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Glow-in-the-Dark Boo Vest

 Glow-in-the-Dark Boo Vest
Glow-in-the-Dark BooVest
 
Designed by: Dena Lenham
Skill Level: Beginner

Materials needed:
• purchased black vest (look for one at your local Goodwill, costume, orconsignment shop)
• Mrs. K’s Iron-on Ribbon in 6700 Cantaloupe, 6710 Coconut, 6720 Honeydew(they all glow in the dark)
• Mrs. K’s Fine #8 Braid in 6700 Cantaloupe, 6710 Coconut, 6720 Honeydew
• Mini iron or household iron
• Press Cloth
• fabric marking pen or pencil (one that washes off or disappears)
• ghost template*

* use a ghost pattern from a coloring book, a child’s drawing, or your ownpattern. Photocopy it in a variety of sizes.

Instructions:
1 Turn your iron onto the highest heat setting and let it heat thoroughly.
2 Cut out your ghost pattern templates and lay in desired pattern on yourvest. Trace each pattern with your fabric marking pen.
3 Outline each ghost pattern on your vest with Iron-on Ribbon: Place yourribbon at a starting point, cover with the Press Cloth, and press with your hot iron for several seconds until the thread adheres. Continue,working in sections.
4 Make the eyes and mouth with Fine Iron-on Braid, always covering with the press cloth before ironing to keep the adhesive in the thread from sticking toyour iron.
5 Write “Boo” freehand with your fabric marker. Trace over this word withFine Iron-on Braid.
6 For maximum wearability, tack down the iron-on thread with tiny stitchesusing a clear monofilament thread.

Click here to download the template for this design.  You will need the AdobeReader to view and print this file.  If you have trouble downloadingthis file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: Boo Vest, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102. 

© Copyright Kreinik. May be reproduced but not sold. Kreinik threads available from needlework stores or www.kreinik.com. Visit our store locator on the Kreinik web site to find a shop near you, or call 1-800-537-2166.

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