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Using an Inkjet Printer to Create a Souvenir Pillow

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A friend is moving out of state and to remind her of what she's leaving behind, I created a vintage style pillow based on a Colorado souvenir postcard, using freezer paper and my inkjet printer.

Follow me as I show you how to create a one-of-a-kind going away gift.
 
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Step 1: Gather Materials

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Printing on Fabric requires:
  • An Image
  • Freezer Paper (not waxed paper)
  • Ruler
  • 1/2 yard White Cotton Fabric - I used fabric from a white sheet
  • Access to an Inkjet Printer
  • Basic Sewing Skills and supplies
Because I wanted to center my printed image onto of a larger piece of fabric, I also used a bandana in this instructible
myrrhmaid5 months ago
What a darling idea! I love the way it turned out!
Dr. P6 months ago
An Instructable within an Instructable: How to create printable fabric sheets! Nicely done, kcli!
kcli (author)  Dr. P6 months ago
;-). Thanks!
foobear6 months ago
omg wow. this is great
kolowinter7 months ago
Wow! That's a fun gift to give and receive!

Your project could even be used to showcase a special photo!

Fantastic documentation -- I like how you practiced before final printing. I have to remember that it can take a few attempts before achieving stunning results!

Thanks for the energy, effort and time you put into sharing this great idea!!!
yellowcatt7 months ago
This site has a range of interesting ink jet media:
http://www.craftycomputerpaper.co.uk/category/Print-On-Fabrics

I have used some of them to good effect.
kcli (author)  yellowcatt7 months ago
Good to know. I'll have to keep that in mind when I want to purchase the media for higher quality fabrics. Thanks.
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