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« on: November 10, 2008 06:53:29 AM »

My son's third birthday party was this Saturday and true to form, I started this project ONE HOUR before the party.  Good thing it was really quick.  I thought he should have a special crown to wear when he opened his presents, so I whipped this up. 

The outside is made of chalkboard vinyl, which is amazingly awesome stuff.  I was a little wary when I saw it in the store.  I thought that the chalk wouldn't write on it well or show up well, or that it would get that cloudy look, so I just bought a remnant for $2. But after using it, I was pleasantly surprised, and I'll def go back and get more.  The inside is a part of a FQ, and I used some fusible interfacing just to bulk it up a little.  Since I used the interfacing I just top stitched the two pieces together, I don't think the cotton will fray much.  I did some velcro on the back so that its adjustable.  I'd love to hear what you all think.

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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2008 07:28:46 AM »

I love it what a great idea!  Good to know that chalkboard vinyl actually works!  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2008 09:08:44 AM »

Cute idea!  Thanks for sharing!  Grin

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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2008 10:10:21 AM »

I've used the chalkboard vinyl for portable chalkboards, but I never would have thought of this!  Great idea!!
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2008 10:12:37 AM »

Thanks all!

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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2008 10:39:50 AM »

I hadn't sen the chalkboard vinyl before. Cool!
The crown looks great.

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« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2008 10:51:58 AM »

Wow great idea.

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