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sew washable fabric photo frames 8 sizes


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  • Buttonholes
  • Pockets
  • Topstitching

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This download kit has patterns for 8 sizes for washable, yes, WASHABLE, sewn, tabletop / hanging, fabric photo frames. For photo sizes: 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" 2x3" Instax instant print 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" wallet size - great for favors, place card frames for weddings, showers, events 4x6" - 2 sizes: 5x7" and 7x9" overall, 1" and 2" frame front border around picture window, or area of photo 5x7" - 2 sizes: 6 3/4" x 8 3/4" and 8x10" overall size, 1" and 1 3/4" frame front border 8x10" The 2 smallest frames happen to be convertible, interchangeable, tabletop / wall hanging frames that convert to brooch jewelry pins, with removable strut legs held on by ribbon & velcro, and metal, 1 1/4" bar style pin back The structure is all one piece, parts sewn together, in a strategic way, with a ribbon that connects the strut leg pocket on the back, to the easel back pocket (the back panel), on the bottom right corner. There is a pocket for the photo and its protective sleeve, an ACID FREE, clear sheet protector page cut to the size of the photo A4 size, sold in packs of 50 to 100 - make sure the package states ACID FREE. There are pockets on the back for the REMOVABLE, easel back and strut leg boards. They slide out of their pockets. You can use acid free mat board or cardboard, patterns included. You can sew button holes centered on the top and to the left on the back panel using your zig zag stitch close, 3 to 5 stitch width, and 0 or 1 stitch length. To wash the frames, remove all boards, metal pin backs, photo sleeves, and photos, then place the frame inside a lingerie bag, place in the cold, delicate cycle, using mild detergent like Woolite. Do not use fabric softener. Place on a towel to air dry, or use clothespins or a plastic pant hanger with clips. Again, the specific quantities are given in the download. And, you can PRINT the patterns directly onto Ultrahold with your inkjet printer. This is a pdf, the pages are 8 1/2" x 11" each, so close to A4 size. Buy two rolls, 5 yards / 4.6m each roll, and cut 32 8 1/2" x 11" pieces from each roll, or use the A4 size, two pieces across, and 16 rows down. You'll still have about 4 inches or 10cm left at the end of the roll. The patterns have everything you need to print, all the seam allowances (don't cut those away, you'll need them), corners to cut away after ironing to fabric, a u shaped line on the 2nd inside frame front border panel for where you sew that panel to the frame middle panel, to make the photo pocket (fold the paper side in, and use chalk or a pencil to mark your guide line for where to sew), holes to punch for on 2 of the easel back panels for the pin back's mechanisms to stay in place, areas / boxes for where to put the Velcro / hook & loop - sew on kind. Its all there on the printed patterns, labeled, everything. Now, if you get stuck I have a video tutorial AND blog post tutorial to show you step by step how to make these frames. Video: blog tutorial: How to print the patterns directly onto Therm o Web HeatnBond Ultrahold video tutorial: I just wanted a way for people to make their own fabric picture frames, and fabric picture frames should be washable. So many times, I would see cheap, fabric covered, cardboard or wood frames, where the inner picture window's fabric corners weren't cleanly cut, the turn buttons on the back would pop off, or the strut leg would break, and I did make patterns, better patterns, I feel, basically using the supplies above, but in a different way and amount, covering mat board parts, for fabric covered mat board / cardboard frames. I do have a download kit to make NO SEW, washable, fabric photo frames, which involves a lot more Ultrahold, less mat board, and more ribbon, so look out for that here. The download has 47 pages, 35 are the patterns. THANK YOU! Kristie Hubler BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY sewing, cutting with a paper trimmer, ironing fusible web / interfacing called Ultrahold, an acid free paper backed, iron on fabric adhesive SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 2x3" Instax or Prynt instant print photo 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" photo 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" wallet size photo, great for party favors, place card frames, weddings, showers, events 5x7" frame for 4x6" photo 7x9" frame for 4x6" photo (2" frame front border) 6 3/4" x 8 3/4" frame for 5x7" photo, 1" frame front border 8x10" frame for 5x7" photo, 1 3/4" frame front border 10x12" frame for 8x10" photo, 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" photo area, 1 1/2" frame front border

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Fabricated Frames
Fabricated Frames
I am Kristie Hubler, artist, product designer, pattern maker, inventor, & owner of My how to / tutorial, with photo & text, step by step instructions, for making WASHABLE (and non washable), sewn or no sew, fabric and paper card stock or vinyl: picture frames for 8 photo sizes fashion jewelry brooch pins / buttons / badges / frame pins ornaments plus house shape kitchen potholder / hot pad / oven mitts Yorkshire terrier / Yorkie & pug male dog diaper wrap belly bands The photo & text, step by step tutorials are always available to follow on & The video tutorials are always available on I am also an author, of the how to plus pattern book, "Fabricated Frames: Instructions On Making Fabric Photo Frames" available on and You can find my sewing and no sew, fabric, & paper craft pattern download printables here on Craftsy at from $1 to $10. Every week on Friday, I will offer a FREE pattern download printable for 24 hours. After that, the pattern goes back on sale for purchase. I announce my freebie Friday free pattern of the day on Twitter at and also on and also on my fan page on Facebook at a fan page for Craftsy pattern download promotions. Fabricated Frames washable fabric picture frame sewing pattern and tutorial was featured in Sew It Today magazine, issue 11, August / September 2014 issue, out on newsstands, titled "Framed", featuring Fabric Editions / Fabric Loft "Trapeze" collection, chevron and large medallion. Their fabric, is available in Target. I am the owner of with products, sewing & craft pattern download printables for washable, sewn, fabric picture frames, holiday / Christmas tree ornaments, costume jewelry fashion brooch pins, kitchen oven gloves and house shaped kitchen pot holders, plus Yorkshire Terrier and pug jackets and bellybands. Many pieces of art that you see, that you can print onto June Tailor brand, or Printed Treasures Dritz Prym band, washable, colorfast inkjet printer fabric sheets, found at JoAnn Fabrics or, that art has also sold on bedding, rugs, ornaments, stockings, non fabric picture frames, wine stoppers, shower curtains, curtains, diaper bags, 70" round tablecloths, runners, scarves, jewelry, cases, bags, sleeves, pot holders that I don't make, neckties and tie clips at As well, the art has also sells on kitchen towels, ornaments, ribbon, plates, fabric, cut and sew fabric crafts, binders, pacifiers, lampshades with bases, postage at You can also buy custom fabric with my art in repeat and/or scattered pattern OR cut and sew crafts at - my Queen of Hearts crown tiara scattered repeat pattern at is a favorite! Also, my fabric is available at at for repeat patterns or cut & sew crafts like photo frames, brooch pin jewelry, house shape kitchen pot holders, oven mitts, and ornaments! Lastly, I am now venturing into paper crafts, making cards and calendars, and the printable downloads for my cards are here on Craftsy, to make yourself! Try my brooch cards, several card downloads, with a pattern to print onto inkjet printer fabric to make TWO Eiffel Tower pointillism, fabric fashion jewelry brooch pins, which can also embellish a gift, or home decor, shoes, etc. THANK YOU!