Making your own fabric boxes and cases is a great idea! That's cartonnage, it is so fun and it makes a unique handmade gift! You can make your own keepsake boxes, cases and much more out of paperboard, fabric and glue with this lovely craft!! And your pieces will be sturdy as wood, but made with your favorite fabric!
This DIY cartonnage Kit comes with all cardboard you need to make your own fabric photo frame, as shown in the pictures, to be used in the horizontal or vertical position. The pieces of paper (chipboard and poster board) are precut in the right sizes you need for this project. The finished photo frame will be 8 x 6 inches and will fit 4" x 6" photos. No worries about cutting paper! Fabric and other contents showed in pictures are not included.
ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS AVAILABLE! The instruction is a very clear PDF tutorial (written) with 152 pictures showing in details step by step to guide you through the whole process (it is not video, it's written instructions), no steps missing, no guessing! Inside the kit you will find the password and easy directions to download the instruction to your computer.
For making the photo frame you will need this kit, two coordinating fabrics (1 fat quarter each), glue (Glue All from Elmer's), rotary cutter, cutting board, a small paint roller with tray, paint brush, masking tape, scissor and ribbon (6").
Cartonnage tools (spatula, acrylic spacers and corner tool) will facilitate the process and give a better finishing for your project. Find them in the tools section of the shop.