Bringing a hostess gift to someone whose home you are staying in is apparently a pretty universal thing. I had never heard of such a thing until I was in my late 20′s. It’s not a mind blowing concept but I have come to appreciate the simplicity of the thoughtful gesture. Granted, if you are a “Real Housewife”, then I’m pretty sure if you don’t show up with a bottle of Cristal you get the stink eye. Hostess gifts don’t have to be spendy, they just need to be thoughtful. Today I am going to show you how to create an inexpensive gift for the hostess with a sense of humor. Gather around and learn how to make these “Eat Your Veggies” cloth napkins.
- Silhouette Cutter
- Iron on Heat Transfer material
- Ironing Board
- Tape Measure
Start by pre-washing the napkins. Measure how big the lettering should be by folding the napkin (half fold or quarter fold napkins) and measure the printable area.
Arrange the words as you would like them to appear on the napkins. Watch your dimensions! Duplicate the image as many times as you have napkins.
Right click on the image and flip the image horizontally. This will be the mirror image allowing the words to be read once they are applied to the napkin.
Send the wording or images to the Silhouette or other craft cutter.
Once the image is cut, weed out the negative spaces. [Read more...]