Last week I attended a screen printing workshop run by Thornback and Peel at the Sofa.com HQ and it was THE BEST! We started by printing cards then moved on to napkins and finally cushion covers, all the while being fed cake and coffee (I waited to have a coffee after I had printed in … Continue reading Screen Printing with Thornback and Peel
I'm just getting started on my Christmas crafting with some stockings, sacks and drawstring pouches. Here's a selection of photos and a brief tutorial of my Liberty print drawstring pouches. For the drawstring pouches, I used medium weight hessian and cut two pieces the same (or you can cut one long piece double the length … Continue reading Christmas Crafting with Liberty Print
I have been meaning to make a washbag for a while but I wanted to make sure it was fully waterproof inside and out and never found an oilcloth that I liked enough to make it out of. I came across this fabric in The Makery in Bath along with iron on vinyl so decided … Continue reading DIY Oilcloth Washbag
I started a scarf for my friend Pam on Boxing Day naively thinking I would have it finished by mid January for her Birthday. It was a little late but at least it's still cold outside! I chose Rowan's baby alpaca wool in dark grey because it is so soft and also has enough texture … Continue reading The Knitty Gritty
So it was my friend Jade's birthday last week and it was obvious to me what I needed to make her, I just had to work out how to do it! Jade is an extremely talented make up artist and so I decided to attempt a make up brush roll for her in my favourite … Continue reading Roll up, Roll up!
With Christmas less than two weeks away, it's time to get everything all wrapped up. Here are my top 5 wrapping papers available on the high street this year and some of my wrapping creations: 1. Caroline Gardner holly print - This is probably my favourite Christmas wrapping paper. You can buy it on a … Continue reading That’s a wrap
I have been extremely busy sewing, sticking and stamping over the past few weeks getting ready for Christmas markets! My next one is this Saturday 16th November at Rosslyn Hill Chapel in Hampstead and I will be selling Christmas cards, decorations, stocking fillers including new bracelet designs, buttons and badges, and gifts including tote bags … Continue reading Eat, Drink,