Make a dreamcatcher following my simple step by step instructions. Read about the history of the dreamcatcher and how you can create your own using a few simple items. Once you have learnt the basics you can be as creative as you wish with the embellishments you have. Think outside the box, dreamcatchers make great Christmas tree ornaments too. However you decide to use … [Read more...] about Make a dreamcatcher
This week I wanted to share with you how easy it is to screen print your own designs. This step by step presentation guides you through the entire process from stencil to finished design. Preparation Before you begin printing, you will need to prepare your work surface. I usually put down an old towel and cover it with a piece of lining paper, which I tape in place. This … [Read more...] about Learn How to Screen Print
Design your own fabric using decorative machine embroidery! I'm sure you'll agree, beautiful fabric is one of lifes' necessities...erm...ok...luxuries; the colour, the texture, the feelings it can evoke, the endless creative possibilities. You'll also be aware of how expensive good quality fabric can be. I'm not trying to talk myself out of my surface design job, but I want to … [Read more...] about Creative uses for machine embroidery.
I don't know about you, but I love drawstring bags. They are so handy. They can be made in all sorts of different sizes and used for so many things; from toiletries to toys and everything in between. Use them as party bags for the kiddos or as a gift bag for a friend. Use Your Stash The bag I have designed is simple but depending on your choice of fabric it could look very … [Read more...] about Drawstring Bags: Make Your Own
Creating a string of pretty bunting is easier than you think. For years and years the only time you saw bunting was at country fairs or in town centres. I'm not sure who brought it into the realm of everyday useage but I for one am happy they did! Adding a splash of colour Bunting is such a simple way to add a splash of colour to any occasion; a garden barbeque; a baby's … [Read more...] about Mini Bunting Make Your Own