There's a new love in my life named "Heat n Bond." Oh, how I love thee for your no-sew qualities.
I've asked my sister to not check my blog this week so I could share with you a housewarming gift I made for her and her roommate: a monogrammed dish towel. There seems to be no reason why the two girls must be married (not to each other, just generally speaking) in order to enjoy monogrammed towels. Here's how it went down:
First, I printed their initials and an ampersand in reverse so I could trace it onto transfer paper. I did the transfer after putting the Heat N Bond onto one side of my fabric.
Next, I cut out the letters...the ampersand was a killer and having tiny, sharp scissors was a must:
I peeled off the backing of the Heat N Bond, placed the cutouts where they belonged and marched over to my super ugly ironing board to finish things off: