This fabric box is a great surprise when opened! Making your own fabric box is a great idea! It is so fun and it makes a unique handmade gift! You can make your own keepsake boxes, cases and much more out of paperboard, fabric and glue with this lovely craft!! And your pieces will be sturdy as wood, but made with your favorite fabric!
This DIY cartonnage Kit comes with all pre cut paper (paperboard, poster board and kraft paper) you need to make your own box, as shown in the pictures. The finished box will be 5" x 5" x 5", great to keep sewing notions when using the complete kit. Another option is using as a surprise box adding tea bags and cup, or small toys. In this case, the internal part will not be used (see pictures). With this DIY kit there is no worries about cutting paper! Fabric and other contents showed in pictures are not included.
ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS NOW AVAILABLE! The instruction is a very clear PDF tutorial (eBook) with lots of pictures showing in details step by step to guide you through the whole process (it is not video, it's eBook), no steps missing, no guessing! Inside the kit you will find the password and easy directions to download the instruction to your computer.
Basic cartonnage complementary content with videos you can see in Claudia's FREE online course Joy of Cartonnage.
For making the box you will need this kit, two coordinating fabrics (1/2 yard each), glue (Glue All from Elmer's), rotary cutter, cutting board, scissors, a small paint roller with tray, paint brush and masking tape.
Cartonnage tools (spatula, acrylic spacers and corner tool) will facilitate the process and give a better finishing for your project. Find them online here or at the shop!