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Key to my success–free teacher printables with keychain

teacher appreciation printable--key to my success this whole week is teacher appreciation week! (not on the blog..just in real life.)

(my kids get out in just a couple weeks EEK! #notready)

we like the nice and easy gifts…..

gifts that we can make.

key to my success teacher gift--a girl and a glue gun

(and when i say we, i mean my daughter…cause i’m teaching her how to sew so I can put her to WORK.)

teacher appreciation you are the key to my success free printables from a girl and a glue gun

these are fun easy keychains. I’m pretty sure everyone around me owns one cause they are my quick gift i throw on a thank you note or happy birthday card.

Here’s some past ones i have made…..

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these are the best keychains..they are big enough that you can find them in your purse or you can wear around your wrist and they are not in your way!! and they use up your scraps!

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it’s basically just one fold bias tape…(3 inches by 12 inches) then i just iron in the sides. You can do this with one fabric…but i like using two prints for a pop of fun!

keychain how to  sew down both sides…..sew them on a keychain into a loop

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then add some coordinating fabric around the base to keep them together (and cover up where you sewed them together. and sew it around (tucking corners in one side)

fabric keychain easy sewing project

then just add to the printable! teacher key

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(you could just glue on a store bought keychain if you want to go that route!)

teacher appreciation 55 go here for these “sweet” teacher printables…

teacher appreciation gift

About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.


  1. That’s such a cute idea!! I’ve got a Craft Gossip post scheduled for this morning that links to your tutorial:
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  2. This is totally freaky. I have literally been making key chains today and was going to make them into teacher gifts for Xmas and was going to use the exact same phrase…. weird. I totally love that you have used different fabrics though. Totally going to try that! As always… You rock (all the way from NZ!)


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