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Scrapbook Trend Watch: Using Fabric in Layouts

Using fabric in a scrapbook layout adds a unique texture to your pages. michaelmillergroovyswirls.jpgHave you tried it yet? If you have, have you created anything with fabric recently? Using fabric in papercrafting has come a long way in recent times. You can now get adhesive-backed fabric which is so convenient to use. It’s all ready to go, just cut, peel and stick. A couple of manufacturers providing this material are Michael Miller Memories (see image at right) as well Love, Elsie has some really cute designs made for KI Memories (See image below at left.)

Elsie Flannigan tells ScrapScene the following about using fabric in projects: “Self adhesive fabric is one of my new favorite items! I love the texture and there are so many ways toloveelsieadhesivebackedfabric.jpg use it! I love making mini books with it, cutting my own titles and creating “stickers!” Elsie shows how the adhesive backed fabric works on her post here. Also, check out Elsie’s blog for many more great ideas using fabric.

Here are more ideas and eye candy links to get you inspired:

Aussie Scrap Source recently had their Design Team play with fabrics in their layouts. You can see the results here.

The book, “Designing with Fabric, ” by Autumn Leaves came out in 2004, but don’t letdesigningwithfabric.jpg the publication date make you think the ideas are dated. The projects in there are timeless and of such a great quality that they will no doubt inspire anyone. Among the Designers contributing to this book are: Carol Wingert, Tena Sprenger, Renee Camacho, Jennifer McGuire, Leslie Lightfoot, and Tracy Kyle.

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