Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog

My dollhouse renovation continues, and probably will for a few more months, but I've been itching to get to the fun part - which is getting all the miniatures ready to fill each room! I've had this tiny, metal sewing machine for many years. It's manufactured by Darice and I would guess you can find the same one in any craft store such as A.C. Moore or Michael's. 

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog


Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog

To take your own mini sewing machine from drab to fab - follow these simple instructions:

- Make sure the sewing machine is free from any dirt or dust. Remove any dirt with a Q-Tip.

- Coat the entire item with a thin layer of nail polish. I used light pink, but lavender would look great too!

- Allow the sewing machine to dry completely before adding another thick coat of nail polish. 

- Once your mini machine is completely dry, you can add details with acrylic paint such as a heart, or little knobs. A toothpick or skewer dipped in paint is perfect for this part.

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog


Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog

Thank you for reading & for stopping by!


This tutorial was inspired by the pink sewing machine accessory that Zoe uses on this cute paper doll sheet that can be found in my Etsy shop:

Drab to Fab: Mini Sewing Machine Tutorial | Linzer Lane Blog




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