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D.I.Y. Black Cat Collar with Mollie Makes

This winter why not create the ultimate Black Cat and Broomsticks look with this super cute Black Cat Collar. It could even be used as a fashionable Halloween costume. It’s quick and easy to make, so get your meow on and get sewing! This project was originally featured in the October issue of Mollie Makes.

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Crocheted Heart & Tassel Earrings

Show the world your love ( and your amazing crocheting skills) with this super cute pair of earrings. Once you get the technique for making these nothing will stop you making a million.

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Christmas Craft DIY Fashion

Big & Little Polar Bear Christmas Jumpers

This year I wanted to design my husband and son a matching Christmas jumper each, then came up with the idea of a “big bear & little bear” theme. I have teamed up with the glorious Jennie Maizels iron on patches , which are so much fun for personalising practically anything. The design is to celebrate Save the Children Christmas Jumper day on December 16th.

It’s a great charity to support, by sticking on a daft sweater, signing up and donating £2 to Save the Children (£1 if you’re at school) at ChristmasJumperday.org you’ll be saving children’s lives, and helping the charity do whatever it takes to make sure the world’s forgotten children get the chance to have a brighter future.

If your festive sweater from last year just isn’t silly enough, why not head to your nearest Save the Children store where they are calling out for people to donate their unwanted Christmas jumpers.

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D.I.Y. How to make a hand painted watermelon clutch bag with SkillShare

Lets get making! Come and join me for this free class here
Fancy making the perfect clutch for this summer? I wanted to create a project that used several skills when working with fabric. In this lesson you will learn how to work with fabric paints, embroidery threads, attach a zipper and line a bag. Skills that can be translated to all sorts of bag projects once learnt.
When designing this project I started off making it as a smaller coin purse, then realised it had far more impact as a clutch bag, I totally love the result. What do you think? Watch the intro video below or click on the link above and enrol to the class for full access.
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D.I.Y. Fendi Flowerland Inspired Bag Hack! With Sizzix & Hochanda.com

As soon as I saw the Fendi Flowerland Ad on Instagram I was in love, but at around £1000 a bag they are a little out of my price range! However after attending the Sizzix demonstration at the Hochanda TV launch party, I had a little brain wave. The machine is amazing, it comes in lots of shapes and sizes and cuts endless materials from paper to leather and fabric to balsa wood!

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