Category Archives: Tutorials

DIY : String Art

It was our second wedding anniversary this year and I wanted to get Matt a gift that followed the traditional pattern. Last year it was paper and we found each other a map and a lino cut. This year it … Continue reading

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DIY : Braided Jersey Dog Toy

Everyone loves a home made gift and dogs are no exception! I made some braided jersey dog toys for my friends dogs this Christmas and they absolutely love them! Jo says that every time they come home they have been … Continue reading

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DIY : Super Simple Flannels

When we were packing to move house, I found some old towels which were past their best. I didn’t want to throw them away so decided to re-purpose them into lovely flannels! I raided my fabric scraps for small pieces … Continue reading

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DIY : Crayon cakes!

I love making things for my niece and nephews, so when a big box of broken crayons appeared on my local Freecycle group I excitedly set about making them a big batch of crayon cakes! They are such good fun to … Continue reading

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DIY : No-sew oilcloth bunting

We spend lots of time outdoors in the summer and have been to two parties this last weekend where we spent much of our time in the garden. Today’s post is a DIY for no-sew bunting, that you can use to decorate … Continue reading

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DIY : French knitting flowers

French knitting is a lovely way to use up little odds of wool and the perfect portable project too. This DIY will show you a simple way of using your French knitting to make flowers! To make your very own … Continue reading

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DIY : Felt chick

I love working with felt and so I’ve written a pattern for a little felt chick, that you can stitch in your favourite colours. In this post you will find full instructions and a pattern to print out so that you can … Continue reading

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DIY : Felt daffodil

I think that there is something really special about a handmade Mother’s Day present. It reminds me of being small, making something in secret and knowing that my Mum would be thrilled with whatever I produced. If you normally give … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Fingerprint heart Valentine’s card

I made some simple Valentine’s Day cards, inspired by our handmade wedding invitations. If you would like to make your very own, all you need is some ink, a piece of card and your favourite pen to write a message … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Pine cone tree!

I love making Christmas decorations! This tutorial will show you how to make an adorable pine cone tree which is small enough to pop in any corner or on a windowsill to bring some extra festive cheer! They would also … Continue reading

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