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Topic: tons of chalkboard fabric - any suggestions what to do with it?  (Read 577 times)
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« on: March 31, 2006 08:39:48 PM »

I accidentally bought waaaaay to much chalkboard fabric.  Originally my mom wanted it to do an activity book for my nieces when they were in the car.  She mentioned that she wanted to make some for the craft fair my nieces' school has every year so I ordered four yards on line.  Yeah, well, what I didn't read in the description is the fabric width is 60 inches!!!! (once again, I repeat my motto "don't drink wine and go on line"!)

Does anyone have any suggestions on what to do with this excess chalkboard fabric?  ANY ideas would be greatly appreciated!
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2006 10:18:10 PM »

I don't really know what chalkboard fabric is like... is it flexible like apparel fabrics?  Or what... 

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2006 10:19:35 PM »

*also confused*

Maybe you could swap it with someone here!

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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2006 11:09:04 PM »

if it's flexible-- it'd be neat to use it as part of an applique on a shirt or something

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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2006 05:53:58 PM »

i made a skirt out of it, which it was ok but it is better suited to a jacket.

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« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2006 08:53:49 AM »

how cool would a shirt be!!!!!!!!! What a great idea!!!!!!!!!
OOpps way to excited... anyway I made little chalkboards that fit inside school lockers with magnetic tape on the back to stick them up then used scrap fabric to make a little pocket at the bottom to hold chalk-probably like the travel books you already made I imagine.
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