Wednesday, June 6, 2018

My Cricut & My Collars

It's Cricut time ya'll! I've been slow learning what my Cricut maker can do but I need to step up my game a little and start utilizing this machine. So I decided to make these cute collars from the Simplicity projects in the Cricut Design Space, plus I had some really cute fruit prints left over from other projects that I could use.

I have this pattern in my cabinet but the reason I wanted to use my Cricut Maker was to cut out the fabric pieces and the BEST part is I didn't need to cut out any patterns pieces!!!! I know you can appreciate that.

 This "Tie" collar only has 1 pattern piece. You will need some type of cording for your ties for this one.
This "Ruffle" collar also only has one piece. I thought the ruffle piece as a cut out but you have to use your imagination for the ruffle and use what you see fit. 

You'll want to use your "Washable  Fabric Pen" for the marks on the collar.

The Cricut maker numbers each piece and it marks the button hole and where you stop with your ruffle and where you attach the button. That's another win we don't have to add the pattern markings ourselves!!!
 I chose to make my own ruffle for this collar. I used my ruffle foot for my sewing machine  to get those ruffles and I continued with the instructions for adding the ruffle to the collar.
 There is my ruffle collar ain't she a beauty in the lemon print and the rhinestone button?


 The "Tie" Collar was fun to create because of these two prints I used for the watermelon and rind. I used cording and the rind fabric to make piping for the collar, which is not a part of this project. I used leather cording for the ties.

I threw in this watermelon clutch that is also a DIY project because it matches and you can never have too much watermelon!! Both projects can be created in an hour together and you can use fun prints like I did to make your wardrobe extra special! Enjoy, get a out your Cricut Maker or buy yourself one and get to making! Remember there are tons of projects can create with Cricut!

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