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Four ways with felt flowers

Felt is a really lovely and versatile fabric to work with, and perfect for making small embellishments such as felt flowers.  From hair accessories to brooches or corsages, to decorations felt flowers are a really simple way to add a little handmade detail.  396 more words

Birthdays, BBQs and Balloons!

It was my birthday last week (woop woop I love birthdays) and, because my birthday is exactly a week before my husband’s (aaah husband) birthday we tend to celebrate together.  278 more words

Big Green Dots

Hey, how’s this for something a bit different? I made a top! And it’s not even for me – it’s for a lovely friend of mine. 461 more words

Things I've Made

The Co-ordinated Family

Hi Readers.

Hope your all having a good weekend. Last Saturday I decided to make myself a gathered skirt from the stash that I really need to sort out.   111 more words


Crafternoon How To: Gold Dipped Necklace

Gold, Gold beautiful gold – I adore wearing accents of gold in summer: make-up, accessories but particularly jewellery.  For  me the trick is to find ways to incorporate gold without ever looking over-the-top, too bling or tacky, and by combining gold highlights with a plainer texture like wood, as I have for this necklace, you get all of the glamour but none of the showiness! 311 more words



To make the customised t-shirt I first experimented with many angles and perspectives of the t-shirt. I decided to get rid of the short sleeves. There was no form of printing available to use and no sewing machines either, it was all about hand embellishment, hand stitching and skills in deconstruction. 223 more words


Play with your Food!

You should never, never play with your food… well.. unless it’s spaghetti letters… or jenga chips…or if it’s made of felt right?  I’ve been experimenting with some little felt makes recently and I couldn’t help but pull inspiration from one of my favourite things: food glorious food.   132 more words