Decorate With A Tapestry Bedspread
Tapestry bedspread – Create a new space for children’s artwork by decorating with a transformed tapestry bedspread. Children often create colorful, creative artwork that expresses who they are and who they want to be. The problem is finding space to display their work. Take a cheap tapestry bedspread, scan your child’s artwork on t-shirt transfers and iron artwork on the bedspread. You may also want to make a matching sheets and pillow set when you are finished.
Decorating with a tapestry bedspread. Choose your tapestry bedspread the ideal surface should be smooth and soft. Stains and even small tears do not matter because the transfers will cover up the damage. Selection of artwork is the fun part. Sort through your child’s artwork and choose your favorite pieces. You may want to include your little artists in this step. Add your bedspread out and arrange artwork on top of it. Try different combinations of colors and patterns to create the best. Use a thin permanent marker to put a number on the back of each artwork and a corresponding number marks the location of each part.
Scan the artwork in your computer. Cut out the pattern, keeping the edges rounded to keep the image from lifting during washing. Use an ironing board and iron set to “No Steam” to emphasize the transfers on the bedspread. Iron on one at a time and allow each image to cool for about 2 minutes before ironing next. Pull off the back of a picture at a time. If the picture begins to tear, re-iron it, placing more pressure and heat it. Easy-iron over the tapestry bedspread. Place it on your bed to enjoy who snuggles under it.