apple keychain tutorial


Hi!  It’s Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl.  Don’t you just love these green apple key chains?  They are super easy to make.  It’s hard to sew just one – you might end up sewing a bushel!!  What makes these so cute is using HeatnBond® Craft and quilt batting together – makes for a soft yet durable apple.



Apple pattern click HERE
HeatnBond Craft®
Quilt batting
fabric for apple front and apple back
twill tape or ribbon
keychain findings
green felt for leaf


Begin by fusing HeatnBond® to the wrong side of your apple fabrics



Next, peel off the paper backing and iron the front and back pieces to the quilt batting.  The HeatnBond® will fuse to the batting.  You are making a little sandwich!


Using a disappearing ink pen, draw your apple shape.


Here you can see how I drew all the apples.  You only have to draw them on one side.  IMG_2754


Now, sew along the pen line:

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Cut the apples close to the seam.  Using a piece of twill tape, or ribbon, loop a small split ring through the ribbon and tack it down to the apple on the sewing machine.  Cut 2 leaves out of felt and position them on both sides, covering the edge of the twill tape.  Sew into place like this:


Add a larger split ring or zipper pull.  I told you I made a bushel!


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Be sure to visit us all this week and next as we bring you more back to school ideas for paper and fabrics…and stop by our website to shop for your favorite products! Therm O Web Zots™, HeatnBond® and much more!

6 Comments on Back To School Apple Key Chain

  1. Carolyn
    August 18, 2013 at 9:56 pm (11 years ago)

    So cute!

  2. Tanya
    September 12, 2013 at 7:37 am (11 years ago)

    Very Cute!!! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  1. […] Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl shares a tutorial over at the Therm O Web blog showing how to make an apple keychain for back to school.  They’re quick to make using HeatnBond to fuse the layers together.  You can make just one, but it’s also a good project to make in bulk.  How about making a bunch to welcome the teachers back to school?   Go to the Therm O Web blog for the tutorial. […]