTableandDreaminggiveawaysTidy Mom I'm Lovin It Fridays

Have a Happy Happy Day!! 
xoxoxo

This post sponsored by

Some Exciting News!! The DIY CLub — Let the Magic Begin! Update!

21 Apr
I have some exciting news to share!!!
I am happy to announce a fun blog-hop monthly party!
I hope you will want to be a part of it!

–The Suspense is OVER–
–The Secret is OUT–
–Now let the FUN & Magic begin.–

Welcome

and
let me introduce you to
The DIY Club.

The DIY Club is a group of 5 bloggers:

504 Main

Its So Very Cheri

Tatertots & Jello

WhisperWood Cottage

Under the Table & Dreaming

We will have a joint

Linky BLOG HOP

on the

1st FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH,

The 1st event will take place on MAY 7th

This event is

VENDOR SPONSORED

so you will need to use at least one of the products on the list.
You do not have to use all of them.
You can use more than one, if you would like, but you

MUST USE AT LEAST ONE OF THEM.

You MUST take a picture of your project and have the products you used in the photograph.
(DO NOT include products that are not on the list.)
There will NOT be a monthly theme—example burlap or door wreaths.
We will not ALL be using the same product each month.
You can do any project that you want as long as you use one of the vendor products and take a picture of your project with the products.
You can post as many projects as you would like but you want to post your best projects if you want to win. You only need to post (each of) your projects one time. You can post your projects on any of the 5 blogs and we will all see it. It is the same linked party, so there is no need to post to each blog. Since it is a BLOG HOP-grab the code (just under the linked pictures on the left) and post it to your blog to help pass the word and have more people see your project. Grab our button too and post it on your side bar
Each month

one lucky DIY MEMBER

(that would be all of you who post your projects)

will win the entire gift package for that month.

The Gift Package will include products from EACH of the vendors
plus other special give-a-ways we have that month.
Be sure to follow all 5 blogs.
If you have a product you would like to offer contact

Cheri@ItsSoVeryCheri.com

T H E M A Y E V E N T

You can post projects from

May 7th – May 13th (11:59pm EST)

On Sunday morning, May 16th

we will post our TOP 10 list

and you can come over and vote for your favorites.

The TOP 10 will be able to grab the

“I’ve Been Featured by the DIY Club” button

and post it on your side bar.
You can call family and friends asking them to come over and vote,
you can Twitter and Facebook about it,
post it on your blog-
Don’t be shy–ASK people for their vote.

Voting will be from Sunday, May 16th until Thursday, May 20th.

On May 21st

we will announce the

CROWNED WINNER

who received the most votes
and
announce the products for the next party.
We are all looking forward to seeing all of your creative projects.

THE VENDORS for M A Y

The vendors who have products being used in the linky contest/give-a-way will be participating for an entire year—some of the vendors may have a large list of products and so their products may rotate while others will have the same products every month.
The vendor list will be growing for the future months.
You can use ANY Gorilla Glue Product Gorilla Glue
You can use ANY size of DISChangers DISChangers
You can use TEXTURE PRODUCTS and ELEGANT FINISHES from DecoArt this month. DecoArt

You can order products online directly through DecoArt http://www.decoart.com or they are available at most craft stores.
These products are located on pgs 36 (Elegant Finishes) and pgs 40-43 (Textures) of their online catalog.
They are working hand in hand with Home Depot on DIY projects, so be sure to check out their website http://www.decoart.com, you may see some of the DIY Club projects on their website (with links to the blogger who created the project).

We may be adding additional vendor products to the approved list through May 26th.
Gorilla Glue
DISChangers


The Decoart give-a-way will be the Americana primary sampler set and the Mediums sampler setwith a special “Bonus” that will rotate every month

The extra give-a-ways for MAY

IS OFFERING A $50 Credit

on any clock in her etsy store or if you see one you like on her Clock Blog and want to custom order one.
You can check out her work and pick what you would like.
A Chalk Board Clock
Check out some of her other designs: clocks by Staci
Here is her fun creative blog Craftify It
And as a thank you–Follow her,
pass her button around–
Spread the word about these amazing, creative clocks.

OUR BUTTONS

You can click on any of the blog names and it will take you to that blog.
Click on the YELLOW BOX at the bottom and it will take you to a page that will give you all the information you need about the party event that month, including the current vendors and all the extra give-a-ways for that month.
We will show a running list of our winners on the page as well.
*if you detect a problem with any of the buttons etc please let Cheri@itssoverycheri.com know and she will work on it.
Have a Wonderful Night!
XOXO
Jen

Some Exciting News!! The DIY CLub — Let the Magic Begin! Update!

