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Craft Fairs – India Inspired Crafts

Hi everyone, I guess you have probably been wondering why I haven’t posted any new craft projects for you recently………I hope you have been enjoying your summer I know I have! I’ve been searching for local craft fairs, woohoo!! This is something I have been looking forward to doing for a while now.  I am Read More

Marigolds

Flowers in Indian and Western culture

Come and join us at our fabric flower making workshop on Saturday 20th May Flowers are such an important and relevant part of Indian culture, and also symbolic in Western culture. Beautiful flower garlands are a special part of Indian celebrations like weddings, Diwali, and also part of daily worship in homes and temples around Read More

National Craft Month

National Craft Month 2017

Hi everyone, Did you know that March is National Craft Month? So what better time to start a new craft project. If you don’t see a project you would like to try on India Inspired Crafts, then have a look at HobbyCrafts inspiring ideas. Crafts are not only a great hobby but also amazing for Read More

wayne-and-me

Christmas Wrap – Charity event

Last year (2015) my husband Wayne and I felt we wanted to do something special at Christmas time.  We decided to organise an event to raise money for a charity, and we chose Cancer Research UK for the tremendous work they do. We wanted something that would also help us get into that Christmas spirit! Read More

Sheffield Herd of Elephants

Herd of Sheffield – exploration

Let’s go and explore!! My husband and I like to explore towns, cities, villages to see what we can find, so we thought we would take a day off work (22nd September 2016) and go and explore Sheffield.  This may not be exciting for many of you (especially if you live there – grass is Read More

wooden-blocks

Block printing in India

Hi everyone, So in a couple of weeks I’m going along to a craft workshop where I am going to learn how to make a lino print.   I’m so excited about it that I’ve been reading up about block printing and wanted to share a little with you. Block printing developed in the 12th Read More