Sunday, March 14, 2010
Luggage Tag Explosion!
You've probably already figured out that I adore fabric scraps. I would rather have a bin full of scraps than a nice crisp yard of fabric. What better use for fabric scraps than these quick, easy and amazingly colorful luggage tags! Seriously, you can make one in ten minutes.
Not only do I love these tags by themselves but when paired with the make-up rolls I have been making I get all giddy! I'm thinking matching sets of luggage tags and make-up rolls will make perfect birthday and holiday gifts for all of the amazing women in my life. I may have to make some manly luggage tags as well just so the guys don't feel left out.
If you are a fan of step by step directions check out the awesome tutorial by Skip To My Lou @ http://www.skiptomylou.org/2009/11/09/fabric-luggage-tags/ to see the basics of how I made these.
I changed mine up a bit and decided that they needed to be done with a zig-zag stitch. I also took a chance and used four materials on a few rather than two to give them a more quilted look. To be honest, I used old plastic photo sleeves for the plastic covering on the top of the tags, too! I figured, "why buy more stuff when I can use what I have lying around?" Yeay for re-purposing :)
If you make any of these beauties send me a picture...I'd love to see what you create and I'll do a post later with everyone's luggage tag creations!
**After both of us spent harried nights in the ER, Chris has declared that we have to go to sleep now. No luggage tag for him :P **