Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Pretty Fabric Mouse Pads You Can Make!!

This is a really cute idea from J and O Fabrics.  They also have some pretty fabrics, so I included their website.
http://www.jandofabrics.com/newsletters/sew-easy-mouse-pad-makeover/?utm_source=J%26O+Fabrics&utm_campaign=97e8c01bec-NoSew_8.15.12&utm_medium=email

Mouse pads are an essential part of most workdays, so why not jazz them up a bit? This simple no sew mouse pad tutorial will have your mouse looking cute in a flash! Begin by choosing a beautiful print.

You will need:
• An old, cheap or free mouse pad in need of a makeover
• Fabric of your choice
• Scissors (Use pinking shears to avoid fraying. You can also slightly glue the edges of the fabric to achieve this)
• Decoupage glue, fabric adhesive or Mod Podge

What to do:
• Remove any plastic coating on existing mouse pad
• Trace the shape of the mouse pad onto your fabric
Pro-tip: Add a corkboard backing for a no slip pad with a vintage feel!
• Place some cardboard or newspaper beneath this project prior to the gluing process…a mouse pad should be mobile rather than stuck to your table.
• Evenly and lightly coat mouse pad with adhesive and gently place fabric over it
• Trim excess fabric
• Allow to dry!

That is all! Now your workspace reflects your fabulous side.

Choose a color that warms up your workspace

Who knew a mousepad could be so cute?

You can also opt to change the shape of the pad

4 comments:

Cindy Louise said...

These look really nice. Thanks for sharing!

Cindy Louise said...

These look really nice. Thanks for sharing!

Cynthia said...

Your welcome Cindy

Richard S. Milian said...

After struggling to be on top of my online game career I decided to buy a comfortable mouse pad. You see I was tired of the pads I used before and so for the longest time I did not use any pad for my regular computer sessions.