Posted in December 2012

Test: Christmas Projects

A quick Christmas update! Last week I quickly made up a tree skirt for my Grandma’s Christmas tree with a panel from Spotlight during their half price sale. Even though I had to piece the backing as I did not buy enough fabric, it turned out really well but its the design that makes it! … Continue reading

Test: Fabric Origami Bukuro Bag

The other day I needed to make a  Secret Santa present and so I decided to look through all my old Get Creative magazines in search of the perfect project when I landed upon a Brother advertisement: As the recipient had just bought a Japanese quilting book, I thought that this would be the perfect … Continue reading

Test: Crochet Coasters

Issue 20’s free kit in Mollie Makes was the crochet coaster kit. I decided to test out my crochet skills and see how I went. As you can see, the first one I made was significantly larger than the second, as my tension was not as tight. I found this created a more wave like … Continue reading

Tutorial: Artichoke Ball

Finally I have gotten all my photos ready and I can now present a tutorial for the artichoke balls! What you will need: 3 fabrics that are 10-20cm x 110cm 100mm styrofoam ball Sequin pins Rotary cutter Rotary mat Ruler Ribbon 1. To start off, cut out of each of the three fabrics 2ox2.5″ squares. … Continue reading