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On-the-Go Engine Holster

Load up your engines and take them everywhere!

This genius DIY all starts with a simple printout (file provided below) on some magical heat transfer paper. 


• heat transfer paper

engine printout (download)

• scissors

• canvas tool belt

• iron

• optional: fabric markers


1. Print engine printout (see Materials for downloadable file) onto heat transfer paper following instructions on package.

2. Trim train images.

3. Place images face down onto canvas tool belt.

4. Iron on images on high heat (no moisture!) and according to package instructions.

5. Gently peel off backing.

6. Optional: Color in engines with fabric markers.

Jodi Levine is a crafter and author. Levine's works, Candy Aisle Crafts, Paper Goods Projects, and, are all about crafts made from everyday supermarket materials. Jodi contributes to national magazines and television shows while also working with brands such as Fisher-Price and Mattel.

Crafts with small parts are not for use by children under three.