How to Line a Box With Velvet

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If you’ve been wondering how to line a box, you’re not alone. Many people have wondered how to create this unique look for a box, but few are sure how to get started. This article will walk you through the process. Before beginning, make sure you’ve written down all the measurements you have gathered. Then, place the velvet on a work surface that can stand up to the cutting process. Next, align the ruler along the line you’ve drawn on the velvet in Step 2. Use a utility knife to cut along the lines. Repeat this process until you’ve covered the box completely with velvet.

Glue batting to cardboard

To line a box with velvet, begin by cutting a strip of velvet fabric twice as wide as the box. Double the strip lengthwise and then fold it over into a 1” thick roll. You will need to cut a total of five rolls to line the box. Then, using a glue gun, adhere the batting to the cardboard. Once dry, the batting will be secure and ready to line the box.

You can use a pair of safety pins to hold the fabric in place. Next, cut a strip of fabric to fit the box’s lid. Fold the fabric over the batting. Make sure the edges meet perfectly. Sew the two pieces together with a needle and thread. The batting will provide a softer feel and prevent the box lid from bending. Then, cut a piece of ribbon to finish the edge.

Once the fabric is attached to the cardboard, you can apply decoupage glue to the front of the box. Once the glue has dried, you can fold the fabric over the top of the box. To wrap the corners, fold the corners inward and add extra staples. Repeat this process for the remaining sides of the box. You can even mix up the fabrics for a fun look.

Glue adhesive-backed velvet to substrate

When it comes to lining a box, velvet is an excellent choice. These liners are high quality, scratch-free, and available in deep, luxurious colors. They can also be easily removed and reattached to a box’s substrate because of its self-adhesive backing. Here are a few tips for choosing the right velvet for your box.

Apply glue to corners and seams

Once you have a wooden box, apply glue to the bottom and sides of the box. Use a bone folder to press the edges down, leaving 1/4″ space at each corner. Apply glue to the corners and seams of the remaining two sides. Then, attach the top and bottom pieces using wood glue. After the glue has dried, apply a final coat of glue to the top and bottom.

Cut a piece of cardboard that fits your box tightly. If your box is circular, you might have to cut your mat board a little smaller. You’ll want to leave a margin of about an inch at each corner to prevent gaps, but this isn’t a problem as long as you measure carefully. Apply glue to the corners and seams of the mat board and trim away the excess.

Apply glue to the seams and corners of the box and press the fabric into place. Then repeat the process for the lid. Once the glue is dry, place the fabric inside the box. Repeat this process for the top part of the box. You can use bulldog clips to hold the fabric in place. If you have any holes or slits in the fabric, trim them to fit.

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Sew a button

Before you start sewing on the button, you’ll want to make sure the fabric you’re using is strong enough to hold the weight of the button. When you’re sewing on a shank button, you’ll need to pull the thread through the button’s shank hole and pull it taut. Once you have inserted the needle and thread through the button, you’ll want to stitch up and down through the fabric and shank. Then, make sure you leave a 1/4-inch gap.

To begin, measure the length of the button and the width of the box. If the box is longer than the button, you’ll want to make it smaller. For a small button, you’ll need to add 3/8″ to the width of the box. If you’re using a large button, the width will be less than half the width of the box. When you’ve cut the fabric, you should have a rectangle that fits the button perfectly.

To sew a four-hole button, you’ll need a needle that can stitch through two or four holes. You’ll either want to stitch across one hole or a cross pattern. Then, you can make a box with two bars on either side, or a long rectangle. Make sure that the stitching you do is strong enough, and that you only use enough thread.


To line a box with velvet, start by measuring the size of the box. Once you’ve done this, cut poster board shapes to fit the box. You’ll need a little more material than you actually need, so you can cut the excess. Use a utility knife to trim any excess poster board. To make things easier, line a work surface with newspaper. Place a piece of poster board in the center of the velvet. Lift the poster board up from the velvet and press firmly into place. Repeat for each piece of velvet.

Next, place the poster board on a work surface. It helps to use a cutting mat. To cut the velvet, place it on a surface that will not be damaged during the cutting process. Then, use a utility knife to cut along the drawn line in Step 2. Make sure to follow all lines before cutting the box. Repeat this step for the other pieces of poster board. Measure and line a box with velvet to create a luxurious gift.

Now, cut a piece of paper the same size as the box. This will help you cut the velvet without ripping. You can also cut a piece of poster board that is the shape of a box and place it over the velvet fabric. Once you’ve cut the piece of paper, adhere it to the fabric using a glue stick or a paintbrush. Now, you can use your new box to store your jewelry.

Measure the area of the main compartment on the bottom of the jewelry box

The easiest way to line the jewelry box with velvet is to buy an insert. The insert resembles a tray with different compartments. Each compartment has raised walls that separate them from one another. Once you have the insert, measure the main compartment’s bottom area and cut the self-adhesive velvet fabric to fit the top and sides of the main compartment.

The interior of the jewelry box has drawers and trays installed. The drawers are built up in the following stages. The trays can be removed for better access to the compartments below. The drawer dividers are about 1/8 of an inch shorter than the drawer compartments and rise to the level of the compartment’s sides. Lastly, the box’s lid is fitted and starts to take on its final shape.

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Itamar Ben-Dor has been in the home improvement business for over 25 years. Itamar Ben-Dor is a jack of all trades. He's worked in the renovation field for years, doing everything from locksmithing to carpentry. He's a small repairs specialist. But his true passion lies in furniture construction and renovation - he loves seeing old pieces come back to life with some new woodwork or a fresh coat of paint.

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