Printed face tips
About the fabric
- 100% cotton poplin
- Machine or hand washable, phosphate-free soap (may shrink 2-4%)
- Iron set to cotton; light steam okay
- Thread count: 133 by 72
Use a batting layer
The finer threadcount allows greater printed detail and makes a thinner, more flexible fabric. Because the fabric is thin, I recommend you use a piece of cotton batting as a backing to strengthen the colors and make the head shape easier to turn.
Pinning the faces
When possible, use pins through areas like the eye corners, where pinholes will be the least noticeable.
Quick tip: cut your pattern pieces out of cardboard to make them easy to trace.