Holidays bring to mind many kinds of treats. My creative friend, Cherrie, has partnered with her KNK Maxx to create 2 different boxes for giving food treats. She embroidered kitchen towels with recipes for different chocolate treats, made the treats and fabric covered boxes to present the treats and towels as unique and special gifts. The files for the boxes were created in the KNK Studio software.
Various Cotton Quilting weight fabrics
HeatNBond Ultrahold iron-on adhesive
Self adhesive Velcro dots – 1/2″ diameter
Office Supply clear plastic report cover
Vinyl for lettering on pie box
Liquid glue such as Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate
To cut Poster Board: Thick Materials Blade (blue cap), V=200, F=100 1 pass
To cut Fabrics: Fabric Blade, V=400, F=120 2 passes
To cut Vinyl: Red Blade, V=200, F=50 1 pass
Score and cut the box shape from the poster board.
Prepare a piece of fabric 2″ larger than dimensions of cut poster board shape.
Adhere HeatNBond Ultrahold iron-on adhesive to wrong side of fabric piece following directions that accompany the adhesive.
Remove paper backing from fabric/adhesive piece and place adhesive side down on a
very sticky mat.
Cut fabric using the same file as for the poster board.
Align the cut fabric and poster board pieces and adhere together following the direction included with the HeatNBond Ultrahold.
This picture shows the cut poster board and fabric pieces for a Truffle Box. The word “Truffles” is also cut from fabric and will be adhered to the box lid by ironing after the fabric has been ironed to the poster board. The cut fabric pieces have been placed on the HeatNBond backing sheet to preserve the adhesive until the box parts are assembled.
Fold box on score lines with tabs to inside. Glue tabs in place with liquid glue.
Add self adhesive Velcro dot to hold lid flap closed.
For pie box, use poster board settings to cut the clear insert from an office supply report cover. Place clear insert between poster board and fabric when adhering fabric to poster board. NOTE: Plastic insert will melt if touched with iron. Use vinyl for the lettering on the pie box.
Click on the following link for the box files generously shared by Cherrie.