cupcake toppers

I love the 4th of July!  It’s my favorite time of year!  Summer, family, friends, BBQ, swimming…it doesn’t get any better 🙂  Since we are all busy during this time of year I cam up with these fun and fast cupcake toppers to add patriotic pop to your dessert table.  Even the kids can help out with this project!!!

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Supplies:

Star Pattern, click HERE

White felt

scraps of red fabric

Heat n Bond® Ultra

iCraft® Deco Foil™ Ocean Blue

Therm o Web Pressing Sheets

Lollipop sticks

Scraps of yarn

Cakes!

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Begin by cutting the large star out of white felt.

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Next trace the medium star onto the Heat n Bond® Ultra.

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Iron it to the wrong side of the red fabrics.  Then cut out on the pattern line.  Peel off the backing

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Using the pressing paper to protect the felt, press the fabric star onto the white felt star.  Felt will melt and you only need a few seconds for it to adhere.  Top stitch around the fabric star in navy thread.

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Trace the small star onto the Heat n Bond® Ultra.  Cut out ON the pattern line.

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Heat set the small stars in the center of the fabric stars, using the pressing paper to protect the felt.  Once completely cooled, peel off the paper backing.

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Cut small pieces of iCraft® Deco Foil™ slightly larger than the center star.  Place the foil right side up, cover with pressing paper and press for about 10 seconds.  Since this is a small project pressing time is slightly less than stated in directions.  Let cool completely.

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Once cooled, gently peel off Deco Foil.  Ta Da!

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Hot glue lollipop sticks on the back of each star and tie ribbon or yarn at the base of the star.
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Have a wonderful & safe 4th of July!!!
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