Category Archives: Crafts

Upcycled Sweater Mountain Cushion (Pillow)

Upcycled Sweater Mountain Cushion (Pillow)

Mountain Cushion : As a reminder of my love of mountains I upcycled some old wool sweaters into a mountain cushion / pillow.   I love living in Bedford, but there are a couple of things I don't like, it's as flat as a pancake, and is probably as far from the coast...
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How To Make A Fabric Stags Head With Free Pattern

Simple Fabric Stags Head Tutorial and Pattern

Animal heads especially stag heads have become a very popular home decoration over the last few years. I even made a paper mache moose head as a memento to a fantastic family holiday to Canada a few years ago. My craft buddy Wendy gave me a gorgeous...
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How to make Lego Figure Push Pins

Upcylced Lego Figure Push Pins

Last week when making a frame out of old toys, I thought it would be great to make some push pins out of the old Lego figures. These Lego figure push pins went really well with the frame. We liked these lego figure push pins so much, that...
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Gorgeous Chinoise Applique Hexagon Patchwork Cushion

How to Make A Hexagon Patchwork Cushion/Pillow

These gorgeous cushions were made by my sister Tasha. She used a fabric called China Doll by Michael Miller to give it a retro Chinese feel, which really fits in with the decor of her house. This is a really easy hand sewn craft suitable for all levels. It...
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