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embroidered envelope for your loved one
you can embroider this cute little envelope on a sewing machine or by hand if you prefer.

Posted by lucykatecrafts from Oakham, England, United Kingdom • Published See lucykatecrafts's 7 projects »
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  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print out the template so that it is 11cm across where marked, cut out and pin to the felt and trim to match. Sew a running stitch along the marked 'fold' lines. This will be removed later as it is just a guide for the lettering position.

  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place a small stamp shaped piece of fabric in the top right hand corner of the envelope front and stitch. I've done this using my sewing machine, but you can easily do this by hand. I also added an embroidered postmark for extra cuteness!

    (you can do free machine embroidery on pretty much any sewing machine, all you need to do is drop the feed-dog and use a darning foot, it's just like drawing with thread!)

    Next, embroider a name and address. Once the address is complete, you can pull out the running stitch marker.

  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 3
    Step 3

    The next stage is to add the bondaweb, place your envelope on top of the sticky side of the bondaweb, turn both over, so the paper side is facing up and press with the steam iron. Trim away the excess bondaweb and then peel off the backing paper. Turn the envelope over again, face down, place the fabric right side up on top, and again, press with the steam iron to fix the two together.

  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 4
    Step 4

    Trim away the excess fabric, fold the envelope as indicated on the template, and once again, press with the steam iron.

  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 5
    Step 5

    To assemble the envelope, stitch a running stitch around all of the edges making sure to stitch through both layers where it overlaps, adding the button,

  • How to make an object plushie. Love Letter - Step 6
    Step 6

    and snap fastener on the inside as you go.

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