I love pom-poms and the idea of covering them with fabric is positively brilliant... not to mention pretty! This tutorial on how to cover pom-poms is from the new book Precut Patchwork Party: Projects to Sew and Craft with Fabric Strips, Squares, and Fat Quarters.
Click on this page from Precut Patchwork Party: Projects to Sew and Craft with Fabric Strips, Squares, and Fat Quarters to enlarge and read how to cover pom-poms with fabric.
And if you are into ribbon and jewelry, pop on over to Elaine's blog Inspiration...Stitch by Stitch for a video tutorial on how to make an easy ribbon bracelet.
More about the CPi book:
Precut Patchwork Party is full of soft craft and simple sewing projects that will appeal to both beginners and experienced crafters. While incorporating precut fabric patches and strips of all sizes, this extensive book includes instructions for using fabric die-cutting machines to cut patches of any dimension and shape. The fresh and colorful projects show many creative ways to use precuts beyond traditional quilt-making, ranging from home décor items to wearables, accessories, and gifts.
Elaine Schmidt is a designer, consultant, educator and spokesperson in the sewing, quilting, craft and hobby industries. Since she was a little girl, she has always been busy creating something. Her love of sewing and weaving led her to major in Textiles and Design at Carnegie Mellon University. She has worked in the education and design departments of a major sewing pattern company and is the former design director for a national chain of ribbon boutiques. As the owner of Elaine Schmidt Designs (http://www.elaineschmidt.com), she has developed award-winning products for many manufacturers. Her original designs are featured at trade and consumer shows and in books, magazines, project sheets, and TV segments. She lives in Long Valley, NJ.