This submit is sponsored by Brother USA.
Okay, it’s March once more (how?!), which implies we’re a yr into this pandemic and all of the every day stresses which have include it— actually, that’s loads. Take into account this submit a reminder that it’s alright to take a while to recharge nevertheless it’s essential. To rejoice Nationwide Craft Month (and extra importantly, rest), we made these cheeky eye masks utilizing craft instruments from Brother. Learn on to get crafting, and/or pull the covers again over your head—completely no judgement right here.
For this challenge, we’re utilizing two craft instruments from Brother to take commonplace eye masks to the subsequent degree. We received to check out their new ScanNCut SDX85M machine to chop out each the material sample items together with some enjoyable sayings in iron-on vinyl to embellish every masks (the template is under for “Out of Workplace” and “Bon Nuit”). We’re additionally utilizing the Brother P-touch Embellish ELITE to create personalized satin ribbon for the ties—you’ll be able to select from Brother’s library of symbols (we love the cherries and low cup!) or write your individual customized textual content utilizing fonts put in in your laptop.
Supplies wanted: Brother ScanNCut SDX85M (with Auto Blade, Normal Mat and Material Mat), pink iron-on vinyl, Brother P-touch Embellish ELITE, 1” ribbon cartridge (When you plan to make use of the masks for sleeping vs. stress-free, substitute ribbon with a size of elastic for security.), material (¼ yard), cotton batting (¼ yard), material scissors, thread (in matching coloration), needle, stitching machine, pins, iron, eye masks art work template
STEP 1: Minimize material items and vinyl lettering utilizing ScanNCut SDX85M machine and supplied template.
STEP 2: Pin one of many minimize material items to cotton batting and minimize round it. Repeat so that you’ve got two cotton batting items.
STEP 3: Use Brother P-Contact Embellish ELITE to print 1.5 yards of ribbon with phrases or symbols (we selected “Oui Mon Chéri”). Take away ribbon from machine, and minimize into two equal lengths.
STEP 4: On a piece floor, stack one layer of batting, adopted by one material piece. To those, pin the two lengths of ribbon to every aspect as proven, about 1” away from the sting (you’ll want room to stitch across the perimeter). Subsequent, stack the second material piece, adopted by the second piece of batting. Pin these layers all collectively.
STEP 5: Sew across the perimeter of the masks, with a ⅜” seam allowance, leaving the highest part open so the masks will be turned proper aspect out.
STEP 6: After stitching, press open the seams earlier than turning proper aspect out. Fold within the high seam and press with an iron earlier than stitching closed by hand. If desired, high sew across the fringe of the masks by machine.
STEP 7: Iron on the vinyl minimize out in Step 1, following bundle directions.
STEP 8: Finished! Time to calm down.