I absolutely LOVE dollar sections of stores. I mean the cuteness and the price and the holiday goodies…they just make me swoon! Valentines day is such a fun holiday to decorate for. The hearts and love are right up my ally. Using store bought items and adding some glitz and glam completely changes the look. I have turned a table runner into a super cute, no-sew banner with deco foil and added personalization to some store bought felt envelopes for fun Valentine gifts.

Valentine Day Project with Deco Foil

Simple and Quick Deco Foil Valentine Gift Projects

Thermoweb Deco Foil™ Hot Melt Adhesive
Thermoweb Deco Foil™ Transfer Sheets
Thermoweb HeatnBond® Iron-On Fusible Hem Adhesive Tape
Table Runner
Dowel Rod (cut 2 inches longer than the width of your table runner)
Oliso Smart Touch Iron
Additional Supplies: Scissors, Rotary Cutter, Rulers, Pins


Simple and Quick Deco Foil Valentine Gift Project Instructions:

Table Runner to Banner:

Take your table runner and cut lengthwise from the bottom two inches longer than the width of the table runner. For example: my table runner was about 13 inches wide so I cut it at 15 inches long. Fold the raw edge 1/4” down wrong sides together. Then fold it again 1 1/4” down wrong sides together. Place your hem tape underneath the edge of your 1 1/4” folded edge and iron to create a sleeve for your dowel rod. Insert the dowel rod.


Customizing your Banner or Envelopes:
Cut out your saying/names using your cutting machine or by hand.

Iron it onto the front of your new banner or envelope using a medium heat. Let it cool completely. Iron your foil transfer sheet onto your hot melt. LET IT COOL!! Pull if off and enjoy your custom, quick and simple Deco Foil™ Valentine gifts!

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Happy sewing!

Kristen Wright of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

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