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Craft from Waste Woollen thread:Luggage tags, Flower Pot

Discussion in 'Knitting & Crochet' started by Meenamohan, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Meenamohan

    Meenamohan Silver IL'ite

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    Materials Required ...

    Wool ... any 2 colours

    Cardboard
    Craft glue
    White paper
    Hole punch

    LUGGAGE TAG
    Cut 3 in. (7.5 cm) diameter circles from both cardboard and paper. Glue paper circle to one side of cardboard circle. Allow to dry. With hole punch, punch a hole in cardboard about 1/4 in. (6 mm) inside outer edge.
    Apply a small amount of glue to opposite side of cardboard . Beginning at center of circle, glue yarn in desired colors in a spiral to cover cardboard. Continue to apply glue and yarn to cover edges of circle, then to make a border on remaining side of circle, leaving center of paper-covered cardboard uncovered for name tag.
    Allow to dry.
    Braided Tie
    Cut 3 strands of yarn, in colors as desired, each 30 in. (76 cm) long. Knot strands tog at one end and braid. Knot remaining end. Fold braid in half. Draw fold through punched hole and yarn strands covering it, forming a loop. Pull ends of braid through this loop. Pull to tighten.

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    HAPPY HOLIDAY !!!!
    Do have a look - Flower Pot
    http://www.indusladies.com/forums/c...ft-from-waste-luggage-tags-2.html#post1109335

    String art Wreath
     
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  2. Sudha Kailas

    Sudha Kailas IL Hall of Fame

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    Meena, it is beautiful and just the right stuff that has come my way when I am going to travel next week.
    As you know with my bad eyes, very difficult to identifying baggage when they plonk in bulk and this craft would sure help me....looks easy, will try and find out !!!
    Thank You !!
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2010
  3. ramvino

    ramvino Platinum IL'ite

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    oh ya meena!! this is very useful craft who is travelling so much!! nice craft, thanks for sharing'!!!
     
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    Nice craft. Thanks for sharing
     
  5. Meenamohan

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    Sudha thank you !!! I think your soul and heart is about crafts ... Thanks a lot for wishing me in all my small small things ... :):):)

     
  6. Meenamohan

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    Thank you ramvino ... for the wonderful FB

     
  7. Meenamohan

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    Thanks pussy ...

     
  8. vijayasreekand

    vijayasreekand Bronze IL'ite

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    very useful craft, thanks for the idea Meena
    vijaya
     
  9. Yashikushi

    Yashikushi Moderator IL Hall of Fame

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    Colourful crafty circles for tagging.
    And the varied colours for V n K and for U.))))))))
    Thanks Meenu.
     
  10. Priya_Mommy

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    Colorful taggig and indeed useful!!
     

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