Wednesday, October 7, 2015

How to Make a Jute Rope Heart Embellishment

I was lucky enough to stumble across a HUGE bag of sisal jute twine ROPE WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT at a Saint Vincent De Paul once (I still don't know the difference between all those but I KNOW there's gotta be one so if someone can help a girl out...).  It's like the widow's barrel of oil in the old testament that never ran out - but I know I'm probably nearing the end.  I've used it for everything.

I love making hearts out of it and embellishing signs, so today I'm going to show you how to easily make your own!

All you need:

thick fabric
hot glue gun

1. Cut a heart out of your thick fabric:

2. Using your hot glue gun, begin gluing the rope around the edge

4. Keep gluing around the inside of your heart.

5. Snip the umbilical cord and put a drop of glue on the end and squish it down in the middle.

Sometimes it won't come out exactly even - just cut off a little piece and fill it in wherever the space is.  It will blend right in. :)

Now you can just put some wood glue on the back of your heart and add it to whatever!  A wreath, a Sign, a pillow, your goat, go crazy! :)

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  1. Oh I love these Kammy - I'm pinning !

    1. I love these, too!!! What an adorable DIY!!!

  2. Very pretty and very original , at least I've never seen hearts made from jute before. Thanks for the tutorial.

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  4. Very nice. What a thought!! naturally people don't trust it that made from Jute .


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