Tag: Advances

Crochet Birds are Coming | Edward’s Menagerie: Birds

Here come the crochet birds… Kerry Lord’s Edward’s Menagerie was a runaway success, and no doubt many of you have fallen in love with her crocheted creatures. Kerry is back with a new book full of cute crochet birds, and I can guarantee you’ll fall head over heels for these new designs… There are forty-one flying friends to…

Wedding Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

A sparkly Wedding Cuff Bracelet made with beautiful white crystal beads makes the perfect bridesmaids’ gift. by Dorothy Wood You Will Need White crystal bead pack including seed beads, bugles and pearls Swarovski crystal rainbow beads Beading thread and size 10 beading needle Silver slider clasp with five holes Procedure: 1. Secure a 2.5m (2¾yd)…

DIY Paper Flower Bouquet | Easy Papercraft Ideas

This beautiful DIY paper flower bouquet designed by Dorothy Wood will last forever. This paper flower tutorial will teach you how to make stunning paper roses made from patterned paper and assembled with wire. A gorgeous decoration for any party table. You Will Need: Templates 30 sheets of coordinating patterned papers 15cm x 15cm (6in…

Hot Water Bottle Cover Felt Sewing Project

Such a snuggly way to keep warm at night. Make this fun felt sewing project using different colour felts. Add some pretty embellishments to make this a wonderful get well soon gift. Every hot water bottle needs one of these glorious felt covers. by Ellen Kharade   You Will Need Hot Water Bottle Cover Pattern…

Cottage Tea Cosy Pattern | Free Sewing Patterns

Every cottage needs a cottage tea cosy (or at least everyone who wishes they lived in one does!). The sweet delight in this cottage tea cosy pattern by Marion Elliott is sure to be a conversation point over your next tea and biscuit break. To make this Cottage Tea Cosy Pattern, You Will Need: Fabric…

Flickering Star Patchwork Pillow Pattern

This beautiful flickering star patchwork pillow pattern by Tacha Bruecher uses modern fabrics to bring a classic quilt block bang up to date. The contrasting colours from bright to light give the flickering illusion to this fabulous patchwork project. For This Patchwork Pillow Pattern You Will Need: Fabric for cushion front: One piece 39cm x…

Pretty Clothes Peg Bag Pattern

This pretty clothes peg bag pattern makes laundry duty a little more fun. A fun knitting project, this peg bag uses a coat hanger to keep all of those pesky pegs in one place. The sweet little knitted peg design on the front of the bag is a darling detail that tells everyone you know…