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Magical Magnets

 

Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
Give your refrigerator a mini-makeover with a collection of soft, embroidered magnets! They're great for adding a littler personality and style to your kitchen decor, and are fabulous for entertaining kids while cooking.

Bonus: The embroidered magnets are surprisingly a cinch to make!

Read on to learn how to turn your favorite design into a magnet of your own.
 

Free project instructions to make magical magnets!


Supplies Needed:

**Small pieces of craft felt

**
Medium weight cutaway
  stabilizer


**Craft glue (I prefer Tacky
  Glue) or fabric glue

**Pinking shears

**Magnet tape or button
  magnets and hot glue
  and gun

 

 


Design Used:
For my magnets, I used the small size of the designs from the Fairy Tales Adventures pack. Using the following instructions, you can turn any design into a magnet, so let your creativity run free!
 

 


Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
 
First, cut a piece of craft felt a bit larger than your hoop. Hoop the felt with a piece of cutaway stabilizer and embroider the design.


Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
 


Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
 

Allow the glue to dry then cut around the shape of the design using a pinking shears -- leave about 1/2" excess fabric around the shape.



Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
 

Add a couple of strips of magnet tape to the backside, or add a couple of drops of hot glue to a button magnet; press it in place.

Your magnet is complete!


 

Free project instructions to make magical magnets!
 
Keep the magnets at kid-height -- little ones will love playing with the embroidered magnets, and you'll enjoy how soft and kid-friendly they are!

Click here for a printable version of these project instructions.

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Products used in this Project:

Fairy Tale Adventures Knight $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

3.82" x 4.61" | 2.45" x 2.96"

Fairy Tale Adventures Princess $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

3.38" x 4.70" | 2.17" x 3.00"

Fairy Tale Adventures Dragon $4.49 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.83" x 4.88" | 3.82" x 3.86"

Fairy Tale Adventures Castle $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.81" x 5.65" | 3.31" x 3.89"

Fairy Tale Adventures Knight on Horse $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.81" x 5.96" | 3.07" x 3.81"

Crab in Sunglasses $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.98" x 4.83" | 3.82" x 3.71"

Sea Turtle in Sunglasses $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.80" x 4.83" | 3.86" x 3.22"

Hippo in Sunglasses $3.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.54" x 6.85" | 2.56" x 3.86"

Penguin in Sunglasses $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.58" x 5.29" | 3.34" x 3.86"

Alligator in Sunglasses $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.99" x 4.83" | 3.90" x 3.14"

Seagull in Sunglasses $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.86" x 4.93" | 3.81" x 3.86"

Archie Monster $3.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.79" x 6.85" | 2.68" x 3.85"

Dorrie Monster $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.86" x 6.37" | 2.96" x 3.86"

Baxter Monster $3.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.82" x 5.84" | 3.19" x 3.85"

Milo Monster $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.84" x 4.83" | 3.85" x 3.18"

Edie Monster $3.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

4.46" x 6.85" | 2.50" x 3.86"

Fred Monster $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

6.86" x 4.85" | 3.85" x 2.72"

Ollie Monster $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

6.51" x 4.85" | 3.85" x 2.86"

Hank Monster $4.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.32" x 4.85" | 3.86" x 3.54"

Ralph Monster $3.99 - $5.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

6.86" x 4.49" | 3.86" x 2.52"