Fabric Posters by Erin Jang

Fabric Posters by Erin Jang

Carrie McBride
Feb 2, 2009

Isn't this lovely? Erin Jang made this fabric poster for her sister's baby shower. We love how versatile this project is - use leftover fabric scraps or have fun picking out colors and patterns that work well together.

Though she doesn't detail it on her blog, The Indigo Bunting, we'll hazard a guess that Erin cut out traced letters from fabric pieces and spray mounted them onto paper before framing them.

She made a second poster for her nephew who is nicknamed "Cob-cub" (his real name is Jacob). Erin is a graphic designer and illustrator so her interesting fabric choices are no surprise.

If you're intimidated by fabric stores, don't be - we've always found the people who work in them to be helpful and encouraging to the uninitiated. All fabric stores should make cuts of at least a half yard small and many will cut as small as a "fat quarter" (around 18" x 22") which, if you're buying quilt-weight cottons, should cost around $2 or $2.50 ($1.50 at Jo-Ann's).

It should be fairly easy to find number or letter templates on the web (here are a variety of letter ones) which you can enlarge on a copier or on your computer to print until you get the size you want.

Looking through Erin's blog she clearly has a great eye and is a talented designer (her primary work is for Esquire). She also creates custom invitations and design work.

(Via Black Eiffel.)

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