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Did you know how amazing the Silhouette Cameo (or Portrait) is at cutting fabric?!? If you haven’t tried it yet, you just gotta! I cut out some cute, little heart shapes to make sweet, little, heart-appliqued onesies for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter. Yes! It’s a girl! She’s due any day now and if she’s here by Valentine’s Day these onesies will be perfect for her to wear on her first Valentine’s Day!
I found the pretty pink and white heart-patterned fabric at JoAnn’s. Following the directions on the Silhouette fabric interfacing, I simply cut a piece of the interfacing a bit smaller than my 12 x 12 square of fabric. Then I ironed the interfacing onto the back of the fabric. Next I trimmed the fabric to the same size as the adhered interfacing and removed the paper backing. Then I placed the fabric (interfacing side down) onto a cutting mat. I selected “fabric” in the cut settings and switched to my blue blade. (How smart of Silhouette to make a blue blade so we remember not to cut card stock with it!)
I am just so impressed at how well that machine cuts fabric! It amazes me every time! I didn’t have to cut any attached threads at all. I just lifted the corner and peeled away the excess fabric leaving nicely cut hearts on my cutting mat.
Since I used the “clean cut” interfacing, all I had to do was iron the hearts down on the onesies, holding the iron for about 8 seconds.
I just had to put a heart on the bottom! I was losing daylight fast when I took that photo so the bottom heart wasn’t ironed-on yet, but you get the idea! I have some hearts left over. Maybe I’ll make a pillow!
With a brand new baby in the family, I’m sure there’s a lot of onesie decorating in my future.
Because my daughter was a competitive gymnast, I just had to make a “future gymnast” onesie for her baby shower a few weeks ago. I used my favorite medium (glitter vinyl)!
Have you got any onesie ideas you’d like to share with me? I’d love to hear them!
As a reminder, Silhouette America is offering the Designer Edition software for 40% off the regular price for my readers. Use the promo code: BABBLE to be sure you get the discount! And if you don’t have a Silhouette Cameo or Portrait yet, and you’ve been waiting for a sale, your wait is over! Silhouette has two bundles to choose from that will save you a bundle! The Cameo comes with the Designer Edition software and two sets of sketch pens for only $269.99 and the Portrait bundle is only $129.99! Again, the promo code: BABBLE will get you those prices!
Once again, I am participating in the monthly Silhouette Challenge with some pretty awesome bloggers. Please visit them by clicking on the links below for more Silhouette inspirations using fabric!
- No-Sew Valentine’s Day Pillows by A Tossed Salad Life
- No-Sew Interchangeable Fabric Bunting by unOriginal Mom
- Monogrammed Burlap Garden Flag by The Turquoise Home
- Crawl, Walk, Bike by It’s Always Craft Time
- Freezer Paper Stenciled Tote Bags by Weekend Craft
- DIY Bleach Spray Shirt by Practically Functional
- Stenciling Sherlock by Please Excuse My Craftermath…
- Felt Star Wands by Cutesy Crafts
- Yoda Kid’s T-Shirt by Architecture of a Mom
- Mark Your Territory- Dog Flags by Black and White Obsession
- Nautical Pillows by Lil’ Mrs. Tori
- Big Sister Gift & Silhouette Cut File by Creative Ramblings
- Nerdy Baby Onesies + Free Cut File by Essentially Eclectic
- Easy Easter Bunny Onesie – Silhouette Cameo Craft by Adventures in All Things Food & Family
- Fabric Envelopes for LEARNING LETTERS! (& cut file) by From Wine to Whine
- “Good Morning, Sunshine!” Memo Board by Tried & True
- Hearts-A-Lot Burlap Pillow Cover by My Paper Craze
- Baby Quilt by Dragonfly & Lily Pads
- Surprise Holiday Banner by Whats Next Ma
- “Team Betty” Tote Bag by The Thinking Closet
- DIY Sock Minion by Create it. Go!
- Pretty Up Some Organza Bags by Getsilvered
- Easy Heart Appliqued Onsies by Create & Babble
- Bleach Pen Gel & Freezer Paper Stencils Made with the Silhouette Machine by Bringing Creativity 2 Life
- Valentines Baby Onesie & Boy’s Shirt + Free Cut Files by The Frill of Life
- Valentine’s OWL Always Love You T-shirt by My Favorite Finds
- DIY Screen Printed Curtains by Chicken Scratch NY
- Fabric Painted Quilted Wall Hanging by Terri Johnson Creates
- Glitter Iron-On Top by Simply Kelly Designs
- DIY Monogrammed T-shirts with Silhouette Heat Transfer Material by Pitter and Glink
- Birthday Challenge by Fadville
- Machine Applique with SIlhouette Cameo by The Sensory Emporium
- Fabric Applique Valentine’s Day T-Shirt by DailyDwelling
- “Cute as Cupid” shirt by crafts, cakes, and cats
- Sew Cute Applique by Life After Laundry
- Rhino Onesie by It Happens in a Blink
- Upcycled Birchbox Cameo Accesory Organizer by Cupcakes&Crowbars
- Customizing textiles with Heat Transfer Vinyl (working title) by feto soap
- Easy Fabric Art by McCall Manor
- Lady Bug Tote Bag with Silhouette Rhinestones by Ginger Snap Crafts
- Mommy and Em’s Coordinated Aprons by TitiCrafty
- Canvas sketch project and a share by Clever Someday
- Foxy Lady Pajamas by Mabey She Made It
- Teddy Bear by Work in Progress
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