English Paper Piecing

So, after my joyful, if out of the blue trip to the Beeb just after Christmas, I thought it would be good to put up a somewhat more detailed list of instructions for English Paper piecing. So here goes! First I started off with a hexagonal template which I downloaded for free. I printed this…

Made Back When – Toddler T-shirt Dress Tutorial

So I haven’t posted in ages, and I feel like life has never been more frantic, so I decided that despite not having time to make anything I should post something which might help me get my rhythm back! So here’s an old but hopefully gold project making a very cute dress for my very…

5 Needle Felting Tutorial Links

I did some needle felting workshops today which were so much fun, it was lovely to meet new people and craft together. Thanks Bedpop for having me, A Very Bedpop Christmas was an awesome event to be a part of! For those of you who caught the felting ‘bug’ and brought a kit to have a go…

Tutorial: 30 Minute Make – Rainbow Ribbon Unicorn Tail

It’s about to be my niece’s birthday and a while ago she went to London and tried on a dinosaur tail at the Natural History Museum which she adored. I vowed to make her one for her birthday but when I was talking about this and what colour to make it with my big brother…

Tutorial: Fabric Slashing

A tutorial on the technique of fabric slashing, demonstrating the basics of the technique and a number of varieties of stitching shapes and cutting styles to create different effects.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Simple Softie Unicorns To Decorate 

For my daughter’s 4th birthday party she really wanted a unicorn themed party. I, of course, was completely on board with adding rainbows, glitter (still finding that everywhere) and unicorns into our lives on a grand scale. As a craft activity I made up what felt like hundreds of mini unicorns (it was actually only…

Great White Shark Pencil Case

I made this for my daughter out of some old school trousers which I though had a lovely bit of irony for a school pencil case!¬† I’m working on a proper pattern as I made it up as I went along and hope to get this together and available soon.