Today is your lucky day.
Instead of doing another sewing tutorial, I thought I would use my loves:
Let me introduce you to:
Fabric Covered Buckets.
What you will need:
(I recommend a random & all-over print.
If you chose stripes or a pattern that needs to
line up you will go totally crazy and your
bucket will look really crazy too.)
(from any craft store or Walmart.)
Here's my old gardening bucket. Dirt and all.
I cleaned it up...
Time to change that.
Especially American Accents from Lowes.
It is by far the best spray paint ever.
Trust me, I have tried them all.
I sprayed the insides, rim and handle Sweet Pea Pink.
Already it looks better.
Get out some old wrapping paper and roll it out on your table.
Start with one side of the bucket and trace as you roll it along the paper.
I did it a little at a time, alternating tracing the top and then the bottom,
always making sure that it is lined up.
Cut out the wrapping paper.
Trim up any areas that are too big.
Now you have a pattern.
Place it on your fabric and cut away.
Make sure that you have the top of the pattern going the right way on your fabric.
(Sorry, no pictures of this step. The adhesive gets everywhere and
I love my camera way too much. It's easy though.)
Lay the bucket down with the front middle facing you.
Spray some adhesive on the bucket.
Take the middle of the fabric and press it down on to the bucket.
Smooth out any wrinkles and make sure it is lining up with the top.
Go around the bucket, alternating sides using the same method until
the bucket is gorgeous and covered with fabric goodness.
I have a feeling that when she gets a bit bigger
there will be a photo shoot involved.
Minus the headband of course!