Have you been following along with the Fusible Flex-Foam™ Blog Tour? We’ve been having so much fun this week and have absolutely adored the new patterns and projects that have come from our fabulous line-up of bloggers. There are so many great uses for the Fusible Flex-Foam — we just know that this tour is only the tip of the iceberg. We’re truly looking forward to seeing what you all make!
Today, we’re showcasing a project of our own — a little preview actually, since the full project will be available on Tuesday on The Stitch (Hancock Fabrics’ Blog) — The Jackson Nap Mat. This one is a great ‘back-to-school’ project, though it’s really intended for kiddos who are daycare/preschool age. My daughter is 23 months old and just started a new daycare this week. She still takes one long nap in the middle of the afternoon and has been out of the pack-n-play and on her very own nap mat for a few months now. She loves it and gets excited that she has a place that is all her own to snuggle and snooze.
Our second is on the way in November, a baby boy, and though it’s a little premature, I couldn’t help but craft this nap mat for him. The Flex-Foam™ provides just the right amount of cushion, the flannel fabrics create the cozy, the handy elastic closures make it super portable and the name appliqué makes it personal and unique. I’m a little bit in love with this one!
The Jackson Nap Mat
Supplies & Tools
— 2 yards fabric for Exterior, Handle & Pillow Pocket (Sample uses Concord House Snuggle Jack Mod Square)
— 2 yards fabric for Interior & Pillow (Sample uses Concord House Jack Coil Flannel Fabric)
— 1 yard flannel for Blanket (Sample uses Concord House Jack Polka Dot Flannel Fabric)
— Scraps for appliqué (optional)
— 1 yard of foldover elastic
— ½ yard Pellon® 987F Fusible Fleece
— 2 yards Pellon® FF77 Flex-Foam™ or FF78F1 Flex-Foam™ 1-Sided Fusible
— 1 pkg Pellon® PLOFT16 Perfect Loft™ Fiber Fill
— 1 Sheet Pellon® EZ25S EZ-Steam® II for appliqué (optional)
— Rotary cutter, sewing machine & related supplies
— Iron & ironing board
Don’t forget to check back in on The Stitch on Tuesday, September 15 for the full tutorial. You can grab your Flex-Foam 1-Sided Fusible on Monday in Hancock Fabric Stores or online at http://www.hancockfabrics.com.
A quick Blog Tour recap in case you might have missed something this week;). (Click on the image to head to the blog post)
Don’t forget to follow along with all of our fabulous designers all next week and next for impressions on our new Fusible Flex-Foam products, new projects, reviews and more!
Fusible Flex-Foam Blog Tour:
9/8 – Pellon
9/8 – Swoon Sewing Patterns
9/9 – Mommy’s Nap Time
9/10 – Cut to Pieces
9/11 – My Crafty Crap
9/13 – Pellon
9/14 – Baby Rozen Design
9/15 – Sew Sweetness
9/16 – Love to Color My World
9/17 – Anjeanette Klinder
9/18 – Pellon
**make sure to check our launch post (first link on the tour!) for information on product availability, in-store dates, and a SUPER FABULOUS GIVEAWAY!!