I swear I will go broke on the money I "save" in the clearance section. The eyelets were on sale, but the tool that you need to go with it wasn't!! Lol I think the eyelets were 49 cents and the tool was maybe $6.00.
Oh well, I love it any way. I'm not sure what you use them for, but I've made some gift tags I wanted to share with you...paper and fabric.
Here's the fabric tag...cute, cute!
The tools you will need are...
- the eyelets
- eyelet tool or setter, which runs from $3.00 on up
- hole punch
- piece of scrap wood to hammer on
They come in different colors and sizes. These are 1/8 " or 3.1 mm. It is a one part system. There isn't a front and back piece.
Red and silver...100 per box for 49 cents. How could I pass this up? Tell me...HOW? Help me out ladies...I need to justify the need to collect every color they make...Lol
Here is the setter. It comes with three sizes and a hole maker.
This "sets" the eyelet.
Here is a little hang tag I made in 2 seconds...so easy. Used a paper punch and set the eyelet.
The steps are easy...
Use a hole punch the same size as your eyelet...this a 1/8 " hole punch.
Put the finished side of the eyelet on the front of the tag.
Turn it over on the scrap wood.
Use the correct size setter
Use a hammer and tap the setter one or two times.
It bends back the edges to secure the eyelet.
Cute on a gift bag or package.
Now you know I couldn't just do paper with a ton of fabric in my sewing room.
You will need fabric and Heat and Bond paper.
Iron the Heat and Bond to the wrong side of the fabric according to the package directions.
Type up a gift tag greeting on the computer or write one yourself.
Peel the Heat and Bond paper backing off the fabric.
Place your greeting message on the shiny Heat and Bond side.
Iron to set the two together.
Now it is one piece fused together.
Cut it out in any shape and punch a little hole at the top.
Set the eyelet the same way as the above directions.
Easy fabric gift tag.
This idea is perfect to make for any gift giving or holiday. You can customize to match anything. Great for quilting or sewing friends.
The tags are also great it you sell items. Print your logo or store name for the tags and the eyelet makes it look professional.
I think I "need" to go back and save some more money and see what other colors they have!!