It’s been interesting to watch the drastic increase in Star Wars merchandise since Disney bought the franchise and also disappointing at the sheer volume of it all (don’t even get me started on the quality of some licensed items).
So, here’s a selection of clever handmade items from Continue reading
Last week at my KS1 craft club we made peg dolls and I couldn’t resist knocking up this superman peg doll!
My pro markers key me down a bit by bleeding into the rough wood of the peg but the kids loved it.
The craft club I run on Thursday evenings have finally finished their felt projects! The younger ones (KS1) were given templates to cut out, trace onto felt, cut out the felt then stitch together using a plastic needle and wool. I gave the older group (KS2) a bit more of a free reign with their designs and they’re now too their third week of making their grand designs!
As you can see, the results varied! But everyone managed to take something home 🙂
We’re now onto issue 5 of Mollie Makes magazine and I still hadn’t made any of the cover gift projects so I grabbed the packet from issue 1 and made this felt iPhone case. I didn’t use the suggested pattern design from Mollie Makes, instead I fancied a rainbow so came up with this:
On a recent visit into the big smoke, I happened upon these delightful vintage sewing patterns and vintage singer sewing machines.