Fabric

Quick & Easy – Mini Me Bunting

         Quick & Easy Mini Me Bunting is the first project in my new series   Jul.Christmas.Noel As there are only 12 weeks until Christmas, I am  getting a head start on with  my decorations. This year, I am going to try something new  – no more red! I will be using […] Read more…

Tutorial: Small Ribbon Bow Making

  Making ribbon bows is easy when you know how. This tutorial is for the (stand alone) small ribbon bow I used in my Ikea Kool Bucket Candle project.               a) Parallel Loops 1. Grab a lenght of ribbon and fold a single loop, holding the center between your […] Read more…

Cross Stitch: The quintessential Toadstool…

  The quintessential toadstool…   is my way of honouring the seasons, &   Mother Earth.     I was lucky enough to spot some gorgeous Red Cap toadstools (Amanati muscari) the other month.     They were stunning, and I was overjoyed at my unexpected find.       Why? Because where there’s toadstools, […] Read more…

Quick & Easy: Felt Scatter Cushion

          Materials: 53x53cm piece felt 53x53cm piece of backing fabric/felt 50x50cm cushion insert Multicoloured felt pack Card circle template (4cm diameter) Embroidery floss Sewing machine Safety/quilting pins (lots!) Scissors Pencil/Fabric pen      Preparation: Draw your circle template on card (4 cm diameter) & cut out. Using your pencil or fabric […] Read more…

Quick & Easy: Fun Guys…Mat

Quick & Easy: Fun Guys Mat Is a great little project for a Sunday afternoon. All you need is fabric (scraps will do)   Felt Pencil Pins Scissors Needle & embroidery thread              All you need to do is: Cut 2x pieces of felt (I used an oval serving dish […] Read more…

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