Having finished my degree (and getting awarded a First) I finally have time to start using some of my vast stash of fabric and thought I’d start by make a tea cosy for the campervan tea pot. Simple I thought… I had an idea in my head for something like an Argyll diamond design, using … More Tea Cosy
I found I needed a new vest top when the weather was warm. My old favourite green cut-down Monsoon one is really rather faded. I had a rather nice silk satin remnant which I have managed to squeeze this vest top from. Using the Colette Sorbetto free pattern, I excluded the box pleat (not enough fabric) … More Silk Vest
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On Saturday Rhea Clements came over to host a drop in session with me as part of Voluntary Arts Week. What initially started as a one day drop in session to make a few pom pom flowers has transformed in to extreme pom pom making! Read all about it on Rhea’s Blog http://rheaclements.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/extreme-pom-pom-making-at-the-making-house-part-1/…
We enjoyed another day creating with felt, voile, silk and linen, look out for more dates at The Making House on my website calender.
You will need: tiger tail wire approx. 30cm a fastening such as a lobster clasp and a jump ring or split ring 5 or 6 large beads (in the photo they are 4mm, 6mm & 8mm) 14 seed beads (they are the small ones) 12 crimp beads (the little metal ones that you flatten) Some … More Free Bracelet Tutorial
I spent the day helping my sister in law to make this lovely bag using a free pattern and some great handles from http://www.u-handbag.com I read the instructions and pinned things while she got on with the sewing. When it came to gluing the handle on, I left her to it. It turned out … More Making the Graceful Kelly Bag
Some lovely Christmas Gifts made for friends and family by the young parents at Fridays4U For more information about Fridays4U contact firstname.lastname@example.org