(Closed) Does anyone know how I would make the top of this box?…

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Linds808: A place like JoAnn fabrics might have a material with a similar texture.  If you’re really handy, you could add a few stiches here and there!  They are really cute!  Are you making them for yourself or your bidesmaids?

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

Just place some batting underneath the fabric before attaching it on to the box itself. That will create the puffy effect and I would try to find a fabric similar to one pictured if you like the pick-up detailing.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

What I would do is go to a fabric store and get some batting (the quilt liner fabric) as thick as you like it and put a layer under the fabric you want on top- then attach both layers to a piece of cardboard and to get the puffy texture take a sturdy hand sewing needle (like a chenille needle!) and starting from the bottom make a few stitches up through the cardboard->batting->satin then back down and tie it off on the underside.  It will cause a little dimple in your satin and make that nice fluffy texture.  If you wanted to get super festive you could even put a little bead or crystal in each dimple- but that might just be over the top! Good luck!

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