Monday, 17 July 2017

Dyeing and stamping fabric

I belong to a lovely group on Facebook and their latest swap was a fabric dye/distress/stamp one.  I am swapping with 6 other UK ladies and decided to stick to dye and stamp.  I kept the juice from some frozen berries and made a thin solution with the spice turmeric (plenty of water and spice mixed).  I used some old pillow cases for the experiment.  I literally just dipped them and hung them over the bath to dry naturally.  I wanted the fabric to look 'old' and imperfect.  When they dried I used water colour paints (from the tub no mixing) and brushed the colour onto some rubber stamps (clear ones are no good at 'holding' the paint).  I used a few paper doilies for the patterns.  They seemed to have turned out just right :)












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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Lunching with friends

This Saturday myself and hubster were invited to a barbi with friends, the mini marquee was put up to shade us, the drinks flowed and the food was (as always) plentiful and delicious.


It was our friends daughters 24th birthday to :)



 Where's mine??


This is Bear :)


Bear with the birthday girl 



Scrummy food





Bear and Lily, they have another sister called Honey :)


Dawn with Bear.......awwwwww


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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Heart Felt

Some of the makes I post here I also post on a Facebook Group i'm in.  Making stuff from fabric scraps.  These small hearts were already 'felted' I just decorated and wired them for hanging :)






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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Sweet little fabric tags

Been busy with my sewing machine and hot glue gun this week, I love making these little fabric tags just using up scraps - so satisfying !









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Sunday, 25 June 2017

Fabric collage work on cards

Two fabric collages, on card.  All materials sourced from around the world on Ebay.






















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