Friday, December 24

A Very Vintage Christmas (Wall art)

  Designed by Pattie Wilkinson
Let the Ghost of Christmas Past take your home décor on a trip down memory lane! Use embroidery hoops to frame vintage-inspired fabrics displaying a special message sealed with Aleene’s® Fabric Fusion® for a modern way to deck your halls.

Materials List

  • Aleene's® Fabric Fusion® Permanent Dry Cleanable Fabric Adhesive

  • Miscellaneous

    •   (5) Embroidery hoops – various sizes
    •   Fabrics – vintage-inspired Christmas colors – to fit 5 hoops
    •   Scissors
    •   Chalk pencil (optional) 


    1. Stretch different colors of fabric in five embroidery hoops. Trim excess fabric from the backs of hoops.
    2. Choose three hoops for the letters “J-O-Y.”
    3.  Create letters by selecting favorite fonts from the computer, lettering book or creating your own. Enlarge to desired size and trace on to tracing paper. Flip over tracing paper, position where desired on fabric and trace outline of letter to transfer monogram. Refer to photo.  Cut out letters in contrasting fabrics. If desired, use a chalk pencil to create letters on fabrics before cutting out.
    4. Squeeze small amount of glue around back edges of letters and press onto centers of hoops, smoothing in place.
    5. Let dry.
    6. Hang as desired.
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