Brads in fabric?

Brads in fabric?

Post by Luna » Mon, 28 Aug 2006 22:03:31



Can you apply decorative brads to fabric?  Specifically a nylon bookbag?
I know there are things made just for that, the Bedazzler thingy, but I
don't really want to buy a tool to just use one time.  Or if there's
something like brads but for fabric that I don't need a tool for . . .
 
 
 

Brads in fabric?

Post by Cath » Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:16:12


I don't know why you couldn't put brads on a bookbag. I think they would
look cute. If you use them, you might want to put a piece of iron on patch
over the back to help hold them on and so the prongs wouldn't catch on
something and pull out.  Or you could check out a fabric store and see if
they have something comparable that doesn't need a special tool to use them.
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Quote:
> Can you apply decorative brads to fabric?  Specifically a nylon bookbag?
> I know there are things made just for that, the Bedazzler thingy, but I
> don't really want to buy a tool to just use one time.  Or if there's
> something like brads but for fabric that I don't need a tool for . . .


 
 
 

Brads in fabric?

Post by M-C » Tue, 29 Aug 2006 10:11:57


You might also consider gluing things on. There are some good glues on there
that allow you to put almost anything on fabric and that dry clear.

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Quote:
> Can you apply decorative brads to fabric?  Specifically a nylon bookbag?
> I know there are things made just for that, the Bedazzler thingy, but I
> don't really want to buy a tool to just use one time.  Or if there's
> something like brads but for fabric that I don't need a tool for . . .

 
 
 

Brads in fabric?

Post by Deb in A » Wed, 30 Aug 2006 13:22:49


Coincedentally, I saw brads for fabric at Wal Mart today.  They were
alphabet brads, but made for fabric.  They were right around these plain
canvas tote bags.  I wish I could remember the brand, but I can't.  I didn't
see a difference in them and scrapbooking brads, but I could have missed it.

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Quote:
> Can you apply decorative brads to fabric?  Specifically a nylon bookbag?
> I know there are things made just for that, the Bedazzler thingy, but I
> don't really want to buy a tool to just use one time.  Or if there's
> something like brads but for fabric that I don't need a tool for . . .

 
 
 

Brads in fabric?

Post by Luna » Wed, 30 Aug 2006 19:47:30


Cool!  I actually ended up buying the Bedazzler anyway, mostly because I
didn't see any brads that I wanted to use.  They had the packs of
sparkly ones, but they were all different colors in a pack and I just
needed clear, with too short a time frame to order any from a catalog or
shop around much.  I may try the brads idea on a future project though.



Quote:
> Coincedentally, I saw brads for fabric at Wal Mart today.  They were
> alphabet brads, but made for fabric.  They were right around these plain
> canvas tote bags.  I wish I could remember the brand, but I can't.  I didn't
> see a difference in them and scrapbooking brads, but I could have missed it.

> --
> Deb in AR - Desert Rat at heart!

> Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

> Pages complete 2006 = 3
> Goal for 2006: 1 LO a week



> > Can you apply decorative brads to fabric?  Specifically a nylon bookbag?
> > I know there are things made just for that, the Bedazzler thingy, but I
> > don't really want to buy a tool to just use one time.  Or if there's
> > something like brads but for fabric that I don't need a tool for . . .