Tag: Craft Cotton Co

Bunny Cushion!

This is a really simple, but fun make – to create a lovely Bunny style cushion with floppy ears and a fluffy pompom tail, a perfect home Spring decoration!   You Will Need  Fabric  Thread  Wool (Optional)    Craft Essentials  Sewing Machine  Fabric Scissors  Paper and Pencil  Paper Scissors  Pins   Tape Measure  Iron and Ironing Board  Read More

Helium Balloon into… CUSHION!

Hmmm, so – how did you spend your weekend? Perhaps a walk, some chores? Time in the garden? If I gave you 100 guesses I am not sure you could have predicted that I was turning a helium balloon into a cushion?! Freddie LOVES balloons, but in particular – this helium balloon. It was left Read More

Petal & Pip

Having studied Printed Textile Design at Loughborough University… print, design, fabrics – is what is at the core of my creative soul. To have something I have drawn, collaborated on, chosen colours on, discussed layout on – to be turned into a commercially available product… is just mind blowing. Obviously, all craft is my thing Read More

Heart Placemats

Heart Placemats  A simple, but effective table mats idea that uses just a few simple sewing techniques and some wadding to create a padded heart effect. You could do this with any shape – a star, a letter, flower – whatever you like as long as you create a template to sew around as below! Read More

William Morris Bag (with optional drawstring) for Craft Cotton Co

You Will Need Fabric Thread Wadding Ribbon Craft Essentials Sewing Machine Fabric Scissors Pins Tape Measure Iron and Ironing Board Safety Pin (optional for the inner drawstring bag) Read More

The Crafty Lass does… Santa Hats Tutorial!

I know (and I say this a lot to myself, and here on this blog about various things) why would I want to MAKE one, when I could BUY one? Because, I am crafty. Mad too, I think. But also – for the sheer personal satisfaction. To be honest, I was given this beautiful feathers Read More

I can’t do everything!

People presume as I am ‘The Crafty Lass’, I can do it ALL. Everything – ALL the crafty things. Well… I can’t! I cannot sew a zip. Although I can easily sew on a button, I do not know how to sew a button hole. I think there is a setting on my beloved sewing Read More

The Crafty Lass does… World Book Day!

Sometimes, I get an idea in my head – and that’s it, the idea HAS to be done. It doesn’t matter whether that is going to take me all day and all night (and then all day and all night again) to complete whatever hair brained challenge I have set myself, or whether it is Read More

I don’t like rollercoasters.

I don’t like rollercoasters. In fact I hate them! I am that one that will gladly wait at the finish with the coats and bags. I just don’t see the point of them! WHY would you allow yourself to be transported through the air by metal and engineering to feel sick and full of adrenaline?! Read More

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