Christmas Craft

How to make a Christmas Felt Poinsettia

This year, I was lucky enough to take part in the Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas show for Channel 4. On air I made this very festive of flowers, so in case you missed it, here’s how to! Continue Reading

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My FlowerBomb! Tree – Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas

This year I was delighted to take part in Kirstie Allsopp’s Christmas tree decorating competition for her annual Christmas show Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas.

Having been inspired by flowers all year whilst writing my gorgeous book FlowerBomb! (Out Feb 2018, click here for details), I thought the obvious choice was to create a floral masterpiece.

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Magical Christmas Dome House – Sizzix vs Hannah

This year I have joined forces with the wonderful Sizzix to create a magical paper-craft Christmas decoration using your Sizzix Big Shot, a Glass Dome, LED lights and a little imagination. There are so many festive dies to choose from, but I couldn’t resist this little house. Simply follow the video for instructions, below are a link of materials used.

YOU WILL NEED please visit Sizzix.co.uk for all materials used.

Sizzix Big Shot

Section of festive dies: I have used the Village Dwelling House, Christmas Tree

Battery controlled LED lights

Glass Dome

Card

Hi Tack Glue

Glue Dots 

Happy Christmas crafting everyone!

 

Christmas Craft

D.I.Y. Ivy Garland Lights

There is something so magical about Ivy in the winter in England. It grows in abundance and I don’t know if its because ” the holly and the ivy” is one of my favourite carols but I simply love it. So to celebrate its season heres a simple Christmassy craft make.

YOU WILL NEED

Selection of green felt sheets, I used approximately 10 sheets per 1.5 meters of Ivy.

Fine green garden wire/cutters

Glue gun

LED lights

Fabric scissors

 

METHOD

Following the ivy template, cut out equal numbers of the three sizes of leaf in a selection of colours. I’ve made mine around 7cm, 10cm and 15cm wide.

Cut the thin wire into lengths around 20cm long, use the hot glue to attach the base of the leaf to the tip of the wire.

Starting with a small leaf, twist the base onto another small leafs wire, so there is around 4/6cm wires gap. Repeat this until all the small leaves are attached, then add the medium then the large leaves.

Once complete wrap the led lights around the garland.

They look great draped over a photo frame on on a mantelpiece.

 

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Washi Tape Christmas Tree Cards

There’s just something about Washi Tape that’s totally addictive, the cross between stickers and tape in beautiful colours always catches my eye. I simply love this set from First Edition which uses all my favourite hues of pink, gold foil and turquoise. You can use them in so many different ways, but this year I decided to make my Christmas tree cards from the beautiful range from Trimcraft, links below to products. Continue Reading

Craft DIY fashion

QVC How to make the Happy Daze Bobble Hat with Hannah & Wool and The Gang

I didn’t quite realise how easy it was to knit a bobble hat until I tried out this pattern from Wool and the Gang, Click here for the kit.

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Meet the maker – Hannah & Hobbycraft

I’m so delighted to be one of the featured makers on the Hobbycraft blog. You can see full interview below ( source here)

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CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY! Win your mini one a Limited Edition Colour In Alice T-Shirt

Win a limited edition kids colour in Alice t-shirt worth £17.50! This Christmas I have joined forces with the wonderful Selfie Clothing to create this gorgeous girls colour in top, it is a super soft long sleeve t-shirt printed with my hand illustrated Alice In Wonderland design. The kit comes with a selection of fabric pens and is available for kids aged 2-10. The perfect Christmas gift for any creative mini, so enter now for your chance to win!

To enter all you need to to is:

Answer this question in the comments box below:

Who is you favourite Alice in wonderland character and why?

Share this post with a friend who you think would love this t-shirt too, you can also enter easily on my instagram feed @couturecraft

You can find full info on the top here http://www.selfieclothing.co.uk/product/limited-edition-alice-wonderland-colour-top/

Competition closes Friday 12th December 2017.

GOOD LUCK!

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Quilled Flower Letter Box Frame

This stunning quilling technique has been used to create a celebration of flowers in this box frame. Either use initials or spell out a word, perfect for a bedroom, living room or even wedding sign.

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TEA FOR MINI FOLK – Small and Wild

I often think how clever my friends are with their craft work, dress designs and illustrations. This is one of those times, my ingenious friend Rebecca Coletto and her business partner Katie Towers have come up with an idea we all wish we had had, tea for kids. They have recently launched their brand Small and Wild.

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