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Kraft-tex June Color of the Month: Saffron

Jul 1st 2020

The kraft-tex color of the month for June is Saffron! 

This handy key fob is cute, useful, and the perfect summer accessory.

We invite you to join the fun and make your own kraft-tex projects each month along with us. If you do create something with kraft-tex, please snap a photo of your creation and tag us on Instagram @ctpublishing. If you make this specific project don't forget to tag it with #krafttexkeyfob, #krafttex and #ctpublishing.


kraft-tex Key Fob

Excerpted from kraft-tex Style compiled by Roxane Cerda

Project designed by Betsy La Honta

TO MAKE A STRAP FOB:

1.Decorate a strip of kraft•tex as desired: use decorative tape, fabric strips, lace, paint, or stamps; distress; or add die-cut shapes—the options are endless!

2.Fold the strip in half and trim to a straight edge. Using pliers and following the manufacturer’s instructions, attach the key fob hardware.

TO MAKE A TASSEL FOB:

1. Start with a piece of kraft•tex 31/2˝ × 9˝. Score or draw a line 1/2˝ from the top of a long edge.

2. Create a fringe by making cuts 1/4˝ apart and up to the 1/2˝ line along the entire length of the strip.

3. Fold a 1/4˝ × 11/2˝ kraft•tex strip in half, thread it through a round key ring, and sew it to the top 1/2˝ section at an end of the 9˝ strip.

4. Place a piece of double-sided tape along the top 1/2˝ of the 9˝ strip. Beginning with the key ring end, roll the strip firmly. When you get to the end, secure with additional glue or tape and, if desired, wrap with another strip of kraft•tex, decorative tape, or ribbon.

Our kraft-tex ambassador, Lolly Palooza also made an adorable Bee Key Fob! 


Find her tutorial here: Bee Key Fob No Sew Method by Lolly Palooza

kraft-tex Ambassadors

Read on for even more saffron kraft-tex inspiration, patterns, and tutorials from our talented group of kraft-tex ambassadors: 

1. Bee Drawstring Tote by Lolly Palooza

2. Faith Hope and Love... These Three by Living Water Quilter

3. Teetotaler's Tee Project by Sew Little Time

4. kraft-tex Woven Basket by Lindsay Sews 

5. DIY Planner/Journal with kraft-tex by Quilting Room with Mel 

6. Bee Journal Cover by Gayle Agostinelli

7. kraft-tex Chloe bag by Haberdashery Fun 

8. We all need some good luck- Fortune Teller by Patty Murphy Handmade

9. Beading Accessories with kraft-tex by Lynn Woll of Create Whimsy

10. Make an Inspiring Banner with kraft-tex by Chardel Blaine of Create Whimsy 

Search #krafttexambassador on Instagram to see new creations each month.


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