Airborne Antlers
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Airborne Antlers

If you’re on the hunt for a fun way to camouflage an old, but functional suitcase, then set your sights on this easy project. Old fabric pieces and Aleene’s® adhesives help renovate this weary traveler into a rejuvenated
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Aleene’s® Fabric Fusion® Spray-On Fusible Web
  • Leather (or Smooth Surface, Fabric Suitcase)
  • Fabric (to Cover Front and Back) – Light Blue
  • Fabric (to Cut Out Antlers) – Dark Blue
  • Freezer Paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Iron
  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard Square, 4"

Project Instructions

Step 1 Place freezer paper on front of suitcase. Trace around edges of suitcase. Use as a pattern to cut out light blue fabric for front and back of suitcase.

Step 2 Spray front surface of suitcase with Spray-On Fusible Web. Press fabric piece onto front of suitcase.

Step 3 Heat iron to high heat setting then iron over fabric on suitcase for 30 to 45 seconds. Let cool.

Step 4 Repeat process on backside of suitcase.

Step 5 Trace antlers on freezer paper.

Step 6 Iron to right side of dark blue fabric, cut out.

Step 7 Leave freezer paper on antlers and lay on newspaper, paper side down. Spray fabric evenly with Spray-On Fusible Web and adhere to suitcase front. Carefully peel off freezer paper. Repeat iron process to permanently adhere in place.

Step 8 For pompoms, cut ½" wide strips of fabric from remnants. Wrap strips around 4" cardboard square. Pull off cardboard and tie center with a fabric strip. Cut loops and trim into pompom.

Step 9 Tie pompoms to suitcase to complete.


Remember to iron over fabric after adhering in place for permanent results.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Pattie WIlkerson courtesy of iLoveToCreate.