PaperCrafting 101

Paper Napkins Applique

Dear Fellow Crafters,

I have always loved to craft with pretty paper napkins and found this tutorial recently….

Sallie

1. Choose design of napkin and cut it roughly out. Remove the bottom layers of the napkin. Cut a slightly larger piece of fusible web and lay it with the paper side down.

Paper Napkin Applique with Fusible Web 2 2. Using baking paper (parchment baking paper), fuse both pieces together with iron. Let the napkin cool.
Paper Napkin Applique with Fusible Web 3 3. Remove the paper side of the fusible web from the napkin. There is a film remaining on the backside of the napkin.
Paper Napkin Applique with Fusible Web 4 4. Fuse the napkin then onto a light-colored piece of cardboard or paper.

You can also choose to fuse the napkin to light-colored fabric or even felt if you like.

Paper Napkin Applique with Fusible Web 6 5. Cut out design with decorative scissors leaving a margin around the napkin…
Paper Napkin Applique with Fusible Web 5 6. …or cut the design exactly out, depending on how you wish to use the design.
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