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Dotty Christmas Baubles

Every year around about this time I find myself saying “I can’t believe how quickly this year has gone!”  Do you do this too?

Well it has flown by and it’s time to start getting ready for Christmas and ARC are joining in.  Earlier this week I held a Folk It! workshop and taught the group how to create Christmas baubles using design templates and the dot painting technique. Continue reading Dotty Christmas Baubles

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Instructions for Catherine-wheel Decoration

Well, this took a little longer than I had expected!  Still,  plenty of time for you to put some of these lovely hanging decorations together.  They are really simple to do –  no sewing, no gluing, no mess 🙂

Materials

  1. 8cm Polysterne discs
  2. Ribbon in contrasting colours (approx 4cm x 2m & 0.5cm x 20-25cm)
  3. Sequin pins
  4. Ruler
  5. Scissors
  6. Decorative bows/flowers/discs for the centres.

I’ve attempted videos this time to give you a visual (no sound though).  Bear with me, it’s not brilliant but hey, we all have to start somewhere 😉  Comments and/or suggestions will be gratefully received.  Hopefully the more I do the better they will become.  Here goes: Continue reading Instructions for Catherine-wheel Decoration