Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Felt: Cookies

Cookies play food for young kids in play kitchen is one of the most welcome tutorial you ever have. Some mothers who start sewing for their kids begin their sewing journey with this type of play food cookies.

What you need to prepare before you start sewing?

Felt pieces (various kind of chocolate/ brown colors/ beige/ cream color/ pink etc)
Threads (which suits your felt color)
Some stuffing (poly fill or wool)

Get ready for the lesson? Let's learn this tutorial here prepared by Bugs Bites Play Food.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Felt: Kit Key chain

The materials are from felt kit I bought from a DIY shop, I just need to prepare a pair of scissors and I can start making the key chain.

There was a  small glue stick given in the pack but I did not use it. For those who wants to know how to melt the glue stick, you can easily get a candle or lighter and heat it up. It is so tiny, so when you heat up the glue stick, please be careful. I had substitute the glue stick with UHU brand glue, it works well too~

Feel free to drop me message if you have any question about this picture tutorial.

Happy sewing~

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Gorgeous Gift Wrapping Ideas

Found this sharing on web and I think they are great ideas for gift wrapping http://images.containerstore.com/medialibrary/pdf/tips/gorgeousGiftPresentation.pdf

What you need for before you start to wrap a gift or present?

  • Suitable gift box
  • Wrapping papers
  • Scissors or roller cutter
  • Ribbons
  • Double sided tape or Transparent Scotch Tape
  • Stickers
  • Strings
  • Handmade tags

Pom Pom Ribbons

Monday, June 18, 2012

Recycle: Shrinky Bracelet

I was looking for this shrinks tutorial long time ago and I am lucky today to find it in the internet.

The material is from recycle plastic box such as salad container or bread container. Look for plastic marked number 6 in the recycling triangle.

Other tools you need are:
markers (light colors and black)
hole punch
toaster or oven (preheated 250 degree F)
polyurethane (optional)

Click here for the tutorial by Michelle Dupuis.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Natural Toy: Fish

This was a very good idea for natural play, you can make one at home too~
This idea was presented by a Chinese Waldorf practitioner
she had made a lot of nature toy out from branches.

This nature toy creator basically make her toys from the tree trunk near her house. 
Those unwanted branches after tree trimming were fully utilised :)

Monday, May 7, 2012

Colorful Mobile for Home Deco

Looking for ideas to decorate your dinning room for mother's day special occasion? Let's try this tutorial. The wonderful colors can cheer up the environment.

Have a blessed mother's day celebration :D

Materials needed are:

  • Vellum paper
  • Sewing machine
  • Fishing weights
  • Cutter
  • Artist tape (for hanging)

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Felt: Simple Bowl

Sometimes you find there are so many things on your desk and often you are not too sure where and when to keep them cause from time to time you need it.

B-line has shared with us a tutorial on the making of felt bowl and I think it will be pretty good organiser for your desk or even as toy basket~

What you need are:
Good color combination of felt cloths
Sewing machine

Personally from my experience, if you want to make a small version for tiny things like earrings, you can always sew it rather than machine it~ anyway, happy trying~

Monday, April 23, 2012

Recycle: Luggage Tag

Today we going to discuss how to make a recycle travel tag/luggage tag from recycle card holder.

Sometime when we purchase certain products, we tend to get a simple two sided card holder and normally we dunno what to do with it. I bet most of us will have more than 2 cards in our wallet, so what can we do with the 2 empty pocket? Well here is a good suggestion, especially if you going for travel.

Let's look at the tutorial here.

What you need to prepare are:
  1. Card holder which to be re-purpose
  2. Paper, images from magazine, cloth (yeah, you can use cloth too)
  3. Glue
  4. ribbon or string
  5. sew machine

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Felt: how to keep your threads?

People like me always have problems keeping threads when making crafts. How do you overcome this problem? Let's look at this tutorial written in Korean. No worry how to understand what's the content, look at the series of photos which illustrate the process. 

Materials you need:
A paper to draw the template
Some felt
as usual scissors, needles ^^

Ok, let's go to the thread organiser tutorial.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Felt: Needle Book

At all times when i do my craft, I always have the needles every where. I know this is not a good practice but I cant help. Finally I make up my mind to make myself a needle book and resolve the issue. Now my needles have a home :)

Make a needle book is not a huge project. It can be as simple as making a name card holder. The main differences are, you need to add on few more felt pieces in between to make it a book~

Get yourself ready with:
*Felt for cover
*Matching button
*Coordinating felt for pages
*Matching thread
*Sewing machine
*Additional felt for embellishing cover
*Fabric glue for embellishments (optional)

Let's look at this felt tutorial prepared by Little Bird Secrets.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Felt: Flower using hot glue

As per the title, this tutorial is an quick and easy one. With a pair of scissors, hot glue (or any other type of fabric glue), and of course the felt pieces, you can make one flower in 20 minutes time!

Let's click here for the tutorial prepared by Blue Robbin Cottage.

What you can do with this felt flower? You can make it into different sizes and turn it into:
1. Flower hairband
2. Felt flower corsage
3. Fridge magnet
4. Hair pin
5. Embellishments
6. Ribbons for present
7. etc..

Friday, April 6, 2012

Felt: Roses

A tutorial in Korean but it is picture illustrated, I am sure you know the steps as I do ^^

Materials needed:
Red and white felt, Needle, Scissors, Trace paper, Pen, Magnet, Cloth pin, Strings

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Felt: Cuff

Hola! Finally I am back to post tutorials after such a long break :)

To begin with this year tutorial sharing, let's look at felt cuff. What you can do with this tutorial?
wrist cuff as accessories?
napkin ring?
place holder?

Lola Nova has some ideas for you! What you need to prepare are:
a pair of scissors,
some colorful felt pieces,
colorful threads
and lastly more interesting ideas~

Lola Nova's wrist cuff tutorial

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