21 Apr
I have some exciting news to share!!!
I am happy to announce a fun blog-hop monthly party!
I hope you will want to be a part of it!

–The Suspense is OVER–
–The Secret is OUT–
–Now let the FUN & Magic begin.–

Welcome

and
let me introduce you to
The DIY Club.

The DIY Club is a group of 5 bloggers:

504 Main

Its So Very Cheri

Tatertots & Jello

WhisperWood Cottage

Under the Table & Dreaming

We will have a joint

Linky BLOG HOP

on the

1st FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH,

The 1st event will take place on MAY 7th

This event is

VENDOR SPONSORED

so you will need to use at least one of the products on the list.
You do not have to use all of them.
You can use more than one, if you would like, but you

MUST USE AT LEAST ONE OF THEM.

You MUST take a picture of your project and have the products you used in the photograph.
(DO NOT include products that are not on the list.)
There will NOT be a monthly theme—example burlap or door wreaths.
We will not ALL be using the same product each month.
You can do any project that you want as long as you use one of the vendor products and take a picture of your project with the products.
You can post as many projects as you would like but you want to post your best projects if you want to win. You only need to post (each of) your projects one time. You can post your projects on any of the 5 blogs and we will all see it. It is the same linked party, so there is no need to post to each blog. Since it is a BLOG HOP-grab the code (just under the linked pictures on the left) and post it to your blog to help pass the word and have more people see your project. Grab our button too and post it on your side bar
Each month

one lucky DIY MEMBER

(that would be all of you who post your projects)

will win the entire gift package for that month.

The Gift Package will include products from EACH of the vendors
plus other special give-a-ways we have that month.
Be sure to follow all 5 blogs.
If you have a product you would like to offer contact

Cheri@ItsSoVeryCheri.com

T H E M A Y E V E N T

You can post projects from

May 7th – May 13th (11:59pm EST)

On Sunday morning, May 16th

we will post our TOP 10 list

and you can come over and vote for your favorites.

The TOP 10 will be able to grab the

“I’ve Been Featured by the DIY Club” button

and post it on your side bar.
You can call family and friends asking them to come over and vote,
you can Twitter and Facebook about it,
post it on your blog-
Don’t be shy–ASK people for their vote.

Voting will be from Sunday, May 16th until Thursday, May 20th.

On May 21st

we will announce the

CROWNED WINNER

who received the most votes
and
announce the products for the next party.
We are all looking forward to seeing all of your creative projects.

THE VENDORS for M A Y

The vendors who have products being used in the linky contest/give-a-way will be participating for an entire year—some of the vendors may have a large list of products and so their products may rotate while others will have the same products every month.
The vendor list will be growing for the future months.
You can use ANY Gorilla Glue Product Gorilla Glue
You can use ANY size of DISChangers DISChangers
You can use TEXTURE PRODUCTS and ELEGANT FINISHES from DecoArt this month. DecoArt

You can order products online directly through DecoArt http://www.decoart.com or they are available at most craft stores.
These products are located on pgs 36 (Elegant Finishes) and pgs 40-43 (Textures) of their online catalog.
They are working hand in hand with Home Depot on DIY projects, so be sure to check out their website http://www.decoart.com, you may see some of the DIY Club projects on their website (with links to the blogger who created the project).

We may be adding additional vendor products to the approved list through May 26th.
Gorilla Glue
DISChangers


The Decoart give-a-way will be the Americana primary sampler set and the Mediums sampler setwith a special “Bonus” that will rotate every month

The extra give-a-ways for MAY

IS OFFERING A $50 Credit

on any clock in her etsy store or if you see one you like on her Clock Blog and want to custom order one.
You can check out her work and pick what you would like.
A Chalk Board Clock
Check out some of her other designs: clocks by Staci
Here is her fun creative blog Craftify It
And as a thank you–Follow her,
pass her button around–
Spread the word about these amazing, creative clocks.

OUR BUTTONS

You can click on any of the blog names and it will take you to that blog.
Click on the YELLOW BOX at the bottom and it will take you to a page that will give you all the information you need about the party event that month, including the current vendors and all the extra give-a-ways for that month.
We will show a running list of our winners on the page as well.
*if you detect a problem with any of the buttons etc please let Cheri@itssoverycheri.com know and she will work on it.
Have a Wonderful Night!
XOXO
Jen