Mandala String Art

Mandala String Art

Hi everyone, So what craft projects have you been doing recently? Today I’m going to show you how to make your very own string artwork for decor around your home, office or craft room.  It takes a bit of time and concentration but is well worth it for the finished item 🙂 1. Gather all Read More

Applique Christmas cards

Applique Christmas Cards

You can’t have Christmas without cards to share with your family and friends. This year I’ve decided to make some sewn applique cards using machine embroidery.  I’ve not done much machine embroidery before but I’ve been reading up about them and the creations are truly amazing, so I just had to give it a go. Read More

Cosy Cushions

Envelope cushion

(This post contains affiliate links, please see the disclosure policy for more details.) I love cushions! And now that I know how to sew them I can’t stop making them! If you have never made an envelope cushion before, you have got to give it a go – even if it is just once (although, Read More

Lino block paisley design

Lino block cutting & printing

Hi, I hope you are all well and enjoying your hobbies and crafts.  As well as making my own crafts I also like to learn new craft skills.  I recently attended a Crafty Hive workshop where I learnt how to create, cut and print using lino blocks. For the class we used lino blocks and Read More

Rangoli

Diwali – Rangoli design

(This post contains affiliate links, please see the disclosure policy for more details.) Rangoli patterns are a significant symbol during Diwali representing bright colours and light over darkness. They are patterns made using coloured powders and usually done on the doorstep to welcome visitors to your home during this time.  Sadly, in the UK it Read More