Hello World,

My first few steps in to DIY were chess set's. Somehow it is easy, fun and there are many different was to do it.

This fabric chess I made mainly for portability.

A list of things you need

- Felt
- A Band of Velcro (as broad and wide as you wish your pieces)
- Glue
- Scissors
- Neocolor wax crayons

Step 1: making the board

I located a simple chess board vector graphic and formated it to the appropriated size.

Given that I already knew what kind of velcro tape I had available I resized it to fit with that one.

If you buy everything from scratch I am sure you will see more possibilities.

Also I wanted it small and light so I could easily carry it along in my bag.

Then I taped it on to the felt and started working row by row.

Cutting & Colouring

I used black felt so I had to cut and colour the white field of my board.

I love the idea of using velcro in portable version of the game. Was that your own idea to use it?<br><br>I think I'll use velcro in some travel games versions. ^^
Actually, I don't reminder to well. <br><br>But I think... It was my idea... instead of magnetism... which is quite commen with travel-games. And of course I had it in the house ;) <br><br>Sry, for my reply delay but I have so many online-existences, sometimes it is hard to keep track of them all. <br><br>

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