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"Love You" Key Ring Tutorial

Make a simple and fun key ring for someone special. Our easy tutorial will show you how.

Watch this video tutorial and read the following step-by-step photo tutorial to see how to make this plastic canvas key ring. The free printable "Love You" chart is at the end of this article along with links to supplies.Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 7-Count Plastic Canvas
  • Yarn
  • Scissor
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Key Ring or Ring with Zipper Pull
  • "Love You" Key Ring Chart

Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

INSTRUCTIONS for the Plastic Canvas Keyring:

STEP 1: Print the Free PDF Design

Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

Look at the end of this tutorial for a link to download the free PDF printable for the Love You keyring design.  Print out the design sheet so you can follow it to stitch the design on the plastic canvas.

As shown in the design, cut the key ring shape from 7-count plastic canvas.Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

Select worsted yarn in any color combination. This is an excellent project for using leftover yarns from other projects.

STEP 2: Stitch the Design on the Canvas

Follow the chart and stitch the design on the plastic canvas using the tent stitch. For a tutorial on how to do the tent stitch, click the link. After stitching the design, complete the background using the tent stitch.Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

STEP 3:

Finish the edges of the bridge between the two sections with an overcast stitch. Click the link for a tutorial on the overcast stitch.  See the photo below for a sample.

STEP 4: Insert Ring and Finish the Edge

Slide the key ring or ring with zipper pull over the canvas so it's by the bridge.

Fold the two sides of the canvas together, with wrong sides together as shown below.Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

Whipstitch the edges together. Click the link for a whipstitch tutorial. Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial

After whip stitching the edges, the keyring is complete.

This keyring makes up quickly and is a nice gift for Valentine's Day, Mother's or Father's Day, or as a stocking stuffer.

Plastic Canvas Love You Keychain Tutorial


QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about this project, contact us through the YouTube Video comments or our Contact Us page. We respond to questions in e-mails and YouTube comments regularly.

OTHER PLASTIC CANVAS KEY RING PROJECTS

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Lanyard Hook (Zipper Pull)

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Package of 45 pcs. Manufactured by Bead Landing. Affiliate Link to Michaels

Lanyard Snap Clip Hooks (Zipper Pulls) 1"

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Nickel Silver Finish. 100 pcs. Affiliate Link to Amazon.com

Love You Keychain Chart PDF

Click to download the chart to create this keychain. Needlepointers.com

Plastic Canvas 7-count

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This canvas features straight edges for added convenience and usability. It is extra stiff for 3D projects and resists sagging and warping. This package contains one 10 1/2" x 13 1/2" 7 count plastic canvas. Affiliate Link to Annie's Craft Store

Plastic Canvas and Yarn Needles

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5 pcs - Includes (2) size 16 and (3) size 18 needles. Made of 100% steel for durability and longevity. Designed with a blunt tip, these needles are perfect for plastic canvas crafts. Affiliate Link to Amazon

Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo Yarn

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A wide selection of colors. Affiliate Link to Amazon.com

Split Key Ring 1 1/4 in. Nickel

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Color Silver. Package contains10 pcs. Manufacturer: ArtMinds Affiliate Link to Michaels

Split Key Ring 1"

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Nickel Plated Steel. 100 pieces. Affiliate Link to Amazon.com






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