linenWe created this pretty Scandinavian style flower pattern as part of the Design Space Star competition with the intention that it could be used on a lot of different products in our kitchen restyle. We picked up this gorgeous linen apron, teal linen towels and cocktail napkins at Crate & Barrel, the edges and pocket ideal for adding our own little stamp of creativity. The detail in the pattern lends itself to some intricate cutting so the Cricut Explore Air 2 is the perfect machine for this project.

We used three rows of this pattern to create our design on the apron so make sure to plan your arrangement to fit your project before sizing to cut. The towel uses only one row and the napkin just one flower. Once you have sized and cut your pattern onto your iron-on materials, use your weeder tool to remove all of the excess. Carefully lay out your design on the apron, towel or napkin in the position you would like. Set your iron to its hottest setting, cover with a thin cotton cloth and press your design for 6-8 minutes – we found that it took longer than anticipated, so be patient. A good indicator that it’s ready is when the plastic begins to wrinkle slightly at the edges. Once I have removed my plastic backing I like to place the cotton cloth over the design one more time and give it a final heat teal. Now you’re set to start baking in style!

Take care of your designed linen by washing on a cold, delicate setting and allow it to dry naturally.  You can find this  SVG file and instructions for cutting in Design Space, or download below. Enjoy~Lia