It's Jen from Dizzy Quilter, and I'm so excited that I get to help launch the newest die from Accuquilt! I've been playing with this new die for a week now, and I've been having so much fun.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Accuquilt is here with the perfect accessory to help you and your friends get your beauty sleep. This new Eye Mask Die makes whipping up a little gift sew easy!
Read on for four projects to help you get the most out of your eye mask die.
The GO! Eye Mask Die
The GO! Eye Mask Die cuts the fabrics of your choice to make a 4" x 9" finished eye mask. I like to use my 2 1/2" Strip Cutter to make a covered elastic strap for the back, but you can use it to make ties, too. You can even use ribbons if you want.
In the Upcycled Eye Mask pattern, there are instructions for using t-shirt fabric for a strap.
Check out these four free patterns.
Tropical Escape Eye Mask
Had enough of winter yet? Use some fun tropical prints, like Pink Paradise by Henry Glass Fabrics, to help you dream of warmer climates.
*Elastic strap instructions
Applique Eye Mask
Let the world know what your plans are by spelling it right out on your mask. Using our Classic 2" Alphabet die, you can fit any 4-letter word on your mask.
The fabric is Lotus Leaf by Kaffe Fasset Studios.
*Ribbon ties instructions
BOB Eye Mask
Have an extra BOB test block laying around? Use it up! We used an Ohio Star block folded in half to make the front and back of this fun pieced mask. Any block 10' square or larger will work.
The fabric is Pink Paradise by Henry Glass Fabrics.
*Fabric tie instructions
Upcycled Eye Mask
Do you have a soft old t-shirt that you still love but really shouldn't wear out of the house? I don't know what it is, but the more I love a shirt, the more quickly it develops weird little holes over my belly.
I sacrificed one of my favorites to make an eye mask I absolutely adore.
*T-shirt strap instructions
More Eye Mask Inspiration
If you want even more eye mask fun, then you'll definitely want to try out these ideas. First up, you can make yourself a microwavable eye mask for soothing comfort. Just use Wrap-N-Zap batting.
Pro Tip: Be sure your fabric and threads are all 100% cotton.
Another great idea is to add fancy trim to give yourself a fancy mask.
Pro Tip: Baste it in place before attaching the front and back layers.
I bet you're excited to start relaxing with your own personalized eye mask. What ideas do you have for your new project die? Share them in the comments!